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Old 04-17-2012, 02:46 PM   #21
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Makes my CBR look that much better.

Sucks for Beemer though.
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Old 04-17-2012, 10:35 PM   #22
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If anything though, at least BMW is stepping up to ownership. Honda would probably have denied the problem and kept selling the bikes.
Exactly.

Maybe BMW will say using 1 connecting rod every 1,000 is acceptable?
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Old 04-17-2012, 11:15 PM   #23
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Glad I bought the 1198s instead of the new BW
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Old 04-18-2012, 12:13 AM   #24
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New BM is an awesome machine, just lacking personality.
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Old 04-18-2012, 09:30 AM   #25
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No to both. I get 36 MPG and have never had a heat problem. The 1098S is the one that got hot.
Is that what you're averaging? If so, that's not too bad; ~4 MPG less than our blades. I'm curious if the same quandary is posed with that bike as with ours regarding headers. Obviously getting new headers for blades means more power up high, does the same apply to the V4 of your bike? Sorry to plague you with questions as I find your bike fascinating.
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Old 04-18-2012, 09:37 AM   #26
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New BM is an awesome machine, just lacking personality.
And reliable con rods.
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Old 04-26-2012, 01:04 PM   #27
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Now it appears to be official.

http://blog.motorcycle.com/2012/04/2...engine-recall/
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Old 04-26-2012, 01:55 PM   #28
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Oh that would make me feel real good, having the local dealer tear down my bottom end and apply thread locker. No thanks BMW!
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Wow, 1.4 million motorcycles are involved here! At one time, the rumor was production for the last few months, I am assuming it involves a time period much longer than that, maybe most of the production run? Does anyone have any idea how many of these they have sold? A whole bunch of them, I know.
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Old 04-26-2012, 02:46 PM   #30
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Wow, 1.4 million motorcycles are involved here!
if i'm reading it right its more like 1,414???
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