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Forum: Ride reports Today, 01:29 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 13,088
Posted By loxsmith
Just read the build and ride reports, I had a bit...

Just read the build and ride reports, I had a bit of spare time while waiting in Northern Mexico for friends to turn up
Wow that is a quality build, I'm suitably impressed. Thanks for taking the...
Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 07:45 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 32,820
Posted By loxsmith
Excellent professional build, I started reading...

Excellent professional build, I started reading this thread as I have a CB1300S that's just asking to be modified. Is that black beauty a CB1300? Not sure whether to but something complete or attack...
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,868
Views: 153,978
Posted By loxsmith
Hope they were all trouble free k's So...

Hope they were all trouble free k's

So Pbee have you got a brief summary of anything outside the usual service items you have had to deal with?

I'm at about 54000km in 18 months. Nothing...
Forum: Australia 04-24-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,559
Posted By loxsmith
I apologise for taking this a little off topic...

I apologise for taking this a little off topic but it looks like we may have crossed paths recently. We are half way through our second year in the Americas
Forum: Australia 04-23-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,559
Posted By loxsmith
This is probably the best place to ask, where is...

This is probably the best place to ask, where is the best place/site to look at Sidecars for sale in Australia??

Glen
Forum: Hacks 04-22-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4,976
Views: 809,648
Posted By loxsmith
Wonder if this is still for sale? Seems to have...

Wonder if this is still for sale? Seems to have gone from Ebay, anyone seen any other adds?? Any other comments apart from the hack being on the side that will only be any good for UK or Aussie land?
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,109
Posted By loxsmith
This tank also supports the radiator better and...

This tank also supports the radiator better and will lessen the stress fractures we see on a lot of cores from severe dirt road use
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,109
Posted By loxsmith
I get the last out of the tank by punching the...

I get the last out of the tank by punching the bike up an embankment on a 45 degree angle or more, you can also lay the bike on it's side to get the gas to the feed side then shut off the other...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,109
Posted By loxsmith
Install was easy enough with a little stretching...

Install was easy enough with a little stretching here and there. The Web Site lies, it holds about 40 litres which I think is about 10.5 US Gallons. Good for about 820km of Outback touring

NB;...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,237
Posted By loxsmith
After some advice

We are Aussies travelling 2 up on a Triumph Tiger 800XC and planning on riding to Urique via San Rafael. We are currently in Creel and after reading this we are now a little concerned if it is safe...
Forum: Australia 04-02-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,868
Views: 153,978
Posted By loxsmith
I spoke to soon about no stepper linkage probs or...

I spoke to soon about no stepper linkage probs or cleaning in 50000 odd KM
Stranded me in a very busy Mexican intersection and again boarding a car Ferry on the loading ramp. Both times it was...
Forum: Australia 03-25-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 34,190
Posted By loxsmith
Love it, keeps the updates coming ...

Love it, keeps the updates coming


Cheers from Baja Mexico

Glen
Forum: Australia 03-21-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1,868
Views: 153,978
Posted By loxsmith
Mines just clicked over 52000km over here in...

Mines just clicked over 52000km over here in everything from really shitty mud to bull dust type crap
Stepper has never been cleaned or lubed, can't be long now til it gives problems. Will find a...
Forum: Australia 03-17-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,868
Views: 153,978
Posted By loxsmith
Don't you wish all Aussie companies had after...

Don't you wish all Aussie companies had after sales service like that? Well done Unifilter
Forum: Australia 03-12-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 34,190
Posted By loxsmith
Best of luck, hope all goes to plan Glen

Best of luck, hope all goes to plan

Glen
Forum: Australia 03-07-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1,868
Views: 153,978
Posted By loxsmith
I bought and used one of these (Seal Mate) the...

I bought and used one of these (Seal Mate) the other day on some leaking seals, worked a treat. I'll just cart the seals as spares now
http://sealmate.net/
The Journey continues
Glen
Forum: Australia 02-28-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,868
Views: 153,978
Posted By loxsmith
No Did you loosen the 2 pinch bolts first?...

No
Did you loosen the 2 pinch bolts first? just checking
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 33,905
Posted By loxsmith
That's a rough deal Dave, I know you won't give...

That's a rough deal Dave, I know you won't give in. Maybe it's telling you to go back to a Vespa????
Forum: Australia 01-20-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 34,190
Posted By loxsmith
Good luck for the run this year Glen

Good luck for the run this year

Glen
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,868
Views: 153,978
Posted By loxsmith
I'm back in Oz now but leave in 2 weeks time for...

I'm back in Oz now but leave in 2 weeks time for lap 2 of US and Mexico. Wide Bays a long shot this time although I could have met you in Cracow on the weekend just gone. My head still hurts
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,868
Views: 153,978
Posted By loxsmith
I am looking for fellow Tiger riders in the US...

I am looking for fellow Tiger riders in the US and just Googled Cowtipping USA and laughed my head off.
Never heard of it before, am I sheltered?? I'll give it a shot when I get a chance
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,067
Posted By loxsmith
Excellent read, thanks for taking the time to...

