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post #1 of 2 Old Mar 24th, 2014, 9:54 pm Thread Starter
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Hey All;'


Just asking. Are the drive shafts across different models the same?
LT, GT etc?

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post #2 of 2 Old Mar 25th, 2014, 7:39 am
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Re: Drive shaft

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Hey All;'

Just asking. Are the drive shafts across different models the same?
LT, GT etc?
Across all years for the k1200LT, you can use same swing-arm AND same drive-shaft as the BMW part numbers are the same.

BUT, for the K1200RS and the K1200GT (2003-2005), it is NOT the same as the swing-arm is shorter on these com[are to K1200LT (thus the drive-shaft is also shorter).

In fact, using the MAX-BMW search facility, the BMW part number for the K1200LT driveshaft (26 11 2 332 996) does not fit any other BMW models across all years.
http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/PartsSearch.aspx
CONCLUSION: The K1200LT is a veerrryyy loonnggg wheelbase machine ;-)

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