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    DNORDINKGT
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    Which Ram Mount?

    I would like to mount my garmin car version Nuvi 2555, in a Ram Aqua box, but it was not clear which ram mount I should use. The bike currently has a Helibar riser, that has threaded holes for mounts, but I will probably be removing that, so the handlebar set up will be stock. If you have pictures of your mounts that would be outstanding.

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    What bike?

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    DNORDINKGT
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    2007 k1200gt

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    Ram mounts need three (or four) pieces. Look at the bike and consider possible mounting points. Then consider where a short, regular, or long arm would put the device for viewing.

    Pick a location on the bike. Pick a base type. Regular base, mini base, U clamp, etc?

    Then pick the arm length.

    Then pick the cradle for your device. The cradle may come with, or may need an additional ball mount.
    Paul Glaves - "Big Bend", Texas U.S.A
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    DNORDINKGT
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    I went through that process on their website, but I cannot tell how the or where the mounts attach therefore I cannot make a determination as to what length arm I need. I assume one of the mounts goes into the open hole near the brake fluid reservoir, but maybe one attached to the hole at the inside edge of the handle bar, byway, I'll just have to look at some bikes in person to see how it is done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dnordinkgt View Post
    I went through that process on their website, but I cannot tell how the or where the mounts attach therefore I cannot make a determination as to what length arm I need. .
    When I ordered my stuff, I ordered two different length arms because I could not tell what length was best until I mounted it on the bike.
    Start a thread over on I-BMW http://www.i-bmw.com/index.php? in the K1200GT Slant 4 forum and ask for pictures of mounts on a GT.

    Here's one option.

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