F 800 GS In Australia

Discussion in 'Australia' started by Russ, Aug 18, 2008.

  1. nevgriff64

    nevgriff64 .

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    Just did a quick google search - sounds nice but not offensive.
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  2. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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    it isnt loud, its amaizing how boxer like the note is actually, the typical BMW note

    I used to have the baffle out, still not loud, just a touch louder than T7 with the baffle in I’d say

    but the Cat is still in there, I’m not an environmental vandal :D
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  3. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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    not loud at all, in fact the 2 others I know with them don't even use the baffle, but I prefer this one a bit quieter
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  4. nevgriff64

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    Did you fit it or was it on the bike when you bought it?

    What was the weight difference between the two if you did fit it and weighed them both?

    I remember the Wings and standard pipe difference on the 950 Adventure was around 12 kilograms from memory.
  5. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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    i had an Arrow I put on in first month or 2, dont think I ever weighed it all but prob 4kg in it, the stock pipes flow quite good, you dont really get any extra oomph, just lighter, neater, looks better. I shouted myself the Akro when I sold the 1200

    if I get the car down there in next few months I’ll throw the Arrow in for you, its still very good condition
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  6. Woody2627

    Woody2627 Grey Wobbler

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    If you take it to Nev's you won't be able to get home, drop it off in Jindabyne instead.
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  7. nevgriff64

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    Much appreciated. :clap

    I like the Akropovic on the 1250 - just a slightly deeper note but much nicer in appearance plus its much lighter and cooler than the original.
  8. nevgriff64

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    I used to love the good old days when I could delete comments. :lol3
  9. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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    I must have missed your bid :lol3
  10. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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    don’t worry about him, he’s torn between a 790 oil leaker, and a Motor Guzzler

    no hope for him
  11. nevgriff64

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    Shame really - he showed promise for a short while.
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    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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    i have a special one for him, the Arrow would be waisted on one of those little 650 engines anyway

    BEE4EDC1-5E1D-42AB-99A7-EDF2A5C9C607.jpeg
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  13. Woody2627

    Woody2627 Grey Wobbler

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    There's still another prospect on the list. I think the oil leaker has dropped off the shopping list.
  14. nevgriff64

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    Its old - but enjoyable to watch if you haven't seen it for a while. :-)

  15. Happy Snapper

    Happy Snapper GOMOB.

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    The Akro on my former 1200 was an aftermarket one and definitely had more bark than the OEM Akro on the 1250.

    Still a nice note though!
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  16. Cruz

    Cruz Lost but laughing.

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    Any real performance difference though, in the bike I mean!
  17. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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    Ready to ride the world straight off the show room floor and reliability, thats what made the ADV so popular world wide



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  18. Happy Snapper

    Happy Snapper GOMOB.

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    Honestly Cruz.. I reckon you could only tell with a dyno.

    Had a Yoshi on the KLR.. it just moved the power band down lower.. and it was noticeable and pleasant change.
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  20. Dukehunt

    Dukehunt Lost in Translation Nev 2.0 Super Moderator

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    Nev, did you sell the KLR ? probably makes a good replacement...:lol3

    They are a good bike if you like beige and plenty of people do, some people we know even bought a beige car...:hide
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