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Forum: Beasts 07-13-2014, 08:28 PM
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Posted By PirateDunk
Apparently these guys have made one for the...

Apparently these guys have made one for the tiger.

http://www.jeskap.com.br/triumph-tiger-800xc-c-92_287/

If anyone knows of a company that sells headers, that would be appreciated. Google...
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2,695
Views: 513,070
Posted By PirateDunk
After several clutch rebuilds, the clutch is only...

After several clutch rebuilds, the clutch is only splashed by oil from the cam chain. In my opinion this is not enough cooling for heavy clutch slipping when offroad. I've had the filler cap when the...
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 2,695
Views: 513,070
Posted By PirateDunk
Clutch Cooling Kit

Ok guys, finally got around to building my clutch cooling kit today.


Basically it uses a slighly modified oil filter sandwich plate to direct filtered oil through -3 hose to a 10mm banjo bolt...
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2,695
Views: 513,070
Posted By PirateDunk
Got a Touratech raising kit for sale if anyone is...

Got a Touratech raising kit for sale if anyone is interested.

Located in WA, Oz, can post at cost.
http://www.gumtree.com.au/m-my-ad.html?adId=1051092480

Also SW Motech Bashplate...
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2,695
Views: 513,070
Posted By PirateDunk
Keen to head what you think about the shifting...

Keen to head what you think about the shifting smoothness if you think it stays the same or not.

I think I might give the heavier springs a go too. It's good wrist exercise. The tiger has a very...
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2,695
Views: 513,070
Posted By PirateDunk
True, but if the clutch is being slipped on...

True, but if the clutch is being slipped on purpose on an ungrooved plate you have more contact area which is slipping, resulting in more heat generation and wear on the friction discs with less oil...
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 158,748
Posted By PirateDunk
I have the same problem. 60,000km.+ Had the...

I have the same problem. 60,000km.+

Had the starter motor apart and checked. No evidence of arcing.

I believe that because of the increased heat the resistance in either the starter wires or...
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2,695
Views: 513,070
Posted By PirateDunk
That's what I suspected as well, however counter...

That's what I suspected as well, however counter to that, they also allow for a small amount of oil to sit in each groove increasing oil cooling. I have seen some steel plates with radial grooves to...
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,628,220
Posted By PirateDunk
Clutch discussion over here. To save repeating...

Clutch discussion over here. To save repeating myself.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24356133&postcount=2505
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2,695
Views: 513,070
Posted By PirateDunk
I checked the stack height when I put it in and...

I checked the stack height when I put it in and it was within limits. Its in the service manual.

The Surflex kit is supplied with smooth steel spacer plates (make sure you linish the edges with a...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 2,695
Views: 513,070
Posted By PirateDunk
There are also 5 springs in the Tiger. I think...

There are also 5 springs in the Tiger. I think you want the one for the street triple?

http://www.barnettclutches.com/1977/triumph/0/0/2011-triumph-675.html

I've currently got this one fitted....
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2,695
Views: 513,070
Posted By PirateDunk
Hopefully I should have my prototype device to...

Hopefully I should have my prototype device to increase the oil cooling flow to the clutch fitted in the next couple of weeks. I've already figured out how to do it and have most of the parts. Just...
Forum: Beasts 04-09-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,628,220
Posted By PirateDunk
Considered doing this but couldnt be bothered. ...

Considered doing this but couldnt be bothered. Would possible just take a resistor in line with wiring depending upon sensing range limit.
Forum: Beasts 03-14-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 158,748
Posted By PirateDunk
I had the same problem. I serviced the starter...

I had the same problem. I serviced the starter motor myself, gave it a good clean, It looked fine with no evidence of arcing.

Does your cam chain rattle afterwards? My exhaust valve clearances...
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,628,220
Posted By PirateDunk
Whilst that is indeed part of the problem, after...

Whilst that is indeed part of the problem, after inspection of the clutch, it appears to lack the oil cooling which other, more offroad orientated clutch, such as the the KTM990 feature.

The KTM...
Forum: Beasts 03-09-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,628,220
Posted By PirateDunk
Off-Road Clutch Cooling Kit

Hi,

After cooking my clutch riding some really gnarly rutted sand tracks I've decided that the tiger clutch is too road orientated in its current guise.

I'm developing a kit that will...
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,628,220
Posted By PirateDunk
If it does it again, would suggest removing spark...

If it does it again, would suggest removing spark plugs and scrubbing with a wire brush. Had a similar issue whereby I over oiled the air filter and the plugs got fouled.
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,628,220
Posted By PirateDunk
I have a black one with a couple of scratches and...

I have a black one with a couple of scratches and a dint. PM me for details if your interested.
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 559,311
Posted By PirateDunk
I originally temporarily put it on with cable...

I originally temporarily put it on with cable ties about 6 months ago to see how it would look and if it would affect anything like the cooling, before making an aluminium clamp.

Cable ties have...
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 559,311
Posted By PirateDunk
https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc3/970191_10151910340258706_960586063_n.jpg
Flying Tiger
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Forum: Beasts 02-27-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,628,220
Posted By PirateDunk
The spring washers help to increase the clamping...

