K100 restoration

8 Апр 2015 | Author: | Комментарии к записи K100 restoration отключены

After a quick assessment, the needed to put the bike on the road and a safety inspection were battery, brake fluid (Plastic was crumbling).

During my to France, I visited my old BMW dealer and an additional $300 worth of

When I returned, I spent week cleaning and replacing to have the bike ready for inspection. I also had to fight the tax Without seeing the bike, he it a value of $3000 and was claiming the on this amount.

I went to RPM Cycle in Dartmouth to the bike inspected and appraised. The was an appraisal of $2000.

I decided to this bike during the to find anything wrong and be that it was worth rebuilding.

I the oil in the transmission and engine, all filters and the splines on the transmission shaft. (I to have to rebuild them, but were in perfect shape).

than the triple tees that almost seized up on me grease was 20 years old and dried up. It was a varnish on the rollers) and a break on the highway caused by the EFI computer coming off the socket, the bike ran smooth.

Here is a picture of the bike the fall 2005:

By the middle of I had put 5,000kms on it and decided that it was to take it into my basement for the

I had a big problem: The bike was too wide to go the door of my basement, and I couldn’t the mirrors because they seized by the rust. I had to strip the off in the shed.

As I promised to give a K bike to other K owners, until I spent time cleaning all the aluminum.

I used steel and brushes attached to the drill

I also put apart the front system and found a lot of humidity in the Seals and pistons were in shape. I removed all the electrical

Every connection was marked to the reinstallation.

I also spent to draw on a CAD software the whole diagram and printed it in colour in a large format: This is a lot to trace the wires than the German black and white found in the Clymer. If you like a register with on the K100 and you will be able to find it in the section

The main wiring harness was from the bike. All the green are masking tape with of the plugs. I left some on I put the bike together.

If I ever down on the road (are you breaking down with a ) it will be easier to follow the and troubleshoot the problem. Later the electrical harness was put back on the every connection was coated dielectric grease.

Here is the of the electrical box:

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