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Mar 14

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jojodan says:

bmw shaft clonks

been told by motoradd dealer this is normal.low speed riding on and off throttle makes very audible clonk. 45/50 mm forward and back travel on rear wheel on centrestand in 1 st gear.normal?on a bike of this supposed quality?my "budget"zr1800 shaft drive was tech staff at excel show said there is "play"but should not clonk.anyone with same experience ? bike has 20k recorded

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Jan 08

Posts: 7539

kcmc says:

What Bmw is it?

The play sounds about right,if you're trying to compare Suzuki gearboxes and bevel drives with BM's it's a waste of time,better go back to a Suzuki if it's silk your looking for.Is the bike second hand?did you purchase it new and what year is it and what service history has it got?


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Mar 14

Posts: 2

jojodan says:

bmw drive clonk

thanx.its a 2010  110 hp model r1200rt bought 2 nd hand last december from bmw motoradd dealer who said it was normal .full service warranty so will use it if somebody reckons its not  normal for this machine

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Mar 09

Posts: 8936

jaffa90 says:


Have you got breakdown cover?

you may need it.

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