The spring washers help to increase the clamping stresses of the rivets.

I work with and design aircraft components. If a rivet or bolt gets slop it has zero fatigue life.

i.e. If you stick a...
Forum: Beasts 02-27-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,628,220
Posted By PirateDunk
How many sets of brake pads did you get through...

How many sets of brake pads did you get through before that happened?
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2013, 09:13 PM
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Views: 3,628,220
Posted By PirateDunk
No pic, the old discs have since gone to the tip....

No pic, the old discs have since gone to the tip.

The Disc does float, ever so slightly. Grab yours and give it a tug forwards or backwards. It will move a bit. The rivets allow it to move to as...
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2013, 02:56 PM
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Posted By PirateDunk
Brake callipers are fine, the disc rivets started...

Brake callipers are fine, the disc rivets started to fret, resulting in lots of clanking and would ultimately have led to brake failure. I.e the floating discs floated too much.
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2013, 05:28 AM
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Views: 3,628,220
Posted By PirateDunk
I agree, failures are possible, which is why...

I agree, failures are possible, which is why warranties exist and why hopefully this will be covered!

Lack of parts supply has also extended to wheel bearings, seals and brake pads.

If only...
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2013, 04:38 AM
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Views: 3,628,220
Posted By PirateDunk
Guess again, I'm actually English in Australia,...

Guess again, I'm actually English in Australia, so very good at complaining by birth and already have contacted Triumph both Triumph Oz and Uk direct.

My primary concern right now is to get my...
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,628,220
Posted By PirateDunk
My Triumph Experience

I've had my bike since Easter 2011.

My bike has now been in the workshop for one month, waiting on a replacement gear selector shaft which I have apparently bent by changing gear too hard, thus...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6,745
Views: 1,515,448
Posted By PirateDunk
Chrome Moly Steel (41XX) is a low alloy steel...

Chrome Moly Steel (41XX) is a low alloy steel with excellent strength, harden-ability and welding characteristics.

Stainless steel, although it does contain both chrome and molybdenum is not...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 6,745
Views: 1,515,448
Posted By PirateDunk
Looks like the bike's frame is made from an...

Looks like the bike's frame is made from an exotic advanced new material... "chrome moly stainless steel"

I sure hope its not stainless. Looks like KTM got a bit carried away with the marketing...
Forum: Beasts 02-09-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,628,220
Posted By PirateDunk
45,000km and the bike has been in the shop for...

45,000km and the bike has been in the shop for over a week waiting for a new gear selector shaft assembly because I've apparently been too rough changing gears and something has bent.

Not seen...
Forum: Beasts 01-29-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,628,220
Posted By PirateDunk
Dropped my 2011 tiger 800xc off at the dealers...

Dropped my 2011 tiger 800xc off at the dealers this morning for some experimental surgery.

Bike has 45000km on the clocks, have had it since new.

Was 200km away in the middle of nowhere this...
Forum: Beasts 01-23-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 559,311
Posted By PirateDunk
Hi, This was up in some sand dunes about...

Hi,

This was up in some sand dunes about 200km north of Perth, Western Australia. Near a place called Wedge island. Pristine sand dunes running down to a perfect white beach.
Forum: Beasts 01-23-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 559,311
Posted By PirateDunk
http://sphotos-g.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/3072...

http://sphotos-g.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/307260_10151334269373706_344457679_n.jpg

http://sphotos-b.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/318839_10152214852910615_1627608834_n.jpg
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 2,695
Views: 513,070
Posted By PirateDunk
How's the Cape to Cape trip going (gone) Michael?...

How's the Cape to Cape trip going (gone) Michael?


Duncan
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,628,220
Posted By PirateDunk
Don't bother. I have the Motech frames and have a...

Don't bother. I have the Motech frames and have a home made tool tube made up from some 90mm pvc pipe with some drain pipe clamps. On both sides of the rear subframe there are some plastic blanks...
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 2,695
Views: 513,070
Posted By PirateDunk
Thanks! Bike went really well I did the trip...

Thanks!

Bike went really well I did the trip i. Got over 36,000km on her now. Only problem I has was with stalling, not got around to greasing the stepper motor bushing yet, am waiting till I have...
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2,695
Views: 513,070
Posted By PirateDunk
Also, a photo of the MSC Steering Damper that...

Also, a photo of the MSC Steering Damper that arrived a while back. Tucks in neatly under the bars and if dampers are your thing, it is a really tidy option.
...
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 559,311
Posted By PirateDunk
http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/541...

http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/541459_10150996495388706_1004023845_n.jpg


http://a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/392963_10150996493988706_1905807985_n.jpg

Gibb River...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 2,695
Views: 513,070
Posted By PirateDunk
Very much looking forwards to this. I had 30.1...

Very much looking forwards to this. I had 30.1 litres in the tank and rotopax for my recent 10,000km trip around north Western Australia. I had to do a maximum of 420km between fillups to get to the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,263
Posted By PirateDunk
Fantastic ride report. We made it up to the...

Fantastic ride report. We made it up to the Mitchell falls 2 weeks later on a Triumph Tiger 800XC and two 955's. Tales of the limping lads still abound around the Drysdale River campfire!
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