BMW F 800GS

 

 

2009-BMW-F800GS _ Keith Blount

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2016 Customer in Helena , Montana F800GS

 

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BM303 FKA101 F800GS Kit

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BAM! ~ sweetness!

 

Ohlins Bm 303 and Bm305 shocks come with New Top Shock Bolt and upgraded hardened top shock mount with new style pin and bearing for added strength.

 

Ohlins BMW F800GS  30mm Fork Cartridge Kits (34.50mm O,D) , the best kits on the market today for the price and  transforms your standard non adjustable marsh mellow fork into the ultimate adjustable large cartridge bottoming cone  modern  fork with adjustable external spring preload (18 Turn) , compression and rebound (aprox. 24 Turn) with hydraulic anti bottom out cones, many optional spring rates available.

 

( See below more details…)

 

F 800GS

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Ohlins offers excellent front and rear suspension upgrade combos for the popular Bmw F800Gs/ Adventure, one of our best sellers over the years and still is today!

 

These kits are surprisingly affordable given the technology improvement is like night and day, and you get a matched front and rear set combo for a great price.

 

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The above (Left ) Ohlins 30mm Cartridge Kit replaces almost everything in the forks including Springs (not Shown), It has fully adjustable Compression, Rebound and 18 turn Preload adjustable Caps, (Super Sweet!).

 

(Shown above Right) Ohlins BM303 shock with New Style Remote preloader does more range than the Ohlins older traditional preloader.

 

The above Ohlins shock is the BM303, fully adjustable with New style hydraulic spring preloader with 10+mm range, adjustable compression (25 click) adjustable rebound (45 click), many optional spring rates available, also heavy duty 46mm body and 16mm shaft.

 

Ohlins Preloader new and traditional

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The Ohlins new preloader has more range than the older traditional ohlins preloader, both are still in use on various applications depending on fit and needs of function.

 

 

Ohlins BM303 Preloader

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Above pic shows some cool stuff, turn the preloader know (black arrow) and add preload to spring as needed.

 

The Blue arrow shows 360′ pivoting hose line fitting. The red arrows show added range of preloader on spring.

 

So if a spring has abount 11-12mm preload on it already, the preloader adds about 10mm + so a total of 22mm +- is all you would ever want total on this application meaning at a total of 22-23 mm preload you would then use a stiffer spring if needed for best results.

 

Ohlins BM303 Shock Preloader new style

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Closeup view of preloader Bm303 shock preloader movement.

 

Bm303 comes with new top bolt (12mmx120mm) provided by Ohlins, some find the standard bolt not as strong.

 

The BM303 shock fits 2008-2014, click for mounting instructions MI_BM303

 

 

Ohlins BM305 Bmw F 800GS Shock

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The BM305 Ohlins comes with New top shock bolt and improved top shock heavy duty mount along with integrated preloader.

 

The BM305 shock fits 2014-On  with integrated preloader shown, some like not having to mount a preloader anywhere.

 

 

BM303 Ohlins Shock F800 Preloader

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Above preloader is 8mm drive that turns the preloader about 10mm +.

 

 

 

 

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Base model Ohlins  Bm043 / type S46DR1 fits 2008-2016

 

Ohlins BMW F800GS shock has a 46mm Body and 16mm Shaft, divided fluid  and nitrogen via internal floating piston in main chamber.

 

BMW F800GS 2012 Ohlins Suspension Touratech Shocks Best Options

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Bmw F800GS

 

2016-BMW-F800GS-Ohlins Bm305 Bm303 Fka 101 TTx (1)

 

 

Ohlins BM302 W Intregarted Preloader

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(Above) This was the older BM302 with a Integraded Preloader Shown, this is popular for same that have larger tanks and racks with more stuff in the way of mounting any remote know spring preloader. It also is the way the newer Bm305 Ohlins shock will have a version of the Integraded Preloader.

 

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Integrated preloader shown

 

Ohlins Fork Cartridge Kits Adjustable External Spring Preload, Compression and Rebound

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Ohlins Fork 30mm Super sized Cartridge Kits replaces non adjustable stamped steel 20mm standard outdated stuff.

