Black Diamond Exoskeleton Engine Protection Frame for BMW R1200GS and GSA Oil Cooled **Patent Pending**
Your BMW R1200GS or GSA was equipped from the factory with a skid plate which is bolted directly to the bottom of the motor. In any off-road situation where the skid plate contacts an object you risk the possibility of sheering off your skid plate, as it was intended from BMW, which will then leave your engine vulnerable in the event of a second impact. Or, the worst case scenario, the bolts holding the rubber mounts get punched up into your motor, cracking the engine block allowing your precious oil to spill onto the ground leaving you stranded with an non-functioning motor.
This Black Diamond Exoskeleton bolts directly to the frame mounts and center stand mounts which will completely divorce your skid plate from your motor.
What does this mean?
This means that when your bikes skid plate smashes into a hard object, the jolt is spread evenly from the skid plate up to your frame mounts, the strongest and most robust points on your motorcycle. This Exoskeleton combined with a robust skid plate will give you the best engine protection we have yet to see for the BMW R1200GS and GS Adventure motorcycles.
Features & Benefits:
- Made in the U.S.A.
- Detailed Instructions
- Solid Steel Construction
- Mounts Directly to the Frame
- Complete Bolt-On Application
- Retains Full Center Stand Functionality
- No Cutting Welding or Grinding Required
- Divorces Skid Plate From All Engine Mounts
- Not compatible with 2004, 2005, 2006 R1200GS/A's due to different center stand mount design.
- Compatible with OEM and Most Aftermarket Skid Plates
** Touratech and BlackDog will require significant skid plate modification / clearancing **
- This Is A Sump Guard or Exoskeleton, not a beefed up Skid Plate
** Patent Pending **
Installation should take the average garage mechanic roughly 2 hours using common hand tools found in most tool boxes. If you already own the Adventure Designs Ultimate Tool Kit you will have all the tools needed to complete this installation.