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Old 24th March 2017, 13:20   #121
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I want to import used motorcycle fuel tank, need help in understanding
1> Is it legal to import used spare part in India?
1.1> If yes, is this as simple as buying it from eBay and choosing the courier company which will delivery it at doorstep after clearing the custom?
1.2> Any documentation required for importing anything that is not machine but used spare like fuel tank, plastic parts ?

I have asked this in here http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/vintag...ml#post4169232 (Importing used engines/Spare Parts?) but though of asking here, as this is specific to GS that I have, the new one in India is almost 200K and the used one I am looking at will reach me if possible at less than 80K !
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Thanks Haroon, Vivek deals with K60 Scout tire and imports them from Germany. Will be getting these OEM spec tire by March 1st week.

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Hello sir, any update about these tyres?
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Hello sir, any update about these tyres?
They are approx 35k for the set.
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Hello sir, any update about these tyres?
I have them, will change once the current one are gone or before any long trip.

They are way above 35K but for me these are the only one available in OEM size.

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Good to know the boxer engine layout have more advantage than just low center of gravity
Here is a detailed study done to prove
Can a Boxer Engine Reduce Leg Injuries Among Motorcyclists? Analysis of Injury Distributions in Crashes Involving Different Motorcycles Fitted with Antilock Brakes (ABS).
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25793434

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BIG update, my GS is now GS"A"

GS left side (Original)
Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200: The "Big Tiger" exploring Indian roads! EDIT: Now on the BMW R1200 GS-file211.jpg

GS"A" now
Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200: The "Big Tiger" exploring Indian roads! EDIT: Now on the BMW R1200 GS-img_06531.jpg

GS Original other side
Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200: The "Big Tiger" exploring Indian roads! EDIT: Now on the BMW R1200 GS-file3.jpeg

GS"A"
Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200: The "Big Tiger" exploring Indian roads! EDIT: Now on the BMW R1200 GS-img_06571.jpg

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Wow. Great Job Promods
So only the GSA crash guard to be added to finish the looks!

Other than the mechanical parts did you have to re-route any hoses/fuel lines or electricals. How about the fuel gauge due to the larger tank.

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Other than the mechanical parts did you have to re-route any hoses/fuel lines or electricals. How about the fuel gauge due to the larger tank.
No rerouting required, the installation is very simple, no complications. 4 new parts are to be added on GS to take the new fairing with 2 replacement
1>tank protection plate
2>attachment for air stream.
3>attachment ring at fuel filler
4>pressure plate for fuel pump ( you need plate and bolts with washer)
2 Replacement
1>the tank adjustment from the GS to GSA( new part).
2>Radiator growls

This is first full tank, the system is indicating the previous learning (range with full tank is showing the same distance as with GS). I may need to reset the computer( disconnect the battery terminal for 12 hours), this will force the system to re-calibrate. I am hoping that fuel gauge and computer calibration is not hardwired, else I have to do manual calculation for full tank!

Looking for the engine and tank bars now, plus I have every thing to get it back to GS and then to GSA in 3 hours this is a complete DIY work and possible first anywhere ( for water cooled one). One guy did it other way GSA to GS, I was already in process and had parts on order, but that conversion gave me the boost I need that its possible. Older GS conversion needed lots of effort but this one can be done in 2 hour with every part available.

referenced to other way round http://advrider.com/index.php?thread...-trim.1210034/


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