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Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-21-2014, 11:50 AM
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Posted By elan
I haven't read through this whole thread, but has...

I haven't read through this whole thread, but has anyone else experienced wrinkling/flaking/cracking of the paint (or whatever coating it is) around stator and oil pan? Looks heat related - and I do...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-22-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 21,844
Views: 4,148,149
Posted By elan
Can't reset the service indicator unless...

Can't reset the service indicator unless something has changed in TuneECU. You need Dealer Tool for that: http://dealertoolcouk.ipage.com/ I use TuneECU on my '12 Tiger Roadie.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-21-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4,766
Views: 682,262
Posted By elan
Nice work! I want to do the same thing, but...

Nice work! I want to do the same thing, but incorporate a rear facing camera as well. Every now and then I jump on alibaba to see what's new out there.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-15-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,843
Views: 229,732
Posted By elan
My dealer called me back, said they didn't have...

My dealer called me back, said they didn't have any TSBs or recalls regarding it. At this point I'll just deal with it as long as it doesn't affect operation. It's annoying, but I don't think it...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-14-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,843
Views: 229,732
Posted By elan
16k miles on my '12 ABS Roadie and I've noticed...

16k miles on my '12 ABS Roadie and I've noticed my fuel gauge level seems to be acting up. Last tank I noticed my level going down a lot faster than it normally does, but fuel MPG usage was normal....
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-08-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21,844
Views: 4,148,149
Posted By elan
5'8" 135lbs with forks slightly raised in triples...

5'8" 135lbs with forks slightly raised in triples and I can get on center stand w/o much issue. Definitely a necessity for all the prior reasons mentioned. It was my first farkle.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-28-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1,843
Views: 229,732
Posted By elan
Same here. Good advice since a map...

Same here. Good advice since a map download/upload can take a while (around 5 minutes each, going off memory)
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-26-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 21,844
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Posted By elan
Posted these in the 'Garage', but doesn't look...

Posted these in the 'Garage', but doesn't look too active there. Figured it'd be more use over here. The original thread about mounting my seahorse case on the other side is here:...
Forum: The Garage 02-25-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,300
Posted By elan
Added a tool tube in the only free place I could...

Added a tool tube in the only free place I could find. Doesn't get in the way of anything so I think it'll work.

http://i.imgur.com/KvdxeBIl.jpg (http://imgur.com/KvdxeBI)...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-14-2014, 08:36 AM
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Views: 229,732
Posted By elan
Seeping/weeping front brake reservoir

I've never touched my front brake reservoir, but the other day when installing my rox risers, I had the bars leaned forward. Ever since then, I've noticed some slight weeping around the front/top...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-12-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,843
Views: 229,732
Posted By elan
Tis normal... (and slightly annoying). I assume...

Tis normal... (and slightly annoying). I assume it's just the sound of the normal lean popping on decel and is muffled through cat/muffler.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-06-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4,766
Views: 682,262
Posted By elan
I actually had an old spring puller in the...

I actually had an old spring puller in the toolbox from one of my sportbike exhausts. Worked a treat - they should have included one!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-30-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 21,844
Views: 4,148,149
Posted By elan
Question Cheap risers?

I'm looking to move my bars up and back just a tad. Yes I know everyone swears by Rox risers, but is there any reason why the $20 tusks wouldn't fit the bill - am I missing something? I understand XC...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-14-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,843
Views: 229,732
Posted By elan
I've experienced this when my bike has sat for...

I've experienced this when my bike has sat for around two weeks. Scared the shit out of me the first time - thought I spun a bearing or something. I went as far as to disassemble the whole mechanism...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-11-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5,703
Views: 1,034,640
Posted By elan
Yep, get over the fact that it's ugly. I went...

Yep, get over the fact that it's ugly. I went back and forth on this for many months before pulling the trigger. Works awesome on my Tiger 800 and the looks are starting to grow on me.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-04-2013, 09:28 AM
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Posted By elan
I'll take a look, but this happened after after I...

I'll take a look, but this happened after after I mounted them. Thanks
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-02-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 21,844
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Posted By elan
Yeah, this may be my problem. I'm using the...

Yeah, this may be my problem. I'm using the Acerbis hand guards and I had to push and pull to get things lined up.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-28-2013, 01:25 PM
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Views: 4,148,149
Posted By elan
Yeah, that's the opposite of where I live...

Yeah, that's the opposite of where I live (Florida). Flat straight roads and a lot of commuting miles. I don't see a lot of high RPMs or fast starts that much either. I save that for the motard.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-28-2013, 08:25 AM
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Views: 4,148,149
Posted By elan
Currently close to 13k miles on mine. Don't even...

Currently close to 13k miles on mine. Don't even think I'm hitting wear bars yet - close though. Researching which tires I want next (roadie) :D
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-27-2013, 07:58 AM
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Views: 176,013
Posted By elan
Been a long time lurker of this thread and...

Been a long time lurker of this thread and finally broke down and bought a 18" madstad (I'm 5'8"). Works great, initially pretty ugly, but it's growing on me.

