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Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 05:19 AM
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Posted By KildareMan
There is/was a bleed screw. Left hand side top...

There is/was a bleed screw. Left hand side top hose. At least my '11 has a brass screw. Remember someone saying it has since been removed. I religiously followed the bleed procedure in the...
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 05:56 AM
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Posted By KildareMan
Not saying it's not true but 1st I've heard of...

Not saying it's not true but 1st I've heard of it. There haven't been any recalls for the 800 for quite some time now - 12 to 18 months.

As for the oil Triumph have always recommended 10w-40 or...
Forum: Beasts 06-20-2014, 04:07 AM
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Posted By KildareMan
Triumph don't post up their Technical Bulletins...

Triumph don't post up their Technical Bulletins any more. You used to be able to enter your vin and check for outstanding TB's. That's gone for 18 months or so.
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2014, 05:49 AM
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Posted By KildareMan
'cause there are scum bag piss heads about. ...

'cause there are scum bag piss heads about. Rather carry my helmet than leave it on the bike.
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2014, 04:15 AM
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Posted By KildareMan
Check your wiring and also the fit of the plug...

Check your wiring and also the fit of the plug you are using.
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2014, 08:37 AM
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Posted By KildareMan
Use a Vernier caliper from the end of the...

Use a Vernier caliper from the end of the swinging arm to the bottom of the axle block on either side.
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2014, 04:25 AM
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Posted By KildareMan
And take the pads out and clean the surface with...

And take the pads out and clean the surface with a good sandpaper
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 219,392
Posted By KildareMan
There are two official tunes: Triumph standard...

There are two official tunes:
Triumph standard tune
Triumph Arrow tune.

Most, if not all aftermarket manufacturers state that their exhausts are built with the standard tune in mind. Actually...
Forum: Beasts 05-19-2014, 04:41 AM
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Posted By KildareMan
And/or a large wooden pole through the rear wheel...

And/or a large wooden pole through the rear wheel against the swinging arm. Worked a treat for me.
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2014, 04:43 AM
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Posted By KildareMan
Remove the CAT ...

Remove the CAT

http://www.tiger800.co.uk/index.php?action=media;sa=media;in=618

Post removal - all welded back up (welding cost 40)...
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2,697
Views: 513,257
Posted By KildareMan
Care to share some of your good weather with us...

Care to share some of your good weather with us then?

:freaky:freaky:freaky
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2014, 08:38 AM
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Posted By KildareMan
You're welcome. My parents are from London &...

You're welcome. My parents are from London & Santiago (Chile)
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2014, 03:36 AM
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Views: 513,257
Posted By KildareMan
Called a lever snake - I think. As you surmised...

Called a lever snake - I think. As you surmised it prevents (hopefully) the lever getting too out of shape.
Forum: Beasts 03-24-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 158,972
Posted By KildareMan
Starter solenoid fuse. UNDER the battery. ...

Starter solenoid fuse. UNDER the battery.

Relocate it.

http://www.tiger800.co.uk/MGalleryItem.php?id=335

http://www.tiger800.co.uk/MGalleryItem.php?id=336
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 219,392
Posted By KildareMan
I've my side stand switch zip tied just behind...

I've my side stand switch zip tied just behind the gear change shaft.

From the seat of my Tiger 800.
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2014, 01:00 PM
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Posted By KildareMan
I was going to say caberg Duke. From the...

I was going to say caberg Duke.

From the seat of my Tiger 800.
Forum: Beasts 03-13-2014, 04:14 AM
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Posted By KildareMan
Those were my 1st brackets. I altered them to...

Those were my 1st brackets. I altered them to match the adjustments for the screen. I'm now back to non adjustable as I've reverted to the standard screen with a Wunderlich lip.
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2014, 09:09 AM
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Posted By KildareMan
So what colour are the plastics and tank going to...

So what colour are the plastics and tank going to end up as?
Decisions.
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2014, 04:55 AM
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Posted By KildareMan
Dealertool comes with it's own cable. <cite...

Dealertool comes with it's own cable.
<cite class="_md">dealertoolcouk.ipage.com/
Yes

cables on ebay and the like should work with tuneecu. Check tuneecu.com for details.
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Forum: Beasts 03-11-2014, 05:49 AM
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Posted By KildareMan
http://www.tiger800.co.uk/MGalleryItem.php?id=443...

http://www.tiger800.co.uk/MGalleryItem.php?id=443

Brace the screen with Givi screen brace kit for a GS. You'll need to make your own bottom brackets.
Add a Wunderlich or MCA screen lip and...
Forum: Beasts 03-04-2014, 01:07 PM
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Posted By KildareMan
Why not just follow triumphs own recommendation...

Why not just follow triumphs own recommendation in the owner handbook. You could be wasting money unnecessarily. Then again it's your money.

