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Old 04-18-2015, 01:25 PM
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A few things

My wife is about to buy a new X5, so that gives me the clearance to get a new bike (in my mind)(hoping to get a 16 KGT) In the past I have seen where a few of you have referenced the pricing and possible changes for the upcoming model year. Where do I find this information and when does that type of info come out?
Secondly, my current 08KGT, the TPM is not syncing up with the computer. The dealer says I need to get new sensors at 140.00 per wheel. A cost that I wish not to pay. I will take any reasonable advise given.
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Old 04-18-2015, 07:00 PM
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Re: A few things

Trade or sell the 08 GT. Buy the K1600 GT problem solved. You will surely love the K1600 GT.
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Old 04-18-2015, 07:09 PM
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Re: A few things


Hard to get info on the new bikes until they release something or if a dealer knows about a change and gives up that info.

Pricing is always going to be on your side at the end of the riding season or when the new model comes out and they have left overs still on the floor. BMW will have incentives - the dealer wants to move them out as well.

Depends on if you have to have the very newest latest model - or you are willing to wait to make the deal.

I am on a three year and out schedule so I pretty much know what - when - and how much in advance - does not work for many riders - works for me.

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Re: A few things

Originally Posted by 2xbigdogs
The dealer says I need to get new sensors at 140.00 per wheel. A cost that I wish not to pay. I will take any reasonable advise given.

I wouldn't pay that cost either. That is why I champion always carrying a tire gauge and using it from time to time.

Argument can be made that these TPMs are a "safety" asset. But there is another poor bastard posting elsewhere in this forum that has a faulty side-stand "safety" kill switch that won't allow his motorcycle to remain running when put into gear; down or up! All these goddamn electronic nannies are more problematic and detrimental to overall reliability than points, condensers, pet cocks and master links ever were.
Be it wet "points"(repairable without new parts) or a faulty "side-stand" safety switch (new part required)the result is a "broke down" motorcycle.
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