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As I contemplate the 1200LT I have only 2 small disappointments so far. For a 2008 model motorcycle, the fact that the BMW does not come with a fully integrated satellite radio option just amazes me.

Second, I have a fantastic Zumo 550 with the GMX antenna for receiving XM Radio/WX/Traffic and the mount that BMW puts on the top of the line tourer is for the inferior 2830 (or BMW version of which does not include support for XM)!

I have read a thousand posts on this and would love to keep my Zumo, but I want to hear directions through my headset, listen to my XM radio, etc. without drilling and rewiring my brand new bike.

I am thinking about just getting a BMW Motorrad III for seamless intgration and going with a separate XM radio (Roady or other) for my satellite radio fix. I suppose the only thing I will be missing is the WX & Traffic...
 

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What is the problem? BMW sells the cables to intergate the ZUMO to the COMM system. My 08 came pre wired for the 2820(or whatever it is)and I had to remove some tupperware to unplug that pigtail and swap it for the one that fit the zumo. Add a cable from the Zumo cradle to the aux input on the BMW system and wah laa. :)
 

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I didn't know that!

D.Kinsey said:
What is the problem? BMW sells the cables to intergate the ZUMO to the COMM system. My 08 came pre wired for the 2820(or whatever it is)and I had to remove some tupperware to unplug that pigtail and swap it for the one that fit the zumo. Add a cable from the Zumo cradle to the aux input on the BMW system and wah laa. :)
I had no idea that BMW sold a pigtail that would accommodate the Zumo. I am also unfamiliar with the mount. The 08 seemed to have a pre-installed mount for the 2820. Dis that same mount work with the Zumo or did you install a different mount?

I would love the part numbers if you have them. :D
 

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I have just bought the mount myself going to fit it this weekend but it looks like the mount holes from the zumo cradle fit the bmw mount without any problems. I will have to take the plastic off but ive got to learn how it all comes off sometime .
 

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Correct....

philh24 said:
I have just bought the mount myself going to fit it this weekend but it looks like the mount holes from the zumo cradle fit the bmw mount without any problems. I will have to take the plastic off but ive got to learn how it all comes off sometime .
The Zumo cradle will mount directly to the "nub" although it could use a little help(I cut a rubber spacer to fit in between). I will see if I can come up with the cable part#. I got the # originally buy looking inside of the BMW ZUMO's box and got the # off of the cable.
 

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Can we get some pictures of the Zumo mounted on the LT please ... I am busy selling my 05 LT and will get a 08 one. The Navigator III mounts perfectly on the LT without messing around too much however at the price I would rather fit a Zumo.
 

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If you plan to use your GMX antenna, you still need a plan to run its cable from where ever you mount the puck. Just a 2730 with XM user on a BMR shelf.
 
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