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Vince Prince
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Hi all,
After several months of 'lurking' I've bitten the bullet and taken the Queens shilling. After forty odd years riding, I'm just about to pull the trigger on a new Platin Bronze RTLE.
My first, of probably many, questions is how amenable are UK Motorrad dealers to negotiating discounts? Eighteen big ones is a lot of my hard earned. I will be adding sat nav and the silly priced  top box.
By the way, the beers are on me.
Cheers,
Vince.
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Welcome to the forum.  You might find that a discount on a new one is not readily available mainly because the bikes aren't from the factory.  You can probably get something off the Nav and a top box though.  Now are you sure about that gold/sand colour?
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Hello Vince and welcome to the forum! Dealer discounts??.....maybe (but not at all common!) at a year end if their targets haven't been met, but as RTman10 says, something off RT OEM accessories shoud be in order. Good luck.
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Thanks for the welcome. So it seems if I want a discount, I should buy a Triumph, their sales guy (Ongar Mcls) was almost begging me to buy a Trophy SE. Mind you after riding one, I could see why. The new gold colour RT with the black engine and drive line looks great. I wonder if they have gone away from silver due to corrosion issues.
Would 10-15% be in order as an accessory discount, all the bits and bobs are nearly two grand list.
Cheers,
Vince
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You should be able to get 10 with a bit of begging.
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Vince Prince wrote:I will be adding the silly priced top box.
Is this thread of any interest, bmw top case cheap, https://www.1200rt.com/index.php/topic, ... l#msg14916
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The dealer took off $1,000 here in the Midwest colonies last month on my new German Racing Silver with a touch of Gold color one.
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DaygloDavid wrote: Is this thread of any interest, bmw top case cheap, /index.php/topic,1885.msg14916.html#msg14916
I don't think that one has the central locking and the other whistles and flutes. But thanks anyway.
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Vince Prince wrote:I don't think that one has the central locking.
This one with Part No. 77438544631 has central locking,
RealOEM http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showpar ... Id=77_0673

Available from KFM, http://www.kfm-motorraeder.de/cms/en/ge ... 7438544631

The brake light is an extra,
RealOEM http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showpar ... Id=77_0394

KFM, http://www.kfm-motorraeder.de/cms/en/ge ... 7518520044
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Hi Vince. welcome,  enjoy the forum,  lots to learn on here......... ;)
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Thanks for the link DaygloDavid. Still a crazy price for a top box, but quite a saving over dealer price. Have you used this site?
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Vince
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Welcome Vince...
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Vince Prince wrote:Have you used this site?
No, just providing info. you may not have seen posted by turdbowman in another thread.

A written quote from a BMW Dealer listing all the parts required would be a good idea.
Put the part nos. into the KFM Website & see what the cost is.
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