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Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 12:19 AM
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Posted By Manray
PM sent Grizz!!

PM sent Grizz!!
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2014, 08:51 PM
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Posted By Manray
Many on this forum have taken their bikes to a...

Many on this forum have taken their bikes to a Triumph mechanic and had their Arrow headers installed backwards? Goes against common sense but sometimes Triumph Mechanics are wrong. Using tried and...
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2014, 08:37 PM
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Posted By Manray
This is correct. Headers to Engine Head only...

This is correct. Headers to Engine Head only require copper gaskets (adding high-temp RTV sealant doesn't hurt). For every other slip-on connection, high-temp RTV sealant is highly recommended.
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2014, 12:07 PM
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Posted By Manray
The Fournales (France) rear shock is very nice if...

The Fournales (France) rear shock is very nice if you wish to keep the classic look. Otherwise Ohlins (Sweden), Works Performance (USA) and Wilbers (Germany) make very very good performance oriented...
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2014, 11:57 AM
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Posted By Manray
This happens when air gets into the exhaust. My...

This happens when air gets into the exhaust. My guess is the headers, y-pipe and muffler was not correctly connected. High temperature sealant should be used between the joints and allowed to cure...
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2014, 01:04 AM
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Posted By Manray
Max is using the OEM flyscreen. It attaches by...

Max is using the OEM flyscreen. It attaches by using the 2 Torx bolts under the top triple clamp used to secure the cable guide.
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2014, 01:01 AM
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Posted By Manray
Nice work Max! Just wondering, what's the...

Nice work Max! Just wondering, what's the purpose of those orange spools under the swing arm?
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 05:50 PM
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Posted By Manray
M10 x 1.25 pitch

M10 x 1.25 pitch
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 10:37 AM
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Posted By Manray
Any exhaust that fits the T100 will fit the...

Any exhaust that fits the T100 will fit the Scrambler. Numerous aftermarket low pipes available......Arrow, Shark, Zard, D&D, Norman Hyde to name a few.
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2014, 02:00 PM
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Posted By Manray
don't quote me on this but it has something to do...

don't quote me on this but it has something to do with allowing more exhaust gas to pass through thereby tuning the exhaust note lower and increasing HP.
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2014, 11:58 AM
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Posted By Manray
To maximize exhaust pipe surface area....

To maximize exhaust pipe surface area....
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 09:47 AM
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Posted By Manray
The handful of times I re-assembled the OEM...

The handful of times I re-assembled the OEM headlight, I remember there being a small crack like the one you have so from memory it's normal.
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2014, 12:21 AM
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Posted By Manray
Metal Mule....rack and panniers.

Metal Mule....rack and panniers.
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2014, 12:53 AM
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Posted By Manray
Here are 2 pics of the Zard with pannier and...

Here are 2 pics of the Zard with pannier and racks:

Front view:

http://i1278.photobucket.com/albums/y508/man-ray99/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_1001_zpsa95fbe23.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2014, 05:43 PM
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Posted By Manray
Stick to the factory recommended oil since the...

Stick to the factory recommended oil since the Scram has a wet clutch. I've never had a problem finding neutral hot/cold using Mobil 1 Racing 4T 10w-40.
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2014, 03:00 AM
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Posted By Manray
Damn....those look good! Best of luck this...

Damn....those look good! Best of luck this weekend keeping them looking so clean and white.
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2014, 11:35 PM
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Posted By Manray
Very good deal. Wish you posted this last fall...

Very good deal. Wish you posted this last fall when I bought new coils at full price.
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2014, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Manray
I found a shorter one by MSR for a Honda CRF 230....

I found a shorter one by MSR for a Honda CRF 230. It sells for around $25.
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2014, 01:34 PM
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Posted By Manray
Thanks....I got quoted around $600 for the gear...

Thanks....I got quoted around $600 for the gear shaft replacement. Parts are approximately $250 the rest is labor. I could "properly" do it myself if I had the time and the 2 triumph clutch tools. ...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2014, 05:24 PM
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Posted By Manray
Left Foot peg wanted...

On Friday, parked my Scrambler on it's centre stand in a parking space. Came back to find the bike knocked over :becca. Does any one have an OEM left side (driver) foot peg lying around they can...
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2014, 07:39 PM
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Posted By Manray
Did you get the correct stand? Check the part#...

Did you get the correct stand? Check the part# because the Scrambler's center stand is taller than the Bonnevilles. The Tourances profile (130/80R17") won't cause the rear wheel to be touching the...
Forum: Beasts 04-29-2014, 09:33 AM
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Posted By Manray
Bikebandit sells the shifter shaft for $108...

