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Forum: Hacks 02-02-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,234
Posted By tripletom
Cracking pics, thanks for sharing them.

Cracking pics, thanks for sharing them.
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,596
Posted By tripletom
They're cracking bikes. Easy to work on and very...

They're cracking bikes. Easy to work on and very reliable. Kick starting them is easy as long as you line the pointer up in the rocker cover and DON'T TOUCH THE THROTTLE.
Vibration wasn't really...
Forum: Europe 01-17-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By tripletom
There would be no problem in GB.

There would be no problem in GB.
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2010, 02:31 AM
Replies: 3,733
Views: 1,174,877
Posted By tripletom
Ah keep it coming... I made up a Supertrapp...

Ah keep it coming...
I made up a Supertrapp ended silencer for my Ten-

http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l230/phatphord/bikes/IMG_4285.jpg

but the round silencer wasn't aesthetically the best,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 39,403
Posted By tripletom
My 1987 reg'd DR600 Djebel with some tweaks at...

My 1987 reg'd DR600 Djebel with some tweaks at Cadwell Park back in 2000

http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l230/phatphord/bikes/dr011.jpg

and my 1985 DR600
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3,733
Views: 1,174,877
Posted By tripletom
Looking nice there Erik. A nice twist on the...

Looking nice there Erik. A nice twist on the design.
Forum: Hacks 12-14-2010, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,251
Posted By tripletom
Not on an outfit, but on cars (lowrider with 13x7...

Not on an outfit, but on cars (lowrider with 13x7 wire wheels and stretched 155/80/13 w/walls) and on several bikes I've used tubeless tyres and fitted a tube in them. No detriment.
The tube type...
Forum: Hacks 12-08-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 968
Views: 206,757
Posted By tripletom
Pleased to see the SSOD put to use, off to read...

Pleased to see the SSOD put to use, off to read the bike build up now.
Forum: Hacks 12-03-2010, 02:01 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,719
Posted By tripletom
Whilst I wholeheartedly agree with people taking...

Whilst I wholeheartedly agree with people taking the time to find out for themselves what suits them and the importance of not blindly following internet advice, you have to ask the questions to get...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,981
Posted By tripletom
Really enjoying reading this, looking forward to...

Really enjoying reading this, looking forward to more.
Thanks
Forum: Hacks 12-02-2010, 03:48 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,719
Posted By tripletom
I use one on my Tenere, seen here I think around...

I use one on my Tenere, seen here I think around Dec 29th last year at Barnard Castle-

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2666/4230275481_39b10c42e5_z.jpg

I did 3 days, rode up from South Wales to...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,798
Posted By tripletom
Now with the exhaust system made up, and seat...

Now with the exhaust system made up, and seat recovered-

http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l230/phatphord/bikes/DR_pipe_full.jpg

I suppose I should do more to it...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 842,100
Posted By tripletom
Talking Near Malham Tarn ...

Near Malham Tarn

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4147/5067646261_f8c010d67f_b.jpg

Near Cowgill

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4130/5067645591_581da52a90_b.jpg
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,785,534
Posted By tripletom
Dunno if it's been posted before

http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k185/ml1275/Triumph%20Live/DSCF5881.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2010, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 842,100
Posted By tripletom
Thumb Hey Karin, great pics, and pleased to see you...

Hey Karin, great pics, and pleased to see you getting on so well with the Ten.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-15-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,798
Posted By tripletom
Using the original DR instruments, the top yoke...

Using the original DR instruments, the top yoke is drilled at the bottom to take them.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-15-2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,798
Posted By tripletom
It's been a while...

But things have been happening. The bike is roughly on it's (new) wheels, and the bodywork is now wearing the 4th paint scheme.
I began building the frame up-
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2010, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3,733
Views: 1,174,877
Posted By tripletom
Single Supertrapp ended Micron on my Ten- ...

Single Supertrapp ended Micron on my Ten-

http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l230/phatphord/bikes/IMG_4284.jpg

http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l230/phatphord/bikes/IMG_4285.jpg

4.5kg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2010, 01:54 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,157
Posted By tripletom
Plug looks a little lean to me, have you fitted...

Plug looks a little lean to me, have you fitted an air filter whilst trying to start and set the carb up? You need to.
I can have a look in my XT manuals for carb screw position if you need?

I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2010, 03:28 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,157
Posted By tripletom
Thumb Hey Adam, as mine was the SR it was just...

Hey Adam, as mine was the SR it was just silver/lacquered alloy so I didn't have any of the peeling you have. I cleaned the whole engine back, and primed and painted it in the black.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,157
Posted By tripletom
Looking good Adam, the SR/XT motor is nice to...

