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I want to purchase a 99 k12000lt but need lower and forward handlebars,? Can this be done and any future problems?
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Re: lower handlebars?

If you turn the bars side to side you will see that there is a very small gap between the top of the plastic and the bottom of the bars. There's very little room to adjust it as far as I know.


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Re: lower handlebars?

The only thing I could think of would be to remove and set aside the plastic handlebar covers and then replace the bars with either another BMW bar or aftermarket bar that meets your needs and doesn't hit anything or rub wires/lines where they shouldn't etc...

It would certainly be a grand experiment.

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Thanks I was afraid of that
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I want to purchase a 99 k12000lt but need lower and forward handlebars,? Can this be done and any future problems?
Click here for the procedure that enables a small handlebar adjustment. HTH.
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Re: lower handlebars?

Interesting, my BMW Factory service manual says there is only +/-5mm of adjustment available. I just might try to raise mine a bit next time I have the big 'ole gal stripped to her knickers.

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