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    Immobiliser will be fitted for the EU market,...

    Immobiliser will be fitted for the EU market, alarm is an optional extra.
    It's different in ROW. :-)
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    CB360G5 - best of a '70s bad bunch. It went like...

    CB360G5 - best of a '70s bad bunch.
    It went like the 250 should have done.
    Handled like it had 2 swinging arms and brakes that would not stop the bike two-up downhill....
    Saving grace? lots of...
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    I'm claiming 2 .... Givi screen and tanklock tank...

    I'm claiming 2 .... Givi screen and tanklock tank bag :-)
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    Well.... the first question is "Where in the...

    Well.... the first question is "Where in the World are you"?????
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    Optimate 4 .... Turn the unit on without a...

    Optimate 4 ....
    Turn the unit on without a battery connected, the botom 2 LEDs flash periodically in canbus mode.
    Leave it in canbus mode even when directly connected - it still does its job just...
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    If you've not ridden in a year or three -...

    If you've not ridden in a year or three - consider doing a "Back to Biking" course. :-)
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    Do you mean this part? ...

    Do you mean this part?

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/264898108840
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    One has to be a bit more careful than that with...

    One has to be a bit more careful than that with "salvage title" in the uk. The fact that its clear now (in uk) dosn't mean it'll stay clear.
    Some years ago I bought a Corsa (1.2L small GM car)....
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    Advise depends on your country .... Are you in...

    Advise depends on your country ....
    Are you in the UK?? I'm guessing from your language that your're a leftpondian?
    Out of interest in the UK the condition of the bike would be a cat A or B write...
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    Valve clearances might be ok but is the valve...

    Valve clearances might be ok but is the valve timing right?
    Has the cam chain been put back a tooth out?
    Flames from exhaust and backfire also suggests that the exhaust valve timing is out/chain a...
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    Is the engine getting properly hot? Has the...

    Is the engine getting properly hot?
    Has the thermostat packed up, is missing?
    Any codes stored in tje ECU?
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    This post may be relevant? ...

    This post may be relevant?

    https://f800riders.org/forum/showthread.php/315893-Stalling-and-stuttering
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    Agreed - does not make a lot of sense. Best I...

    Agreed - does not make a lot of sense.
    Best I would suggest is to check the battery charging voltage and for damaged wiring around the throttle position sensor.
    Now .... it looks like the mechs...
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    Do you have a code number for the fault? If its...

    Do you have a code number for the fault?
    If its emission related a universal code reader might give you a number you could research/google ??
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    Lowestoft? Over 2 hours ride from here alas. Its...

    Lowestoft? Over 2 hours ride from here alas. Its likely that you'll need to invest in Motoscan.
    Its best to get their obd dongle 'cos its gaurenteed to work.
    Set you back about ú50 for the dongle...
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    Where in East Anglia are you based? I have...

    Where in East Anglia are you based?
    I have access to Motorscan for reading codes.
    Away at the moment, back next week -- based near Peterborough. :-)
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    1000 miles a year? Presumeably no winter riding?...

    1000 miles a year? Presumeably no winter riding?
    Oil/filter change every year - regardless of how low a milage.
    Brake fluid change every 2 years - thourough check of brake condition at the same...
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    Thats the beauty of postcodes. Garmin, where...

    Thats the beauty of postcodes.
    Garmin, where too, enter postcode, street number (if needed)
    Look at route to confirm destination is at the right end of the country. Go..... ignore direction as...
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    Dont your zip codes point to an...

    Dont your zip codes point to an address/building/street?
    In the uk we have a "post code" system of 5 or 6 letters and numbers. For example "PE12 1AB"
    PE12 is a district or area (part of...
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    Look here...

    Look here
    https://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=0B13-USA---K71-BMW-F 800 GT (0B03, 0B13)&diagId=77_0609

    The braket fits using replacement screws into the handlebar clamps.
    The satnav...
  21. Very neat. :-)

    Very neat. :-)
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    The one possibility is that someone had attempted...

    The one possibility is that someone had attempted to steal it, failed but left it loose on the mount.
    The (very) expensive Touratech mount looks like it would made theft difficult and certainly...
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    It took me a while and several very close calls...

    It took me a while and several very close calls to realise that the right gear at the right time was far more critical on the f800gt than it was on almost any other bike I've ridden.
    In a 30mph I...
  24. Wonder if the failing/failed r/r have hit the...

    Wonder if the failing/failed r/r have hit the alarm with a voltage spike ?
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    Good stuff the Givi Tankring range. Handy that...

    Good stuff the Givi Tankring range.
    Handy that the cheaper Kappa stuff fits as well.
    :-)
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