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Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,617
Posted By RMAK
John, I'll probably make a decision in the...

John, I'll probably make a decision in the spring. Here is the bike. I'm running a powder coated black tank with gatemouth badges now and smaller fiberglass fenders, but everything else is about the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,617
Posted By RMAK
Looking for a retirement bike-F650?

I have a history of motorcycles starting in 1970. I've owned most of the major brands, done restorations of classic British bikes and bought new BMWs, etc. I'm not bragging, just trying to give a...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-14-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
The stock engine needs some performance mods to...

The stock engine needs some performance mods to wake it up and let it breath. Put a good exhaust on it and then you got loads of character. It will make an 800 GS feel like your riding a sewing...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-12-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
I've started my third almost total makeover on my...

I've started my third almost total makeover on my 07 Scrambler. I first did a very retro 60's look, then kind of a custom and now I'm headed to a more stripped down desert sled look.

One of...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-12-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
Just sent you another pm, Ed. Thanks.

Just sent you another pm, Ed. Thanks.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-02-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
Hey guys-I'm looking to buy a set of aluminum...

Hey guys-I'm looking to buy a set of aluminum fenders, a la Jack Pine, for my Scrambler. Anybody got a set lying around? Thanks!

I'd put this in the flea market, but it would go into the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-09-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
Yes, installing and adjusting the new clutch...

Yes, installing and adjusting the new clutch springs was about the hardest thing I had to do to the bike. I rarely read instructions before I do things. This is a case when I should have. I advise...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-08-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
Well, a seat of the pants report is lots more...

Well, a seat of the pants report is lots more speed and torque throughout the power band. I have been doing a lot of lightening of the bike as well and I've conservatively dropped 18 pounds or so. ...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-06-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
Hey, No worries, Frog and T. I just enjoy...

Hey, No worries, Frog and T. I just enjoy talking about bikes so all is good. I always try to keep it friendly. That's why the :lol3!
I'd have a Thrux too if my old wrists could handle it!
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-05-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
Frog, you are saying some pretty controversial...

Frog, you are saying some pretty controversial things on the Scrambler Cult Forum. :lol3

I owned a Bonneville and now run a Scrambler. The Scram has TPUSA 904 BB kit, 813 cams and flatside...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-30-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
I'm running 140/80 Metzler on the back of my...

I'm running 140/80 Metzler on the back of my Scrambler. They are bigger than stock, but there's no fit problems and it looks more proportional with the big back gap. At least to me.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-29-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
Want to make sure no one here misses this: ...

Want to make sure no one here misses this:
http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w108/makruski/DaltonHighway1_zps5446de22.jpg...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-28-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
You drive on Clive! I'm glad to hear anything...

You drive on Clive! I'm glad to hear anything about that cool bike.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-27-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
I'm looking for a lightweight rear fender. I...

I'm looking for a lightweight rear fender. I found this at PJ Fiberglass. I can't decide if I like it or not. I definitely like the short fender. Anyone running one of these?
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-26-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
Yeah, that's what I had in mind for the front...

Yeah, that's what I had in mind for the front fender.

I didn't even notice it though. I was looking at that cool seat. I pm'ed him to find out more.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-26-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
I'm moving my Scrambler into a more desert...

I'm moving my Scrambler into a more desert rat/hare scrambler/kind of jack pine. I'm looking for fenders, either metal or fiberglass.

Anyone deal with these folks?
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-31-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
You have to move to the USA Henry. Those big...

You have to move to the USA Henry. Those big Norse plates are blocking the back end of your beautiful bike.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-24-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
Merry Christmas to you all. Keep Scramblin'!

Merry Christmas to you all. Keep Scramblin'!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-21-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
I'm open. I've been looking for any single color...

I'm open. I've been looking for any single color tank for about a year. I'm running a black/white tuxedo now and it's just too fancy. I don't want to strip and paint an original hand pin striped...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-20-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
I like old school flame jobs. A big plus would...

I like old school flame jobs. A big plus would be that you could sell me that silver gray tank. Everybody wins!:clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-10-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,516
Posted By RMAK
You got it, Max! :thumb

You got it, Max! :thumb
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-09-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,516
Posted By RMAK
That's a beauty, Sod Buster. Well done!

