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Old 01-23-2014, 01:15 PM   #1
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I got a Garmin Montana

Who has mounted one of these on their F800GS?
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Old 01-23-2014, 01:26 PM   #2
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you'll sure find someone here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=445999
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Old 01-23-2014, 01:53 PM   #3
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Who has mounted one of these on their F800GS?
Me.
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Old 01-23-2014, 02:04 PM   #4
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Old 01-23-2014, 02:06 PM   #5
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Old 01-23-2014, 02:28 PM   #6
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Old 01-23-2014, 03:05 PM   #7
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I have the Garmin AMPS rugged mount, I looked at the GPS city site and they had AMPS mounts with both 1" and 1.5" balls. What works best? I was thinking about the clamp on the handlebars.
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Old 01-23-2014, 03:09 PM   #8
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It takes a lot of balls to mount one but I did using the RAM clamp on the bar with a 2" arm to the RAM mount. Works great.
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Old 01-23-2014, 03:21 PM   #9
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1" diameter or 1-1/2" , I can do what I need with 2 balls.
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Old 01-23-2014, 03:25 PM   #10
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I have one on handlebar clamp bolts via SW-Motech plate and AMPS rugged mount. Works well for me.
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Old 01-23-2014, 03:36 PM   #11
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https://www.gps4us.com/RAM-Bike-U%2D...2426.html#info
https://www.gps4us.com/GARMIN-AMPS-R...le--P2167.html
https://www.gps4us.com/GARMIN-Automo...er--P2168.html
https://www.gps4us.com/shopdisplaypr...rchfor=Montana

Several mounts, powered or not, car/bike etc.... Don't forget city nav maps.
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Old 01-23-2014, 04:33 PM   #12
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I love mine. But I mounted without touching any balls.
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Old 01-23-2014, 04:52 PM   #13
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Actually, mine is mounted on a Ram mount also with 2" bar. It is also wired to the factory plug (under the air filter cover) to work thru the bikes ignition. BMW sells an adapter plug to wire a GPS power cord to. I used a cable from Garmin and left the 2 amp fuse in line. Don't know if that was needed but didn't hurt.
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Old 01-23-2014, 07:46 PM   #14
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I have a Montana as well. Mine is mounted using Ram mounts which are attached to my custom made bar risers top plate. I also made a rotating mount to attach the Amps cradle to so I can easily rotate the GPS from landscape to portrait position. It works well but the Ram mounts let it shakes too much on really rough roads and I have to lock the view to keep it from going nuts switching between them due to the vibrations. I'm thinking of making a better mounting arm setup that is more stable than the RAM mounts. Sorry, I don't have any picture to share right now.
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Old 01-25-2014, 01:02 PM   #15
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Here are a couple pics of mine with Ram Mount.








And yes, I had to lock the screen orientation so it didn't keep trying to change.

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