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Offlineichavis

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    Wonder if someone can help here?   I have a 2014 R1200RT... on the left ,  front side,  when I remove the fairing panel i can see an air intake above the radiator,  there is some sort of fastner that is missing from that spot that attaches the air intake to the body,  it is not a regular screw as best as i can tell. .... I've attached 2 photos pointing to the spot.  I've pulled my hair out trying to look at different parts fiches but can't seem to find it.   anyone have any idea from the photos what this may be?  thanks in advance,  Ira
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      Re: Does anyone know what this missing fastener maybe?
      « Reply #1 on: 2020-05-21 16:27:41 »
      Try this
      « Last Edit: 2020-05-21 18:53:43 by Beagle »

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        « Last Edit: 2020-05-21 16:42:53 by David. »

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          Re: Does anyone know what this missing fastener maybe?
          « Reply #3 on: 2020-05-21 17:01:06 »
          Thank you!... Not very clear ... but now i understand.  thank you! Ira
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            Re: Does anyone know what this missing fastener maybe?
            « Reply #4 on: 2020-05-21 17:44:11 »
            Hi Ira


            Just had that side apart on my 2016 to fit some Denali lights.  The bracket uses the two screws you can see behind the air duct, so I removed the screw that you have missing while the bracket was fitted..  From memory it was a black Torx head screw.  I don't think it is the end of the world if it is missing, just leaves a small air gap. 

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              Re: Does anyone know what this missing fastener maybe?
              « Reply #5 on: 2020-05-21 18:02:53 »
              Thank you!... Not very clear ... but now i understand.  thank you! Ira


              You could buy a mushroom head stainless 5x12 mm screw and add a washer or you could get one from the dealer.

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                Re: Does anyone know what this missing fastener maybe?
                « Reply #6 on: 2020-05-21 21:03:20 »
                Flanged button head screws are available without going to a BMW dealer.

                « Last Edit: 2020-05-21 21:06:45 by David. »

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                  Re: Does anyone know what this missing fastener maybe?
                  « Reply #7 on: 2020-05-21 21:50:42 »
                  ......................  Or you could have a look in your bolt/screw box In the garage and you may have one or a longer one you can cut down.

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                    Re: Does anyone know what this missing fastener maybe?
                    « Reply #8 on: 2020-05-22 04:04:03 »
                    I do have one similar,  maybe 20 :)
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