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    Yep, got my GT in December 2020 & haven't noticed...

    Yep, got my GT in December 2020 & haven't noticed any engine heat issues at all, here in the UK[lol2]
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    Looks like a Torx bolt to me, I could be...

    Looks like a Torx bolt to me, I could be mistaken, but if Torx, DJ123 may have a good suggestion for you
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    Hi Andy, might be worth a mail to this Co, to see...

    Hi Andy, might be worth a mail to this Co, to see if their offering suitable for your GT https://www.classiccarleds.co.uk/pages/about-us
  4. There are alternatives to the GS911. I use an OBD...

    There are alternatives to the GS911. I use an OBD diagnostic tool, does all I want it to at much lower cost than the South African tool. Link to UK seller, hopefully you can find it near you when...
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    Hi Corey, your stand pivot bolt & bush assembly...

    Hi Corey, your stand pivot bolt & bush assembly are missing. I wouldn’t use the centre stand until parts replaced as it could collapse. You can see the parts you need here ...
  6. Thread: Tire/Tyre Plug

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    Most punctures occur in the grooves, i.e. thinner...

    Most punctures occur in the grooves, i.e. thinner part of tyre, so I don't think location is an issue (if within the centre 50% of tyre)

    If it was a nail/screw I'd be inclined to run with it....
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    Hi Tim, cannot advise on your BMW connector,...

    Hi Tim, cannot advise on your BMW connector, other than to confirm that one wire is redundant, don't know which though.

    I used an aftermarket connector, came with 3 wires with clear instruction...
  8. Just an observation, I see milages/gallons from...

    Just an observation, I see milages/gallons from both the US, and the UK

    Be aware when comparing, that a US gallon, is approx 0.833 UK gallons. The F800GT's stated fuel capacity is 15 litres (3.3...
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    Biscuits, good call on the straight risers, as...

    Biscuits, good call on the straight risers, as said earlier, my 20mm ones made a surprising difference, but by all means go for the 30mm

    Brake line with Voigt 30mm extender will be fine
    As you...
  10. Hi Tris, I went thru the same decision last year...

    Hi Tris, I went thru the same decision last year for another bike. One of the reviews I found useful was https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1leVfe5EGg&t=293s
    Compares the PR4 with Metz R 01 (& others)...
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    Thanks for your feedback Bill. Experimenting at...

    Thanks for your feedback Bill. Experimenting at the mo' with a foam mat seat pad, before deciding whether to go for higher seat, or lower pegs kit.
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    How about using double sided tape?, e.g Gorilla...

    How about using double sided tape?, e.g Gorilla Heavy Duty Double Sided Mounting Tape
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    Hi Bill neat job on the lower height stop Can...

    Hi Bill neat job on the lower height stop

    Can I ask if you've had any issues with the brake light staying on &/or binding brakes?
    Searching these forums, another posted that the brake light is...
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    Still happy with my 40mm extenders

    Still happy with my 40mm extenders
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    This

    This
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    Nice review PhotoAl. Of course had to have a look...

    Nice review PhotoAl. Of course had to have a look at Vern Eide site. Your bike looking good.
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    100k plus miles on a well maintained engine no...

    100k plus miles on a well maintained engine no problem. Expect running gear to be a little tired at high mileage - suspension/shocks, wheel bearings etc
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    Yes, Battery replacement would be my call. If OE...

    Yes, Battery replacement would be my call. If OE its done well to last 8 years, in fact could have been replaced at 4, & worn out again after another 4 years
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    Cannot advise base on your close ups This...

    Cannot advise base on your close ups

    This library picture similar to my 18 GT, the female adapter plug (missing) fits in the clip seen. If you have that you need the male plug...
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    hey Biscuits, might be as simple as a badly...

    hey Biscuits, might be as simple as a badly adjusted rear brake lever/switch. That's where I'd start, then look at more involved causes

    You bought this a few months ago? If so is a dealer warranty...
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    Poll on UKGSER : What GPS do you use? Voters...

    Poll on UKGSER : What GPS do you use? Voters 187.

    Garmin Bike Specific Unit 70.05%
    TomTom Bike Specific Unit 12.30%
    Other Bike Specific Unit 1.07%
    Car Sat Nav 1.60%...
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    Never used a phone sat nav so cannot comment on...

    Never used a phone sat nav so cannot comment on that. Had various Garmin’s for 12+ years & am a fan

    Check out cost of a compatible Bmw nav (Garmin) compared with standalone Garmin Zumo 300 series...
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    Mate of mine had GS bars on his RS, made a...

    Mate of mine had GS bars on his RS, made a difference he said
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    Not so on my 18 GT. Battery disconnected to fit...

    Not so on my 18 GT. Battery disconnected to fit heated jacket lead, Service indicator unchanged. You do have to reset the clock & you lose any trip milages you have set.

    Maybe they changed it...
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    On previous bikes I've connected the Zumo direct...

    On previous bikes I've connected the Zumo direct to battery - no drainage issues at all. Just remember to switch off or remove the Zumo when you leave the bike
    (Definitely remove Zumo when parked...
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