Anyone got an axle cover to fit a 2012?

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Anyone got an axle cover to fit a 2012?

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Bit of a long shot, but has anyone gone one of these that they no longer need?


http://www.wunderlich.de/shop/en/hub-co ... 001-1.html
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The hole is there for a reason.
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RTman10 wrote: The hole is there for a reason.
Go on then, enlighten us ?.
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Is is 'To tarnish, and exhibit for all to see the poor quality materials that BMW use in their motorcycles' ?!
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Sullivj wrote: Is is 'To tarnish, and exhibit for all to see the poor quality materials that BMW use in their motorcycles' ?!

Amen to that
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Cooling.  Don't tell me somebody has managed to rust up the rear hole.
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I think the holes on the Wunderlich one have been designed to improve cooling, or at least maintain the same temperature.
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They say they have done it to make it look nice.
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RTman10 wrote: They say they have done it to make it look nice.

They wouldn't sell many, if they'd deliberately made them look ugly would they?!


They also say, the temperature remains the same:


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There you go then.  Doesn't do anything, just looks nice, they think.
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RTman10 wrote: , just looks nice

Which is precisely why I want one.
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My brother had one of these on a previous RT.  I was following him through Spain when it decided to make a bid for freedom and I consider myself fortunate that it missed me - it's bigger than you think.
He hasn't fitted another since, and I wouldn't fit one either.
They do look nice while they last though .....
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