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Forum: Beasts 03-18-2014, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
I have an EFI that has run stock mufflers (not...

I have an EFI that has run stock mufflers (not for long! too darned quiet), then TORs, then Arrow exhaust. Only one of those I've had popping on the overrun (with correct tunes loaded) was the stock...
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2014, 02:55 PM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
After 5 yrs of TORs, I went from TORs to Arrow 8...

After 5 yrs of TORs, I went from TORs to Arrow 8 months ago. I like the look with Arrow, but I know the TORs will likely be going back on at some stage to get back the sound I loved.

Arrow too...
Forum: Beasts 02-09-2014, 09:40 AM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Puke 110/80 on front

Assuming 17 was a typo and that you have 19" front wheel (if you've changed to a 17" front wheel then disregard this).....

My first set of TKC80's (aka Continental Twinduro's) I couldn't get...
Forum: Beasts 01-12-2014, 03:36 PM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
+1 voted :wave

+1 voted :wave
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2013, 01:04 PM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Thumb Hey, Tricky... Nice looking Scram. What...

Hey, Tricky...

Nice looking Scram.

What seat is that that you have on it?
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2013, 02:06 PM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
If it turns out it's down to the dealer having...

If it turns out it's down to the dealer having failed to secure them properly, maybe you could get them to make good by providing TOR's as replacements? :evil
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2013, 03:50 PM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Well, those (daily?) commutes of 1 mile each way...

Well, those (daily?) commutes of 1 mile each way will constitute a lot of short runs with a cold-ish engine. Could that be giving a hit on the mpg.

My '08 EFI was averaging 50mpg(Imperial, not US)...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-31-2013, 04:21 PM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Mevagissey, Cornwall, England

[/URL][URL="http://photobucket.com/"]http://i370.photobucket.com/albums/oo149/boola-boola/ADVrider/IMG_0934.jpg (http://photobucket.com/)
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2013, 11:54 PM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
X75 Hurricane too. Among the most gorgeous...

X75 Hurricane too. Among the most gorgeous Triumph models of old (although technically a BSA originally), but as asymmetric as could be.
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2013, 11:26 PM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
GK_Ryder, Ciao buddy. That's one damn fine...

GK_Ryder,
Ciao buddy. That's one damn fine 'cheerio' post there.
Enjoy your new vibe to the max, take care and be sure to drop by sometimes to see how we're all goin' on this one.

All the best,...
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2013, 09:38 AM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Not me. Lots of motorcycles have assymetry....

Not me.

Lots of motorcycles have assymetry. Not a problem if it looks correct, like it's designed in. Like on the Scrambler.

Bad assymetry is like when someone takes a machine that was...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-29-2013, 01:57 PM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Falaise, Normandy, France

http://i370.photobucket.com/albums/oo149/boola-boola/France%20ride/cc33e052.jpg (http://photobucket.com/)

Early morning.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-29-2013, 12:39 PM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Straight from the hexy stove.

Beans with sausages, straight off the hexamine cooker, whilst headed for Limoges...

http://i370.photobucket.com/albums/oo149/boola-boola/France%20ride/3dfaecb9.jpg (http://photobucket.com/)
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-29-2013, 12:27 PM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
France

http://i370.photobucket.com/albums/oo149/boola-boola/France%20ride/40221359.jpg (http://photobucket.com/)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-29-2013, 11:57 AM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Cool2 Blue Hills, Cornwall (N.Coast) UK

http://i370.photobucket.com/albums/oo149/boola-boola/ADVrider/IMG_0919.jpg (http://photobucket.com/)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-29-2013, 09:39 AM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Just south of the Loire river, France

In UK it's just deer on the signs. Here it's Wild Boar too!
http://i370.photobucket.com/albums/oo149/boola-boola/France%20ride/23df39a5.jpg (http://photobucket.com/)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-29-2013, 09:30 AM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Cornwall, UK

http://i370.photobucket.com/albums/oo149/boola-boola/ADVrider/IMG_0932.jpg (http://photobucket.com/)

http://i370.photobucket.com/albums/oo149/boola-boola/ADVrider/IMG_0933.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2013, 01:43 PM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Hey - Thanks for the nice comments. :thumbup ...

Hey - Thanks for the nice comments. :thumbup

gseur - I like the look of the Arrow, I fancied a change in appearance as I've had the Scram five years now and went to single seat/rack and Arrow...
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2013, 05:05 AM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Laugh A few days in Cornwall since Arrow was fitted

Had a few days riding in Cornwall recently, since fitting the Arrow.
Simply had to stop and soak up this scenery at Blue Hills on the north coast...
...
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2013, 04:24 PM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Thumb Colours, plural - yay!!

I love the look of that Luna Silver and Diablo Red colour scheme for 2014 MY.
Thanks for posting that Ch!ppy.