 

Ohlins BMW F800GS  30mm Fork Cartridge Kits (34.50mm O,D) , the best kits on the market today for the price and  transforms your standard non adjustable marsh mellow fork into the ultimate adjustable large cartridge bottoming cone  modern  fork with adjustable external spring preload (18 Turn) , compression and rebound (aprox. 24 Turn) with hydraulic anti bottom out cones, many optional spring rates available.

 

Adjustable external spring preload (18 Turn ) , compression (aprox. 24 Turn) and rebound (aprox. 24 Turn) optional spring rates available.

 

2008-2012 kit FKA101 for the 45mm USD Marzocchi Forks

2013-2016 kit FKA105 for the 43mm USD WP Forks

 

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Above (Red arrows) is stock stamped steel 20mm non-revalvable cartridge that is non adjustable in any way from the 1970’s.

 

The (Blue arrows) Ohlins  30mm Cartridge shown on top, with a 55mm anti-bottoming cone, 30mm 4 prort pistons , and fully adjustable rebound, compression, spring preload all at the top caps.

 

 

FKC101 Ohlins Cartridge kit IMG_3708

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The Ohlins kit has fully adjustable rebound, compression, spring preload all at the top caps, the kit basically replaces everything inside the old fork shells from cap to bottom.

 

 

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Ohlins 30mm F800GS  Fork Cartridge Kits

 

Bmw F 800 GS Ohlins Fork Kit

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The Ohlins 30mm kit is 50% larger than the stamped steel stock with modern valving and 4 port piston design and many other well made features.

 

 

BM303 Ohlins

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Above the BM303

 

 

BM303 FKA101 F800GS Kit

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Above the Ohlins FKA101 and BM303 Shock Combo

 

 

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Above are a 2008-2012 45mm Marzocchi  Set with Ohlins Kit

 

 

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Far Left, Stock non Adjustable Fork cartridge that’s stamped steel, non revalvable (circa Soviet Union from the 1970’s)

 

Above center fully adjustable fork kit 30mm.

 

 

 bmw f 800gs Ohlins

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Touratech Expedition Shock F 800GS

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The Touratech’s claim to fame is the spring rreloader that offers a 15mm range, all the Tourtech shocks come speced at 5mm in already used up so you really only have about 10mm more preloader range to add.

 

Reminder that most shocks max the spring preload close to 22-23 mm or then you need a different spring rate for best results.

 

So how you set things to get there without exceeding the Max is up to your weight and needs etc.

 

2008-2012 Bmw F800GS

Touratech Expedition Rear Shock (Msrp $1495.00 ).

 

These are well built shocks that suit many needs especially if your more riding off road than mixed conditions.

 

Touratech Explore Hp F800GS

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Touratech Explore HP rear Shock, features rebound and Hydrualic Spring Preloader  (Msrp $1095.00 ).

 

 

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Touratech Cartridge also available for BMW F800GS 2013-On

2008-2012  msrp $1795.00

 

 

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SKF Seal Bushing Fork Service kits

 

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Above shown are the  SKF Seals, Wiper Seals, Bushings Sets

Reminder

2008-2012 is 45mm Marzocchi  Fork

2003- On is 43mm WP Fork

 

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Progressive  offers a 465 series with RAP (remote adjustable Preloader)

Only 5 Position Rebound and No Spring choices other than Standard

(Msrp $749.00 / call for price)

Other brands Coming Soon!

 

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FOR ELECTRONIC CONTROL (EC ~ Bikes Only)

New Release ! – BMW F800GS EC Shock 2013-and newer (above) for Factory Ec models. msrp $ 1695.00

The ESA option for BMW’s 2013 and newer F800GS allows the rider to choose from three modes on the rear shock. With the press of a button, the damping settings on the rear shock change between Comfort, Normal, and Sport.

The shortcomings with the OEM shock are that the damping is set-up for a relatively lightweight rider who travels without luggage, and the unit is not serviceable. Material and design compromises made in order to hit a price point on the OEM unit result in a shock that will wear out or blow seals, long before the rest of the bike gets tired and it must be replaced.

To solve these problems, Touratech Suspension has developed the Plug & Travel ESA Upgrade. A high-performance replacement shock that offers world-class ride characteristics, is 100% serviceable, and is a bolt-on solution that plugs in to the BMW ESA system allowing the ride-mode buttons to function even better than stock.

 

 

2016-BMW-F800GS-Ohlins Bm305 Bm303 Fka 101 TTx (2)

 

 

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