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BMW G650X Challenge Thread Index

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by GB, Apr 24, 2008.

  1. mbogage

    mbogage Adventurer

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    I believe bozmanguy is the inmate who was making some sub frames up. Search the thread and his posts come up.
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  2. fzrcraig

    fzrcraig Offensive to Most

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    That's him, but I think it's bozemanguy.
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  3. cpallen

    cpallen Nearly Adventurer

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    Theoretically you could find a wrecked 09 X Country and use that one - or try and get them to use the price of the OEM part for your damage calculation.
    This picture is from the MAX BMW Parts Fiche for the G650 Xcountry 08-09 (K15) Production: 11/07-07/08 USA
    https://shop.maxbmw.com/fiche/DiagramsMain.aspx?vid=51550&rnd=07242017

    steel subframe.PNG

    https://www.kfm-motorraeder.de/cms/en/genuine-spare-parts/bmw-spare-parts?itemid=46517716439 lists the part for 529.75 Euros.

    Good read: https://adventure-motorcycling.com/2014/03/09/bmw-650-xcountry-subframe-swap/
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  4. cyclopathic

    cyclopathic Long timer

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    Try one from BMW for 2009 X-Country.
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  5. Gravel Seeker

    Gravel Seeker Old, growing older.

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    ask if @TobyG has any or a lead on one
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  6. Wyocrawler

    Wyocrawler Been here awhile

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    I’m thinking this would be the best bet for an insurance quote.
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  7. TobyG

    TobyG STRP - Sloth Travel and Racing Products

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    Not quite unobtainium, but almost.

    This.

    The TT rear frame wasn't for sale individually, but only with the luggage rack (unless you called them and ordered it directly), thereby it's not on the public price lists.
    Part Number is/was 05-049-0600-0 for the frame itself.

    Don't have a price.
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  8. gnarlynate24

    gnarlynate24 Live, love and ride on :D

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    Thanks so much for all the replies and advice!

    We are going to use the X country subframe for the insurance quote and I'm going to try to bring mine back straight because I have a custom pannier rack holding my aluminum fuel cell I installed.

    However if anyone is looking for a chromoly steel TT subframe with pannier racks I found one in Portugal for €750 and another that's in a little worse shape for €550 in Italy!

    Ride safe X'ers
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  9. cpallen

    cpallen Nearly Adventurer

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  10. cyclopathic

    cyclopathic Long timer

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    If you were in Chernivtsy I could recommend you an Aluminum welder..

    Just a couple iron pipes, pieces of wood, hammer and patience will get your frame straight I have done it myself then had welder do welding.. Tips? don't disconnected pieces prematurely or you won't put them back good luck
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  11. waylongway

    waylongway madmax Supporter

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  12. Snake Oiler

    Snake Oiler If the world didn't suck, we would all fall off

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    That's a hefty price for a bike with near 70k on the clock
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  13. waylongway

    waylongway madmax Supporter

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  14. Snake Oiler

    Snake Oiler If the world didn't suck, we would all fall off

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  15. waylongway

    waylongway madmax Supporter

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    It is @ a dealer.....:deal

    You could offer 3500 and buy the motor off eBay....:hmmmmm
  16. Snake Oiler

    Snake Oiler If the world didn't suck, we would all fall off

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    Do you really want to deal with the hassle for a little profit? I mean the few parts that are really worth anything it would be better to buy it and just store it probably. I personally don't have to deal with it. As much as I want to admit the X's days are truly numbered.
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  17. seasider

    seasider Just a rider Supporter

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    Add says best offer. Surely at those miles with no fork upgrade it could likely be had for less than 3k and likely 2500. I'm sure it was taken in on trade just to make a deal work with the numbers shell game.
  18. Snake Oiler

    Snake Oiler If the world didn't suck, we would all fall off

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    Maybe your part right. And the time of year could play a role
  19. Butters

    Butters Kwyjibo Supporter

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    Matt got in a real bad accident on his bike. Long recovery, but I think he was hoping he could ride again at some point, but didn't think he could do the kind of riding he had been. A real shame as he seems like a great guy, although I only know him through this site. He posted in this thread or maybe the C-Country thread a few months back. He was still rehabbing.

    I should shoot him a PM. I'm sure the rehab is a bitch, but he seemed to have a good attitude about it.
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  20. tbarstow

    tbarstow Two-wheelin' Fool Super Supporter

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    He's doing much better.