BMW F800GS 2008 Gauge and kill Switch

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BMW F800GS 2008 Gauge and kill Switch

Postby eman » Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:16 am

Hello everyone,

I just got BMW F800GS year 2008 model from Germany for my collection.
But i have 2 questions:

Question 1.
I dont see any kill switch on stearing wheel. and i cannot find any google picture on 2008 year model that have one. Isnt it mandatory for all models ?
+ Is there any way to add Kill Switch to this year model ?

Question 2.
Motorcycle speed gauge is damaged thats why i bought new one and wanted to replace. but it seems that i bought wrong type -> for F650 GS. But after small research I saw one post which said that you only need to change this gauge plastic case because they are reproducing same gauge for F800gs and F650GS but just putting different plastic case. Can someone approve this version ? is it true?

Gauge i bought:
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Gauge i should bought:
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Guys in internet says that you only need to buy this plastic case and change it:
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My ordered Gauge opened and connected to my BMW F800GS
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Thank you very very much :)

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Re: BMW F800GS 2008 Gauge and kill Switch

Postby eman » Fri Feb 22, 2019 1:45 pm

Is this kill switch ?
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and i just have broken that red part -> like this ?
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Re: BMW F800GS 2008 Gauge and kill Switch

Postby Mike D » Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:13 pm

Is this kill switch ?
Yes.

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Re: BMW F800GS 2008 Gauge and kill Switch

Postby george baker » Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:16 pm

Hi
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Re: BMW F800GS 2008 Gauge and kill Switch

Postby mudmaps » Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:19 am

eman, did you ever get the kill switch fixed or replaced? I have a similar problem on a 2010 F650GS
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Re: BMW F800GS 2008 Gauge and kill Switch

Postby windmill john » Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:31 am

Obviously a weak spot. Before I got my 2009 F800GS, the previous owner told me his starter button and kill switch (red lever) had disappeared on a ride.
He used a match! for a while to start the bike until he got round to buying a new button/switch assembly.


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