Looking good Adam, the SR/XT motor is nice to work on.
I rebuilt this-

http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l230/phatphord/YamSR500.jpg

into this-
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2010, 01:42 AM
Replies: 3,733
Views: 1,174,877
Posted By tripletom
Sorry to be an arse JMo, but the bit in bold...

Sorry to be an arse JMo, but the bit in bold isn't very true. To expand; the ECU can only change the mixture settings if the bike runs in it's closed loop circuit, and has the correct sensors in...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-22-2010, 06:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,798
Posted By tripletom
Talking Quite a lot has happened in a short space of...

Quite a lot has happened in a short space of time...
Now I have the awesome yoke from Al I am able to get it on wheels which meant I could see how much I needed to drop the back end.
Conveniently I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By tripletom
Suzuki DR600 and capacitors

Howdo all you old DR600 (1985-1989) owners, if there are any of you out there. I want to lose the battery from the electric system on my bike and wondered if anyone had tried it? I have a suitable...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2010, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 842,100
Posted By tripletom
Cheers for the link Massimo, I'm waiting (and...

Cheers for the link Massimo, I'm waiting (and losing patience) on hearing back for some race tech springs. Changing the shock was a definite good thing to do.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2010, 03:10 AM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 842,100
Posted By tripletom
I replaced my stock shock with a Nitron...

I replaced my stock shock with a Nitron (http://www.nitron.co.uk/nitron09/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=3&zenid=16b96ff3fc02e4397af01d846f27a4b6) item that is far better than stock. Just got to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2010, 03:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,025
Posted By tripletom
Will keep an eye out for you, g/f's folks live in...

Will keep an eye out for you, g/f's folks live in Chepstonia.
Forum: Europe 01-14-2010, 05:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,503
Posted By tripletom
NIce one Bob, furthest I got yesterday on the Ten...

NIce one Bob, furthest I got yesterday on the Ten was Sainsburys! Needs must and all that..
Forum: Hacks 01-13-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,799
Posted By tripletom
Thumb Nice read that Tarka, we've been stuck with the...

Nice read that Tarka, we've been stuck with the snow down here for some time, and whilst I was out on the Tenere today I thought that I should really build a chair for next winter. Cheers.
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2010, 04:54 AM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 257,455
Posted By tripletom
Went food shopping- ...

Went food shopping-

http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l230/phatphord/bikes/DSC00306-1.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By tripletom
Not a thumper, but Triumph Scrambler?

Not a thumper, but Triumph Scrambler?
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3,733
Views: 1,174,877
Posted By tripletom
I got the Allit panniers from Klaus at Alukoffer-...

I got the Allit panniers from Klaus at Alukoffer- http://www.motorradalukoffer.de/ I made the frame myself, but I think he does frames now. I've had them for 3 years I think. They're good for the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2010, 05:20 AM
Replies: 3,733
Views: 1,174,877
Posted By tripletom
A mate of mine has Stahlkoffer panniers on his...

A mate of mine has Stahlkoffer panniers on his 800GS, wonder if it's the same friend...me I'll stick with my cheap allit boxes and home made frames-
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 842,100
Posted By tripletom
I am a whore

http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l230/phatphord/bikes/stuck.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2009, 04:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,556
Posted By tripletom
Thumb Nice read that, thanks Lars.

Nice read that, thanks Lars.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2009, 02:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,194
Posted By tripletom
Thumb I've had (still got one) two DR600s. One 1985...

I've had (still got one) two DR600s. One 1985 which was the changeover of the SP-DR and one later Djebel model.
Good bikes and solid. I put 50,000miles on the Djebel and looked after it. I gave it a...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-04-2009, 02:42 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 23,590
Posted By tripletom
Thumb Looking nice fella. Dig those air shocks. ...

Looking nice fella. Dig those air shocks.
Caliper/wheel interface, yup remember that one when I test fitted the FZR wheel in the stock SR forks, and another FZR wheel in my TR1. Good luck with...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-04-2009, 02:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,798
Posted By tripletom
Well my top yoke has been made. Well chuffed. ...

Well my top yoke has been made. Well chuffed.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2638/4151134250_9b2fa4b561.jpg

50mm step to allow good ground clearance with the FZR forks. Pick it up tomorrow and...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2009, 04:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By tripletom
Talking Head north to Glasgow in Scotland, turn left and...

Head north to Glasgow in Scotland, turn left and take a ferry. That was pretty much my plan ;)
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2009, 04:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By tripletom
Finishing off

So where to? The rain is falling more now, it's no longer heavy mist. The ferry times have shoved my plans to hop islands out of the window but I still want to do another if possible. Bute. I'll do...
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