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Old 23 Oct 2003
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BMW REPAIR IN INDIA

BMW REPAIR IN INDIA

HELLO
DOES ANYONE KNOW IF THERE IS OR THERE ARE BMW SHOPS IN INDIA TO ORDER SPARE PARTS AND REPAIR
OTHERWISE IF YOU KNOW GOOD MECANICIANS
I VE GOT SOME OIL LEAKINGS FROM THE GEAR AND ONE FORK, nothing grave
I NEED TO PUT NEW SEALS IN THE FORKS AND IN THE GEARBOX
WWW.BMW.COM GIVES NO ANSWER !

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Dont know where you are but there was a good guy who did some work on my KTM in Goa, he knew what he was doing but as with everything in India.... time is just a relative concept that they havent quite got to grips with yet... so you have to keep on at him, details were posted to Repair shops section. I would have thought Mumbai would be your best bet for a BMW dealer if there is one??

Word of warning though, if you end up getting some parts sent in, as i did and regretted, customs will charge something in the region of 100% of there value in duty, minimum. So, on the docket where the price of the goods are declared when the package is sent, go for the absolute lowest believable amount.

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HELLO Vincent

Do not go to Kaka Singh Auto centre in Chandigarh!

He ripped me off last year with a gear box problem & parts I got for him he would not pay for, said he had no cash!!

I now have a small drip, were I was dry befor & he droped my gear box mixing up all the shimes!!

Try Gurdial auto engineers, 1664/35, Naiwala, Karol Bagh, New Delhi. Mob 9810674823

They have "NEW" BMW SEALS for FORKS AND GEARBOX (But 25 years old!)

They seam to be from a 1980 R100! They said the parts were from an R80, but the valves & guilds I fitted were for a R100!

They have seals, lots of them, for 36mm Id, BMW forks & I did see a lot of gear box seals, but they may be a bit hard!

They will tell you they will sell the parts 1/2 price to you & to get the prices of the web!! Their idea of half price is that you don't pay tax at home! I got second hand prices from Motobins.

I did all the work my self, using there tools when need! They are helpful, but a pain some times, as they all ways know best!!
Even when their talking bull shit!!

If you ship bits into India, DO NOT let the commpany who sends the parts put any bill in your box!! Or the nice customs people will try to charge 174% inport tax!! which we DO NOT have to pay!! I got away with it, but it took a whole day to do it!!

Get the parts sent as a gift!

They will come in through Delhi, so if you have to go to the custom, don't be to far from Delhi!!

I'v just left, Delhi, I'm in Rishikesh, making for Nepal, I have fork seals & a fitting tool, I made! But only for 36mm, BNW forks, they fit from 1980 to @ 84, they fit G/S R80, but not GS100 / 80!

Enfield use the 36mm Id, size fork seal, but are of poor quality & they use three each side!!

Standed oil seal commpany, of India make good seal.


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Vincent,

I wouldn't let anybody but an experienced BMW bike mechanic touch my gear box. If the leak is not too bad (and no oil getting into the clutch) just keep topping it up. It won't be much anyway. The risk of getting your gear box stuffed up is too great.

Try contacting your embassy or consulate to see whether they will allow you to get small parts shipped in diplomatic baggage. Apparently the Germans are willing to do that. (My cousin did it.) No duty and guaranteed speedy delivery.

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thanx a lot mates

i ll check for parts at the shop Gurdial auto engineers
otherwise, i will get some delivered at the french embassy to avoid customs

i just need to change the seals in the forks and gear

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Try Moto world in Shimla ---
The guy who runs it (Vijay) will definately help you --- Might not be able to arrange for the parts there and than -- but u can definately trust them --- After all they run a Raid --- Otherwise come delhi and we will sort something out ---if u want contact numbers mail me on link above
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Hi Vincent

MY Gbox is still holding together but the russian output seal is now leaking. If I can do anything let me know. Now in Turkey and its snowing!

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hi,
i got my parts through the french embassy and met dutch travellers, one of them, darius, a former bmw mecanician and we fixed parts of my problems together

i just received this email from him
i have not been to this shop yet
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Hello V

I found a great mechanic in Dehli. He has experience with BMW and has the
tools to repair the sealings in your gearbox (i saw them). He can do all
your repairs and has a good workshop (big).

Adress

Gurdial auto engineers
1664/35, Naiwala
Karol Bagh motormarket
New Delhi
Tel 25718427
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Hi
In mysore (Karnataka), you can go to YESGEOR MOTORS, ask for hari, on chamaraja double road
Tel : 233 00 70, 242 96 37
You can stay at shanty niwas hotel also, it s nice
He fixed a few things on my bmw, he knows also other big bikes, he s very nice, experienced

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hi
i really recommend you mister felix, AGNES MOTO CARE 188 kamatchi amman koil street PONDICHERRY tel : 222 05 28 / 98940 20 528. he repaired with intelligence and much undrestanding and challenging my bmw r100gs (big carb problem), he also opened my cylinder, fixed my forks and a few things, he is really excellent, brilliant, quick and very nice.

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