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Mechanic in Dar es Salaam?

Hello,

I am looking for a good mechanic in Dar that can help me with the final drive on my BMW 1150 GS. Can someone make a recommendation?

Thanks!
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A mate was stuck in Dar about 5 month ago and had the same problem, with a big bmw. He didn't find anybody and managed to do it himself.

Sorry I can't be more helpful....

Maybe....

1. Ask Dale the Australian manager at Kipepeo, he might know.

2. Ask 'Big John' who once a week pops into Mikadi for a if he knows anybody

3. Ask a young guy who works at the official Bosch dealership if he knows, as he rode a big KTM. He is one of the few there who speaks good english, tall and skinny....

Good luck ;-)
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I had some work done on my bike with a half decent mechanic speaking half decent English in town. Supposedly, he is the only one that works on big bikes - mainly (police) Honda's though. Finding BMW parts is going to be a challenge.

Forgot his name, lost the number with the sim card, but this is the location on Google Maps:

Dar Mechanic

You'll see some small bikes lined up, hard to miss.

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Try Denis he is the new KTM Polaris dealer in Dar.

The physical address of the Polaris/ KTM Workshop is Coming from Halie
Selassie Road and into Ghuba Road, we are the third gate on the left,
flags will be on the road. Tell cell: +255784504064,
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