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Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-20-2015, 12:55 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Yes your right but the new XCX XRX 800 are not...

Yes your right but the new XCX XRX 800 are not slouches in the weight department either, they're only 10lbs less than the new KTMs, my main point is you can go either way solo offroad, it's how much...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-20-2015, 12:41 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Kafn8td, I don't know but I've heard this...

Kafn8td,

I don't know but I've heard this about more than one person about the stiffness and front for heating up is definitely there. For me (245lb and gear) on my particular bike which was a...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-20-2015, 08:19 AM
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Posted By pfy50
NYLuke, I'm probable not in the same boat,...

NYLuke,

I'm probable not in the same boat, Here is my idea: I had the KTM990 and I found even though I wanted to do what you were talking about I never really got to it as much as I though I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 48,227
Views: 9,936,665
Posted By pfy50
Bonzo, Don't get discouraged so easily; this a...

Bonzo,
Don't get discouraged so easily; this a forum, sometimes it helps sometimes: not so much.

I just received my Oxford Heaterz grips yesterday. When I get ready to put them on I'll do a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 03:55 PM
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Posted By pfy50
todd900ss, It's probably your tail/brake light...

todd900ss,
It's probably your tail/brake light circuit: Tap the blue is ok it is a trigger circuit on when power is on only. (verify with a voltmeter)

Bonzo,
If you want to run it thru a relay...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-16-2015, 03:37 PM
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Posted By pfy50
I've read the replys over on the TEX Forum and it...

I've read the replys over on the TEX Forum and it is not enough of an improvement to make it worth the aggravation of removing the tank to install it. :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 08:13 PM
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Posted By pfy50
arctic954, You can build a 17" rim with a WR/R...

arctic954,
You can build a 17" rim with a WR/R hub and add a EBC 320mm brake rotor kit to give max stopping power.
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-15-2015, 07:51 PM
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Posted By pfy50
From the website it appears to be a fuel monitor...

From the website it appears to be a fuel monitor something like the power commander and the like, but preset and not as complex; to help smooth out low RPM throttle use. Most buyers are for the R1200...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-14-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5,761
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Posted By pfy50
Has anyone here installed the Booster plug for...

Has anyone here installed the Booster plug for TEX? http://www.boosterplug.com/images/BoosterPlug%201T3.jpg

If so has it improved low end throttle response and/or improved gas mileage? :ear
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 09:56 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Just put a on/off toggle switch on the groundside...

Just put a on/off toggle switch on the groundside of the relay(post 85) and when your low fuel light comes on and stays on you are no longer pumping to main. Just turn the toggle switch off and it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 48,227
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Posted By pfy50
If you do go with the low pressure fuel pump and...

If you do go with the low pressure fuel pump and you feel comfortable with doing electrical work on your bike you can tap the wiring harness under the OEM fuel pump's low fuel sensor as a switch line...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 09:54 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Normally on a carb bike that is gravity fed thru...

Normally on a carb bike that is gravity fed thru the fuel line to the carb you would just splice in with a t-connector upstream from the carb, but our fuel pump is inside the tank and the line to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 10:50 AM
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Posted By pfy50
DougZ73, Are you set on the 50-50 ratio...

DougZ73,

Are you set on the 50-50 ratio tire. If as you say for now you are 95% road for commuting then switching to a 90-10 ratio road tire like the shinko 705 would increase your mileage ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 10:31 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Volsjam, Kray, Sounds good, I believe I...

Volsjam,
Kray,

Sounds good, I believe I have been by that area (sharps chapel)couple months ago when better weather. I also have Brimstone OHV area down the street from me and Royal Blue 20 miles...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 05:22 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Sure Volsjam, If Kray can come up and we can...

Sure Volsjam,

If Kray can come up and we can do some of East Tenn group ride when weather clears(snowing this morning). Where in Ky. are you at. I have ridden mostly roads in south east KY.
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2015, 08:15 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Any time you want:evil I'm on it right now...

Any time you want:evil

I'm on it right now doing a full maintenance prior to a trip. But come on up; I have the other DRC stand and plenty of places to ride soon as weather clears. {Ice coming in...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2015, 01:32 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Kray, I went with the same lift stand that...

Kray,

I went with the same lift stand that ADW linked to after going with those smaller bashplate lift stands. The difference is that the craftsmen stand has a wider base to support the bike and...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-01-2015, 11:03 PM
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Posted By pfy50
ridenm & somedude451, Your both partially...

ridenm & somedude451,

Your both partially right. The old adage of "Onroad you are maximizing traction and offroad you are minimizing slipage" tells you why abs (most current designs) interferes...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 05:16 AM
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Posted By pfy50
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That's why I don't do my local ATV trails, because they(ATVs) get...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 12:39 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Close, but the manual (pg. 4-48) calls for a 3mm...

