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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-20-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By skipn
I ended up just splicing into the 3 prong white...

I ended up just splicing into the 3 prong white under the right pannel near the turnsignal light connection next to the radiator. The purple wire was hot and switched. I forget which of the other 2...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-15-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 604
Posted By skipn
Did you do more than just loosen the lock...

Did you do more than just loosen the lock nuts.... as in roll them around and around on down the threads so the rod has more free play than just a turn or two before the lock nuts reconnect?

I...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-15-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By skipn
I've gotten some good info out of the link too. ...

I've gotten some good info out of the link too. Thanks for going to the trouble to post it and answer the question.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-13-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By skipn
Thanks for the reply.

Thanks for the reply.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-13-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By skipn
2015 Riger 800 XR and XC seats interchangeability

Other than cosmetics, are the 2015 XR and XC seats the same? Will they interchange? And are the online stores calling the 2015 XR simply the "800" and the 2015 XC is noted as "XC". Kind of...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-13-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By skipn
I'm just looking for a switched circuit to...

I'm just looking for a switched circuit to connect my Garmin.
Thanks.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-12-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By skipn
2015 Tiger 800 accessory driving light plug question

Where is it located? I would like to tap into it for a switched circuit.

Tried the search mode, but no joy.

Thanks.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-09-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,403,221
Posted By skipn
New twist to the situation: Revzilla called to...

New twist to the situation:
Revzilla called to say they had contacted Givi rep about the fit to the 2015 Tiger 800 and Givi said they would not fit. Revzilla has since updated it's product...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-08-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,403,221
Posted By skipn
Wow!! That's the same situation I'm in with the...

Wow!! That's the same situation I'm in with the photo. Never thought about it being one bolt completely thru the motor. Come to think of it, my '12 DL650 ADV is the same way. I'll check it out...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-08-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,403,221
Posted By skipn
I'm afraid there's no way to get to that stud...

I'm afraid there's no way to get to that stud from the back (motor) side of the bracket. That stud or bolt has a 14mm nut on the outside and holds a bracket to a substantial piece of the frame. ...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-08-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,403,221
Posted By skipn
Givi engine guard question

OK what's wrong here?

I'm going to install Give engine guard TN6401A which lists as good for the '15 800XR. Just holding everything in place looks like it will fit OK, except the left side...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-08-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,403,221
Posted By skipn
I went and looked it up: Triumph shop manual...

I went and looked it up: Triumph shop manual says 48NM. I edited my original post.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-08-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,403,221
Posted By skipn
Have Givi engine guards coming today, and the...

Have Givi engine guards coming today, and the last set I put on didn't give torque #'s so figure I'd get ahead of the curve this time. I don't have a Tiger shop manual. I could probably guess close...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-07-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,403,221
Posted By skipn
Engine mount bolt torque question

Anyone have the torque specs for the upper engine mount bolt (right under "800" emblem) on a 2015 Tiger 800 XR?

I'm needing "dry" foot/pounds, not torque #s using locktite or anti-sieze etc.
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-02-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,192
Posted By skipn
Picked my XRx up today after waiting 3 weeks...

Picked my XRx up today after waiting 3 weeks because Triumph failed to send all the parts with the bike to assemble it out of the crate.

Dealer said they'd do the 600 mile for parts about ($85)...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-24-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 15,462
Posted By skipn
Thank you for the reply. Glad to hear there are...

Thank you for the reply. Glad to hear there are no clearance issues. I had the higher speed rated tires for use on my Tenere too, so glad I won't have to order a different size when the time comes.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-24-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 15,462
Posted By skipn
Roadie tire question

Traded my VStrom for a new Roadie, and have a new set of tires still in the garage. Rear is the same size but front is a 110/80R19. Roadies use 100/90R19.

Seems I read somewhere you can run the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-20-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 257,972
Posted By skipn
I have a set just like them with the tool box...

I have a set just like them with the tool box coming in 2 more days. Last set he had in stock until his next shipment arrives later this month.

Glad they look the right size for what I want. ...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-18-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1,976
Views: 267,181
Posted By skipn
Somebody in England went to tea break and forgot to put all the parts in the box.

My 800 problem:
Dealer finally got the only '15 800 XRx out of the warehouse this morning for me to watch them get into service. I'd been waiting for over a week.

Things went well until the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-16-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 15,462
Posted By skipn
Since a measure of a man's intelligence is by how...

Since a measure of a man's intelligence is by how much he agrees with you, I'd say you appear to be a prettty smart man.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-15-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 15,462
Posted By skipn
Been a while since this thread had some action so...

