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Offline Melvin

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Engine bars
« on: December 08, 2020, 01:07:14 pm »
My riding buddy has just purchased a 2020 reg K1600,and he removed the engine bars from his 2017 K1600,however he cannot get them to fit.
He probably could if he cut away a piece of the Tupperware but he is reluctant to do that,can't understand why.
The lower fairing is very different is there an answer yes new bars.
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Re: Engine bars
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2020, 06:31:23 pm »
Doncha just lerrrrrrve designers. Er, No!

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Re: Engine bars
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2020, 10:12:12 pm »
Yep,tis all done to confuse
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Re: Engine bars
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2020, 01:54:41 pm »
Did he have the Euro3 Pre-facelift 1600s? The crash bars aren't a straight fit onto the Euro4 facelift versions, the GT fairing is slightly different and the GTL is very different - the same as the Bagger fairing.

If you want some good quality new ones try Heed:

https://heedshop.eu/en_US/p/Crash-bars-for-BMW-K-1600-GTGTL-2017-Basic-black/377

I have these on my 2019 K16GT, and know people that have toppled over with them and they done their job well.


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Re: Engine bars
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2020, 03:51:06 pm »
The bars on my X/R needed the bottom plastic cutting as just part of the fitting procedure.

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Re: Engine bars
« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2020, 05:29:53 pm »
If you want some good quality new ones try Heed:

https://heedshop.eu/en_US/p/Crash-bars-for-BMW-K-1600-GTGTL-2017-Basic-black/377

I have these on my 2019 K16GT, and know people that have toppled over with them and they done their job well.

Remarkably tidy compared to most attempts. Good recommendation, Belco.

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Re: Engine bars
« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2020, 07:48:40 pm »
Yes Chris his lower Tupperware would need cutting away,however being a new bike he is very reluctant to do anything that may upset the warranty.
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Re: Engine bars
« Reply #7 on: December 09, 2020, 07:52:15 pm »
Thanks Belco,have sent him the details you outlined on here.
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