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My main thought is, Youch!:eek:
 

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On previous gen boxers the alternator was easy in the front and the clutch a PITA. An inevitable compromise of an in line crankshaft.

You have my sympathy.
 
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With the effort to pull it out, I’d be loathe to trust a cheap Chinese item. The genuine item is very expensive.
Have you considered getting a local specialist to reword the original? Won’t be cheap, but likely better than the original if you choose a highly regarded shop, and cheaper than the BMW item.
 

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With the effort to pull it out, I’d be loathe to trust a cheap Chinese item. The genuine item is very expensive.
Have you considered getting a local specialist to reword the original? Won’t be cheap, but likely better than the original if you choose a highly regarded shop, and cheaper than the BMW item.
My thoughts exactly. Even having the original BMW stator rebuilt may be better than a Chinese item. There's local a shop near me that will rebuild the original for about $200.

 

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Sometimes rebuilders will use better quality wire than the original, too.
 
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It’s surprising both those items failed.
The only reason I can think of for the clutch to have failed is if the rider doesn’t rev-match on down shifts then gradually releases the lever.
 

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Stator failure - shades of the early F800's, GS in my case. Just about everyone I knew with that engine needed to replace the stator around 50,000 km. I was able to source an EnDuraLast replacement for less than $200 as I recall, not much more than a rebuild, at the time. Probably a bit more now. Good quality, lasted until I traded in the GS on the '16 Roadster. I think BMW updated the design at some point.
 

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The flywheel was updated to allow more oil flow for cooling, @sturgeon.
Yes. The jury is still out on whether that worked as intended. I no longer have one so haven't been following the saga lately. At the time, it wasn't a big deal, other than the small cost of the non-OEM replacement stator. Changing it was easy; some of my pals carried a spare and a gasket on long trips. When I traded mine in, I sold my spare parts to a friend with an F800R.
 

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Yeah - my ST stator failed at something like 80k km and I replaced it with a new one (not rewound) from Rick’s Stators. It was generic F800 so I recall I had to adjust (shorten, obviously) the leads. I also re-used the original sheath to get that OEM look.
 
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