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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Poll: POLL: Has your F650GS/F800GS twin gas tank cracked?

    The purpose of this poll it to determine how widespread the gas tank cracking problem is for the BMW F800GS/F650GS twins, and if the problem might be...

    Started by jrwooden‎, 12-21-10
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: New GS Twin Pics

    With the F658GS being available real soon in the US, I thought I'd start a picture thread for all those who got themselves one. It would be nice to...

    Started by blackie‎, 08-22-08
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: 2013 F800GS and F700GS Recall: Side Stand Issue

    http://ultimatemotorcycling.com/bmw-recalls-2013-f800gs-f700gs-due-to-side-stand-issues/ <edit de100kb> produced June 1, 2012, through Oct. 18,...

    Started by Pete7874‎, 07-12-13
    2013, f700gs, f800gs, recall, side stand
    • Replies: 18
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: DIY vids.

    Hi all , not sure if this has been done , but it would be interesting to post vids of DIY stuff (repairs, mods , oil change etc) Would be a good...

    Started by Giodog2000‎, 06-27-10
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  1. Recommendations for H7 Headlight replacement (F800GS)

    Just spent an hour researching H7 headlight replacements. Seems like the Philips Moto Xtreme (made for cars) is popular. So is the Osram...

    Started by hgpilot‎, 2 Days Ago
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  2. Power commander 5 - fuel table for extractors, two brothers exhaust and k&n filter

    Hi, i want to get a power commander 5 for f800gs but very difficult to dyno bikes in hobart. Ive also heard a few negative reports about the...

    Started by Flash Gordon‎, 17 Hours Ago
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  3. How to change chain & sprockets?

    I've just returned from a 6,500 km trip... did the Trans Labrador Highway (clockwise) starting from Montreal. Then Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince...

    Started by Eldor‎, 6 Days Ago
    chain, sprocket
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  4. Aux. Plug. Who Uses it and for What?

    Still wondering about this. Has anybody actually ever plugged anything into it that worked. It still sits a rustin and a molderin beside my ignition...

    Started by ToadRide‎, 08-16-10
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  5. ESA and ASC?

    Anyone think ESA and ASC (stability/traction control and auto suspension adjustment) are worth having on a GS bike? I'm looking at the 2013 model...

    Started by CrustyOldFart‎, 10-05-12
    asc, esa, f800gs
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  6. F800GS Crash Bars ?

    I'm in the market for lower and upper crash bars for 2014 F800GS and would like to hear your views on what brand is the best to buy ? Thanks !

    Started by scomeau1‎, 03-16-14
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  7. 2014 F800GS Adventure Windscreen

    Does anyone know if the windscreen for the 2014 F800GS Adventure works with a 2013 F800GS? I can't see why it wouldn't but I wasn't sure.

    Started by timchilcott‎, 05-09-14
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  8. Front abs issue on f800 gs

    Hi guys. Just need your feedback on this issue. I have an intermittent issue with the front abs on my f800gs. What happens is that once in a while...

    Started by Anar‎, 11-05-11
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  9. Troubleshooting ABS sensor

    Ok, so I went to start my bike (2013 BMW F800 GS) a few days ago and the ABS sensor flashed for almost 3 minutes before it finally allowed me to...

    Started by timchilcott‎, 3 Days Ago
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  10. Gear Indicator Intermittent failure

    Was riding today on the highway and then noticed that the gear indicator in the dashboard was blank .... i was on 6th gear ... few seconds later, it...

    Started by Lyes‎, 07-12-14
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  11. How much did you pay MSRP?

    Dealer has quoted me an OTD price of: 2014 F800GSA - Loaded -$15,495 Vin# WB10B1502EZ493060 -aluminum sidecases with locks - $1,260 ...

    Started by IMPLIWG‎, 06-18-14
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  12. Chain Adjustment

    Guys the user manual says the chain adjustment is to be done with the bike on the side stand! however all the video i have seen in you-tube shows...

    Started by Lyes‎, 03-25-14
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  13. Touring screen GSA 800GS

    do you know if the F800GSA 2014 screen is compatible with the F800GS 2013, i know that you will need to buy the extra support bar for the F800GS....

