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Argentina: Driveshaft for BMW R 100 GS

Hi Everyone,

I am stuckin Puerto Madryn with a broken driveshaft. Does anyone can help me?

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Hello Waterfox,

thank you for your reply.
I've been to those people in BsAs a few weeks ago, they did not even have an oilfilter and a valvecover gasket for the old airheads. Sure they will order the driveshaft for me, but how long would this take?
I need someone, who will fly to Argentina and bring the part along with him or somebody that has the part nearby, even a used one.

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Check this link: AAT Andes Adventure Tours

One of the guys is José Meyer, who has a BMW workshop in Santiago de Chile. Send him my regards (Hans von Fintel, Sauerlach, Germany). He might be able to help you, even fly the driveshaft to somewhere near you. That is, if he's got one.

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Sorry, forgot to say that he seldomly replys to emails. Rather phone him.
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Do you have contacts in Germany?

You might check with a dealer in Germany. If you import it from Germany with a letter from the German Auto Club promising to take the old shaft out of the country, you might save enough in import duties to pay for faster shipping.

Argentine tariffs on parts are high.

This is assuming you are a German citizen.
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