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Forum: Beasts 05-07-2012, 03:35 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Nice vid - what camera was it and where was it...

Nice vid - what camera was it and where was it attached?
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2012, 09:55 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Some Arrow Music :)

Warranty expired on my ContourHD head cam so I performed the External Mic mod on it. Normally, audio from a Contour is all but useless because of wind noise, it's a lot better now. Still needs tweaks...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2011, 02:25 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
An S3 motor would also work, and in some respects...

An S3 motor would also work, and in some respects may be the better option if you have a choice (posts from someone who installed one is on the Tiger1050 forum - but I don't have the link handy).
Forum: Beasts 10-12-2011, 04:47 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Do you have the big circlip that holds the baffle...

Do you have the big circlip that holds the baffle in place?

I made my own modified baffle, its volume lies somewhere between the stock sound and that with no baffle fitted. Others have done the...
Forum: Beasts 10-03-2011, 06:32 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
I have a Scottoiler on both Scrambler and...

I have a Scottoiler on both Scrambler and Tiger1050 and are certainly the cause of lube leaking out from behind the front sprocket cover(s). Hot weather causes a bit more lube than anticipated being...
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2011, 01:32 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
I don't think there's any legal requirement here...

I don't think there's any legal requirement here (UK) for it be red, I have a couple of Jerry Cans which are green and as far as I know quite legal to carry gas.
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2011, 05:22 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
A few photos I took today.... At the top of...

A few photos I took today....

At the top of Pym's Chair (a notably steep hill)...so I said "Did you chaps get these towed up here or what?" ...and then the fight started. No, they just laughed and...
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2011, 12:16 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Yes, it's a Scottoiler plus the High Capacity...

Yes, it's a Scottoiler plus the High Capacity Reservoir. These old photos were taken during fitting/setting up (I re-arranged the 'plumbing' later so you can't see it at the back). It's been very...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2011, 12:04 PM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Well spotted - doesn't look it but it was damn...

Well spotted - doesn't look it but it was damn cold that morning :D
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2011, 09:36 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
They will both fit together. My bars were on...

They will both fit together. My bars were on since new and added the skidplate later, I don't recall any fitting issues at all.
...
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2011, 07:33 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
From here (UK anyway):...

From here (UK anyway): http://www.triumph-online.co.uk/safety---security--comfort-736-c.asp

Available in black or chrome. I've seen them advertised elsewhere too so not specific to this one dealer...
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2011, 03:22 PM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
or splash out and buy one with Triumph on it :D ...

or splash out and buy one with Triumph on it :D

http://i970.photobucket.com/albums/ae183/ChrisLX200/P1010228.jpg

It was black 18 months ago, now it's faded to a yucky brown. Have to get...
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2011, 12:03 PM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
They are very smooth running - at least my...

They are very smooth running - at least my Scrambler is. Strangely, I had a Speedmaster as a loaner last week and that was much rougher - odd because I thought they had the same engine...
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2011, 12:44 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
I don't have a whole load of vids that feature a...

I don't have a whole load of vids that feature a Cowbell... LOL :D
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2011, 01:14 PM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Posted a new vid riding my Scram. Gave up on the...

Posted a new vid riding my Scram. Gave up on the sound on the ContourHD at anything >5mph so added music instead...

<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/m8jpph3WI4I?hd=1" allowfullscreen=""...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2011, 04:55 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Well it's a moot point now, having discussed the...

Well it's a moot point now, having discussed the problem with my dealer they have agreed to look at it under warranty. I just noticed my RH fork seal is leaking too so that will be done at the same...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2011, 12:48 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Access isn't a problem for any provided you're...

Access isn't a problem for any provided you're using the recommended 63mm filter wrench to make life easier - that, or use K&N filters with the welded-on nut to aid removal.
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2011, 12:42 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
It seems too much of a coincidence to me that the...

It seems too much of a coincidence to me that the issue should start right after the last oil change, but can't rule coincidence out entirely. I don't see how soaking the plates in the same oil they...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2011, 02:54 PM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Found my order for the last change - it was...

Found my order for the last change - it was actually Castrol Power 1 GPS 4T 10W-40 that I used. It's only part-synth not fully synth. I don't think it's an issue using part-synth (provided it's a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2011, 02:16 PM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
I don't think I had a valid reason to change...

I don't think I had a valid reason to change back, I just went with the standard recommended 10-40w Power 1. That replaced a 5-40 fully synth (Silkolene PRO 4 plus) which had worked very well. Guess...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2011, 01:29 PM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Problem oil?

