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Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-08-2015, 06:14 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Good you figured that out, wouldn't be good to be...

Good you figured that out, wouldn't be good to be without spacers. 3 to 0 in a week! Hope you have a bicycle and that the dealer is faster than he says he is.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-07-2015, 03:35 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Check out Happy Trails at: ...

Check out Happy Trails at: http://www.happy-trail.com/Departments/font-colorFFFFFFspan-stylebackground-color-FF0000Find-Your-Bike-spanfont/Triumph/Scrambler-(2006-plus-).aspx
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-07-2015, 06:08 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Not the sound of the pads rubbing on the rotor? ...

Not the sound of the pads rubbing on the rotor? Is the tire seated properly all the way around the rim? Reassembled the wheel into place properly? No sign of slight wheel wobble or "hop" when...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-03-2015, 03:39 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
This should answer your question: ...

This should answer your question:

http://www.newbonneville.com/html/brake_pads.html
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-24-2015, 06:40 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
That silver/red from '14 is one of the best...

That silver/red from '14 is one of the best colors they've put on a Scrambler since it came out in '06, beautiful, the red/silver for '15 is still a good one...the matt colors run their course,...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-10-2015, 06:53 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Yes, PM me with your email address and I'll get...

Yes, PM me with your email address and I'll get you photos and a price. Tom
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-24-2015, 01:39 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
These have been available for some time now. ...

These have been available for some time now. They seldom come up for sale as used though... not sure they will work with a Scrambler.

http://www.newbonneville.com/html/highway_pegs.html
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-22-2015, 05:33 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
You could double check those shorter Ikon shocks...

You could double check those shorter Ikon shocks by asking them for their eye to eye length. I believe the Scrambler shocks are 360mm in length. Two inches would be quite a drop and yes a 1" shorter...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-19-2015, 06:38 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Beautiful Scrambler, hope you like it as much as...

Beautiful Scrambler, hope you like it as much as I like mine. I think you might be riding it much more than its HD stablemate!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-14-2015, 06:04 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Does this help? "Added some Fly Racing...

Does this help?

"Added some Fly Racing Aluma-Steel Handlebar - Vintage - Chrome"

using that info in Amazon, you get:

...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-09-2015, 06:07 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
P.S. Make sure your brakes work properly before...

P.S. Make sure your brakes work properly before you take off down the street. The brake fluid should be replaced with new fluid and the brake systems bled too.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-09-2015, 06:04 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Well if your bike hasn't been run since '08, the...

Well if your bike hasn't been run since '08, the first thing to do is to remove the tank and drain it, that gas is very stale. Clean the tank out, get all of the gunk out of it - there are various...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-29-2014, 12:23 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
The Scrambler as sold is a dirt looking street...

The Scrambler as sold is a dirt looking street bike, but a lot of riders here have made a lot of mods to make it more dirt oriented. The T100 and standard Bonnevilles are pretty much strictly street...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-27-2014, 05:27 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
While an '09 KLR I had was water cooler, I had...

While an '09 KLR I had was water cooler, I had fitted a "Thermo-Bob" to it, which removed the stock thermostat, relocated an automotive type thermostat and provided some additional hoses - all of...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-26-2014, 03:14 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
That's interesting, I like the look of the...

That's interesting, I like the look of the braided stainless steel lines on my Scrambler. Maybe this is a carryover from the days when having an oil cooler was a really neat add-on to have on your...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-21-2014, 07:16 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Well 48 hours without some new posting, thought I...

Well 48 hours without some new posting, thought I would bump the thread to the top. Hope everyone is out riding and not shopping, unless it is for farkles.

Here's a vote for an early spring...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-09-2014, 01:17 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Have had the Conti Trail Attack 2 on for about 5K...

Have had the Conti Trail Attack 2 on for about 5K miles now, expect to get another 2-3K out of them, seem to be wearing well, good traction, but definitely an on road tire despite their name.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-08-2014, 12:56 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Every once in a while I catch the breakfast...

Every once in a while I catch the breakfast there, I think the last time I was there was in Sept. Rode my '89 Mille there that time. Usually come with Bob from Hudson who rides either a '08 Sport...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-08-2014, 02:53 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
If I'm reading the HT website for a Scrambler...

If I'm reading the HT website for a Scrambler right, you would still need to pair them up with SU hard side racks, no? I think there is enough clearance with stock mufflers or Arrows (...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-07-2014, 04:29 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
That was one of the longest quiet periods (over...

