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    I have been a forum member since buying a new ST...

    I have been a forum member since buying a new ST in 2007. The ST & S versions were launched in 2006. I remember reading posts reporting piston slap issues on very early bikes. I think the fix was a...
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    I have used earlier version of the Monokey...

    I have used earlier version of the Monokey universal plate on both 2007 ST and 2013 GT[rear rack is same on ST &GT]. Fitted with supplied hardware except for the 4 bolts ---- you need to buy longer...
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    The GT is ideal for Scotland ---- roll on Spring....

    The GT is ideal for Scotland ---- roll on Spring. May weather can be great and midges haven't woken up! My old 2013 GT[now replaced by a 2019] pictured last May near Stac Pollaidh mountain in NW...
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    Thanks Andrew, that looks like a neat bit of kit...

    Thanks Andrew, that looks like a neat bit of kit and available in UK. Are you using it with Garmin Sat Nav? Do you use it with the flat coin sized speakers fitted in the helmet padding cut outs? If...
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    Thanks for replies Chris and Cramer. I am...

    Thanks for replies Chris and Cramer.
    I am looking for a simple solution for very occasional solo use -- not group intercom and would prefer not to have a Bluetooth "pod" on my helmet [turbulence /...
  6. Hi Yoav, The GT screen will not fit the ST. In...

    Hi Yoav,
    The GT screen will not fit the ST. In addition to the 3 main fixing screws at bottom of screen, the GT has two extra "hidden" screws higher up and the ST has no provision for those.
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    Motorworks in UK sell genuine belt for ST for...

    Motorworks in UK sell genuine belt for ST for ú189. The GT belt is still an eye watering ú333 but I am sure that will fall when Conti are able to supply other outlets other than BMW.
    See: ...
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    Sat Nav voice prompts

    I am contemplating buying a Garmin Sat Nav for use on my F800GT. Would only be for occasional longer trips and I want to keep things simple, particularly transmission of navigation voice prompts into...
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    I recently traded my 2013 GT for a new [one of...

    I recently traded my 2013 GT for a new [one of the last] GT because I had already gathered from the web and dealer that the new bike very likely to not meet my requirement criteria.
    Yesterday, I...
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    I bypassed the security warning [Internet...

    I bypassed the security warning [Internet Explorer] in order to start this thread. On several subsequent occasions, including this morning, I still had the warning which tends to disprove your...
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    Site Security Certificate

    I am receiving a warning regarding security certificate for F800GT forum. Can you fix it?
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    The ST panniers were the expanding "sports" type....

    The ST panniers were the expanding "sports" type. However, ex ST Left hand case would not fit on GT due to different positioning of exhaust silencer. BMW offered the sports panniers for F800R and I...
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    Recently traded in a 2013 F800GT at 46,000 miles...

    Recently traded in a 2013 F800GT at 46,000 miles ----- front pads were originals, less than half worn. Rear pads were replaced at about 35,000. Similar experience with an earlier '07 F800ST.
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    Glenn, Back in 2007, I purchased an Ilmberger...

    Glenn,
    Back in 2007, I purchased an Ilmberger carbon hugger for my F800ST. One piece, easy to fit and replaces the existing top guard for belt. I transferred it to my 2013 GT and am about to...
  15. I enjoyed my '07 ST [6 years / 43k miles] and '13...

    I enjoyed my '07 ST [6 years / 43k miles] and '13 GT [6 years and 45k miles]. So, at 74 what to see me biking to 80? Don't like the size / chain drive of imminent new model 850GT and no other bikes...
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    Thanks. In 12 years of F800 ownership, I have...

    Thanks. In 12 years of F800 ownership, I have replaced many dipped beam bulbs and luckily no problem with the dreaded clip. One day though my luck will run out and I will try your fix. May be if a...
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    Did you manage to install your fix with headlight...

    Did you manage to install your fix with headlight assembly installed or did you have to remove it to access retaining screw?
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    My comments on "the F800 clunk" based on total of...

    My comments on "the F800 clunk" based on total of 12 years /85,000 miles ST & GT ownership.
    The front mudguard is too short to offer protection to engine and the blade is very flexible, allowing it...
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    Very firmly fixed.

    Very firmly fixed.
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    My 2013 GT is now at 44,000 miles. For first few...

    My 2013 GT is now at 44,000 miles. For first few years, I ran it on RON 95 fuel as I had used on my previous bike, a 2007 ST. I decided to try the GT on RON 97 and found it ran significantly smoother...
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    I have DVD. It shows setting of belt tension...

    I have DVD. It shows setting of belt tension using special BMW tool part number 27 1 541. Suspect it will be expensive --- couldn't find price with quick google search. Anybody bought one?
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    Relevant info & pics at: ...

    Relevant info & pics at:

    https://www.motorcyclenews.com/news/2018/november/spy-shots-new-bmw-f850gt-motorcycle/
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    The F800GT is still available in UK. Best...

    The F800GT is still available in UK.
    Best information that my dealer can give is that it will probably been withdrawn Autumn 2019 and be replaced by an 850 with chain drive.
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    There have been a few posts on this subject....

    There have been a few posts on this subject. suggest you try a forum search.
    One of major issues has been guards hitting screen at full travel ---- depends on which screen / bar risers fitted.
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    Niall, Thanks for sorting that out for me. Chris

    Niall,
    Thanks for sorting that out for me.
    Chris
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