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Offline frankenduck

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Re: What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #25 on: July 19, 2011, 08:17:47 AM »
Your LED-fu is good.  8)
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Offline Laverda

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Re: What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #26 on: July 20, 2011, 03:04:04 PM »
... tank bag frayed like a moe...

...iron on patches... folded n cut to size... roll it back n hold it with visegripps...


done...
Just gonna do the same repair on my tank bag harness.
Is there enough "give" in the straps you've put on ?  Is there enough of the elasticated webbing inside the sleeve ?
I've got some very thick heavy duty elastic but if I can get away with using stiff webbing then it would hopefully make a stronger repair ?
Do you clip it straight to the tank lip , use the BMW bracket or have you fabricated your own one ?
 ???
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Re: What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #27 on: July 21, 2011, 07:42:21 AM »
Put my new clutch cable on 'er and rode it to work   ;D
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Re: What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #28 on: July 21, 2011, 07:59:59 AM »
Cleaned majority of found connectors and DuckTaped the breather hose (ordered a new one anyway). Runs like 10 years ago.
Next : buying a sledgehammer to ease the screws where fork oil should be poured in  8)
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Re: What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #29 on: July 21, 2011, 08:01:31 PM »
greetings laverda...

i have done this repair on 2 tank bag bases... one has 50k on it now n is still good...

supplies... patches folded in trimmed to fit metal clip... heavy duty thread... needle... thimble...

roll it back... sew it on... roll it down... exactly as described above... no elastic... no mystery... no boooocheee...

j o
Thanks for the reply Johnny, good to know, just thought it best to ask as BM seem to fit elasticated straps.

btw Do you clip it straight to the tank lip , use the BMW bracket or have you fabricated your own one ?
 
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Re: What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #30 on: July 24, 2011, 08:50:43 PM »
Johnny Blanket installed. Went with a 2 piece approach with part one under the tank and part two attached to the bottom of the seat to retain easy access to the small parts cubby installed just over the battery.

[adding a few pictures]

Under-tank section is cut to fit and the lower wings attached with the tape shown in http://www.motobrick.com/index.php?topic=460.0


Under saddle section is secured with more of the Reflectix tape and tucked under the leather edges where possible.

Simple bit of work for very little money and seems to be reasonably effective. Warmth is still apparent but never comes close to the uncomfortable heat which used to roll off the side covers.
Lee
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Re: What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #31 on: July 28, 2011, 08:38:50 PM »
Just completed a 50k complete servicing of my 93 K1100LT:

Air, fuel and oil filters.
Mobil 1 engine oil.
Mobil 1 140-75 gear oil in the tranny with Guard Dog Moly additive
Red Line synthetic 90-75 with Guard Dog Moly additive
Red Line Water Wetter with 40/60 Prestone/distilled water
Clutch and drive shaft splines lubed with Wurth/Honda magic elixir
Fork oil changed (I'll put the Works Performance springs in over the winter)
Installed freshly rebuilt/reconditioned Ohlins shock that I scored on Fleabay last month
Installed new custom seat by Rick Mayer (still needs some tweaking but I'still have the Russell Day Long to use when I send it back to him for tweaking.)

I actually had most of this done last month,  Then my final thing was changing the coolant.  Much to my dismay at the very last moment some oil appeared in the coolant - so I had to swap in another ooil/water pump with good seals.  What a waste of four quarts of Mobil 1.

Replaced front brakes a couple of thousand miles ago and just did the rear pads so I only have to ride it and add gas/oil for the next 10,000 miles since the PR2s have lots of tread left.

New NGK iridium plugs

Now it just needs a bath.....
Once I had a Collie pup
Dug a hole and covered him up
Now I sit there by the hour
Waiting for a Collie-flower

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Re: What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #32 on: July 28, 2011, 10:05:40 PM »
Almost forgot.  I also installed my "new to me" metal rack so the 35L top case won't flop around as much.
Once I had a Collie pup
Dug a hole and covered him up
Now I sit there by the hour
Waiting for a Collie-flower

Offline rudolf35

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Re: What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #33 on: July 30, 2011, 04:25:04 PM »
Took my "Bricklet" (K75S) to Perry's BMW of FtW to get a clue what it is worth. I got a "heck of a steal" and a "minimum of $3.5k" quote from them.

As a bonus I scored real German leather cases with mounts for mu R60/50/5 project.

I would say it has been a good K day!
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Re: What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #34 on: July 31, 2011, 02:11:05 AM »


Finished annexing the garage...
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Re: What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #35 on: August 01, 2011, 08:47:30 PM »
On my K75 Frankenbrick I just finished:

Installing a K1100 transmission so I could

Install a 32:11 paralever final drive

With an Ohlins shock

And braided stainless rear brake lines (it already has them in the front)

And I finally got around to installing the rear pegs on the K1100RS peg plates that I put on it a few months ago.

Film at 11:00.