From the seat of my Tiger 800.
Forum: Beasts 03-04-2014, 01:37 AM
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Posted By KildareMan
+1. Only way a chain is going to die like...

+1.

Only way a chain is going to die like that is complete lack of maintenance - even then a good chain lasts, or buying a really cheap Chinese knock off made of butter metal.
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2014, 11:52 AM
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Posted By KildareMan
Look out for Mick in tiger800.co.uk He makes...

Look out for Mick in tiger800.co.uk

He makes excellent links.
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2014, 05:11 AM
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Posted By KildareMan
Buy proper lowering links, not those adjustable...

Buy proper lowering links, not those adjustable ones. Several cases of bad rust and at least one snap of adjustable links.
Forum: Beasts 02-22-2014, 09:23 AM
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Posted By KildareMan
Fiamm Highway Blasters under the beak ...

Fiamm Highway Blasters under the beak

http://www.tiger800.co.uk/MGalleryItem.php?id=1239
Forum: The Garage 02-18-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,595
Posted By KildareMan
Nothing new there. Been using screwdrivers with...

Nothing new there. Been using screwdrivers with screw holders for the past 20 years.
Forum: Beasts 02-01-2014, 01:19 AM
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Posted By KildareMan
There's a mechanical throttle restrictor...

There's a mechanical throttle restrictor available from triumph.

Sent from my Tiger 800
Forum: Beasts 01-29-2014, 05:50 AM
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Posted By KildareMan
Get an 800 (Roadie). I'm 5'6" 29" inseam. Stock...

Get an 800 (Roadie). I'm 5'6" 29" inseam. Stock seat on the low setting (found the low seat uncomfortable - & it only really works on the lower setting anyway)

I de-catted mine about 18 months...
Forum: Beasts 01-27-2014, 06:24 AM
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Posted By KildareMan
More's the point and since you had the airbox off...

More's the point and since you had the airbox off - where the hell did the screw go - not into a throttle body I hope. Just replace with a self tapper. Oh the screw is 0.71 (part number T333242,...
Forum: Beasts 01-22-2014, 03:35 AM
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Posted By KildareMan
Yes only worked with pre K7 (1000 & 650), which I...

Yes only worked with pre K7 (1000 & 650), which I think is 07
Forum: Beasts 01-22-2014, 01:23 AM
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Posted By KildareMan
Oh sorry. There's a mod that could be done on...

Oh sorry. There's a mod that could be done on the pre 07 V-Strom - drilling a hole in the pump body to bypass the built in fuel filter. A car style in line filter could then be fitted external to...
Forum: Beasts 01-21-2014, 02:42 PM
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Posted By KildareMan
So who wants ti be first to see if there's any...

So who wants ti be first to see if there's any chance of doing something like the DL650 filter mod on the Tiger? :evil
Forum: Beasts 01-08-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 158,972
Posted By KildareMan
Yes - fuse moved and spares in my fuse kit.

Yes - fuse moved and spares in my fuse kit.
Forum: Beasts 01-08-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 158,972
Posted By KildareMan
+1. Best lube is not grease though. A Teflon...

+1. Best lube is not grease though. A Teflon dry lube is the best. I use Profi dry lube (it's a teflon chain lube)
Forum: Beasts 01-01-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 158,972
Posted By KildareMan
Uni filter is Australian. They ship worldwide....

Uni filter is Australian. They ship worldwide. The one in your link is more a replacement filter rather than a pre filter. You could use it by taking the filter material off the body and zip tying it...
Forum: Beasts 12-23-2013, 07:16 AM
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Posted By KildareMan
Twin rearward rocket launchers ...

Twin rearward rocket launchers

http://www.tiger800.co.uk/MGalleryItem.php?id=342
Forum: Beasts 12-23-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 2,697
Views: 513,257
Posted By KildareMan
Yes but don't try a full tank unless you really...

Yes but don't try a full tank unless you really like weight training and have plenty of space, as you stagger around trying not to drop the tank.

TIP: When disconnecting the fuel connector push...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3,550
Views: 1,604,526
Posted By KildareMan
Don't think so. See here ...

Don't think so.

See here

http://www.irishbikerforum.com/forums/index.php/topic/95879-tourists-motorbike-stolen-in-dublin/page__pid__685025__st__20#entry685025

raised over 4,000 for him in...
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2013, 11:25 PM
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Views: 3,629,540
Posted By KildareMan
Why bother with loops over the guard. Just get a...

Why bother with loops over the guard. Just get a 2nd line from the master cylinder to the lhs caliper

Sent from my Tiger 800
Forum: Beasts 11-29-2013, 08:25 AM
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Views: 3,629,540
Posted By KildareMan
Any other tyre is going to have to be really...

Any other tyre is going to have to be really impressive after the PR3s They really are a great road tyre.
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