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Forum: Beasts 08-11-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 167,926
Posted By PirateDunk
I had the same problem with mine. Could be a...

I had the same problem with mine. Could be a nightmare if I stalled on a tricky section of the trail. Not been warm enough recently but it might be a different story with 40degC in summer.

I had...
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,195
Posted By PirateDunk
Would suggest getting your bike back to the...

Would suggest getting your bike back to the dealer for some warranty work.

I suspect your clutch pack compression springs are not properly torqued. This happened on my bike from new and I needed a...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,195
Posted By PirateDunk
Awesome fix. Wish I had pulled my engine apart to...

Awesome fix. Wish I had pulled my engine apart to do a similar repair when mine died rather than get the dealer to fix it. Could have saved $700.
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 167,926
Posted By PirateDunk
Mine started doing that about 3 years ago so I...

Mine started doing that about 3 years ago so I replaced it with a heavy duty rod end with integrated dust seal from a local bearing shop.
Forum: Australia 07-29-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 84,370
Posted By PirateDunk
My conclusion is maybe, with some modification of...

My conclusion is maybe, with some modification of the bash plate. I have the Rally Raid plate which may need a small removal of material on the RH side.

The aft view shows that they don't appear...
Forum: Australia 07-29-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 84,370
Posted By PirateDunk
Removed the cat 3 years ago. Repairing a crack by...

Removed the cat 3 years ago. Repairing a crack by welding caused the current large hole. Had one of the headers break clean off, got it welded and the material pulled so much that it caused a much...
Forum: Australia 07-29-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 84,370
Posted By PirateDunk
http://www.jeskap.com.br/tiger-800xc-full-3x2x1-k5...

http://www.jeskap.com.br/tiger-800xc-full-3x2x1-k5-inox-fosco-p-806.html

Hopefully if enough of us pester them they'll sell the headers on their own although in Aussie dollars, it looks like it...
Forum: Australia 07-29-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 84,370
Posted By PirateDunk
I have found someone who has a set in production,...

I have found someone who has a set in production, however I'm battling across one language barrier and several time zones to get more information out of them.

They appear to be unwilling to...
Forum: Australia 07-28-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 84,370
Posted By PirateDunk
I have rather a large hole in my OEM headers and...

I have rather a large hole in my OEM headers and am looking to replace with a highflow set.

I've seen a photo or two around of custom ones but has anyone got them in production?
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2,769
Views: 530,382
Posted By PirateDunk
Apparently these guys have made one for the...

Apparently these guys have made one for the tiger.

http://www.jeskap.com.br/triumph-tiger-800xc-c-92_287/

If anyone knows of a company that sells headers, that would be appreciated. Google...
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2,769
Views: 530,382
Posted By PirateDunk
After several clutch rebuilds, the clutch is only...

After several clutch rebuilds, the clutch is only splashed by oil from the cam chain. In my opinion this is not enough cooling for heavy clutch slipping when offroad. I've had the filler cap when the...
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 2,769
Views: 530,382
Posted By PirateDunk
Clutch Cooling Kit

Ok guys, finally got around to building my clutch cooling kit today.


Basically it uses a slighly modified oil filter sandwich plate to direct filtered oil through -3 hose to a 10mm banjo bolt...
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2,769
Views: 530,382
Posted By PirateDunk
Got a Touratech raising kit for sale if anyone is...

Got a Touratech raising kit for sale if anyone is interested.

Located in WA, Oz, can post at cost.
http://www.gumtree.com.au/m-my-ad.html?adId=1051092480

Also SW Motech Bashplate...
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2,769
Views: 530,382
Posted By PirateDunk
Keen to head what you think about the shifting...

Keen to head what you think about the shifting smoothness if you think it stays the same or not.

I think I might give the heavier springs a go too. It's good wrist exercise. The tiger has a very...
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2,769
Views: 530,382
Posted By PirateDunk
True, but if the clutch is being slipped on...

True, but if the clutch is being slipped on purpose on an ungrooved plate you have more contact area which is slipping, resulting in more heat generation and wear on the friction discs with less oil...
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 167,926
Posted By PirateDunk
I have the same problem. 60,000km.+ Had the...

I have the same problem. 60,000km.+

Had the starter motor apart and checked. No evidence of arcing.

I believe that because of the increased heat the resistance in either the starter wires or...
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2,769
Views: 530,382
Posted By PirateDunk
That's what I suspected as well, however counter...

That's what I suspected as well, however counter to that, they also allow for a small amount of oil to sit in each groove increasing oil cooling. I have seen some steel plates with radial grooves to...
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,195
Posted By PirateDunk
Clutch discussion over here. To save repeating...

Clutch discussion over here. To save repeating myself.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24356133&postcount=2505
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2,769
Views: 530,382
Posted By PirateDunk
I checked the stack height when I put it in and...

I checked the stack height when I put it in and it was within limits. Its in the service manual.

The Surflex kit is supplied with smooth steel spacer plates (make sure you linish the edges with a...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 2,769
Views: 530,382
Posted By PirateDunk
There are also 5 springs in the Tiger. I think...

