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Old 21 Jul 2002
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stuck somewhere

hello
i ve been stuck for 20 days now in mongolia waiting for a cardan/driveshaft for my r100gs 1990 coming from germany, that is not available at the moment

i would appreciate your advice : what do you do when something like this happen, when you have to wait for spare parts ?

i decided to be helped by german people working here, one is mecanician at mercedes benz dealer in ulam bator.
So they asked for the parts in germany to some friends. These friends went to some dealers, the parts were not available at the dealers so the dealers asked to the main office in munchen : but it s been already 3 weeks and the parts are not available yet in germany
Then, i decided 4 days ago to check myself on the bmw official website, emailed bmw worlwide, for emergency delivery, no reply at the moment.

Maybe, you have more ideas
thanks a lot
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Vincent,I am currently waiting for a new driveshaft (for my 100GS)direct from Germany too.I have been advised that it will arrive on 23.7.02.If it appears then I will post again to let you know.
It might be worth checking with a reputable BMW parts stockist like Motobins UK(or somebody in Germany) as they often carry spares that official dealers can't get.
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Maybe you can find help here; www.boxerforum.de

it's in German, but if you ask in English, you get an answer.

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thanks a lot for your answers
i ll try next time a different way, independent from bmw
it took 3 weeks for bmw to get the parts in germany
they don t reply quickly also on their international internet service website
the parts are being sent now from germany to mongolia and i ll be able to leave next monday to central asia via russia

cheers

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Vincent,my driveshaft arrives tomorrow!!
Hope things work out for you.Can you speak Mongolian yet!??
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For future reference, these are excellent sources of parts:

Motobins Tel. +44 (0)1775 680881/680580
Fax: +44 (0)1775 680860

Motorworks +44 (0) 1484 353600 or 0845 458 0077 (local rate) or fax us on +44 (0) 1484 353604
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hello
thanks again
my driveshaft should be in ub tomorrow, so 4 weeks waiting, including 3 with bmw

sorebums told me for spare parts about :
motorworks : sales@motorworks.co.uk
motobins : sales@motobins.co.uk
james sherlock : james.sherlock@binternet.com

good luck to you

should leave the day after tomorrow from mongolia to central asia via russia

happy trails, safe travels
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