Bikebandit sells the shifter shaft for $108 (item#20)

http://www.bikebandit.com/2010-triumph-scrambler/o/m18750#sch632244

It's a one piece item (plus some washers, circlip and gasket). Removal...
Forum: Beasts 04-28-2014, 08:44 PM
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Posted By Manray
You're a brave man riding that loose stuff on a...

You're a brave man riding that loose stuff on a loaded bike using Michelin Anakee 3 tires. They are 85/15 tires (onroad/offroad). You would have stayed up using a 50/50 tire like the Heidenau K60...
Forum: Vendors 04-27-2014, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Manray
Hi Brian, Sent you an e-mail regarding...

Hi Brian,

Sent you an e-mail regarding MM10's. Purchased 2 sets from you last year. Thanks!!
Forum: Beasts 04-26-2014, 08:19 PM
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Posted By Manray
Great pics thus far. Do you think not having a...

Great pics thus far. Do you think not having a wind screen is contributing to the fatigue? Speaking for myself and 2 other Scrambler riders who did the cross country run, having some kind of wind...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 10:53 AM
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Posted By Manray
The manual says DOT 4 only but your brakes so you...

The manual says DOT 4 only but your brakes so you can use whatever. However, on a cross country tour, do you really want to be experimenting with brake fluid and it's boiling points. I imagine...
Forum: Beasts 04-17-2014, 11:44 AM
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Posted By Manray
I installed the UpNOver bracket before my trip...

I installed the UpNOver bracket before my trip last year. No problems as long as you bleed caliper off the bracket. Best to have an extra set of hands. Since you are on the road, I hope you were...
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2014, 01:09 PM
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Posted By Manray
Welcome back Mud!!!

Welcome back Mud!!!
Forum: Beasts 04-09-2014, 11:23 AM
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Posted By Manray
The solo seat with rack is a cosmetic exercise. ...

The solo seat with rack is a cosmetic exercise. If you want it to be useful, do what Rhodie and Grizzlybear did. Do a search and you'll find their posts.
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 12:19 PM
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Posted By Manray
I bought the ADV platform online when it just...

I bought the ADV platform online when it just came out from the UK. For $190 I was shocked at how flimsy the LDPE (low density polyethylene) platform is. The aluminium mounts are very high quality...
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2014, 11:25 AM
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Posted By Manray
Nice shocks....just read up on them. I think the...

Nice shocks....just read up on them. I think the headlight would look better a bit lower; centred with the gas tank on a horizontal axis. However, the speedo might look too obvious with the gap...
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2014, 08:40 PM
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Posted By Manray
Mastodon, you're going to capture some amazing...

Mastodon, you're going to capture some amazing footage. Thumbs up on your preparation and hope it stays dry for you along the TAT. All the best and a safe journey man!!
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2014, 11:58 AM
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Views: 6,068,145
Posted By Manray
That's a great route you've got planned. Are you...

That's a great route you've got planned. Are you going to be riding a bit of the TAT from Tennessee to Oklahoma?
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,138
Posted By Manray
Anyone who owns this helmet and is considering...

Anyone who owns this helmet and is considering upgrading to the pinlock face shield (part#1447) with the pin lock insert (part# 1146) don't bother. I purchased both new from Arai and the pinlock...
Forum: Beasts 03-27-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 21,100
Views: 6,068,145
Posted By Manray
Buying from Triumph has the added advantage of...

Buying from Triumph has the added advantage of getting 25mm shims in .025 increments. You overpaid a few bucks. Nothing to sweat over.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 04:01 PM
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Views: 4,992
Posted By Manray
Just my thoughts but the question I would ask...

Just my thoughts but the question I would ask myself is, is there a bike that I really really want to buy and ride? 3 years and 7 bikes tells me you didn't find a bike you were emotionally attached...
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2014, 07:39 PM
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Posted By Manray
Cool...with your stable of bikes, tough to not...

Cool...with your stable of bikes, tough to not feel guilty having to leave the other two behind.
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2014, 01:48 PM
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Posted By Manray
Stock seat for me since my butt cheeks are like...

Stock seat for me since my butt cheeks are like leather from years of cycling. My friend values his arse so he has a Corbin Gunfighter.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-26-2014, 01:28 PM
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Posted By Manray
2 friends riding their Triumph Scramblers west....

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Forum: Beasts 03-26-2014, 01:19 PM
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Views: 6,068,145
Posted By Manray
Never head of that term before but I suppose...

Never head of that term before but I suppose you're referring to the dropped bike. Looking at the video footage, the guy began pulling out of Deals Gap when he lost balance. The driveway there is...
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