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Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-21-2015, 09:42 AM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Thanks! I'll look into that this weekend.

Thanks! I'll look into that this weekend.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-19-2015, 12:11 PM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Rear brake line

Anyone know what the length is for the extended brake line included with the TTP Up and Over bracket? I went with the cheaper version that claimed the stock cable was long enough. They weren't...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-19-2015, 11:48 AM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Shock upgrade

I'm considering a shock upgrade this year and came across a Hagon series of trials shocks for the Scrambler. They offer some extended lengths up to 420 mm. Anyone have experience with these? They...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-07-2014, 09:22 AM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Beauty!

That looks fantastic! Where did you pick up the side car? I've been dreaming of adding one since I got the bike 4 years ago.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 09-04-2014, 12:56 PM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
That looks great! :clap How about a sound...

That looks great! :clap How about a sound clip/video?
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-21-2014, 01:48 PM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
I also ride a 2006 (but in the faster blue/white...

I also ride a 2006 (but in the faster blue/white colour combo :evil). I have the AI removed but the airbox is still in place. I'm currently running the TORS pipes and get an average of 6.75 L/100...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-15-2014, 05:53 AM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
I tried a vacuum bleed with a pump I bought in...

I tried a vacuum bleed with a pump I bought in the winter. No success as it wasn't sealing. After burning the better part of a day just putting the rear shell on and messing with the brake I got...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-12-2014, 04:31 PM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Bluhduh I kind of wondered if that was the case because...

I kind of wondered if that was the case because it seemed like strange design to me, but I don't much experience with that kind of thing. I ended up getting it lined up partly by over torquing it a...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-12-2014, 02:03 PM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Any pro tips for reconnecting banjo bolts? I...

Any pro tips for reconnecting banjo bolts? I just installed a free spirits rear caliper relocator and now I'm trying to attach the brake line to the caliper. I can't seem to get the banjo bolt in...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-09-2014, 08:01 PM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Thanks for telling me what I want hear!

Thanks for telling me what I want hear!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 07-09-2014, 07:48 PM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Making some additions to the Scram in prep for a...

Making some additions to the Scram in prep for a trip up the James Bay Road at the end of the month. I got to installing the rear caliper relocation bracket and ended up pulling the caliper off for a...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-28-2014, 04:56 PM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
The controls won't fall apart on you, but you...

The controls won't fall apart on you, but you won't be able to adjust them either. There a pins in the controls that set into holes an the bars to stop them from rotating. At least that's the setup...
Forum: Canada 06-25-2014, 05:39 AM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Thanks for the tips everybody. Seems like there...

Thanks for the tips everybody. Seems like there are more options than I ever realized. Part of me knows I should really learn to do this in my own but the other part really can't be bothered.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-24-2014, 08:14 AM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Agreed. I love the look of that seat.

Agreed. I love the look of that seat.
Forum: Canada 06-23-2014, 06:11 PM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Any recommendations on where to get tires changed...

Any recommendations on where to get tires changed in Ottawa?
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 06-03-2014, 06:57 AM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
+1. I had the exact same problem the year I...

+1. I had the exact same problem the year I bought mine with about 20,000 miles on it. Ended up burned the chrome off one exhaust because the fuel was passing through the cylinder but burning in the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-30-2014, 04:43 PM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
They're the only tires I've had so take that into...

They're the only tires I've had so take that into consideration, but I've been really happy with my Metzeler Tourance set. Smooth, quiet and grippy on the road and seemed decent in my limited dirt...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-27-2014, 08:18 AM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Love it! I've been dreaming about a sidecar for...

Love it! I've been dreaming about a sidecar for almost since I got my scram. Step 1 - acquire sidecar
Step 2 - acquire white scarf and leather helmet
Step 3 - put step 2 items on dog
Step 4 -...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-25-2014, 01:52 PM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
There should be a hose on that T. It's a breather...

There should be a hose on that T. It's a breather line similar to the one on the fuel tank. Mine runs downward and ends between the foot pegs. No idea about the electrical though. I have the same...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-12-2014, 04:39 PM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Thanks, I'll give it another go I the next couple...

Thanks, I'll give it another go I the next couple of days. Did you use the quick splicer that came with the kit? I used on my first try but it seemed to mash the wires.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-12-2014, 04:38 PM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
That settles it. Sold the wrong part. Mine is...

