The G650 GS Thread

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by LarryGee, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. Nickcamera

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    looking to replace the stock exhaust on my 09 g650. does anyone know the model numbers of the two brothers or leo vince that fit the bike?
    any suggestions on which to pick?
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  3. Adventure MotoX

    Adventure MotoX Been here awhile

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  4. Nickcamera

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    Thanks for the info, not sure if that would fit the 09. I wentt ahead and bought Two Brothers M2 Titanium Slip On Exhaust System
    which was sold for the 05-07 BMW F650GS (pretty much the same machine as my 09) I called max's to double check. info below.
    http://www.nicecycle.com/Two-Brothers-BMW-Exhaust-p/005-2000408v.htm

    I'll update when I get the pipe on my machine

  5. kid_A

    kid_A who dat ninja

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    Anyone know if the new G650GS mirrors would fit a 2009 G650GS. I don't see why they wouldn't? I'm just not a fan of the circle mirrors of the old 650's, and want to swap them out for the newer look.
  6. ghostrider.y2k

    ghostrider.y2k ride enything but HD

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    Getting her gs serviced before we take off to Florida.

    Few mods done to it:
    F650GS skid plate
    F650GS possum scraper
    Progressive suspension rear shock
    lowered 1" front and back
    bar riser
    BMW hand guards
    Sertao beak
    TT crash bars
    Led strobing brake lights

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  7. kid_A

    kid_A who dat ninja

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    Good stuff. This is the first time I've actually seen someone add the possum scraper.
  8. ghostrider.y2k

    ghostrider.y2k ride enything but HD

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    For those who PM me about the black/red seat and those who will ask its a "Euro" seat(South America, Australia get that seat to). Us got the black/gray witch in my opinion look only good on white bikes.

    Here front shot of the bike wit skid plate and beak

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    And here with a company of big boys.

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    And here boss rocking the pavement in Missouri.

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  9. kion

    kion Been here awhile

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    Where did you get the Sertao beak? You think is gonna fit an '05?



  10. kid_A

    kid_A who dat ninja

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    +1 on the beak. I'm wondering if it would fit an '09.
  11. ghostrider.y2k

    ghostrider.y2k ride enything but HD

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    The beak will only fit the 11+ body.Its OEM beak from Sertao.
  12. kion

    kion Been here awhile

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    That sucks
  13. kid_A

    kid_A who dat ninja

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    Here's the fiche for the Sertao

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    You gotta be able to change out the front wheel fender, part 1, and then add the extender, part 5. I know some pre-2009 bikes don't have that black part on the front beak (part 4). For those, I don't think it would work. But I can't see why it wouldn't work on the post-2009's.
  14. Nickcamera

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    DigDig Been here awhile

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  16. Nickcamera

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    I got it with the bike. I have a spare one similar I was thinking of saving in case I ever need it after some knarly crash. Persuade me enough and maybe I'll sell it to you. you have an offer? its in great shape, a couple minor scuffs.
  17. RetroRider2

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    I am going on the Rick's Rondevouz rally in May and want your advice on protection for my 2012 G650GS. I was thinking about getting the BMW engine guard and someone suggested I get the bash plate instead. Should I just save up and get both or would one of them be enough. I do not have much experience with rocks as I live in Florida and this is my first Dual Sport bike. (Mostly sand, dirt and red clay around here) Thanks in advance for your wisdom!
  18. kid_A

    kid_A who dat ninja

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    I'm fairly sure the engine guard is for total spills, i.e. when/if you lay your bike down. The skid plate, on the other hand, would be better for rocks/clearance issues, and would probably be utilized far more than the engine guard. I say get the skid plate instead of the engine guard. Unless you're going super offroad where there's a possibility of laying down your bike every 5 seconds, I never saw the appeal of the engine guard.
  19. RetroRider2

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    Thanks Kid-A for the suggestion.

    Ride safe,
  20. pyoungbl

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    The OEM skid plate (rounded aluminum plate under the engine) is actually pretty flimsy. It will deflect loose gravel. For something serious you need to go aftermarket. I bought the OEM one with my bike, ended up getting one made of 1/4" aluminum plate for more protection. The water pump and clutch are vulnerable so having a bash plate that wraps around them is a good idea.