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  1. Transmission recall

    BMW K1600 General Discussions
    Be prepared. Just got word from my local dealer here in Scottsdale that there is a recall coming for these bikes. He couldn't tell me what it's for, just transmission related. Details were not released to the dealers yet. BMW just gave them a notice telling them one is coming. Should be...
  2. Road 5 rubs shaft casing

    BMW K1600 General Discussions
    This is the rear of my Road 5 GT. (190/55 17) on my '18 GTL. The tire has about 5,000 miles and I'm just noticing that it rubs the drive shaft casing. That clean flat black strip was raised when it was new. Anyone else have this going on?
  3. Replacement original speakers

    BMW K1600 Bluetooth & Audio
    Is there anybody outhere who found a good speakers replacement for the cheap original one. I remove the grill to see why everyone is complaining about the sound that is not good and loud enough at high speed. As you can see in the pictures, there are pretty cheap ones, the magnet is so little...
  4. These engines are noisy?

    BMW K1600 General Discussions
    I just bought a ‘13 GTL with only 5,000 miles on it - While checking the oil, I noticed the engine sounds noisy at idle sitting on the center stand...You’d think a 6-cylinder BMW would be quiet and purrrr, but at idle I hear more engine noise than exhaust pipe noise. The noise comes from the...
  5. Scrubbed my tires in this morning....UGH!!!!!

    BMW K1600 Suspension Setup, Tires and Wheels
    In another post, I spooned on some new RSIIIs yesterday. Went for a ride this morning to scrub them in. After about 20-25 miles I noticed the air pressure in the rear is lower than when I started. I kept an eye on the pressure the first few miles. All normal. But I had lost 5psi I noticed as I’m...
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