That was one of the longest quiet periods (over 48 hours) on this thread that I can recall. Everyone must be out shopping for presents or farkles and have nothing much to post - sort of like this...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-01-2014, 02:25 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Well here is one thread, it's been on here for a...

Well here is one thread, it's been on here for a while:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=984817
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-01-2014, 04:16 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Look nice, hope they are waterproof...

Look nice, hope they are waterproof...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-24-2014, 08:38 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
That is only during scorching heat, wild fires,...

That is only during scorching heat, wild fires, fog, earthquakes or floods - otherwise they can ride 12 months of the year there the lucky dogs!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-24-2014, 06:27 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
You know I do the same, but find that the...

You know I do the same, but find that the Scrambler carbs (and I'm thinking that all the Bonnevilles) are among the easiest carbs to drain when I put the bike up for the winter.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-13-2014, 02:32 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
...and yet you asked that anyway...sounds like a...

...and yet you asked that anyway...sounds like a good option to mount up a pair of auxiliary lights on either side of the headlight to compliment the stock candle that we have for a headlight.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-12-2014, 06:18 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Go back a few pages, this was a custom, one-off...

Go back a few pages, this was a custom, one-off bike built by some Triumph factory guys, there was a reference to some comments/photos of the bike.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-05-2014, 06:16 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Found the small front mount on one of my Triumph...

Found the small front mount on one of my Triumph "crash" bars had cracked in two. Took it to the welder today to be repaired. Also will be fitting a stout cross tube to the lower crash bar tube...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-05-2014, 02:55 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Looks good, now the real test will be when you...

Looks good, now the real test will be when you load it up and run the same trails that caused the stock crosspiece to crack. Are you going to do that? nice welding!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-02-2014, 01:11 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Are those headers different from a standard Arrow...

Are those headers different from a standard Arrow 2 into 1 that many of us have? When I look at mine, besides being mounted up to the cylinders reversed, mine look a bit longer. Also wonder how...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-30-2014, 02:50 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Some Scrambler riders have gone with Kaw ZRX...

Some Scrambler riders have gone with Kaw ZRX shocks...they can be found occasionally on ebay or on a ZRX forum. I've got them on my '06 (they are the stock Scrambler length) and think they are...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-27-2014, 07:56 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Not on the black/red combination that he is...

Not on the black/red combination that he is currently running...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-24-2014, 04:05 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Max, so what is going on with the crossbrace? I'm...

Max, so what is going on with the crossbrace? I'm guessing that the new fender picture was taken before you cut it off or that the seat was just sitting there. So...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-23-2014, 06:29 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
The Triumph gel seat is only marginally better...

The Triumph gel seat is only marginally better than the stock seat. The Burton seat is a little bit better...however, like with so many of these things everyone's results are somewhat different. ...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-22-2014, 11:03 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Here are some other choices for cruise controls: ...

Here are some other choices for cruise controls:

http://www.aerostich.com/catalogsearch/result/?cat=0&q=cruise
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-21-2014, 05:10 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Fork Brace

Someone a few pages back was asking about a fork brace, ran across this earlier and thought they might like to look them over...UK operations:

...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-17-2014, 03:46 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Do you think you could remove those frame plastic...

Do you think you could remove those frame plastic caps and slide in something like a small I beam, weld them in place at the end in order to strengthen those frame tubes at the same time you redo...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-16-2014, 05:20 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Looking at my Scrambler, it seems as if it would...

Looking at my Scrambler, it seems as if it would be hard to strengthen that area as below that cross bracket there doesn't appear to be room to box that cross section in. Nor would it work well to...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-15-2014, 05:36 PM
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Posted By grebmrof
Yes I do...at the size this guy is, I would think...

Yes I do...at the size this guy is, I would think he'd be more comfortable on a taller dual sport of some kind.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-15-2014, 02:57 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
I think you'll be uncomfortable and cramped after...

I think you'll be uncomfortable and cramped after a short while in the saddle. I'd suggest getting a better dual sport with more legroom, a higher saddle and a better seat. Many others will...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 09-24-2014, 04:11 AM
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Posted By grebmrof
Looks like someone cut the pan away under the...

Looks like someone cut the pan away under the seat portion, maybe to clear something on a EFI bike? not sure. Don't know if that hurts the integrity of the overall seat, but I don't think I'd want...
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