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Old 11-10-2012, 04:08 PM   #22042
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Originally Posted by Dr. Philgood View Post
O.K. BMW guys, My bike wont take off from 1st gear at red lights, and revs high before accelarating in higher gears. Doesnt like any kinda hills? With my KTM this means slipping clutch, so what about the Beemer. Its at 175,000 thousand miles so mabye time for clutch redo? Any helpful tips and warm fuzzy tricks to extend life would be appreciated!!! Also leaking oil and didnt used too so any ideas? Thanks beemer studs!
Isnt that 75K and not 175K....

Sounds like clutch. If so. Is that a standard wet clutch like most bikes? Understand we are dirt bike guys are look at manual only as a last resort.... and sometime not even then...
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