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Old 07-20-2010, 10:51 PM   #1
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Instaling Handlebar risers 20 mm BMW F800GS

Seriously considering installing the tt risers on the 800, says will work with existing cables and install is simple .... Is this true?
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Old 07-21-2010, 12:17 AM   #2
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Yep. Quite easy, even i installed it
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Old 07-21-2010, 05:45 AM   #3
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I put the 20mm risers on my F8 with the stock cables, but it is tight. Make sure you rotate the bars lock to lock with the engine running to be sure to get enough relief for the throttle cable.
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Old 07-21-2010, 07:45 AM   #4
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I'll tell you in about 4 days when they arrive :)
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Old 07-21-2010, 08:59 AM   #5
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Very simple to install. Make sure you do not install the extra washer. The instructions are confusing but there are several posts on this site with pictures.

I had no cable issues and had my bars tilted slightly back.
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Old 07-21-2010, 09:11 AM   #6
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No problems with the Wunderlich 20mm risers either. No confusion with the "extra" washer as there is none.
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Old 07-21-2010, 01:28 PM   #7
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Easy to install- took about 10 minutes, max. Helped with the sitting height, and a lot with the standing height.
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Old 07-21-2010, 02:19 PM   #8
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No problems with the Wunderlich 20mm risers either. No confusion with the "extra" washer as there is none.
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Old 07-21-2010, 02:25 PM   #9
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Old 07-21-2010, 02:34 PM   #10
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No problems with the Wunderlich 20mm risers either. No confusion with the "extra" washer as there is none.
No confusion about the Wunderlich because he is considering installing the Touratech, where the instructions, at least they used to, tell you to install an extra washer.
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Old 07-22-2010, 10:30 PM   #11
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Thinking about these too. But also considering going the CBOA route and buyng a couple of sockets to put under the stock handlebar mounts. See it done. Just need longer bolts.
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Old 07-23-2010, 03:54 AM   #12
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Debating if the Rox riser would be better than the Wonderlich's. Seems like you would have more options with the Rox risers as far as handlebar position. I'll probably go with Rox......
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Old 07-23-2010, 06:15 AM   #13
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Socket to me

Sockets...that is great idea...where were you six months ago!!
I would also add that the Touratech bolts are pure garbage. Took mine out after only a few months and they were highly corroded. Nothing else was so they must be special....

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Thinking about these too. But also considering going the CBOA route and buyng a couple of sockets to put under the stock handlebar mounts. See it done. Just need longer bolts.
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Old 07-23-2010, 06:27 AM   #14
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Got the idea of sockets from Prof over on the www.F650.com site. Good guy. Knows a ton about those bikes. I owned a few different models before the FateGS.

Then again the TT risers aren't too expensive...
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Old 07-23-2010, 02:02 PM   #15
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30 minutes at most to install the TT. Everything goes right back where it belongs.
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