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Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By Fatboy206
Pivot Pinion Cover

Been looking for a pivot cover for my GS, just can't seem to find something I fancy. Seen that one outfit offer a black or silver plastic unit which sells for about $20 which just clips in. Looks...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 753
Posted By Fatboy206
Fastway Footpegs for 2(012) R1200GS

Can anyone confirm if the F4 and F3 footpegs are the same except for the cleats, can both be fitted with an upper or lower position setting? Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,080
Posted By Fatboy206
Oil Filters

Thanks guys, appreciate it.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,080
Posted By Fatboy206
Oil Filters

Looking for an oil filter other than the BMW specified item, my local dealer is out of stock and seemed very expensive too.
I have read that the BOSCH 3330 and K&N-164 work on the R1200GS, can...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-25-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By Fatboy206
Oil Filters

Thanks guys, got the info I was looking for.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,759
Posted By Fatboy206
Oil Filters

Can anyone tell me if the oil filters used on the 1200GS and on the 800GS are the same thing?

I see that the parts numbers differ but are they structurally different?

Just checking 'cos I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-25-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By Fatboy206
Oil Filters

Can anyone tell me if the oil filters used on the 1200GS and on the 800GS are the same thing?

I see that the parts numbers differ but are they structurally different?

Just checking 'cos I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By Fatboy206
Luggage Top Box

Got it, thank you.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By Fatboy206
Luggage Top Box

I have a top box (BMW Part # 7 160 7 660 564) adjustable type, which is fitted to a F800GS which I bought for my wife.
I'd like to use the same top box on my new 1200GS.
The 800's support plate...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,151
Posted By Fatboy206
Centre Stand Too Short

Why not take it to a metal fab shop and have them cut it and insert two spacer pieces and weld it up again, easy!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,623
Posted By Fatboy206
GPS Wiring

That's a big help guys, thank you :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,623
Posted By Fatboy206
GPS Wiring

Sounds like a plan, I'll give it a try, thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,623
Posted By Fatboy206
GPS Wiring

It's a R1200GS, and if I'm not mistaken this is the Oilhead Boxer site.

Maybe the FATBOY bit was misleading!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,623
Posted By Fatboy206
GPS Wiring

Can anyone tell me if it's possible to feed a GPS cable from the handlebars under the tank to the battery without removing the tank?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,507
Posted By Fatboy206
Rear Mudflap thing!

I just bought a new GS and the first thing I'm going do is take it off!

Supposed to stop mud and water spray from rooster tailing the guys behind you. Simple, don't ride directly behind me :D
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 28,423
Posted By Fatboy206
F800GS Lowered Suspension & Maintenance Centre Stand

I just wanted to say that I havesuccessfully lowered my F800GS after the thread posted by a fellow inmate in December 2008, who described in great detail, how he successfully lowered his bike. So the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,409
Posted By Fatboy206
New bike

Nice bike! Had to choose between one the same colour as yours or a silver one, chose the latter. Getting it next week, so I understand your excitement :clap:clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-11-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 575
Posted By Fatboy206
Heated hand grips

Searched the site but failed to find information abouthand heated grips for a F800GS, has anyone installed heated grips, BMW stuff or aftermarket, any thoughts about quality and price please?
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By Fatboy206
Thanks Fiwi, appreciated.

Thanks Fiwi, appreciated.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2012, 02:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By Fatboy206
800GS Centre Stand Pivot Bolt Height

Guys, If anyone who has a F800GS equipped with a centre stand, could tell me what the height is from the floor to the centre of the centre stand pivot point is when the bike is sitting on the stand....
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-30-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,528
Posted By Fatboy206
Finman, When you talk about the Hyperpro 50mm and...

Finman, When you talk about the Hyperpro 50mm and 25mm kits, does that suggest that the springs are shorter by those amounts? I'd like to query something like I did with another inmate, the shorter...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,372
Posted By Fatboy206
Buying tactics

Plaz, I like your style. Going to try that out soon.:D
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-29-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,528
Posted By Fatboy206
800 Lowering

Thanks for your comments, I still have questions please. Does the lowering kit contain just shorter springs, if so it seems to me that when you install them all that is happening is that you're still...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-21-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,085
Posted By Fatboy206
F800GS Centre Stand

I am considering purchasing a F800GS (2010 or 2011) from a friend who got the bike from another guy so my bud can't answer my question about the absent centre stand. I noticed the bike did not have a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,528
Posted By Fatboy206
F800GS Suspension Lowering

I have anF800GS which I would like to lower so my wife can ride it. I read an article by a fellow inmate which explains lowering by releasing the clamps and pushing the front forks up about an inch...
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