That's a beauty, Sod Buster. Well done!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-09-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,516
Posted By RMAK
Says you My point is that the majority of...

Says you
My point is that the majority of serious travelers, possibly people smarter than you or me, don't choose motorcycles as the preferred vehicle. If you ride motorcycles it kind of implies...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-09-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,516
Posted By RMAK
I already did in post #19, you young...

I already did in post #19, you young whippersnapper!:lol3.

I just have one question about your post. If riding a cool bike isn't important and isn't a very real part of the experience, why...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-09-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,516
Posted By RMAK
Danketchpel You asked about the opinions of...

Danketchpel
You asked about the opinions of carbed Scrambler owners about EFI. I understand why Triumph did it aesthetically, but I never liked the faux carb bodies. Kind of like a girl I dated in...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-01-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
Hey Gumpt! How's it going, man? Where did you...

Hey Gumpt! How's it going, man?
Where did you get the aluminum fenders?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-25-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,516
Posted By RMAK
Totally agree. I bought the touring dream at one...

Totally agree. I bought the touring dream at one point of my life. BMW GS and all the riding gear. Turns out I rode a lot less because navigating that top heavy farkled out bike out of my shop was a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-24-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,516
Posted By RMAK
Scrambler owner here. I agree with the previous...

Scrambler owner here. I agree with the previous poster that you want to and easily can dump money into these bikes. I will soon have invested the original cost of the bike in modifications. Don't...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-14-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
I've been thinking about installing aluminum...

I've been thinking about installing aluminum fenders, a la Hammarhead Jack Pine.

Apparently, the Hammarhead business is no more.

Does anyone here have a source for good quality aluminum...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-23-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
Just late summer talk, but the 06 silver engine...

Just late summer talk, but the 06 silver engine is the best. It is the closest approximation to the classic Triumphs. I put polished aluminum engine covers on my 07 black engine, but I'd happily...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-19-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
Here's one I looked at a while back. I've been...

Here's one I looked at a while back. I've been waiting for my original equipment battery to go bad, but the almost 7 year old battery just keeps on going, just like that rabbit with a drum.
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-19-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
I put my 07 Scrambler on a diet. Here are some of...

I put my 07 Scrambler on a diet. Here are some of the things I did. First off, I took off all the factory farkles, skid plate, headlight guard etc.
I moved from the stock exhaust to a low Zard,...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-05-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,829
Posted By RMAK
Another latecomer. Something caught my eye on...

Another latecomer. Something caught my eye on this forum (I'm usually at the Triumph Scrambler in Beasts).
Anyhow, I grew up near Amherst, Ohio and rode a steel tank Penton in the early 70's. Wish...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-31-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
Dr. Who? I've heard of it, but not a fan. My...

Dr. Who? I've heard of it, but not a fan. My apologies to those that are. Looks like that drop messed up his woman's manicure.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-31-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
The bike or the girl? Is this someone we should...

The bike or the girl? Is this someone we should know? Does he star in the new "Jaw man" movie? Hope he doesn't catch the corner of that fancy coat in his spokes! Of course, he's got that great helmet...
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,047
Posted By RMAK
No, I didn't know that or anything else about...

No, I didn't know that or anything else about this stuff, so thanks to all. This tank is from an 04 Triumph Bonneville, so I'm wondering why it was kreemed in the first place.
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,047
Posted By RMAK
Removing Kreem Liner from Gas Tank

Hope this is the right forum for tech questions.
I have a chance to buy a second tank for my 07 Triumph Scrambler.
The issue with the tank that's for sale is that someone used kreem to line the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-22-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
I ran Norm Hyde Toga silencers before my Zard. ...

I ran Norm Hyde Toga silencers before my Zard. People would walk over from the other side of the parking lot to tell me how good they sounded. I think there are some sound clips on youtube.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-20-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
Those look super, Terry! Make sure you sell...

Those look super, Terry! Make sure you sell those old TORs to someone in the US. We don't want to break the chain.:D
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-14-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By RMAK
I've got stock exhaust pipes for a carbed...

I've got stock exhaust pipes for a carbed Scrambler stored in my barn. No offense to the gentleman with the ones in the photo, but mine have no blueing on the pipes. I am in Ohio. If someone has a...
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