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Forum: Beasts Today, 04:26 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Look up "exhaust wrap"...in my opinion that looks...

Look up "exhaust wrap"...in my opinion that looks like crap, I like the looks of the metal pipes, no matter what color it turns. But, to each his own, good luck with it. WRT seats, good luck...
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2014, 04:08 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
You know this is a topic that everyone is an...

You know this is a topic that everyone is an expert at, just like oil, tires, seats, etc, etc. The few new bikes that I have owned (vs the many used bikes) I have always followed the owner's manual...
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2014, 07:33 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
I use regular unleaded (87 octane) which I am...

I use regular unleaded (87 octane) which I am sure has up to 10% ethanol. Both of mine run fine and return decent mpg as long as I don't flog them.
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2014, 09:19 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Yes, the centerstand is the way to go or by...

Yes, the centerstand is the way to go or by sitting in the saddle, holding the bike vertical and using a small mirror. Fore and aft is not so much the problem, but left and right leaning of the bike...
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2014, 04:30 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Well, $4K doesn't sound real bad at all and 5K...

Well, $4K doesn't sound real bad at all and 5K miles is low. Some answers, the valves are shim over buckets. The choke or enrichiner in this case is manually operated from the left side of the left...
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2014, 01:22 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
These are available for the standard Bonneville,...

These are available for the standard Bonneville, not sure if they'd fit a Scrambler, not cheap:

http://www.newbonneville.com/html/highway_pegs.html...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2014, 01:45 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
I think you're right, the Triumph stand-offs are...

I think you're right, the Triumph stand-offs are a slightly larger diameter tubing, but in that same shape.

http://www.pmracks.com/products.php?id=5 (http://www.pmracks.com/products.php?id=5)
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2014, 03:38 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
gseur: Here is what the TAT is: ...

gseur: Here is what the TAT is: http://www.transamtrail.com/ (http://www.transamtrail.com/)
Forum: Beasts 08-02-2014, 04:34 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Those are Triumph soft bag stand offs. I don't...

Those are Triumph soft bag stand offs. I don't think Triumph sells them any longer, however, they can be found occasionally on ebay, TRat classifieds and AdvRider ads. I think MC Resources makes...
Forum: Beasts 08-02-2014, 11:12 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Any before and after photos of the stock vs the...

Any before and after photos of the stock vs the new lower pegs? I am guessing that there is a need to adjust the brake and shift levers to match-up better with the new pegs. How are the new pegs...
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2014, 10:39 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
I've got the Triumph gel seat, it was a marginal...

I've got the Triumph gel seat, it was a marginal improvement. I'm currently using a Burton, while many think its fantastic, it too is only marginally better than the stock plank. It is a bit firmer...
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2014, 07:04 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
I don’t have any photos of my Scrambler with the...

I don’t have any photos of my Scrambler with the alloy bags mounted. The racks were made by MotoSport who no longer make them and may not be in business any longer. They were about the first...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 12:22 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Holy Smokes! size 14 feet, 37" inseam - no...

Holy Smokes! size 14 feet, 37" inseam - no wonder you are feeling cramped. That's a lot of inches of leg and feet to fit on the Scrambler. Wonder if a taller seat wouldn't help somewhat - maybe...
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2014, 12:09 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
There should be no movement in your muffler and...

There should be no movement in your muffler and the whole set-up should end being rigidly tied together. If you have movement, something is wrong and you need to review your entire muffler system...
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2014, 10:13 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Maybe this might help? ...

Maybe this might help?

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii56/grebmrof/Miscellaneous/IMG_6190_zps68e73022.jpg
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2014, 10:04 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Looks like a nice bike, you might have better...

Looks like a nice bike, you might have better luck posting it in the "Flea Market" / "Bikes" section. It has a very active following I think.
Forum: Beasts 07-26-2014, 11:34 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Yes, the standard Bonneville and the Scrambler,...

Yes, the standard Bonneville and the Scrambler, carry the same pegs on different brackets - the pegs are interchangeable. As someone earlier noted, the Thruxton is the one that has different pegs....
Forum: Beasts 07-26-2014, 04:45 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
I believe the gear shift shaft is splined, so the...

I believe the gear shift shaft is splined, so the lever can be removed and then repositioned so that it is downward just enough to work with that dropped peg. Now if any of this repositioning causes...
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2014, 05:07 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Absolutely correct, see the photo below... ...

Absolutely correct, see the photo below...

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii56/grebmrof/Triumph%20T100%20Parts/FootpegComparison_zps00e16b29.jpg

You know the old: "trust but verify"...
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2014, 08:49 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
I don' t think the mount for the footpegs on the...

