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Old 02-03-2013, 03:21 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by bpeckm View Post
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The stem bearings are cross-referenced to pretty much all airheads starting with the /6 series. The actual top- and bottom units are shared with the R65 and the G/S, and vary only by some minor fasteners (for the R65 and ST headlight assembly).... but .... is it the same bottom/top dimensionally?

Anybody care to throw out their thoughts on that?
You are correct that they are the same. If you plan on doing a lot of off road it would perhaps be best to look at all the people who have done some really neat conversions to ST and G/Ss. As well, the front suspension is not the best (even by BMW standards).

For myself adding a Toastertan top plate, http://www.pbase.com/toastertan/top_braces
and Racetec (the US company) emulators was enough.

If you use the TT top brace you will need to add two holes for the headlight mounting bracket.
From BMW R80ST

Good luck

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