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  1. JMS
    August 8, 2018 @ 9:20 PM

    i found that quite a bit of old oil stays behind when the bike is on the center stand, after I tilted it to the left, a half a cup of oil came gushing out…

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    • albepilot
      August 14, 2018 @ 12:57 PM

      Very good, thanks for letting us know.

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  2. James
    August 13, 2018 @ 12:43 AM

    Hi Albe,

    For a 2013 model F800GS is it best to use part number KN-160 or KN-164?

    Thanks,

    James

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  3. Randy
    September 29, 2018 @ 12:33 PM

    Thanks for the nice article! However, a couple changes are in order to improve it:

    The torque units aren’t right, please fix them. Note the capitalization: lb-ft (multiply, not divide) and N-m

    The oil must meet the JASO MA specification; please clearly specify this.

    For not-so-hot climates (temperature does not regularly go over 100 degrees / 38C, 15W40 may be a better choice.

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    • albepilot
      September 29, 2018 @ 1:03 PM

      what do you mean they are not right? if you refer to the capital letters, you are right and I changed them, if you talk about the actual torque value, it comes straight from the BMW service manual.
      Thanks for adding info about the oil specs.

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  4. Randy
    September 29, 2018 @ 12:49 PM

    Actually, this site recommends the KN-163 if there is room. If that doesn’t fit, use the KN-164 for the older models as well (the only difference between the 3 filters is the length). FWIW, the KN-164 fit my 2012 F800GS (US model) with touratech skid plate just fine. Others’ mileage may vary, of course.

    https://motorcycleinfo.calsci.com/FilterXRef.html#7

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