Nice to see Triumph offering Scrambler with a colour scheme again! Been a long time...
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2013, 05:25 AM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Tread orientation

Tread direction can be confusing but there is a way of thinking it through...

First consider that the tread pattern direction that counts is where it is in contact with the ground. Then...

On...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2013, 07:37 AM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Tunes - Fuels up to E10 vs Fuels up to E25

So I was reading up on Ethanol in our fuel and then started thinking about the various Triumph tunes for Scrambler being listed as 'Suitable for fuels up to E10' (10% Ethanol) or 'Suitable for fuels...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2013, 07:12 AM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Arrow 2-1 Exhaust for Scrambler - new part number

Hey y'all,

While looking for the part number for the Arrow exhaust so's I could access the fitting instructions online, I've just stumbled across mention of a new part number for the Triumph...
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2013, 02:11 AM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
That's great news! Enjoy.

That's great news! Enjoy.
Forum: Beasts 05-16-2013, 03:15 AM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
I tried to order one here in UK when I ordered my...

I tried to order one here in UK when I ordered my single seat/rack last Oct/Nov (2012) - my Triumph dealer told me at that time that they were showing as DISCONTINUED on Triumph UK parts/accessories...
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2013, 11:36 AM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
+1 for Conti TKC80's - Excellent off and on road!...

+1 for Conti TKC80's - Excellent off and on road! Wear well too and look the business.
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2013, 11:56 AM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
re: tank bag help

If you have the part number, punch it in here...
http://www.triumphinstructions.com/
...and you'll probably get the original instruction sheet for it.


From Triumph's 2008 accessories...
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2013, 01:57 PM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Ernie Vigil post - The Scrambler Story

Ernie Vigil has posted, on his website, a great write-up on his Triumph Scrambler riding - covering a near 3000mile in 48hrs Border to Border run (Mexico - Canada - Mexico) and the ScrambleME video...
Forum: Beasts 03-14-2013, 03:57 PM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Pete - before you go bigger unit you could try...

Pete - before you go bigger unit you could try brighter bulb.
I substituted a street legal 80% brighter (but similar wattage) headlight bulb in the stock Scrambler headlight and it made a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-10-2013, 05:01 AM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Brou, France

http://i370.photobucket.com/albums/oo149/boola-boola/France%20ride/fe81101c.jpg

http://i370.photobucket.com/albums/oo149/boola-boola/France%20ride/ee7f13bf.jpg
Forum: Beasts 02-07-2013, 03:43 PM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
My 08 EFI throttles impeccably from the get go -...

My 08 EFI throttles impeccably from the get go - no stumbles or snatching anywhere. Always has done - with the original stock mufflers (too quiet) from new, then later with TORs retrofitted (with...
Forum: Beasts 01-26-2013, 09:56 AM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
+1 :clap

+1 :clap
Forum: Beasts 01-21-2013, 01:38 PM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Have to agree on there being a little too much...

Have to agree on there being a little too much chrome...
I have the two-tone white/red with black engine. Love the pipes in chrome but figured that, on aggregate (tail lamp shell, indicators,...
Forum: Beasts 01-21-2013, 09:47 AM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Mebbe cuz, er, they look nice the way they are?...

Mebbe cuz, er, they look nice the way they are? :1drink
Forum: Beasts 01-19-2013, 11:55 AM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
So... it had a problem from new, which wasn't...

So... it had a problem from new, which wasn't resolved to your satisfaction and is getting worse, and you STILL pressed ahead with a shedload of mods!!?? :huh What were you thinking?? :fpalm
...
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2013, 04:13 PM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Thumb Re: The Scrammy Legacy Continues!

Excellent! Congrats! Enjoy! Still loving every minute on mine - four and a half years after riding her home from the dealer's showroom!

That new Graphite colourway sure looks good.
Forum: Beasts 01-06-2013, 04:24 AM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Thanks for posting those pictures, henryII. ...

Thanks for posting those pictures, henryII.

I'll be fitting the Arrow to my EFI Scram at some point which, according to the instructions, requires fuel tank removal for re-routing the wiring loom...
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2012, 02:48 AM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
I've had zero show stopper problems while...

I've had zero show stopper problems while journeying on my 08 EFI, from new, with now over 14000 miles. None.

At home on two occasions after standing about a week then starting from cold (one time...
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2012, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Iv had a scrambler for a few weeks now and i...

Iv had a scrambler for a few weeks now and i couldent disagree with those reviews more .i think.its brilliant! Ofcorse its a matter of opinion but i love it! Not the most powerfull bike but then i...
Forum: Beasts 10-04-2012, 10:05 AM
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Posted By Boola-Boola
Question Triumph Tiger 800 XC reviews

Hi y0y0,
If it'sTiger 800XC advice 'n' stuff you're after then you're a bit off topic on this Scrambler thread.
Best place to look and ask may be on Tiger 800 threads like...Triumph Tiger 800...
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