    Started by Gaza‎, 3 Weeks Ago
    screen touring
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  14. Is F800GS user friendly when it comes to maintenance?

    I've been riding a boxer motor bike for a number of years and I perform all of my routine maintenance tasks myself. I'm considering buying an F800GS...

    Started by txtinman‎, 2 Weeks Ago
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  15. 2010 F650GS clogged fuel injectors

    During my fifth ride of the season we stopped for an ice cream after riding for a couple of hours. Cone consumed, I returned to my bike and it...

    Started by JudithD‎, 05-31-11
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  16. F800GS swarf found in oil fliter

    Does anybody know which route(s) oil reaches the filter mounted on the front of the F800GS engine? I have found some sugar grain size alloy and short...

    Started by Barker‎, 3 Weeks Ago
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  17. What tube to take?

    Hello to all, I am about to head on a summer trip of 4.5k km..... And was wondering what spare tube to take? The rear or the front ..... ( not...

    Started by Lyes‎, 4 Weeks Ago
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  18. Trans-Lab Trail in August?

    Just decided that I'd try to do the Trans-Labrador Trail from August 1st to 14th. I didn't know until today that I could get that time off so...

    Started by Eldor‎, 07-04-14
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  19. F800gs Noisy exhaust

    MY 8kmile, 2011 GS has an intermittently loud exhaust note that is doing my head in. Just returned from 2000 mile run and sometimes it sounds like...

    Started by gsglenahoe‎, 3 Weeks Ago
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  20. Fog lamp for 800gs

    Guys, I'm on the market for a set of Fog lamps for my 800gs- 2012. Couple of advise is needed from riders who have installed the same or other Fog...

    Started by Lyes‎, 06-28-14
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  21. Adjusting the rear damping rebound

    Hi, I recently decided to get the suspension on my F650GS adjusted correctly, and I turned to the manual. My manual is in Swedish (and I am Danish),...

    Started by Dr. Jones‎, 09-03-12
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  22. F650GS Rear Bearing Failure at 60Kmi

    My 2010 F650GS experienced rear bearing failure on a highway trip at 60K miles. I felt a handling instability at highway speed, similar to riding...

    Started by Leigh‎, 07-12-14
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  23. 2013 BMW F800GS - One of the BEST bikes Ever!

    Today was pick up day for me and my new F800. Our garage is back to being normal with 2 bikes in it. I started the Best Bike ever for the 650's and...

    Started by soph9‎, 10-13-12
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  24. New F800 GSA owner lots of questions ?

    I've had a lot of duel-sport bikes over the years. A couple air head GS's, Vstrom 650 & 1000 ( kind of a duel sport) and several KLR 650s. Last tour...

    Started by dirtzoombie‎, 07-06-14
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  25. 2014 F800GS ADVENTURE Panniers back order

    Does any one have the real answer of when the new Panniers will be in the states for the 2014 F800GS Adventure model.. I can't find ANY in the states...

    Started by shortline1‎, 05-12-14
    adventure, f800gs adventure, panniers, rack
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  26. BMW warranty... Country specific!!

    Okay, I'm about to leave after work tonight on a 4 day trip to take advantage of a rare (for my business) long weekend, and last night on the way...

    Started by Eldor‎, 06-28-14
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  27. Laminar Lip

    I have the optional touring screen on my 2013 F800GS and very early in my life with the bike I ordered a Laminar Lip for it. I hadn't been happy...

    Started by Eldor‎, 07-05-14
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  28. Help Needed ...... Front Tyre usage

    just got my bike back from the dealer and one of the items that surprise me is the usage of the front tire compared to the rear.... the tires are...

    Started by Lyes‎, 07-01-14
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  29. And now, a valve cover gasket

    13000 miles, just under expiration of the three year warranty by a month, and the valve cover gasket starts leaking enough of that $8 a quart oil to...

    Started by Dooder‎, 07-05-14
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  30. ticking when engine is hot

    my 2009 F800 GS has acquired a tick once it has heated up, it is so concerning that I was turning off the engine at red lights. I found that it...

    Started by bc rider‎, 06-30-14
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  31. F800GS Wont Start

    This is my daily driver, well only on dry days during the winter. Drove it to work last week, yesterday, everyday and never problems. Today went to...