That settles it. Sold the wrong part. Mine is just a little over 9". Back to the drawing board.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-12-2014, 05:07 AM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Hmmm, that makes some sense. I bought it from an...

Hmmm, that makes some sense. I bought it from an inmate and don't have the part number. Any chance you could measure from the mounting bolt to the ground with the stand down and report back so I can...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-11-2014, 07:59 PM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Just came in from admiring my work. I tried...

Just came in from admiring my work. I tried rocking it a bit and nothin. Both tires planted firmly. I'm running the stock shocks still. Maybe the Tourances have a higher profile than some? I find...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-11-2014, 05:26 PM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Little help?

So I spent the morning riding with my lady, which was great. Once we got home I let the bike cool off and decided to add some Fawkes I've had lying around a bit. I got the triumph center stand...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-02-2014, 07:40 AM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Hmmmm. Looking at my stats from last season I...

Hmmmm. Looking at my stats from last season I averaged just under 36 mpg or 6.6L/100 km. Maybe rejecting would help me but carb workings are beyond my understanding. I bought the bike used and the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 05-01-2014, 06:33 PM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Well, shit. I only get in the mid 30s. I guess...

Well, shit. I only get in the mid 30s. I guess the carb models aren't as efficient.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-29-2014, 06:07 AM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Great point. British Customs is located in LA and...

Great point. British Customs is located in LA and they have a great reputation for being helpful. Maybe lay the story of the trip and they'll be gentle on the $$$.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-17-2014, 09:55 AM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Wow, that's an unfortunate chain of events. Hope...

Wow, that's an unfortunate chain of events. Hope you get it sorted in Little Rock. Thanks for the details and happy trails!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 04-17-2014, 07:23 AM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
So what's causing the issue with the up and over?...

So what's causing the issue with the up and over? I have one ready to install so now I'm wondering if I should bother.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-18-2014, 12:39 PM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
I bought my '06 used at about 20k and it's now...

I bought my '06 used at about 20k and it's now about 32k. The CDI unit failed the first spring I had it. Replaced it with a half-price aftermarket unit. No issues at all apart from that.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-04-2014, 11:59 AM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Pissed Yes, relying on online reviews can be pretty...

Yes, relying on online reviews can be pretty painful. That TEC bracket does look pretty crappy. Seems like there are some Triumph stands floating around here so I think I'll pursue those.

I was...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-04-2014, 07:23 AM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Centre stand

I've been thinking a center stand might finish off my winter shopping spree nicely. I see three options out there:
- Triumph ($240)
- Norman Hyde ($200)
- TEC Bike Parts ($100)

Cheaper is...
Forum: Vendors 02-13-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 309
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Balance Classic

Anyone have an opinion of the Garne Balance Classic? Looks like they're the same as the oiled except they're made with black microfiber instead of brown leather. I don't know much about microfiber...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-30-2014, 07:27 PM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Is there any benefit to going ip to 140s or is it...

Is there any benefit to going ip to 140s or is it mostly a style thing?
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-28-2014, 05:06 PM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
I ordered mine in the fall and got the same...

I ordered mine in the fall and got the same message. They were in stock within a couple of weeks so the wait may not be too bad. Saves you a good bit of cash over the TTP option.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-25-2014, 06:57 AM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
I don't think he meant to insult. Pretty sure his...

I don't think he meant to insult. Pretty sure his point is that when spending that money you shouldn't have to mod it so it actually functions. As-built its pretty pointless.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-23-2013, 06:13 AM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
+1! That bare tank looks awesome. :clap

+1! That bare tank looks awesome. :clap
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-05-2013, 01:30 PM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Looks great! Is that the Niagara?

Looks great! Is that the Niagara?
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-26-2013, 08:41 AM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
Very happy to keep that cash! A buddy has some...

Very happy to keep that cash! A buddy has some similar 9" boxes on his DR650 so I took a close look at those before ordering. I was originally leaning toward the same setup you got, but the sale was...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-26-2013, 05:13 AM
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Posted By ChuBrocka
20% off the black, 9" Tetons, free shipping and a...

20% off the black, 9" Tetons, free shipping and a $100 gift card towards a future order. Not too shabby.
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