Originally Posted by MCMXCIVRS
Even the BMW bars mount to the engine. I suspect that is exactly what those mounting points were made for.
Wouldn't be the first time that BM has fugged up.
After all, it's to THEIR benefit when finishing up with cracked engine cases after a more serious hit.
Seems that only Wunderlich and Touratech got it right then.
I'm not an engineer, but a "flexible" (steel) long-leverage impact-item bolted to a more rigid /brittle Alum item spells trouble.... doesn't really need Einstein-quals, does it?
Time will tell, I guess...
(nb Not trying to stir the shit here, just thinking aloud...and from experience)