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Bolivia or Peru BMW Service?

I am in La Paz, Bolivia, getting ready to have the valves checked on my BMW F800GS. I would only feel comfortable having this work done at a BMW dealer.

There is shop here in La Paz, Bolivia and another in Lima, Peru. I am guessing it would be cheaper to have the work done in Bolivia. Does anyone have experience regarding the BMW dealer service costs for either or both of these countries? I will also have the fluid changed on the front forks and new spark plug installed.
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There is shop here in La Paz, Bolivia and another in Lima, Peru....
Three adventure riders ahead of me in the service cue, so I am heading to Lima...
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Hi Peter,

My wife and I are about to head into Bolivia from Argentina on our F800s - did you have any issues with the fuel in Bolivia? Been hearing various horror stories about Bolivian fuel and the BMWs...

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