Close, but the manual (pg. 4-48) calls for a 3mm gap between cap and upper bracket for OEM setting.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-25-2015, 12:27 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Check with the dealer about pulling fuses. It may...

Check with the dealer about pulling fuses. It may cause an error code and disable the bike.

On the second statement. OEM suppliers don't care about your purest interests they only care about...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 05:37 AM
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Posted By pfy50
cmoski, All other problems aside the extra...

cmoski,

All other problems aside the extra gal the IMS tank holds; in it's wings; is lower that the Safari tank so it carrys the total load slightly better than the higher and smaller wings of the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-23-2015, 05:29 AM
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Posted By pfy50
You can't permanently disable it because it is a...

You can't permanently disable it because it is a Legal Liability for the OEM. If you could bypass the ABS and had an accident the Tort claim courts would hold the OEM liable for allowing that bypass...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 09:07 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Disconnected, Check with the dealer...

Disconnected,

Check with the dealer about(get it in writing) that any mods like tanks or gear changes will not void that specific warranty. You'll be surprised what dealerships will claim voids...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 09:16 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Yes, I guess it was to long of a piece, and some...

Yes, I guess it was to long of a piece, and some implied using as a long distance ADV. bike.

SIMPLIFIED: If you run a trailbike at highway speeds for long distance(can you-yes, should you-NO)...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 06:28 AM
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Posted By pfy50
IMHO, somebody has slipped a logic cog in...

IMHO, somebody has slipped a logic cog in reguards to longevity of a bike that whose design has only been on the road since 2008 and whose riders have only achieved 70,000m (reported) on a extremely...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 05:04 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Mine gets cleaned just fine. Pour gas or kerosene...

Mine gets cleaned just fine. Pour gas or kerosene inside to flush, then use some air pressure to flush the solvent. In the field just put your lips on the end and blow:lol3.
If you want to sterilize...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 04:54 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Tim, They're not ridiculing about style,...

Tim,
They're not ridiculing about style, they're just jealous because they don't have one .:bmwrider
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-17-2015, 04:45 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Doc, My dealer had the OK from triumph in 4...

Doc,

My dealer had the OK from triumph in 4 days and the kit was sent to them at the same time(had it by end of Sept). They started the work in the end of Sept. 2014. I got the bike back second...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 03:33 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Tim, Lets see a photo of your Russell sport...

Tim,
Lets see a photo of your Russell sport seat!:muutt
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 03:20 PM
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Posted By pfy50
What ever you use make sure it is JASO- MA...

What ever you use make sure it is JASO- MA certified which is missing the friction modifiers that should not be used in a wet clutch motorcycle. Some Shell Rotella formulas likeT-3 contain high...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-15-2015, 02:49 PM
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Posted By pfy50
No not really, My dealer had my bike for 4...

No not really, My dealer had my bike for 4 months. Did the work when not busy with paying customers. Triumph simply tells the dealerships to do it and gives them 5/10hrs(can't remember which rate my...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-14-2015, 04:38 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Bootshd, I had just your original question when...

Bootshd,
I had just your original question when I went to the dealer who sold both bikes. I tried the the GS first then the TEX; bought the TEX. The XC has a hand guard (garbage) bashplate...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 09:29 PM
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Posted By pfy50
http://www.mtsac.edu/~cliff/storage/gs/Motorcycle_...

http://www.mtsac.edu/~cliff/storage/gs/Motorcycle_Rim_Width_Tire_Size_Chart.pdf

Isn't the 5.20 two sizes above the max recommended width tire for a 2.50 inch rear rim?...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 06:26 AM
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Posted By pfy50
rubberband, True, return to stock, but I...

rubberband,

True, return to stock, but I think norcalwrx is talking about an actual problem with the front fork. He's only 150lbs and he should not be getting (massive-his word) amount of brake...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 07:29 PM
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Posted By pfy50
norcalwrx, At a 150lbs your front fork...

norcalwrx,

At a 150lbs your front fork should not feel spongy, it appears to be the same as the R model. If your going to tune the air gap use the same suspension 01 fluid that is in there, and...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-05-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5,761
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Posted By pfy50
And My Opinion to the above is, "If you play...

And My Opinion to the above is, "If you play Ostrich in the sand, then you can't see the kick in the butt when comes.":doh
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 48,227
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Posted By pfy50
rhollamby, There is a specific product...

rhollamby,

There is a specific product called 'Cable lube'http://www.amazon.com/Tusk-Cable-Lube-Kit/dp/B0039O2OAI/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1423085872&sr=8-1&keywords=cable+lube and a small tool to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 48,227
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Posted By pfy50
What did you do to get both seals leaking at the...

What did you do to get both seals leaking at the same time?:huh
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-02-2015, 01:13 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Sorry spencergt66, On road experience only,...

Sorry spencergt66,

On road experience only, and they were similar in feel, but the TEX out pulled the GS. Front end not as developed as the GS and a little stiffer. I'm 245lbs so you may have a...
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