Ignition key hole question

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Ignition key hole question

Postby RJP3579 » Tue Aug 06, 2013 11:21 pm

Do the R1200GS bikes have a small door the covers the ignition key hole when you remove the key? Mine does not and I don't remember if it had one or not. Just noticed the other day when I removed the key that there is none.
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Re: Ignition key hole question

Postby Genen8kua » Wed Aug 07, 2013 12:05 am

Fascinating. I'd never noticed that before either, but my 2007 1200GS is without such a door on the ignition. Same for the vario cases and the seat lock. I always wondered if the door did more to impede evaporation than limit water intrusion, but who knows?
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Re: Ignition key hole question

Postby RJP3579 » Wed Aug 07, 2013 4:47 am

My Hepco & Becker top case has a cover over the slit for the key on the lock and I think that may be why I am thinking the bike is missing it so not sure it ever had one. I guess not. Thanks...
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Re: Ignition key hole question

Postby Chiba » Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:19 am

My '05 doesn't.
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Re: Ignition key hole question

Postby dcgsrider » Wed Aug 07, 2013 10:05 am

No flap here either. The ignition lock and the locks on the Vario cases are prone to freeze up. I carry de-icer during the colder months.
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