I know many you all are up in the snow and looking forward to spring. It`s right around the corner. But, seeing this warm sunny weather day in and day out down here in SWFL and having my LT in the shop for the past three weeks is driving me nuts. The clutch went out on my `03` with 17,000 mi. on it. The bike is out of warranty and BMW offered to pay 1/3 of the cost. I believe this is a good thing. The bill however is $1,600.00 before the help so I`m still going to have to come across with some pretty good dough. The bike was all back together once and it still leaked so this meant another tear down to replace the center seal. Now I`m being told they are waiting on a heat senser. I hope this isn`t an indication of how long each repair is going to take. I`m trying to be patient. Three weeks just seems like a long time for a clutch. Hopefully this might send them a message to replace all easily accessable seals while the bike is opened up. I`m ready to ride!