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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers Today, 07:55 PM
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Posted By XFBO
That will be great, TY! And NO I haven't...

That will be great, TY! And NO I haven't experienced any glitches like that but then again my '12 only has a wimpy 2300 miles on her... :shog




Sweet, gd luck !!!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers Today, 12:59 PM
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Views: 1,095,140
Posted By XFBO
Hey thanks for the quick replies gentlemen, much...

Hey thanks for the quick replies gentlemen, much appreciated!

On those Zega Pros, is it safe to assume that measurement is for their largest cases?


Also, any updates on the head problem on...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers Yesterday, 07:35 PM
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Posted By XFBO
Can one of you point in the right direction on...

Can one of you point in the right direction on where I can find the width comparisons or just plain old widths on the more popular pannier sets available??? (Am I mistaken that this thread might...
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,338
Posted By XFBO
If you don't mind educating me, how did you do...

If you don't mind educating me, how did you do that without the 'built up' part sticking to the exposed threads? A sleeve of sorts?
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,338
Posted By XFBO
+1 I've even used a smaller punch to loosen...

+1

I've even used a smaller punch to loosen the busted drill bit in the hole, then used an awl/tweezers to extract it. IIRC, I wound up breaking the bit up even further with the couple hits with...
Forum: The Garage 05-01-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 679,282
Posted By XFBO
TY! :thumb

TY! :thumb
Forum: The Garage 04-30-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 679,282
Posted By XFBO
Hey guys, I'm new to the welding scene,...

Hey guys,

I'm new to the welding scene, finally got around to ordering one through Eastwood (Mig 175). It came with a spool of regular mig wire and a spool of aluminum for the spoolgun.

I have...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,398
Posted By XFBO
Hey John...no it's aluminum, looks to be cast...

Hey John...no it's aluminum, looks to be cast aluminum (from the one edge that didn't get polished!) just like the stock cam chain tensioner housing...pretty confident that's where it came from just...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-21-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5,880
Views: 1,095,140
Posted By XFBO
Any mention by Triumph that if the symptoms...

Any mention by Triumph that if the symptoms develop later on after warranty if they'll cover it? Wishful thinking? :D
Forum: The Garage 10-21-2014, 02:15 PM
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Views: 679,282
Posted By XFBO
Thanks for sharing your thoughts!

Thanks for sharing your thoughts!
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,398
Posted By XFBO
Thought I had already updated this thread! ...

Thought I had already updated this thread!


Regarding the cause of my pickup coil bending back, I'm pretty certain I found the little f'er responsible for my headaches for the past month. :D

I...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-21-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5,880
Views: 1,095,140
Posted By XFBO
Thank you, as luck would have it, I'm in the...

Thank you, as luck would have it, I'm in the affected range. Problem is I have barely ridden this thing, due to my work schedule changing about the time I bought her so it has very low mileage, how...
Forum: The Garage 10-21-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4,849
Views: 679,282
Posted By XFBO
Totally new and clueless about welding but amazed...

Totally new and clueless about welding but amazed at some of the work displayed in here!

Any short answer on how an exhaust system, like the one above, is mocked up before being tack welded? That...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-20-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5,880
Views: 1,095,140
Posted By XFBO
Where can I find the affected VIN range? And...

Where can I find the affected VIN range? And thanks guys!
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,862
Posted By XFBO
Thanks for the jumper tip, starter is fine! ...

Thanks for the jumper tip, starter is fine!

Took headlamp off and immediately spotted a wire (yell/red) snapped out of the connector, once attached it turned right over. :wings
The wire is...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,862
Posted By XFBO
Hello! I know this is an old thread but can...

Hello!

I know this is an old thread but can you clarify if the starter was turning over or not??? Ever find the cause?


I had my own no spark gremlin to chase for the past month, finally found...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-15-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 5,880
Views: 1,095,140
Posted By XFBO
Hey guys, the motor work being discussed......has...

Hey guys, the motor work being discussed......has there been a recall issued?
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,398
Posted By XFBO
Good question, I'm the 3rd owner and only had...

Good question, I'm the 3rd owner and only had since last fall. I know it had some motor work fairly recent before I got it, TBH, hoping if anything it was shrapnel from the cam chain tensioner that...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,398
Posted By XFBO
Ok, so after googling '450EXC flywheel' it...

Ok, so after googling '450EXC flywheel' it brought me to redbikejohns build linked above and his was definitely not bent backwards like mine was, so I opened up the cover again and bent it back and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,398
Posted By XFBO
Ok, just got done with my TT stator/reg install...

Ok, just got done with my TT stator/reg install and here to report that my stock units were probably just fine since I STILL have no f'ing spark. I'm so pissed off right now that I needed to walk...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,398
Posted By XFBO
:beer Hey, thanks man! I REALLY appreciate...

