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    Yes, ask the local dealer -- here in the UK it'll...

    Yes, ask the local dealer -- here in the UK it'll cost about £80/£100 for a key.
    I asked a local Locksmith (specialising in Automobile locks).
    Can do it, need old key to look at data interchanged...
  2. Firstly carry out a "sniff test" to check for...

    Firstly carry out a "sniff test" to check for combustion gasses in the coolant. A litmus paper check is also available. This will indicate wether the head gasket has failed pressurising the system
    ...
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    Engine heat? Not a problem in the uk where 30C is...

    Engine heat? Not a problem in the uk where 30C is considered an unbearable heatwave.
    At under 10C my legs are warm and comfortable. :-)
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    Yes, the circuit is electronicaly limited to 5A.

    Yes, the circuit is electronicaly limited to 5A.
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    If its a torx recess its off the BMW. If its hex...

    If its a torx recess its off the BMW.
    If its hex recess its not. Try a torx/hex key in it to see.
    First thought that comes to mind is to check the centre stand securing bolts.
    Is it M6 or M8 ??
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    Have a look here might give you a clue....

    Have a look here might give you a clue.
    https://bikeluggage.co.uk/collections/shad-spares-repairs/products/shad-sh36-pannier-spare-parts-d1b36sp
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    Do you have the original key? If so the barrell...

    Do you have the original key?
    If so the barrell comes out once a latch tumbler is pressed in with the key inserted and the pannier opened. The latch tumbler is also hidden from view until the key...
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    Look at the link .... item 5 is secured by...

    Look at the link .... item 5 is secured by screws from the inside and is adjustable.

    https://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=0B13-USA---K71-BMW-F%20800%20GT%20(0B03,%200B13)&diagId=77_0613
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    The rubber pads on the standard Shad panniers are...

    The rubber pads on the standard Shad panniers are adjustable.
    There are screws inside the pannier that when loosened allow the pads to be moved. The panniers on my F800GT were floppy until I...
  10. Engine oil. Gearbox shares the same oil - common...

    Engine oil. Gearbox shares the same oil - common on most bikes.
  11. Interesting - I would like to know the answer as...

    Interesting - I would like to know the answer as well.
    I have a hunch that it wont fit because the logic pcb replaces part o the helmet liner.
  12. Look up the motoscan product. motoscan.de ...

    Look up the motoscan product.
    motoscan.de
    odbll dongle + software + adapter cable at approx £100
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    Compared with other bikes I have ridden the GT's...

    Compared with other bikes I have ridden the GT's rearbrake is weak with little effective stopping power above walking pace.
    The ABS is easily triggered - without it great care would be needed to...
  14. Thread: Tire/Tyre Plug

    by Bogbody
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    No problem getting a professional repair in the...

    No problem getting a professional repair in the UK.
    Exceptions -
    One repair per tyre
    Not near or in the sidewall
  15. Thread: Tire/Tyre Plug

    by Bogbody
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    Get it checked and repaired professonaly. The...

    Get it checked and repaired professonaly.
    The object may have damaged the tyre structure.
    Any roadside repair should be checked by a professional. Its vital to check the tyre carcase on the inside...
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    Check the tail light bulb by taking it out and...

    Check the tail light bulb by taking it out and looking at it.
    If the 5W filament has failled the bike uses the 21W filament at low power as a substitute.

    The dipped headlight bulb comes on when...
  17. As far as I'm concerned it's up to the seller to...

    As far as I'm concerned it's up to the seller to produce a report/invoice/quote on the cause and likely cost.
    Or -- walk away, plenty of bikes out there. :-)
  18. You'll need more than 20W -- try a 55W halogen...

    You'll need more than 20W -- try a 55W halogen headlight bulb.
    Take the battery off the bike. Leave for24 hrs..
    Use a multimeter to check battery voltage.
    If less than 11.66V battery is no good....
  19. Missfire? - defective sparkplug or coil pack ?...

    Missfire? - defective sparkplug or coil pack ?
    Leaking injector ?
    Burnt damaged valve, no compression on one cylinder?
    My guess is that fuel has ended up in the exhaust - it has ignited resulting...
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    ABS ? Will fitting it dry introduce a lot of air...

    ABS ? Will fitting it dry introduce a lot of air into the ABS pump?
    Something I guess might be "undesireable"??
    Would it be better to fill it on the bench and bleed it at the first hose joint ?????...
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    A quick look on ebay found several oil pans for...

    A quick look on ebay found several oil pans for less than £100.
    :-)
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    Ebay for drain plug? Local (non-BMW) bike shop...

    Ebay for drain plug?
    Local (non-BMW) bike shop for re-theading kit (aka Helicoil??????)
  23. Fit a Givi mounting base to the f800. You then...

    Fit a Givi mounting base to the f800.
    You then have a huge choice of 2nd hand boxes off Ebay.
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    I'm glad to see I'm not the only member of the...

    I'm glad to see I'm not the only member of the SAD club on here. I am also a serial offender :-)
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    Agreed , as the slip was likely caused by lack of...

    Agreed , as the slip was likely caused by lack of grip rather than too much power its unlikely to intervene.
    Same with ABS, the wheel might have been slipping but likely it was still rotating...
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