I don' t think the mount for the footpegs on the T100 is the same as on the Scrambler. I will verify when I get home on Tues if no one else has answered the question. Also, if you look at...
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2014, 12:35 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Here is a suggestion - if you can find a used...

Here is a suggestion - if you can find a used Triumph King/Queen seat, it maybe the most comfortable for the $ you can find (YMMV). For luggage, find a set of used Triumph soft luggage standoffs and...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 11:28 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Look at the posting above your note, those...

Look at the posting above your note, those headers are routed the same as an Arrow should be. I know that bike has stock or TORs, but the header routing are the same.
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2014, 04:51 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
I thought in that situation (not happened to me...

I thought in that situation (not happened to me yet) that you'd raise the caliper above the level of the master cylinder so that any bubbles in the line would rise during the bleeding process. So...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 04:20 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
...ahh yes, and turns into a new paint scheme! ...

...ahh yes, and turns into a new paint scheme! WooHoo! Actually, I really like the red/silver...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2014, 05:58 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
There is really not a decent seat to be had,...

There is really not a decent seat to be had, perhaps stock with one of those air pads, might get you some decent comfort, but YMMV. Lots of opinions on this topic (like everything else). Nice bike,...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 09:48 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Might be able to find in the manual what things...

Might be able to find in the manual what things they touch. Check w/ the dealer, doubt that you'd need to go in to keep your warranty in effect - but who knows what the dealer will tell you. WRT a...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 09:42 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Depends if the OP is getting a standard Bonnie...

Depends if the OP is getting a standard Bonnie w/17" cast wheels(formerly called an SE) or a standard Bonnie w/ 19" spoked front wheel, did he say?
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 06:34 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
I think you'd need a Scrambler right side cover...

I think you'd need a Scrambler right side cover (and not sure the Scrambler one would fit a standard Bonneville) and the mounting point for the muffler would need to be fabricated - the Scrambler has...
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 04:18 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
The fitting instructions that come with the...

The fitting instructions that come with the tankbag when new are part # A99000082. Here is a scan of the three pages that are in English, this should help:

...
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2014, 03:53 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Check into this one...seems to work fine for a...

Check into this one...seems to work fine for a non efi Bonnie, perhaps for yours too?

http://www.newbonneville.com/html/battery.html (http://www.newbonneville.com/html/battery.html)
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2014, 01:35 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Shep, are you buying the one in Willoughby Hills,...

Shep, are you buying the one in Willoughby Hills, OH? If so, think that one was/is a good deal! Good luck with your new bike!
Tom
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 07:40 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Metal Mules & Pelicans in the Flea Mkt/Parts

Have Metal Mule brackets and Pelicans for sale in the Parts section of the Flea Market if anyone is interested.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=984940...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2014, 10:01 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
'10 Scrambler For Sale

This was just posted on Cleveland's CL, not mine, no interest, don't know the guy, seems like a decent price... it is only 15 min away:

http://cleveland.craigslist.org/mcy/4536196208.html...
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2014, 02:00 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Just a thought...

You probably did this already, but measure twice or three times to verify what you found. With what you have already, I would not be concerned at all with the clearance of a number of the valves that...
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2014, 05:10 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
I recently did the valve clearance check on both...

I recently did the valve clearance check on both of my Bonnevilles, a few notes:

- use a decent quality metric feeler guage, not a decimal guage converted to metric (they have odd sizes and...
Forum: Beasts 06-16-2014, 03:42 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Here's one...

Well I guess that one was/is a scam as we thought. While I know this is a Scrambler forum, here is a Bonneville that looks pretty good at not a bad price. I have no interest in this, just spotted...
Forum: Beasts 06-15-2014, 03:19 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Caution!

THAT sounds too good to be true...make sure you are dealing with a legit individual, bring a big friend along, caution, could be a scam. Make sure it hasn't been in a flood or something or on a...
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2014, 07:20 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
While anything could be done if you have the...

While anything could be done if you have the fabrication skills, I think your best bet would be a top box as you mention, it will provide her security along with both of you some storage space. Good...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2014, 04:04 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
The holy grail - a seat that is really comfortable

Good luck with that! You'll find a ton of posts on seats, everyone looking for the holy grail of seats. Just remember when reading this stuff that YMMV.
Forum: Beasts 05-30-2014, 06:22 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
I can attest to that, those puppies are great on...

I can attest to that, those puppies are great on the street, I have them on his '06 Scrambler, which is alive and very well in NE Ohio...
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