Originally Posted by roycemek
I'll send a pm to one of the guys at Tischer to see if the official BMW tool is even avaliable.
Regarding the alternative, cost is about $30.
I guess we could confirm it if there was a BMW tech on the forums that has the tool and can take a better pic the official BMW tool.
I doubt the bikes use the coils as knock sensor detectors, like M3s do, but could be wrong. What we can do is ask if that special tool also works with N engine coils, which are more likely to be the ones used on bikes. We need input from a dealer (a tech) that also sells bikes indeed. You might have to start a different thread though. Will keep watching this one
. And thanks for the info on the coil extractor
. My guess is the BMW tool will be at least 4 times that