My Morgan Carbtune showed up in the mail today so I also synch'd the TBs.

Once I had a Collie pup
Dug a hole and covered him up
Now I sit there by the hour
Waiting for a Collie-flower

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Re: What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #36 on: August 02, 2011, 07:15:29 AM »
Now that right there is the most outstandingest tail light mod I have ever seen. Sell me a kit. Name your price.
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Re: What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #37 on: August 02, 2011, 08:52:33 AM »
Now that right there is the most outstandingest tail light mod I have ever seen. Sell me a kit. Name your price.

Do you mean the K1 brake lighting?  I could do a kit without the LEDs on the license plate frame - but LED license plate frames are commercially available from several companies and would be easy to wire in.
Once I had a Collie pup
Dug a hole and covered him up
Now I sit there by the hour
Waiting for a Collie-flower

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Re: What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #38 on: August 03, 2011, 06:48:47 AM »
bye bye bug...

j o

It will be treated with the utmost respect at frankenduck's Motobrick Morgue - like the cadavers at teaching hospitals. ;)
Once I had a Collie pup
Dug a hole and covered him up
Now I sit there by the hour
Waiting for a Collie-flower

Offline Turkus

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What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #39 on: August 04, 2011, 04:19:31 PM »
And off to Motoheaven goes the Bug

And a solemn occassion it was.....almost brought a tear to your eyes... :'(
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Offline leecow

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Re: What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #40 on: August 04, 2011, 04:45:36 PM »
And off to Motoheaven goes the Bug

So this brings up an interesting question. At what point do folks walk away from a bike rather than repair? I suppose finding a quality replacement K is still easy enough that it's a simple bit of math to decide whether to repair or replace.
Lee
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Re: What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #41 on: August 04, 2011, 04:57:28 PM »
And off to Motoheaven goes the Bug

So this brings up an interesting question. At what point do folks walk away from a bike rather than repair? I suppose finding a quality replacement K is still easy enough that it's a simple bit of math to decide whether to repair or replace.

When you already have another one in Wisconsin. ;D
Once I had a Collie pup
Dug a hole and covered him up
Now I sit there by the hour
Waiting for a Collie-flower

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Re: What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #42 on: August 04, 2011, 05:30:19 PM »
Not a problem I currently enjoy  :P
Lee
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Re: What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #43 on: August 04, 2011, 05:39:24 PM »
And off to Motoheaven goes the Bug

So this brings up an interesting question. At what point do folks walk away from a bike rather than repair? I suppose finding a quality replacement K is still easy enough that it's a simple bit of math to decide whether to repair or replace.

I did both and now have 2.

Like everything else in life, had I known then what I know now I would have done the repairs myself and only have 1 LT.
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Re: What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #44 on: August 05, 2011, 12:44:50 AM »
ride it till it wont move and have a spare washed and ready to go...

sorry dood......I couldn't resist  ;D
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What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #45 on: August 05, 2011, 01:28:07 AM »
yawl...

turkus washed n waxed the squeaky curd motobrick... it was 1 dirty moe... now its the cleanest motobrick ever... more so than that ocd mystic rods fire engine...

thanks bro...

The pleasure was all mine....  ;D
AND it finally motivated me to wash all the Iderhoe goo off the MotoBoxer... ;D

Remind me to give you a bottle of my buddy's "highly exotic" waterless washing solution so you can keep the Curd "squeaky clean" during those rare times when you aren't working or MotoBricking... 8)
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Re: What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #46 on: August 05, 2011, 06:59:37 AM »
All you need for waterless washing is Mothers or Meguiar's cleaner wax.  My K1100RS is still covered in Iderhoe bugs and that's what I'll use to clean it up.
Once I had a Collie pup
Dug a hole and covered him up
Now I sit there by the hour
Waiting for a Collie-flower

Offline jimmyd

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Re: What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #47 on: August 10, 2011, 04:24:41 PM »
Well I washed an waxed it up today.
I made the black pieces look all nice like with some black again goo (works well). I did the TB sync, I changed the oil. And I'm finally putting the bottom cover back on (off for about a month) to finish up. If it does not rain I will take a ride to get some indian food.
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Re: What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #48 on: August 13, 2011, 10:36:52 PM »
Fixed a blown fork seal
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Offline Lawrence

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Re: What Did You Do To Your Motobrick Today ?
« Reply #49 on: September 11, 2011, 07:17:16 PM »
Serviced the front brakes on my 1985 K100RS.  Not happy to discover the dark soup in the master cylinder reservoir.  I cleaned it out the best I could and pumped clean DOT 4 through until it ran clear out of the slave cylinders.  The molded rubber bit that sits under the hard plastic cap of the reservoir is toast, so I consulted the fiche online at A&S motors.  I failed to find the entire master cylinder assembly.  Is this part NLA? I was hoping to buy just the rubber bit, now I'm worried I'm in for far more troubles.
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