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    I think BMW may have shot themselves in the foot....

    I think BMW may have shot themselves in the foot. To my eye the "Comfort" saddle looks to be of much higher quality than the standard it just sets the bike of nicely. I don't know what the actual...
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    Air Bag Vest/Suit

    We have had a bit of discussion of air bag vests recently on the forum and I think I may be a convert. I came across the following link on a non motorcycling forum today and it's made me think....
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    Less than ú200 in the UK from Nippy Normans. It...

    Less than ú200 in the UK from Nippy Normans. It terms of fitting I've stated a couple of times that the trick for me is replacing the two allen headed bolts that Wunderlich supply to fasten crash...
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    As far as I'm aware only the Wunderlich is...

    As far as I'm aware only the Wunderlich is currently available for the GT. There are a few threads on the forum regards fitting and general thoughts. I have them and to me they do spoil the lines of...
  5. Thread: Warpage

    by MGD109
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    I'd check the wheel where the mounting bolt...

    I'd check the wheel where the mounting bolt fasten, the surfaces should be free from burs and bumps. Then I'd check they are true with a DTI (dial test indicator) clock. Not sure what the official...
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    From recent work on the bike I know indicator...

    From recent work on the bike I know indicator only shows fail when power is applied, if you turn off the indicator the warning still shows you need to correct the fault but power does need to be...
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    Never heard of this odd problem. I would do...

    Never heard of this odd problem.

    I would do the following to try to define if changing gear is somehow switching on the main beam or if it's only actually triggering the warning light.

    Remove...
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    Welcome from south of the border.

    Welcome from south of the border.
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    Welcome

    Welcome
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    Very good question and one I can't answer. The...

    Very good question and one I can't answer. The only time I've had manufactures have an opinion on it is with bicycles and the mounting of now older type square taper crank arms, the arms are alloy...
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    Welcome from just across the border.

    Welcome from just across the border.
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    Very interesting Guenther. So in the past I've...

    Very interesting Guenther.

    So in the past I've started the application whilst in my garage and only been able to get the Lite version (no wifi in the garage and phone by default has data off). Had...
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    Go on Cramer stop teasing the OP un clip the cut...

    Go on Cramer stop teasing the OP un clip the cut wires from the horn and tell us all how you did it (looks like the indicator socket type to me)
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    MotoScan is a cheap option if you already have an...

    MotoScan is a cheap option if you already have an Android device that you can use, but you will need to add the cost of cable and ODB adapter to the licence price.

    I'm personally very happy with...
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    Welcome, I've never had to trailer mine so...

    Welcome,

    I've never had to trailer mine so unable comment on best place to tie it down. If it's got the center stand option I strongly suspect suitable tie down points will become self evident.
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    Coincidentally currently rebuilding my 1977 Land...

    Coincidentally currently rebuilding my 1977 Land Rover for the second time. First time (30 years ago now!!!) I replaced the chassis with a fully galvanized one, first chassis had numerous patches and...
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    I've had one bolt on my GT that was a PITA to...

    I've had one bolt on my GT that was a PITA to remove. It was used to mount the crash bars and screws into the front of the engine crankcase. It rotated a couple of turns then locked up which for me...
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    From my own experience and the reports of others...

    From my own experience and the reports of others on this forum it would seem the ZFE is very tolerant of under current conditions, overload is very different. I think the original horn runs at 5 amp...
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    Not suggesting you don't know what you're about...

    Not suggesting you don't know what you're about tefred but in my experience it's easy to be "fooled" into using an undersized torx key/socket. A little bit of muck in the head of the bolt can make...
  20. Thread: 800 in the rain

    by MGD109
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    My brother is a keen hill walker and swears by...

    My brother is a keen hill walker and swears by Altberg boots. As Nigel states don't claim to be waterproof but according to our kid they absolutely are, he is lucky to be close enough to the makers...
  21. Thread: 800 in the rain

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    Are you sure that's the problem Chris? I accept...

    Are you sure that's the problem Chris? I accept fully your reasoning that a longer wire of same gauge and construction will have greater resistance and therefore reduce the current being delivered to...
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    As far as I'm aware the only engine protection...

    As far as I'm aware the only engine protection for the GT is the Wunderlich crash bars.
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    Not sure how much difference it makes but the...

    Not sure how much difference it makes but the original battery is an AGM type not gel.The Exide AGM battery is this one:-
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  24. Thread: New to f800GT

    by MGD109
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    Below is a link to a thread about fitting...

    Below is a link to a thread about fitting Wunderlich crash bars to the GT. I did it to mine for the same reasons as yourself.
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  25. Thread: 800 in the rain

    by MGD109
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    I'm stating the obvious but unless your ridding...

    I'm stating the obvious but unless your ridding pants go outside your boots water will always run down your leg and inside your boot makes no difference how waterproof your boot is. This combination...
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