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    Maine Rider cayuse60's Avatar
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    Mar 2007
    Brunswick, Maine

    2000 k1200 rs

    Need a little insight into any specific issues I might need to look for on a 2000 K1200 RS with 24k miles?
    1997 K1100 LT
    " If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there." And that is OK with me

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    Registered User 58058D's Avatar
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    Mendocino, CA USA about as far left as you can get in the lower 48
    Standard K-bike seal issues in the trans area, much less common are brake modulator issues, at 10 years and 24k the suspension likely needs upgraded if still stock. Most rubber parts, especially the crank case vent hose to the throttlebodies (under the frame, top o the engine), and the fuel line connectors if they are plastic quick disconnects - stock and aftermarket plastic ones need to be replaced with metal ones, though mine came with no quick disconnects.
    I am a believer in KRSs, my '00 is still going strong at 124K+, so the one you may be looking at is barely broken in....
    Jim Douglas '00 K1200RS >138,000 miles -- Black, 01/10/2000 to present
    Gone: White '09 K1300S sold @ 22k mi, Black '93 K1100RS traded @ 78k mi, Red '85 K100RS sold @ 44k mi, '06 Kaw 650R chrome yellow track bike sold

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