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    help with aquiring tools for clutch alignment '03 K1200GT

    Looking for a source too acquire tool to align clutch disc on 2003 K1200GT. Thanks

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    Themason 42906's Avatar
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    Ridgecrest California
    Quote Originally Posted by ande2078 View Post
    Looking for a source too acquire tool to align clutch disc on 2003 K1200GT. Thanks
    Can't get it from a dealer ??? That is where I have obtained all of my specialized tools.
    Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

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    IBA #44567 Ken F's Avatar
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    SW, MO
    I just did mine on an R1100 and had no problem aligning it by eye.

    I've also seen on the interweb where people find a socket that will fit down inside the clutch splines, then wrap the actuating rod with duct tape until it fits (centered) inside the socket.

    IBA #44567 Pres. Springfield BMW Roadriders
    "Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the the universe."
    -Albert Eienstein

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    Clutch tools

    Thanks for the ideal about the socket. I'll try the dealer route also. That's why I went to this Forum. Forums have been a lot of help with my other bike

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    there's always one on ebay --k100 parts

    86 k100rt, 78 r80/7

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    A bozo on the bus deilenberger's Avatar
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    Ande (real name?)

    The forums will be even more help if you put the year/model of your bike in the thread title.. please read: I've added the info to the thread title.

    It also might be helpful if we had some idea where you're from. Someone near you may have a tool they could loan you. It's easy to add that info automatically if you add it and your real name to your "sig" (look under "User CP"..)
    Don Eilenberger
    Spring Lk Heights NJ NJ Shore BMW Riders
    '12 R1200R - I love this bike!

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    3 Red Bricks
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    Pleasanton, Ca.
    Call Ken Lively. I'm not sure if the K12 uses the same alignment tool as the K100s and K75s. He might know.

    Here's the e-mail I got from him a few years ago. Call him and make sure the prices are still correct.

    Hi Lee
    Yes, I have BMW "K" engine Valve Adj tools available for the 2 valve "K" engine.
    The 2 Pieces are made from 3/16 Laser cut steel. Working contours are identical to factory tools. Tools are new. Tools come w/ instruction sheet.
    $27 S/H included.

    Clutch pilots for K's are available also. New, from steel
    $18 S/H included.

    ǣPay Pal to Polepenhollow, Cashiers Checks, Money Orders and Personal Checks accepted.
    I ship as soon as Pay Pal is posted or the check arrives.

    Thanks, Good Luck and Good Riding.
    Kenneth Lively
    318 S Hart St
    Palatine Il 60067


    Ride Safe, Ride Far, Ride Often

    Lee Fulton Forum Moderator
    3 Marakesh Red K75Ss
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