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Old 01-24-2008, 03:22 PM   #62
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Originally Posted by dave1068
Thanks for the update. Once the weather gets warmer, Im out to test drive one. Quick Question: i had read on the net that the engine is made in china but in strict compliance w/ BMW standards. What do you know about that. i also read where parts of the frame are prone to rusting. Anyone else hear this. I think it was on a part of an f650 board.

The new one's will be, I suppose, from what i've read. The 07s were still made by aprilla. No visible rust on mine yet after 6000 miles
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