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Photo by Michael Jordan, enjoying a meal at sunset, Zangskar Valley, India

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Photo by Michael Jordan
enjoying a meal at sunset,
Zangskar Valley, India



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BMW 06 Swing Arm

Looking to purchase a new rear swingarm for my Dakar. Was wondering if there any difference between the Dakar and regular GS?

Found an 05 GS one so just wanted to check first!

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No difference between GS and Dakar, I've got one of each in my garage, how much is the one you've found? I'm pretty sure mine is cheaper

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Hey Pete. It's £40 with free delivery. In good condition. What you got then?!
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Hey Pete. It's £40 with free delivery. In good condition. What you got then?!
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That'll be the one on ebay from an 05 reg 650GS? Virtually the whole bike is for sale on there, but in bits.

What's wrong with the original BTW?
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Giving my bike a proper refurb after a trans African trip.

My Metal Mule frame would pop out of the foot pegs and end up rubbing against the swing arm. It's now worn (and a bit rusty) on both sides so figured it might be worth replacing for a reasonable price.
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Giving my bike a proper refurb after a trans African trip.

My Metal Mule frame would pop out of the foot pegs and end up rubbing against the swing arm. It's now worn (and a bit rusty) on both sides so figured it might be worth replacing for a reasonable price.
Makes complete sense; a quote for powder coating of the existing may not be much cheaper, if at all, with labour costs what they are.
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