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Old 05-03-2013, 07:16 PM   #1
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Question GS Turn Signal Mods for OffRoad?

I have not turned up any clear answers on search, but was wondering if there are any simple mods or alternatives on the GS's front turn signals to make them more durable?
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Old 05-03-2013, 07:43 PM   #2
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Yup, but they are expensive. I went with the Euro turn signals. They are much shorter and tend to survive crashes better. I don't recall how much but they have been on my bike for 5 years and I love them.



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My BMW parts guy got my the part numbers. There is an OLD thread here on ADV about the conversion.
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Old 05-03-2013, 08:42 PM   #3
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Buy a set of oem rear turn signals and put them up front. They're shorter. You can find them on eBay a lot of times pretty cheap.


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Old 05-03-2013, 09:27 PM   #4
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The Euro LEDs run about 45 bucks a pop. I just swapped all mine out on my new LC GS.
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Old 05-04-2013, 04:41 PM   #5
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Buy a set of oem rear turn signals and put them up front. They're shorter. You can find them on eBay a lot of times pretty cheap.


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+1 on this mod, just did it today. Super sano!! I'll post pictures in a bit. Keeps the OE look without the goofy length.

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Old 05-04-2013, 08:45 PM   #6
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you can get the stand offs separately. use either the rear stand off (very short stem) or the euro stand off (slightly longer) with your OEM turn signal housings. Both with move the turn signal inward and help prevent damage in a drop.
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Old 05-04-2013, 11:28 PM   #7
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mods not necessary

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you can get the stand offs separately. use either the rear stand off (very short stem) or the euro stand off (slightly longer) with your OEM turn signal housings. Both with move the turn signal inward and help prevent damage in a drop.
If you buy the front turn signal mount from an F800 they are as short as the rear and require no slotting to make them work! Did that to my 09 GS when I first bought it.
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Old 05-05-2013, 03:52 AM   #8
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If you buy the front turn signal mount from an F800 they are as short as the rear and require no slotting to make them work! Did that to my 09 GS when I first bought it.
Anyone have a part number for these? Are they 63 13 7 676 316?
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Old 05-04-2013, 08:13 AM   #9
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Thanks for the tips.
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