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TEWKS

Andy, any pictures out there of the parts installed? Didn't know they even existed. :dontknow:

 

Pat

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TEWKS

Thanks Andy, again never knew those parts existed. Looks like they would help keep road spray off your legs & boots! :thumbsup:

 

Pat

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AndyS

Well they are certainly appreciated by some of the UK police force!

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Rob L

I would guess that the hardware could be purchased locally for much less than BMW is charging. The nuts, bolts, and washers total over $61!

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AndyS

You're possibly right. however, the bolts are BMW's shouldered bolts - like the rest of the fairing bolts. My BMW dealer gave me an acceptable discount. .

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AndyS

Well thanks to all of you. The kit all fitted perfectly and with the photographs and SweRT's pdf provided on the R1200RT forum it was a doddle. Now when I get out in the rain, I will give you feedback as to if I think it is worth it. So far, I think they are worth paying more than the alternative ones that are available because of the fit, finish and integration.

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Rob L

I would like to see some pics. Thanks!

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TJRL
Has anyone fitted the BMW Weather protection kit (see http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMain.aspx?vid=56209&diagram=46_1708&partnumber=46638548482) fiche # 46-1708

 

If so, do you have any hints and tips on fitting it? Any instructions that came with it etc?

 

Thanks

 

I fitted these bits to my RT a year back and they are really good, just cannot work out why they are not fitted to every bike. The weight and cost savings must be very small.

 

I cannot remember if they can with instructions but I think they may have, anyway fitting was not difficult but was a bit fiddly.

 

Hope this helps.

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roadriderg

I just installed the front section on mine. Looks pretty good. I will note that this kit is standard on the r1200rt police.

 

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AndyS

Yep, very pleased with mine.

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MichelD

I have a front section kit in the garage... waiting warmers days to install.

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AndyS

Surely it's NOW that you should be fitting it.

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MichelD

Garage not heated... -15 today.... waiting for April.

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APDDave

I have a standard civilian model RT and also have a 2016 RT-P that came with the kit installed on it. I can tell a big difference when it is raining with the amount of road spray and water on my feet and lower legs. I have been meaning to get the kit and install it on my other bike as well.

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strataj

How does he kit effect air flow? Riding is summer is my real question.

 

Jay

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AndyS

It does not affect air flow in any negative way. It was designed by BMW for the BMW R1200RTW.

It has a positive effect on airflow because it reduces turbulence around the shin and ankle are of both the rider and the pillion.

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sebjones906

For winter and rain protection on my 2007 R1200 rt I bought these several years ago.

 

http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/8600375-377.html

 

I give them an A+ for keeping your feet dry and diverting cold air. Easy to R&R when it warms up. I leave the brackets on all year long.

 

I also added these http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/8600312-373.html to divert air off the arms. I give them a C+ when used with a stack windscreen. I think they

 

are designed to work perfectly with the Marathon windscreen. It is wider and fills in the gap.

 

I might buy the marathon screen this year.

 

Very easy to install (ten minutes) if you leave the bracket in place all year long.

 

 

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