There are also 5 springs in the Tiger. I think you want the one for the street triple?

http://www.barnettclutches.com/1977/triumph/0/0/2011-triumph-675.html

I've currently got this one fitted....
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2,769
Views: 530,382
Posted By PirateDunk
Hopefully I should have my prototype device to...

Hopefully I should have my prototype device to increase the oil cooling flow to the clutch fitted in the next couple of weeks. I've already figured out how to do it and have most of the parts. Just...
Forum: Beasts 04-09-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,195
Posted By PirateDunk
Considered doing this but couldnt be bothered. ...

Considered doing this but couldnt be bothered. Would possible just take a resistor in line with wiring depending upon sensing range limit.
Forum: Beasts 03-14-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 167,926
Posted By PirateDunk
I had the same problem. I serviced the starter...

I had the same problem. I serviced the starter motor myself, gave it a good clean, It looked fine with no evidence of arcing.

Does your cam chain rattle afterwards? My exhaust valve clearances...
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,195
Posted By PirateDunk
Whilst that is indeed part of the problem, after...

Whilst that is indeed part of the problem, after inspection of the clutch, it appears to lack the oil cooling which other, more offroad orientated clutch, such as the the KTM990 feature.

The KTM...
Forum: Beasts 03-09-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,195
Posted By PirateDunk
Off-Road Clutch Cooling Kit

Hi,

After cooking my clutch riding some really gnarly rutted sand tracks I've decided that the tiger clutch is too road orientated in its current guise.

I'm developing a kit that will...
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,195
Posted By PirateDunk
If it does it again, would suggest removing spark...

If it does it again, would suggest removing spark plugs and scrubbing with a wire brush. Had a similar issue whereby I over oiled the air filter and the plugs got fouled.
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,195
Posted By PirateDunk
I have a black one with a couple of scratches and...

I have a black one with a couple of scratches and a dint. PM me for details if your interested.
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2,549
Views: 583,244
Posted By PirateDunk
I originally temporarily put it on with cable...

I originally temporarily put it on with cable ties about 6 months ago to see how it would look and if it would affect anything like the cooling, before making an aluminium clamp.

Cable ties have...
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 2,549
Views: 583,244
Posted By PirateDunk
https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc3/970191_10151910340258706_960586063_n.jpg
Flying Tiger
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Forum: Beasts 02-27-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,195
Posted By PirateDunk
The spring washers help to increase the clamping...

The spring washers help to increase the clamping stresses of the rivets.

I work with and design aircraft components. If a rivet or bolt gets slop it has zero fatigue life.

i.e. If you stick a...
Forum: Beasts 02-27-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,195
Posted By PirateDunk
How many sets of brake pads did you get through...

How many sets of brake pads did you get through before that happened?
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,195
Posted By PirateDunk
No pic, the old discs have since gone to the tip....

No pic, the old discs have since gone to the tip.

The Disc does float, ever so slightly. Grab yours and give it a tug forwards or backwards. It will move a bit. The rivets allow it to move to as...
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,195
Posted By PirateDunk
Brake callipers are fine, the disc rivets started...

Brake callipers are fine, the disc rivets started to fret, resulting in lots of clanking and would ultimately have led to brake failure. I.e the floating discs floated too much.
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,195
Posted By PirateDunk
I agree, failures are possible, which is why...

I agree, failures are possible, which is why warranties exist and why hopefully this will be covered!

Lack of parts supply has also extended to wheel bearings, seals and brake pads.

If only...
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,195
Posted By PirateDunk
Guess again, I'm actually English in Australia,...

Guess again, I'm actually English in Australia, so very good at complaining by birth and already have contacted Triumph both Triumph Oz and Uk direct.

My primary concern right now is to get my...
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,195
Posted By PirateDunk
My Triumph Experience

I've had my bike since Easter 2011.

My bike has now been in the workshop for one month, waiting on a replacement gear selector shaft which I have apparently bent by changing gear too hard, thus...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,541,852
Posted By PirateDunk
Chrome Moly Steel (41XX) is a low alloy steel...

Chrome Moly Steel (41XX) is a low alloy steel with excellent strength, harden-ability and welding characteristics.

Stainless steel, although it does contain both chrome and molybdenum is not...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 6,765
Views: 1,541,852
Posted By PirateDunk
Looks like the bike's frame is made from an...

Looks like the bike's frame is made from an exotic advanced new material... "chrome moly stainless steel"

I sure hope its not stainless. Looks like KTM got a bit carried away with the marketing...
Forum: Beasts 02-09-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,195
Posted By PirateDunk
45,000km and the bike has been in the shop for...

45,000km and the bike has been in the shop for over a week waiting for a new gear selector shaft assembly because I've apparently been too rough changing gears and something has bent.

Not seen...
Forum: Beasts 01-29-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 21,069
Views: 3,695,195
Posted By PirateDunk
Dropped my 2011 tiger 800xc off at the dealers...

Dropped my 2011 tiger 800xc off at the dealers this morning for some experimental surgery.

Bike has 45000km on the clocks, have had it since new.

Was 200km away in the middle of nowhere this...
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