Join Date: May 2016
Location: Newark, Delaware
I had to break the thread locker to install Givi hand guards on my ABS model. I used an L-shaped Allen wrench (as opposed to a T-handle) clamped into a large Vice Grips, which allowed me to put my body weight into it while using one hand to make sure the wrench didn't slip out of the bolt.
2015 Versys 650 ABS
AMA, MSTA, Retreads
Nat'l Cycle "Sport-Touring" screen; Givi hand guards; BMW Sport Grips; Omni-Cruise throttle lock; Motowerk mirror extenders, side stand foot & highway pegs; Denali Mini Soundbomb horn; SW-Motech top rack, Quick-Lock Evo side racks, wide foot pegs & GPS shelf; Givi E-22 side cases & V-47 top case; RKA 13L Shiloh Road tank bag; Hyper-Lites; Sargent seat; Shoodaben ECU reflash; decalectomy.