BMW K100
I have a love affair with BMW motorcycles and the K100 is no exception.  Introduced in 1983 in Europe, the K100 was a radical
departure from the air-cooled opposed twins that had been the staple of BMW motorcycles.  The new K100 was a liquid cooled,
fuel-injected inline four that was laid on its side.

I saw an Internet photo of an orange and black painted K100 and decided to replicate it for this model.  I call it my "Halloween
BMW" because of the paint scheme.  Even though it was an early Tamiya kit, it still had a wire spring for the single rear shock and
some very good engraving, especially on the engine parts.

Base Kit(s):   Tamiya BMW K100 (kit number 14036)     

Finished:        Nov 2008

Modifications/Additions:
- drilled out and thinned brake disks
- replaced fork tubes with polished aluminum rod
- replaced rear shock shaft with polished aluminum
- replaced radiator grill with aluminum mesh
- drilled out bolt heads to simulate hex socket head screws
- additional electrical wiring for fuel injectors
- paint on tank and headlight shroud is Bob's Paint Orange Mist with a bit of red added.  It gives an in scale metalflake look
- black bodywork is Zero Paints black, all bodywork has Zero Paint clear topcoat, polished and waxed.
- paint is Testor's German Silver on engine, Alclad aluminum on footpeg mounts, Alclad stainless steel on muffler

Awards:
2009 Motorcycle Supershow, Toronto, ON Jan 2009, 1st place Street Motorcycle
2010 Megacity Madness, Toronto, ON Sep 2010, 3rd place Motorcycle

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