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Old 04-11-2013, 03:15 AM   #361
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My old iPhone 3GS gets very warm if I'm using the GPS for extended periods, by maybe newer phones are more efficient and may not generate the same amount of heat.
My 4S also gets uncomfortably warm when I use the gps with the display on for extended periods. I've experimented with using the phone in the car, powered from the lighter outlet, and after a couple of hours of that I have to let it cool before I put it back in my shirt pocket.

I always go back to a dedicated gps.
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Old 04-14-2013, 06:55 PM   #362
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Does anyone know if the Touratech GPS adapter for the Adventure (TT P/N 044-0770) work on the support bar for the touring screen? The BMW clamp for the Navigator 3 will mount directly to the support bar, but is angled way too far down with the screen installed. Any other inexpensive options for getting the GPS above the gauges? If this has been brought up, I completely missed it, so don't crucify me! THANKS!

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I went down this path and was able to get it to work with some creativity, but didn't like the result and took it off. There are two problems you have to solve to make it work. The diameter of the tubing on the F800 touring screen support is too small for the clamps on the Touratech part. I used some pieces of thick flat rubber to get a tight fit. The other problem is the bar on the Touratech part that you mount your GPS on is too long, so the whole thing is too wide (side-to-side) to fit in the space available on the touring screen support on the F800. To solve this, you need to make a shorter bar. I used a piece of threaded stock cut to the right length and a bunch of lock nuts. I had it to the point where I thought it would be stable, but didn't like where the GPS was positioned and decided to just scrap the whole idea. I took some pictures before I tore it apart, but can't seem to find them. I still have all the pieces, but sold the touring screen bracket when I sold my Cee Bailey's screen.

My advice is not to go down this path, but if you want to give it a shot I'd be willing to sell the Touratech bracket and throw in the pieces I cobbled together to make it work.
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Old 04-15-2013, 06:03 PM   #363
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I bought one of these for my Iphone (gps)... works fantastic for every day running around.... should work great with the ever changing GPS...
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Old 05-11-2013, 06:48 PM   #364
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Old 05-12-2013, 09:50 AM   #365
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How the hell can you even see your instrument gauges?
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Old 05-12-2013, 08:09 PM   #366
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It looks a little exaggerated in the first photo. Truth is, the real problem is seeing the GPS...even with the sunshade you can't really see the damn thing.
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Old 05-20-2013, 07:31 PM   #367
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Old 06-01-2013, 05:02 PM   #368
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This is my setup.





Works well and its were it needs to be.
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Old 06-02-2013, 12:20 AM   #369
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Is it stable enough? Are there any vibrations on the GPS?
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Old 06-02-2013, 12:47 AM   #370
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There are some as the hole instrument cluster moves also . The Touratech mount has rubber mounts. Have not done a lot with this setup but so far so good.
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Old 06-02-2013, 09:17 AM   #371
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That's where I have my montana. I is ok on the highway but once offroad it bounces quite badly. I've mounted it using a ram mount and a new hole drilled in the metal frame. I was thinking of attempting something similar to what Mike.C did one for extra support. There is a lot of stuff to bend around down by the triple clamps though...

(can't seem to paste the link from my phone. Post 388 from the D3 who's got one thread.)

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=20145289
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Old 06-02-2013, 02:38 PM   #372
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Yeah I saw that post but he had a 650 which has a lot more room around the triples.
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Old 06-02-2013, 02:42 PM   #373
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I ordered this and will have it installed (plug and play) next Saturday.
I like a clean neat install.


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Old 06-02-2013, 03:13 PM   #374
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Do you know which Montana BMW is using? Camera or no camera?
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Old 06-04-2013, 11:43 AM   #375
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Do you know which Montana BMW is using? Camera or no camera?
Not sure, but will post up after install.
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