03-13-2013, 08:31 AM
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: San Diego, CA
Originally Posted by Extreme scrambler
After I bought a Thruxton, I loved it so much that i decided to sell my Tiger 1050 and build a Scrambler the way I thought ik should have been build.
I started with a '08 Scrambler.
Because I wanted one with carbs and a black engine.
I did a 21" and 18" conversion.
To do this I have used a DRZ400E frontfork and lengthened the swingarm by 49mm.
I'm running a 1,6 x 21" excel rim in the front and a 4,25 x 18" excel rim at the rear.
I'm running Hyperpro rearshocks.
As regards to the performance I put on a Arrow exhaust, K&N's, a AI removal and a remapping.
Because I think a Scrambler sould be a one person bike I removed the passengerpegs and put on a singleseat.
Because off the new wheelsizes, the original speedo didn't work anymore.
I changed it for a digital one from Motogadget.
In addition to that I changed the headlight, the footpegs, the colour, the rearfender and light and handlebars.
This week I have mounted a full floating 320 Brembo brakedisc and made some brackets to mount a low frontfender.
This month I will be mounting a spring supported chaintensioner and I will have the seat reupholstered in leather.
When the weather clears up a little bit I will make some new photos.
How does that front end feel off road compared to the stock? Do you know how much travel it has front and rear?
Current: 2012 Triumph Scrambler;
'97 Honda XR440 (plated)
Past: '83 Honda XR500; '84 Honda XL600;
'86 Yamaha XT350