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Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By motonut
As has been said before....

If the battery and all connections are first rate, then, the two repeating villians with the 1150RTs that yield what ya got are the ignition switch and Hall Effect sensors. With the HESs what used...
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
Can you hear me now!

Swimmer,

Tell your wife to get over whatever is keeping her from using hearing protection. She won't like the nerve-damage hearing loss that will follow. If it's a comfort thing, buy her a large...
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
Did not know that!

KTMMitch,

I was unaware of the existence of your very trick and good looking fuel cell for the Tiger 800. Nice! Very nice!

Were I ready to plan a big trip 'round the countryside, it would be...
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
Adios!

May the best come to you on the new frontier(s)!

Regards,

From
The Hopelessly Addicted Tiger Owners Group (HATOG):D
Forum: The Garage 02-01-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,216
Posted By motonut
My shop lights...

I use T-8, four foot, four tube, surface mount fixtures with diffuser lenses. I paid about $60.00/per from Home Depot and/or Lowes. My shop has a white ceiling. It's 30' x 40' and I have ten of...
Forum: Beasts 01-25-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
Biggest concern...

LawDog,
Looks are important to some... I may be one... BUT, the problem with the HD hardware is flexibility. They will give you a failure in time. I absolutely agree to go with some quality mounts...
Forum: Beasts 01-04-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 167,881
Posted By motonut
Blacktiger is right about this... I always...

Blacktiger is right about this... I always practice being a true Devil's Advocate.
On all bikes I have ever had with warranties in-tow, each gets its very own ledger book to record services...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,160
Posted By motonut
The new o-ring option...

Let's go with what Jasiebol says here, and, also what you said below about replacing the QD with a new one soon.

When you have the new one in hand, before you install it, that is the time to ease...
Forum: Beasts 12-26-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
Engine mounts checking...

Go Here: http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21594003&postcount=353
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
How 'bout that!

:clap simply Outstanding! :clap

Thank you for your efforts that are beyond the call of duty...
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
Get used to it.

As has been pointed out, you posted in a thread on a discussion forum and as such you will get discussion... go figure.

Now, calmly keep reading and learning. For instance, I have learned a...
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
Uncommon effort!

Thanks for trying... to be continued...

Ya'll have a great weekend; I'm heading to the mountains. :clap
Forum: Beasts 08-22-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
Shim Diameter?

I read through a discussion on another forum :eek1 where it was stated that the valve shims diameter is 9.48mm. Can you confirm that this is wrong and that 7.48mm is right for the Tiger 800?
...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
Weld-repairing your frame

If I were in your shoes, I would remove the battery and the engine management module before delivering the bike to the repair shop. The shop won't need either one for what they do and that will save...
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
Heated grips problem...

I would say you need a new set of heated grips. The Triumph heated grips come assembled(as you found out) as a unit. It was not their intention to make them serviceable for grip replacement.
...
Forum: Beasts 12-21-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
Your heated grips need a warranty fix.

I installed the OEM accessory heated grips kit and am more than pleased with them.
Even at 60mph in the upper thirties to low forties I cannot leave them on high. I do have the OEM handguards which...
Forum: Beasts 11-24-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
controller current consumption...

You can leave the controller "on" with the heated gear unplugged and never, ever run your battery down. It would add no more loss to the battery than your standby on-board electronics... maybe a...
Forum: Beasts 10-30-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
Rear LEDs

Very nice modification!

I too was not satisfied with my Tiger's rear lighting. I added an off the shelf, inexpensive and BRIGHT! LED tail/brake light and located it below the OEM light after...
Forum: Beasts 10-21-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
odds...

I totally agree that the probability of a stone flipping up and punching a hole in my oil filter is slim, very slim. However, I do an awful lot of "looking around corners" trying to prevent or be...
Forum: Beasts 10-21-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
more on oil filter covers

Due to the coverage here, relating to oil filter covers to protect against stone damage/perforation of said filter, combined with some friends noticing my Tiger's vulnerability... I have taken...
Forum: Beasts 08-22-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
Age related memory impairment...

I am not at all sure! It has been a couple of months I guess, but I need to check out the possibility that it may sort itself out and go into a charge mode.
Forum: Beasts 08-22-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
Tapp-Lite USB power port

I bought into one of these and installed it a while back. It is good kit, as far as workmanship, etc.

My Casio Commando smart phone will not charge through it though ( ! ) , it does recognize...
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
Slick Shifting Returns

[QUOTE=Wandering Dane;18382401]Changed the Tiger's oil and filter, went for a ride: instant change for the better, back to the near-perfect shifting as before the dealer service. The 'grinding...
Forum: Beasts 03-31-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
May be the answer...

WD,

At ten bucks a quart (higher at a dealer) for quality full synthetic oil, I suspect your dealer would have wanted to explain what they used and why it cost so dang much money, etc. His...
Forum: Beasts 03-31-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
Is it party time?

Is it just me or is there significance to this being PAGE 800 in this Tiger 800 thread?

Yea! Page 800! Whooptie Do!

OK. I'm done. I feel much better now! :clap
Forum: Beasts 03-31-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
shift lever issue

I personally had high-effort shifting early on with my Roadie; there was a reason.

In my infinite wisdom, I thought that following the break-in oil I would use non-synthetic oil for the first few...
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
Honk! Honk!

There are several threads on another forum about mounting the Stebel Nautilus to Tiger 800s.

Here's one: http://www.tiger800.co.uk/index.php/topic,3191.0.html

I have a Stebel Nautilus on my...
Forum: Beasts 03-07-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,673
Posted By motonut
VMax?

Yo. Master Renegade.

If you wanna haul ass in a straight line on dry concrete or asphalt then by all means get the bike.

If you have A-N-Y other plans, like easing through a mild sweeper, then...
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
Cargo rack

Fellow inmate CJRacer makes a fine plate for our Tigers. I have one and love it. Good looking and functional.

Here's a link to information and...
Forum: Beasts 02-06-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
Question Triumph online parts look-up... anybody?

I have found some similar online look-up places, like Bike Bandit where there is nothing for the Tiger 800 and I'm sure they have their own proprietary numbers too.

I would like to hear from...
Forum: Beasts 02-06-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
Thanks BlackTiger & a question...

I have been looking for an online lookup also. This is a great resource and the first I've found that covers our Tiger 800s.

Question: are the part numbers Triumph specification numbers,...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
idiot light

When a service interval is recommended (by Triumph's standards) a tiny wrench icon will light up in your display. It can only be turned off by a dealer or by an owner with "the goods" to deal with...
Forum: Beasts 11-17-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
Who built your seat?

JimJim,
Who was the source of your seat? Looks comfy. Tell us about it.:ear
Forum: Beasts 11-12-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
about that leak

[
QUOTE=jimjim;17290377]I have a minor oil leak and luckily it seems to be coming from this plug instead of a gasket.
...
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
Great write-up

Av_Mech

While there may only be a few doing this mod, you have provided an excellent reference for what you have done. Handy to know how all that comes apart; nothing to be afraid of, etc.
...
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 21,066
Views: 3,694,562
Posted By motonut
an option for you to try...

Av_Mech,

I can recommend applying (not tape) but an appropriately sized 'disc' of window tint film. The film is available in multiple strengths... think dark, darker, really dark and dang near...
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