2013 F800GS and F700GS merged threadfest

Discussion in 'Parallel Universe' started by The Jinx, Jul 2, 2012.

  1. The Jinx

    The Jinx I'm an angel... :p

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  2. Ducksbane

    Ducksbane Quaaack!!!

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    :scratch
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  3. Sohere

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  4. LukasM

    LukasM Long timer

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    What a bunch of idiots at BMW marketing - F700GS?!?
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  5. Sohere

    Sohere Adventurer

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    Idd, why not keep it simple and call it the f800gs and the f800gs adv ...
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  6. STROM-CRF450X-990SMT

    STROM-CRF450X-990SMT Been here awhile

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  7. Snowy

    Snowy Long timer

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    :eek1

    They reduced the area and angle of attack of the beak......



    ....certain disaster on the freeway......:rofl


    Yeah, yeah...I know...naughty corner.

    But in all seriousness, have they changed anything mechanical...or addressed the minor issues such as the shock bolts...ethanol proofed the fuel system...done anything with the front end...

    No?

    But they paid for retooling for the plastics.

    Oh well, that's something...yeah?


    sigh...
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  8. Ducksbane

    Ducksbane Quaaack!!!

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    It looks like if I want an F900GS I will have to build my own ... oh well, that could be fun ! :evil
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  9. squawk77

    squawk77 Dreamer

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    Sounds mostly cosmetic updates. The beak looks more streamlined with the bike.

    About time :rofl
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  10. STROM-CRF450X-990SMT

    STROM-CRF450X-990SMT Been here awhile

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    ESA and ASC for 800 too. Summary.

    Overview of new technical features:
    • Increased output and torque in the F 700 GS as compared to predecessor model: 55 kW (75 hp) at 7,300 rpm (F 650 GS: 52 kW [71 hp] at 7,000 rpm).
    • The latest generation of BMW Motorrad two-channel ABS as standard.
    • Double disc brake system at front - now also for F 700 GS.
    • Automatic Stability Control ASC (ex works option).
    • Electronic Suspension Adjustment ESA (ex works option).
    • Rear spring mount can be adjusted via optimised handwheel.
    • Newly designed body features in a more dynamic, masculine look.
    • New paint finishes for the F 700 GS:
    Red apple metallic, Ostra grey metallic matt and Glacier silver metallic.
    • New paint finishes for the F 800 GS:
    Kalamata metallic matt, Cordoba blue and Alpine white 3.
    • New handlebar switch units and brake fluid containers, front.
    • New handlebar clamp for F 700 GS.
    • Cockpit with new dial faces for speedometer and engine speed display and an extended range of information.
    • New windshield for F 700 GS.
    • Smoke grey turn indicators and smoke grey LED rear light glass covering.
    • Lowered suspension for F 800 GS (ex works option/special accessory).
    • Power reduction to 35 kW (48 hp) (ex works option).
    • Engine map adjustment for regular fuel (RON 91) (ex works option).
    • Comfort seat now available as an ex works option too.
    • Case carrier for Vario case now also available as an ex works option.
    • New centre stand as ex works option.
    • Comfort package: on-board computer, heated grips, case holder, centre stand (ex works option).
    • Safety package for F 800 GS: ASC and ESA (ex works option).
    • Safety package for F 700 GS: ASC, ESA, RDC (ex works option).
    • LED auxiliary headlight for F 800 GS (special accessory).
    • Enduro footrests, wide (special accessory).
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  11. Snowy

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    I read through it and thought - oh boy, the anti ABS guys are going to flip when they see this.

    More electronics, and still no interest in the "warranty fixes".

    Oh well.
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  12. Snowy

    Snowy Long timer

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    Can't see why not. The bigger pistons are available. The bigger barrels are too, although you could just get yours bored.

    If you just made it an oversquare motor without stroking it there are benefits from that.

    All the other parts are available new from Husqvarna.


    Gives you something to look forward to when this one wears out.
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  13. GH41

    GH41 Been here awhile

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    Looks like they woke up and fixed the turn signals and kill switch!!! GH
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  14. SaTaNaX

    SaTaNaX Forero Maniaco Compulsivo

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    I like new footpegs !
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  15. Angryrican

    Angryrican know nothing all

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    Make that two of us:clap
    I like it overall, interested in seeing the suspension upgrade with the available ESA. F700 looks good IMO and should be even more fun now.
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  16. ride2little

    ride2little MoveAlongNothingHere

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    Starting to look like the Tiger.
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  17. gbtw

    gbtw Been here awhile

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    wow i am glad i bought the good looking duckbilled platypus :D
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  18. MCMXCIVRS

    MCMXCIVRS Long timer

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    Nothing there that'll make me update my 09 F800GS. The ESA is interesting, I like it on my GT, but it'd be less expensive to do aftermarket suspension on my 09 than buy a 2013 just to get it.
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  19. Quan

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    First impression is pretty good! Not necessarily a fan off all the colour schemes, but you're not left without options...
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  20. aint_life_grand

    aint_life_grand Been here awhile

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    Looks like that 4 extra horses now requires premium fuel.
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