:beer

Hey, thanks man! I REALLY appreciate all the help on clearly something you're familiar with and wish I got your attention sooner....lol...unfortunately, I had already opened her up by the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,398
Posted By XFBO
Really appreciate your time, answers above, looks...

Really appreciate your time, answers above, looks like they're reading as they should. :huh
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,398
Posted By XFBO
At a quick glance, it does look the same. ...

At a quick glance, it does look the same.

Thanks for all the input so far guys!


I received my Trail Tech stator/reg kit yesterday, I REALLY hope replacing the stator/reg cures this gremlin...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,398
Posted By XFBO
Thanks for the reply RBJohn! Are you...

Thanks for the reply RBJohn!

Are you replacing the caps with the OEM piece ($35) or have you found a cheaper alternative that works just as well?

FWIW- the cap looked real clean, on another...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,398
Posted By XFBO
Question No SPARK condition on my '06 450 EXC.....HELP???

Hey guys!

I need to pick someone's brain on my NO SPARK issue on my KTM 450 EXC.

Unfortunately, I'm NOT a madman in the garage but am mechanically inclined or like to think so anyhow. I'm...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,943
Posted By XFBO
Hope you ordered it through Amazon, it was nearly...

Hope you ordered it through Amazon, it was nearly $20 cheaper, just ordered mine along with various RAM mount parts.
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,337
Posted By XFBO
I'm not sure if I agree with the OP's analysis of...

I'm not sure if I agree with the OP's analysis of not needing an ACL any longer. Mine was torn/snapped back in the day and I absolutely hated how frequently it'd pop out of place by just turning...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 09-21-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 89,904
Posted By XFBO
Wow, no ones posted up a 'current' link to a gpx...

Wow, no ones posted up a 'current' link to a gpx file as of yet......every link I tried at the beginning of this thread seems to be a dead link or have no gpx file......OR I'm going blind, LOL!
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-21-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,273
Posted By XFBO
Wow, no ones posted up a 'current' link to a gpx...

Wow, no ones posted up a 'current' link to a gpx file as of yet......every link I tried at the beginning of this thread seems to be a dead link or have no gpx file......OR I'm going blind, LOL!
...
Forum: Racing 09-12-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,606
Posted By XFBO
Thank you BY!

Thank you BY!
Forum: Racing 09-09-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,606
Posted By XFBO
Hey guys! Rather than starting a new thread...

Hey guys!

Rather than starting a new thread on the same dreaded question, I figured I'd use the search field (rarity, I know! :D) and found this here thread!!!

A LOT of great info which answers...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-06-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5,880
Views: 1,095,140
Posted By XFBO
Any chance on sharing that Purolator part number?

Any chance on sharing that Purolator part number?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-21-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5,880
Views: 1,095,140
Posted By XFBO
Absolutely SICK looking, I noticed they included...

Absolutely SICK looking, I noticed they included an inventory list, has anyone actually taken the time to add them up? :eek1

Also, how do those tires perform on the roads and how's their longevity?
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,566
Posted By XFBO
Another fan of the Canon S95/100 series,...

Another fan of the Canon S95/100 series, photography used to be a huge hobby of mine, still is when I can make time for it. A lot of pro's on the photography forums seem to rave about the little...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-01-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5,880
Views: 1,095,140
Posted By XFBO
Sorry to hear that Ken, hoping for a fast...

Sorry to hear that Ken, hoping for a fast recovery for you!

Man, does that bring back some memories! About 10 yrs ago, I watched an older friend of mine t-bone a dear too. Although he didn't break...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-30-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5,880
Views: 1,095,140
Posted By XFBO
Grazie per aver condiviso le foto, sembrano molto...

Grazie per aver condiviso le foto, sembrano molto bello e ben costruito!

Oh, approssimativamente quanto erano?


Spero che google translate comprensibile a vostra fine. :D
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-28-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5,880
Views: 1,095,140
Posted By XFBO
Ok, thanks!

Ok, thanks!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-28-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 5,880
Views: 1,095,140
Posted By XFBO
Thanks KB! Actually, I joined that site first...

Thanks KB!
Actually, I joined that site first but haven't spent any time there yet since this site came highly recommended.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-27-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5,880
Views: 1,095,140
Posted By XFBO
Hello All! I just bought my Explorer this...

Hello All!

I just bought my Explorer this past Saturday, so far I'm loving the new ride.
I'm new to the ADV scene and Triumphs, in general, so if someone could be kind enough to steer me in the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-25-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11,233
Views: 3,838,439
Posted By XFBO
Thanks and not yet, will have to go look for it...

Thanks and not yet, will have to go look for it now! :thumb
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