With just 7K miles my Tiger 1050 is suffering from bad gear shifts, it clunks and is very reluctant to shift either up or down through the gears. The clutch is adjusted correctly and the shift...
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2011, 07:30 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Man, that just oozes Gothic... (apart from the...

Man, that just oozes Gothic... (apart from the Scram of course)
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2011, 07:29 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
10 days touring Wales, with a break at the Pitton...

10 days touring Wales, with a break at the Pitton Cross camp site on the Gower penninsula. I'll be looking for all those 'interesting' roads and tracks :)
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2011, 01:04 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Yes it is - the stand is the Norman Hyde version...

Yes it is - the stand is the Norman Hyde version (not Triumph).

https://normanhyde.co.uk/hinckley-triumph/hyde-centre-stand-for-scrambler.html

[although the photo doesn't show that stop bracket...
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2011, 10:30 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Correct... ...

Correct...

http://i970.photobucket.com/albums/ae183/ChrisLX200/Scrambler%20100622%20Youlgreave/P1000548.jpg
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2011, 09:56 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
2gal US - good for maybe another 100 miles?...

2gal US - good for maybe another 100 miles? Guessing :)
I just went for a run with it filled to check it out, no effect on handling and it's not fallen off!
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2011, 08:37 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Rotopax

Sorting the Scrambler for a trip and thought it was time I got around to fitting the Rotoax. Needed to fabricate a bracket and it was a bit more work than I anticipated - I mean getting the thing to...
Forum: Beasts 04-29-2011, 11:16 PM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Problem (I found on my Tiger) with HH pads is...

Problem (I found on my Tiger) with HH pads is that they eat Triumph rotors for breakfast. They also run hotter increasing the risk of suffering warped disks. It really depends how you ride whether...
Forum: Beasts 03-30-2011, 01:16 PM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Yep, they do that so you can use the socket with...

Yep, they do that so you can use the socket with a battery tender - wouldn't be much use for that job unless it was always live.
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2011, 10:22 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Rotopax

The 2 gal (US) size fuel pack arrived pretty quick, now I have to work on making the bracket to attach it to the bike. A lazy method might be to fix it to the Rentec rack but it overhangs a lot and...
Forum: Beasts 03-19-2011, 09:20 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Yes, something like that. I think 2 attachments...

Yes, something like that. I think 2 attachments to the LH rail of the Rentec at the top, and one to the passenger footpeg mount at the bottom. Need to watch the weight distribution as I want most of...
Forum: Beasts 03-19-2011, 12:24 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Should have known someone would have done it...

Should have known someone would have done it already :)

Your solution looks very like how I was thinking to do it, so how much of that was a custom made bracket?
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2011, 01:00 PM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Don't get me wrong - not being DOT approved...

Don't get me wrong - not being DOT approved wouldn't stop me using one but if the bike were totalled I'd be worried when the assessor came to inspect it.

Another option, not sure I've seen it but...
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2011, 10:45 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Insurance companies tend to do that... Fit a...

Insurance companies tend to do that... Fit a non-approved part and they take great pleasure in denying your claim.
Forum: Beasts 03-17-2011, 10:49 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Fenda extenda

Whilst many may like the cool looks of a shortened front fender I prefer the protection offered by an extention :) This is the Pyramid Plastics version, stuck on with a polyurethane mastic (rather...
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2011, 07:26 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Bar-end mirrors

I bought a couple of bar end mirrors ( http://www.triumph-online.co.uk/legends-bar-end-mirror-one-fits-all-25mm--22mm-bar-end-weights-black-6647-p.asp ) thinking they would fit the Scrambler. They...
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 21,154
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Tight on my 2010 Scrambler - in fact so tight it...

Tight on my 2010 Scrambler - in fact so tight it was difficult to fit back on last time it was off. Check you have not lost any of the rubber 'feet' that fit into the underside of the seat, one of...
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 338,213
Posted By ChrisLX200
Agree with that. The only thing to watch for is...

Agree with that. The only thing to watch for is excessive play which would cause the bolt to be loose in it's bearing - that would do nasty things to the handling. Grease it to keep the water out and...
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2011, 08:34 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
Bought a pair of bar-end mirrors (Legends) for...

Bought a pair of bar-end mirrors (Legends) for the Scram. Hope they offer a better view. Yeah - I could have installed mirror extenders but I don't like the look of them on the bike...
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2011, 11:13 AM
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Posted By ChrisLX200
I went for the 130 rear, I didn't see the...

I went for the 130 rear, I didn't see the comments about the 140 until after I ordered them. I guess the larger section tyre would have been a better option.
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