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New K75 Owner

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Hey y'all,

Just bought my first BMW and second street bike - a 1988 K75S. It needs some love - including some cleaning, a right front turn signal lens, and a wire to be soldered within the gas tank to power the fuel pump. But, it runs, and it's mine :)

Any recommendations for a checklist on making sure everything looks good? I checked the drive shaft splines and they're all good. Past that, not 100% sure what to do next. Also, I definitely need new locks or a new key for the luggage, I only have the one for the ignition.


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If you've got the Rider's Manual, just go down the list of scheduled maintenance. Clutch spline lube should be your top concern. It will require major disassembly. Next, is all the rubber parts in the fuel injection system, as long as you have it all apart for the spline lube. Consult the online MAX BMW Parts Fiche to visualize the various systems and subassemblies. Find a used Clymer's shop manual on ebay.
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