Bmw k75 gsa

Discussion in 'Some Assembly Required' started by flipflopdog, Dec 8, 2014.

  1. Velocipede

    Velocipede Been here awhile

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    The bike looks amazing.Beautiful workmanship.What do you have planned for the exhaust?
    John
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  2. flipflopdog

    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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    Hi John, kind words cheers, here's a shot showing exhaust, we are going to change the end tip to a 'Y' exit so as to avoid the central clasp, minor detail. IMG_6728.JPG
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  3. Velocipede

    Velocipede Been here awhile

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    Wow,that looks brilliant.I like the aluminum luggage also.I doubt that you will see another K75 remotely like it on your travels.
    John
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  4. flipflopdog

    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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    I pretty much doubt it no...

    The ally luggage is surprisingly light as well. I take my hat off to my fabrication guy, he has surpassed my expectations with his efforts, I have ended up with a complete bespoke one-off machine and I totally love it..!!
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  5. PeanutRider

    PeanutRider Noendv1 Supporter

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    That is one bad ass Brick! Great job mate!
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  6. flipflopdog

    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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    Found my old thread for my K75 build thought i'd bump it up and last pic is the reason she has taken a back seat of late....!!!! IMG_6534.JPG IMG_6535.JPG IMG_6536.JPG IMG_7649.JPG
    That front calipar is a 6 pot 'Billit 6' shrouded by a Madmax knuckle duster, should do the job I reckons.......
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  7. flipflopdog

    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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    Dug Her out after 8 months of not touching and it blew me away just what i have created, sorry if that sounds like blowing ones trumpet...!!!!!
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  8. flipflopdog

    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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  9. Fubars

    Fubars What would Scoobydo?

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    Amazing. Front end reminds me of a cow catcher on a locomotive engine. Bet you could split a deer in 1/2 with it.
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  10. flipflopdog

    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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    I sincerely hope so otherwise the entire project has been an utter waste of 4 years of shear hard work Mr Fkn jerkoff....


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  11. Fubars

    Fubars What would Scoobydo?

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    I'm sorry I offended you. You're right, I'm an amazed jerkoff.
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  12. Eddieb

    Eddieb Long timer

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    Hurry up and finish it already. Enquiring minds want to know how it performs.
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  13. flipflopdog

    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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    I’ve ridden it some and your looking at GS status minus the steroids !!!


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  14. rolarosa

    rolarosa Been here awhile

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    Kudos to you sir, for using your skills to create something cool while the rest of us punch keyboards and freak out when our wifi goes out. Seriously thumbs up!
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  15. flipflopdog

    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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  16. flipflopdog

    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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    So, after over a year of distraction by the CRF500L I finally got my mojo together and finished off the wiring loom, stripped the bike and final welding, linishing and quality control before powder coating and electroplating takes place. OH, and I got round to weighing all parts as I stripped it down to give an estimated overall weight...!!! It's heavy as expected but there are far heavier bikes out there, one thing I was surprised by was the weight of the engine + shaft + bevel box @ 95kg. Looking at that unit hanging on the scales I was expecting another 30kg but no.....
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  17. flipflopdog

    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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    So, just for my fellow nerds here, this is my solution for a nice hot shower in 'The Field' literally.... We pondered intensely over this and applied K.I.S.S , basically a quick attachment affair for my lovely SOTO petrol stove and a 4mm heat sink alloy section to the pod to spread the heat. There will be a pipe that runs to the rear of the pod to circulate the temp and a simple temp probe to monitor progress. The tube shown is where the pump will sit with serviceable access to allow removal. A weld-on filler neck will be mounted low down to facilitate flushing process and also allow the guy who will be lining the tank access. The cap of the filler neck will be modded with a viewing window for quick reference before boilage…!!
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  18. flipflopdog

    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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    I just can't help myself when it comes to powder coating and colour choice sorry...…...
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  19. flipflopdog

    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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    From 12 degree's to 'too hot to shower' 12 litres of water by way of SOTO power....
    New starter motor and 50amp alternator fitted...…
    'Bucket' the lathe man showed up at the workshop so I kept him busy for an hour or two....
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  20. flipflopdog

    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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    Long and meticulous process of the rebuild begins......
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