    Started by FredsF800‎, 03-24-10
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  32. Oil seepage from weep hole on water pump?

    So today I was inspecting my radiator hoses to see if they were creeping off... (they weren't) BUT I noticed a wet oily spot about the size of a...

    Started by jrwooden‎, 11-23-08
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  33. Removing wheels: F800GS vs F650GS

    Thanks to my NoMar tire changing stand, I've suddenly got more friends than I realized. :) One of them is coming over Friday afternoon for me...

    Started by Eldor‎, 06-25-14
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  34. Australia, Melbourne

    Has any one fitted an aftermarket exhaust to there F800GS in Melbourne, Frankston side. I am looking to buy one but would like to have a listen and...

    Started by Gaza‎, 02-12-14
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  35. After 42.000km In 22 months need to change Chain Drive wich rear sprocket M8 or M10?

    Hi guys. Greetings from Ecuador. I'm going to buy a new chain drive, 2012 F650GS, I can see that they are two different rear sprockets Z=41 M8 and...

    Started by RBVEcuadorF800‎, 06-09-14
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  36. Steering head bearing type

    Does anyone know the steering head bearing type (or sizes) for the F800GS (top and bottom). Thanks

    Started by drid‎, 10-06-11
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  37. Bike wash & cut out won't start

    Hi So got my bike washed and the dude sprayed water under the seat and flooded the tub where the fuel pump and fuel pump contoller are. I started...

    Started by Markie Mark‎, 06-11-14
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  38. Greasing swing arm bearings

    Yesterday I replaced my rear tire with an Anakee 3, installed a new "Orbit" (the Cycle Gear generic house brand) chain and since I was already a...

    Started by Richard230‎, 05-27-14
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  39. Drain bolts on F650GS Twin's forks? I see something there...

    Preparing to install Intiminators today and noticed what look like drain bolts on the underside of the forks. Everyone seems to mention there aren't...

    Started by UfoPilot‎, 01-20-13
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  40. High speed wobble

    My 800GS is smooth on the highway till about 70 MPH.After that the handlebars start to pull left and right making the bike scary.It did this bone...

    Started by ruufman58‎, 10-27-08
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  41. Golden Exhaust Pipe

    Hi Few weeks ago, while it was really crappy weather on the week-end, i decided to clean and polish the exhaust pipe of my GS. they were looking...

    Started by Lyes‎, 06-04-14
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  42. 2003 f650cs

    I know this is a F650gs board. However I can't find a good board for F650cs. I just bought 1 used 2003 F650cs. I would like to know what's the best...

    Started by standerby‎, 06-04-14
    f650cs shifting
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  43. 40 hours needed for 20,000 km service????

    Guys i have made a service appointment for the 20,000 KM service at my BMW dealer. and got a list of items they are gong to look at/change, inspect...

    Started by Lyes‎, 06-01-14
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  44. Dragging rear brake

    I've searched the forum for this issue and didn't see anything that seemed to be on point. I have a 2010 F650GS. I've noticed that my rear brake...

    Started by FidalgoRob‎, 05-15-14
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  45. Tire Mounting & Wheel Balancing

    I admit, I'm a novice at this. I've mounted and balanced motorcycle tires only 6 times so far and I did it using only what I carry on the bike. The...

    Started by Eldor‎, 05-15-14
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  46. Oh !! That its a motorcycling thing luv

    Isnt it strange Here we are we go out and buy the bike of our dreams, I just paid over ú10,000 for a new 800 GS with factory fitted extras ,...

    Started by step2534‎, 05-18-14
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  47. F650GS: lowered suspension or not?

    I'm ordering a 2010 BMW F650GS through their military discount program, and I'm trying to decide whether to order the regular suspension or lowered...

    Started by sundog‎, 08-31-09
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  48. Which center stand...???

    My 2012 F650GS came without a center stand. I have looked at several forums..part catalogs...and factory diagrams. Who has which center stand and...

    Started by runnr548‎, 05-17-14
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  49. Service reminder/date reset with GS 911

    I had someone I knew let me borrow their GS 911 to reset my service reminder and when I did so I reset both the service miles and service date...

    Started by BMWGSRider‎, 01-01-12
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