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Some days trolling Craigslist go better than others.
« on: June 13, 2019, 06:57:45 PM »

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.Sold! Craigslist post deleted so I’ll post drool inducing pics later $515 !!!

 Needs a main shaft seal and battery. red 84k luggage tank bag tool kit Pilot radials.  Special tool for input shaft seal?  I’ll search the asylum for threads.  Why is there a toggle switch down next to the rear shock? Fan over ride??

Needs a battery before I can run it.  Bought the wrong size!🤐😨🙄
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Offline billday

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Re: Some days trolling Craigslist go better than others.
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2019, 07:19:19 PM »
What a steal! Congratulations! Start a thread!
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Re: Some days trolling Craigslist go better than others.
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2019, 08:29:51 PM »
That guy didn't know what he had or just wanted it gone.  Looks like a great find!
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Re: Some days trolling Craigslist go better than others.
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2019, 06:14:48 AM »
Holy crap, for that price even I would have bought it.....
I'd bet on the clutch nut o-ring being bad. Very common now at that age.
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Re: Some days trolling Craigslist go better than others.
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2019, 09:48:43 AM »
The posting is gone already - what was he asking?
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Re: Some days trolling Craigslist go better than others.
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2019, 09:57:01 AM »
The posting is gone already - what was he asking?

Dude, Greaves got a K1100 for $500!
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Re: Some days trolling Craigslist go better than others.
« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2019, 10:22:35 AM »
Pics tomorrow.  Mail order battery recommendations anyone with this model?
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Re: Some days trolling Craigslist go better than others.
« Reply #7 on: June 14, 2019, 10:49:07 AM »
CAUTION

Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's . . . ox, nor ass nor K1100 nor any other of his unreasonably fortunate, relatively local Craigslist finds.
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Re: Some days trolling Craigslist go better than others.
« Reply #8 on: June 14, 2019, 11:09:35 AM »
CAUTION

Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's . . . ox, nor ass nor K1100 nor any other of his unreasonably fortunate, relatively local Craigslist finds.

Easy to say - not so easy to do. Actually, I'm glad for my (almost literal) neighbor, may he find much joy and satisfaction in the restoration to health of the K1100 and ride it many miles in happiness.
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Re: Some days trolling Craigslist go better than others.
« Reply #9 on: June 14, 2019, 11:48:07 AM »
Hilltopper is my welcome guest in Livingston for a test drive- so battery search shows ML22-12 and gel versions many sub $50 such as Walmart.com

Any recommendations?  I got an OptimA$$ with my current ride. Worth a $100+ delta?  Lighter of course

I had wanted to paraphrase Proverbs 31 which references a wife of great value who can find a bargain and substitute myself as the woman buying a field to cultivate.  “ He selects a bargain K and restored it for thorough flaoging in the Chee. or was that the book of Johnnie?  I did lust after his RS when we rode last summer.  Wanna drag
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Re: Some days trolling Craigslist go better than others.
« Reply #10 on: June 14, 2019, 02:19:03 PM »

I had wanted to paraphrase Proverbs 31 which references a wife of great value who can find a bargain and substitute myself as the woman buying a field to cultivate.  “ He selects a bargain K and restored it for thorough flaoging in the Chee. or was that the book of Johnnie?  I did lust after his RS when we rode last summer.

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Re: Some days trolling Craigslist go better than others.
« Reply #11 on: June 14, 2019, 02:38:44 PM »
That’s just sick yawl sick in my teenagers lingo!  I’m truly smitten with both the k75 plastics🤔🤫😬and this RS.

Though rare to cafe a Gold-wing I have harbored lust, The faded gold and brown fairing on my Aspencade though very effective,look sooo 80s bling. 
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Re: Some days trolling Craigslist go better than others.
« Reply #12 on: June 14, 2019, 02:51:22 PM »
I might just take you up on this - New Glarus is one of my favorite destinations, and is a little over 1/2 way to Livingston. I thought about suggesting meeting up in NG, but then you would get all the good roads (WI Hwy 39 and the letter county roads that branch off it).


Hilltopper is my welcome guest in Livingston for a test drive- so battery search shows ML22-12 and gel versions many sub $50 such as Walmart.com

Any recommendations?  I got an OptimA$$ with my current ride. Worth a $100+ delta?  Lighter of course

I had wanted to paraphrase Proverbs 31 which references a wife of great value who can find a bargain and substitute myself as the woman buying a field to cultivate.  “ He selects a bargain K and restored it for thorough flaoging in the Chee. or was that the book of Johnnie?  I did lust after his RS when we rode last summer.  Wanna drag
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Previously: 1982 XJ650 Yamaha, 1987 GoldWing, 1995 GoldWing, 2001 FLSTC, 2003 Goldwing

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Re: Some days trolling Craigslist go better than others.
« Reply #14 on: June 14, 2019, 10:40:56 PM »
I had an identical 5 solid years- thx
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Re: Some days trolling Craigslist go better than others.
« Reply #15 on: June 16, 2019, 08:57:23 AM »
Well, I found a k100 for $200 , just needs a little tic.
https://pensacola.craigslist.org/mcy/d/pensacola-1985-bmw-100/6899281035.html
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Re: Some days trolling Craigslist go better than others.
« Reply #16 on: June 16, 2019, 09:33:30 AM »
Must have realized his error, is already been removed.....
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Re: Some days trolling Craigslist go better than others.
« Reply #17 on: October 24, 2019, 03:27:31 PM »
If you want to start a restoration with a clean slate I thinks one can be had fairly cheap.

https://neworleans.craigslist.org/mpo/d/new-orleans-1987-bmw-k75s-burned-out/6980378467.html

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Re: Some days trolling Craigslist go better than others.
« Reply #18 on: October 24, 2019, 05:38:39 PM »
If you want to start a restoration with a clean slate I thinks one can be had fairly cheap.
Tremendous first post, Crusty! Members will start looking to you as a parts resource.
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Re: Some days trolling Craigslist go better than others.
« Reply #19 on: October 24, 2019, 06:58:45 PM »
Ben the Craigslist scammers might think twice!  I have a stack of parts for the buyer of that bike!  Welcome to the asylum sir!
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Re: Some days trolling Craigslist go better than others.
« Reply #20 on: October 24, 2019, 09:13:54 PM »
Looking around at K bikes for a Winter project. A friend has a K75 and loves it. Need something a little different after only riding boxers for the last 10 years. I hear they are very smooth running.
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Re: Some days trolling Craigslist go better than others.
« Reply #21 on: October 24, 2019, 10:24:40 PM »
Quite the find Clayton!
I hope to ride to Monroe this next spring/summer, would like to get together for another ride.
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Re: Some days trolling Craigslist go better than others.
« Reply #22 on: October 25, 2019, 02:03:21 AM »
Time to take the tarp off and dig into that project. Three running rollers in the garage will be great.  Yes I’d certainly enjoy visiting/ riding again.  Let me know.
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