Excellent read, thanks for taking the time to share

Tigers rule!
Forum: Australia 12-05-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,868
Views: 153,978
Posted By loxsmith
Just fitted an Anakee 3 to the front on my Tiger...

Just fitted an Anakee 3 to the front on my Tiger in the a States, yet to put some decent miles on it. I'll let you know how it goes when I get back there after Christmas
Forum: Australia 11-24-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,868
Views: 153,978
Posted By loxsmith
Anyone been stranding waiting for parts while the...

Anyone been stranding waiting for parts while the Australian National Triumph Warehouse moves premises?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-24-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21,968
Views: 4,254,846
Posted By loxsmith
Slight problem, the bike is still in the States...

Slight problem, the bike is still in the States and I am back in Brisbane for a short time. Was just wanting the brushes for spares and fit when and if needed. Bike has now covered just under 50000km...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-20-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 21,968
Views: 4,254,846
Posted By loxsmith
Tried to buy spare brushes for the starter the...

Tried to buy spare brushes for the starter the other day, no luck. Part number for complete Triumph starter is T1310060 (Denso part number 428000-5540) Anyone got suggestions on where to get brushes...
Forum: Australia 11-17-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,868
Views: 153,978
Posted By loxsmith
Not sure about the general picture question, but...

Not sure about the general picture question, but the kit supplied bolted up no problems

Easy to replace, took me about 40 minutes. Next time would be quicker. You will need a clutch cover...
Forum: Australia 11-17-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,868
Views: 153,978
Posted By loxsmith
Just fitted a Barnett kit from the States, costs...

Just fitted a Barnett kit from the States, costs less than the OEM. The part number is 303-75-10675 for 675 street triple
More info here...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 11-17-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3,123
Views: 655,608
Posted By loxsmith
You could try this Aussie mob, I have used them...

You could try this Aussie mob, I have used them for pads before
http://www.metalgear.com.au/

Glen
Forum: Australia 11-16-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1,868
Views: 153,978
Posted By loxsmith
<br / Give EBC Double H compound a try,...

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Give EBC Double H compound a try, they make an improvement similar to braided lines Highly recommended
Forum: Australia 11-06-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,868
Views: 153,978
Posted By loxsmith
Mine was waiting for me when we got back to...

Mine was waiting for me when we got back to Phoenix a couple of days ago. Loaded on to laptop this evening, tomorrow is brake bleed and TBS
Hope it's easy to navigate
Forum: Australia 11-06-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 34,190
Posted By loxsmith
Good to see the hard work is paying off. I'll...

Good to see the hard work is paying off. I'll still be here in 2015 and '16, Bonneville is on the list, might just have to see you there. Keep me posted on your plans

Chew hard

Glen
Forum: Alaska 10-20-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,280
Posted By loxsmith
Cry We are still in shock, met Alistair in Yukon...

We are still in shock, met Alistair in Yukon Territory

Such a waste of a young Aussie Adventurer out there giving it a go

Our thoughts are with his family

R.I.P

Glen
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,868
Views: 153,978
Posted By loxsmith
I'll let you know in about 3 weeks, have ordered...

I'll let you know in about 3 weeks, have ordered the shim kit along with half the Triumph spare parts dept. Bike has done 40000 odd km without a valve check
Also have a Safari tank so I'll check for...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-02-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21,968
Views: 4,254,846
Posted By loxsmith
Just need to know which OEM Triumph parts...

Just need to know which OEM Triumph parts supplier is everyone's favourite?

Need to order a bucket load of parts in the next few days


Nearly forgot, where can I get a valve shim kit from?...
Forum: Vendors 09-27-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 32,228
Posted By loxsmith
I've purchased 2 x Rainier Tank bags and their...

I've purchased 2 x Rainier Tank bags and their durability is outstanding. One is fitted to a KLR650 and has been punished on Outback Australia roads, the second is fitted to a Tiger 800XC which I am...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,665
Posted By loxsmith
Don't bother with the rain cover, it leaks badly ...

Don't bother with the rain cover, it leaks badly
Ask me how I know?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-24-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 21,968
Views: 4,254,846
Posted By loxsmith
Almost forgot to reply, thanks for the advice....

Almost forgot to reply, thanks for the advice. All done and seems to work well, I'll check it again in the next few days

Is it possible to hammer the bearing out later when it needs a new bearing?
Forum: Australia 09-21-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,868
Views: 153,978
Posted By loxsmith
Heard of one recently here in the States, will...

Heard of one recently here in the States, will try and dig up info soon
From memory just below where the rear subframe is welded to one of the main downtubes
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-21-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 21,968
Views: 4,254,846
Posted By loxsmith
Help

Just fitted new chain and sprockets and did the usual wheel bearing check and discovered that one bearing outer race was spinning in the hub. The bearing is smooth so no real reason for it spinning
...
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