Question. Anyone notice a fuel...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-25-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21,844
Views: 4,148,149
Posted By elan
Any luck getting rid of vibration after handguard...

Any luck getting rid of vibration after handguard install? I installed some and my mirrors are pretty bad at 80mph now. Not too big a deal in the daytime, but can't tell what's behind/near me at...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-24-2013, 01:06 PM
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Views: 4,148,149
Posted By elan
Yeah, I just tried the map compare function as...

Yeah, I just tried the map compare function as well. I've never used it before, so I wasn't sure I was using it correctly, but my findings seem to be the same as yours - they look exact/very similar....
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-24-2013, 12:31 PM
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Posted By elan
Anyone check out any of the new ECU maps at...

Anyone check out any of the new ECU maps at http://www.tomhamburg.net/Tune_List.html ? I see there's a new one for my bike, 800 ABS (non xc) - tune 20768

Curious what's changed
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-21-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 689
Posted By elan
As someone who rides a <300lb supermoto CRF450X,...

As someone who rides a <300lb supermoto CRF450X, I think the Tiger would make a horrible supermoto :P My supermoto DRZ even felt like a tank compared to the CRF.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-30-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,610
Posted By elan
Only time I ever bought a new vehicle was when I...

Only time I ever bought a new vehicle was when I started a new job and they gave me a starting bonus. Other than that, I've always bought used. I waited about 6 months to locate a nearby tiger 800....
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-12-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 21,844
Views: 4,148,149
Posted By elan
No sh*t... bought my Tiger used from a private...

No sh*t... bought my Tiger used from a private party in Orlando, but still had $500 something in taxes...

And to stay on topic, I also use the alt-rider rack. My givi v47 pretty much stays...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-10-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,843
Views: 229,732
Posted By elan
Curious how long has the bike been sitting when...

Curious how long has the bike been sitting when this happens. Weeks/Days/Hours?
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-10-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 21,844
Views: 4,148,149
Posted By elan
What are your dimensions? I'm usually not one who...

What are your dimensions? I'm usually not one who changes a lot of things on bikes. I don't know if I just adapt or what. I'm 5'8" with a 30" inseam.

The most I did on my roadie was pull the...
Forum: The Garage 07-05-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,300
Posted By elan
Here's my invoice from Kurveygirl. There's a...

Here's my invoice from Kurveygirl. There's a special formula for figuring out the length of fasteners you need, so make sure you get the right length!

Products...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-02-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,370
Posted By elan
I'm pretty happy with my givi racks - and the...

I'm pretty happy with my givi racks - and the price I found on them made it a no brainer. They're quick release if I need to remove them, but I never do. I can't imagine any rack getting any closer...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,106
Posted By elan
I have an alpinestars TZ1 leather jacket that's...

I have an alpinestars TZ1 leather jacket that's probably around 8-10 years old or so. It's been a great jacket that I got a great deal on from a local dealer (think around $180). Only issue I've had...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-18-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,853
Posted By elan
Not familiar with the bike, does it have Coil on...

Not familiar with the bike, does it have Coil on plug ignition? I had an R6 that had one of the ignition modules go bad. It would start and idle fine, but would run like crap first 1/4 of throttle...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-15-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21,844
Views: 4,148,149
Posted By elan
I noticed that in the manual as well. I ended up...

I noticed that in the manual as well. I ended up just taking the throttle cable bracket off using a long philips screwdriver. Worked a treat. Just be careful not to drop the screws.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-11-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,843
Views: 229,732
Posted By elan
So I just got back from the Florida keys for 2...

So I just got back from the Florida keys for 2 weeks and upon starting my bike I anticipated this issue again...

My first attempt to start it was exactly like above mention. Just cranked, but...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-11-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By elan
Was in the same boat with my tiger when I bought...

Was in the same boat with my tiger when I bought it. I went ahead and bit the bullet; buying the center stand. Could not be happier with it. Does take a little extra mmmph to hoist it up, but my...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-23-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21,844
Views: 4,148,149
Posted By elan
That's me. I'm wondering if you could just use...

That's me. I'm wondering if you could just use some straps across and some of the mounting hardware here: http://rotopax.com/Mounting-Hardware/
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-15-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21,844
Views: 4,148,149
Posted By elan
Ah, that's what I thought you meant, but wasn't...

Ah, that's what I thought you meant, but wasn't exactly sure if it was from the voltage drop or some other issue. Thanks for explanation
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-15-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 21,844
Views: 4,148,149
Posted By elan
Any idea why your upload failed?

Any idea why your upload failed?
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-13-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 21,844
Views: 4,148,149
Posted By elan
Yep. Don't go all willy nilly changing stuff! And...

Yep. Don't go all willy nilly changing stuff! And make a backup of your current rom/tune.

I used this to upload the latest tune. No need bothering with dealer.

*tip, pull your...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-17-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4,766
Views: 682,262
Posted By elan
Same here. I've played around with the cheap ones...

Same here. I've played around with the cheap ones and got burnt more than once - finally learned my lesson.
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