Been a while since this thread had some action so I'll jump in since I expect to pick up a new XRx in a couple of days.

Being a former FJR1300 (4 of them) owner and a current Tenere owner, I have...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-14-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,678
Posted By skipn
Thanks for the info. I've wired several to bikes...

Thanks for the info. I've wired several to bikes with factory grip connection and without, so no problem there in doing this one. I was just concerned with fitting the throttle tube and performance...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-13-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,678
Posted By skipn
Grip heater question: I just did a deal on...

Grip heater question:

I just did a deal on the 2015 XRX, which is still in the crate. I tried searching the threads for opinions of how good the Triumph grip heaters are.

I've installed and...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-04-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,353
Posted By skipn
Same here. Including tire disposal. Most...

Same here. Including tire disposal. Most dealers around won't do tires unless you buy from them for big bucks. He's an indy shop, and I always throw a few dollars more his way than charged--you...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-04-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 146,385
Posted By skipn
I rode the '14 xcx last month and finally laid...

I rode the '14 xcx last month and finally laid hands on a '15 xrx-- gotta have a '15 xrx!

I figure it will be my last new bike, and have decided to sell my '12 DL650 ADV and keep riding my...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-29-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By skipn
I second mcmann. I own both.

I second mcmann. I own both.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-23-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,344
Posted By skipn
I think their evil twin lurks at "Big's" near...

I think their evil twin lurks at "Big's" near Mid-Rivers Mall in St. Louis, MO. Sounds like deja'vu all over again. I did buy the DL650, but never again.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-10-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8,738
Views: 851,221
Posted By skipn
Howdy

I'm up in NE Missouri and moved from an FJR1300 to the Tenere and 650 VStrom, so I will be doing more riding in south Missouri and Arkansas than the long distances out west and east.

Just ran into...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-28-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,636
Posted By skipn
A deal breaker for a lot of riders is does one...

A deal breaker for a lot of riders is does one want to deal with chain drive or shaft drive?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-19-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,403,221
Posted By skipn
It could be these are SW Motech racks-- I'm not...

It could be these are SW Motech racks-- I'm not that familiar with them. I did mount Givi E21s with adapters to them for a while before I went back to the metal Suzuki boxes.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-19-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,403,221
Posted By skipn
Will 2012+V Strom 650 ADV side cases fit on the Tiger 800?

I'm considering buying a '14 or '15 Tiger 800 in the spring. I have a '12 Wee ADV which has factory hard cases (Trax, I guess) on factory mounts (Givi?).

Seeing the exhaust is on the same side...
Forum: Hacks 05-16-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5,317
Views: 896,466
Posted By skipn
***SOLD***2010 Ural T For Sale-- NE Missouri

SOLD: 2010 Ural with 12,200 Km (7580 Miles), excellent condition mechanically and cosmetically. Russell Daylong seat, new in box sidecar windshield, and extra parts like filters, alternator, shop and...
Forum: Hacks 04-22-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5,317
Views: 896,466
Posted By skipn
It's a 2010 T, 11,000k with some extras. Had to...

It's a 2010 T, 11,000k with some extras. Had to go to Oklahoma to get it.

http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l267/zzzzip/IMG_0048_zps3428fa12.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 04-21-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5,317
Views: 896,466
Posted By skipn
Found one.

Found one.
Forum: Hacks 04-16-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5,317
Views: 896,466
Posted By skipn
Thanks, but after factoring in the cost of travel...

Thanks, but after factoring in the cost of travel both ways, it is out of my budget.
Forum: Hacks 04-16-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5,317
Views: 896,466
Posted By skipn
I was a day late on that one-- he has a buyer...

I was a day late on that one-- he has a buyer pending, but thanks for the post.
Forum: Hacks 04-16-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5,317
Views: 896,466
Posted By skipn
Changed miles to 500. Still looking.

Changed miles to 500.

Still looking.
Forum: Hacks 04-13-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5,317
Views: 896,466
Posted By skipn
Thanks, I'll have a look.

Thanks, I'll have a look.
Forum: Hacks 04-13-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5,317
Views: 896,466
Posted By skipn
Found 2007 or newer Ural & sidecar

I'm looking for a 2007 or newer rig, 1 or 2WD in good condition, within 500 miles of Hannibal, Missouri which is about 100 miles north of St. Louis on the river. I'm willing to spend up to $7,000...
Forum: Hacks 03-03-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,211
Posted By skipn
Does anyone know if the new Gen II DL650 V Strom...

Does anyone know if the new Gen II DL650 V Strom or the Yamaha Super Tenere are being used? If so, with what hack?
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