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Old 02-09-2010, 11:51 AM   #1
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What's The Market Price For Decent Used Airhead Rotors?

.... these days?

I'm starting to look around for a few critical spares for longer trips. From what I've been reading, I should keep a spare rotor and a spare ICU on hand. And a spare GEN light bulb, just in case.

The last two items I can get new from an auto parts store reasonably. But I have no idea what the going price for a good rotor should be.
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Old 02-09-2010, 12:05 PM   #2
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'bout 90 bucks for remanufactured unit and 125 for new
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Old 02-09-2010, 12:15 PM   #3
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Used ones tend to go for $25 to $40.
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Old 02-09-2010, 12:20 PM   #4
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Thanks all. I had forgotten to check at Rick's.
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Old 02-09-2010, 10:18 PM   #5
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It maybe good to have a diode block as well then you've got the electrical system covered.
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Old 02-10-2010, 06:05 AM   #6
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I carry a spare rotor on most longer trips. It's always been one of Ricks new ones. I have yet to use it on my bike but have given it to 4 folks since I started to do it. Just told them to buy a new one from Ricks and sent it to me to replace it. I usually carry a regulator and a ignition module as well.
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Old 02-11-2010, 10:19 AM   #7
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.... these days?

I'm starting to look around for a few critical spares for longer trips. From what I've been reading, I should keep a spare rotor and a spare ICU on hand. And a spare GEN light bulb, just in case.

The last two items I can get new from an auto parts store reasonably. But I have no idea what the going price for a good rotor should be.
BTW, I don't think you can get the GEN light bulb from an auto parts store. Somebody jump in and correct me if I'm wrong but my understanding is that the GEN bulb is of a very specific resistance in order to make the charging system work properly and you need to get the BMW part.
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Old 02-12-2010, 07:25 AM   #8
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Should I have any concerns if I have upgraded to the full Moto-Elec system?
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Old 02-12-2010, 07:36 AM   #9
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BTW, I don't think you can get the GEN light bulb from an auto parts store. Somebody jump in and correct me if I'm wrong but my understanding is that the GEN bulb is of a very specific resistance in order to make the charging system work properly and you need to get the BMW part.
It is just a 12 volt,3 watt bulb.
they are available all over the place.
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