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Old 06-10-2013, 04:33 PM   #17356
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I bought some bars from an Explorer 1200 and was able to take the ROX risers off. The Explorer bars are a little wider than the stock XC bars and have about 1.5" more sweep. They are a lot better than the xc bars. But if you still want the xc bars, i'll make you a deal on the one's I took off my Xc.
Sorry for not explaining myself. I meant XC risers
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Old 06-10-2013, 07:53 PM   #17357
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Is broken turn signals stalks a known issue on T800s? Found RR turn signal hanging on the wire. I guess another visit to the dealer tomorrow.
The is a recall for that. I just received it in the mail.
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Old 06-11-2013, 07:17 AM   #17358
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On Wednesday I will be buying a used 2013 Triumph Tiger. I lucked out and found one in Chattanooga TN. The guy bought it new, put 4901 miles on it and decided to trade it on the explorer. I get it for less than MSRP, and it already has the taller windscreen, panniers, hand guards, and fog lights. I am looking forward to the ride back to Indianapolis, I am stopping by Mammoth Cave Park.
Good for you! I did the same thing last year on a 2012 XC w/500+ miles on it. Actually bought it from a Park Ranger at Mammoth Cave NP! Say hi to Jed for me! Tell him I'm lovin' the bike!
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Old 06-11-2013, 07:43 AM   #17359
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I would love to skip the cave, but it kinda something I have to do. It is a family day and I figure of I am making my wife drive down there, I kinda should do something to make the trip worth it for her. Plus my son loves caves.
If he and your wife like cars, you can make a stop at the Corvette museum in Bowling Green, which happens to be halfway between Chattanooga and Indy. My boys loved it.

I bought my 800XC from Pandora's too.
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Old 06-11-2013, 03:30 PM   #17360
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air filter replaced/check engine light now on

I replaced the stock air filter with a KNN air filter. I oiled the stepper motor and cycled it a few times. I put everything back together accept the snorkel and adapter as I'm waiting for a Uni filter to arrive. I double checked the connections both under the tank and for the filter cover and everything "seams" OK.

Not sure if a test ride will clear it or if I should get the dealer tool and read the code before I go ride.

Has anyone had this happen?
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Old 06-11-2013, 03:35 PM   #17361
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Good for you! I did the same thing last year on a 2012 XC w/500+ miles on it. Actually bought it from a Park Ranger at Mammoth Cave NP! Say hi to Jed for me! Tell him I'm lovin' the bike!
Right on, I can't believe how lucky I got on this deal.
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Old 06-11-2013, 03:36 PM   #17362
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If he and your wife like cars, you can make a stop at the Corvette museum in Bowling Green, which happens to be halfway between Chattanooga and Indy. My boys loved it.

I bought my 800XC from Pandora's too.
Right on I will keep that in mind, I really like Pandora's. It kinda make it fun to make this trip for a great bike from a great dealership.
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Old 06-11-2013, 04:59 PM   #17363
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I replaced the stock air filter with a KNN air filter. I oiled the stepper motor and cycled it a few times. I put everything back together accept the snorkel and adapter as I'm waiting for a Uni filter to arrive. I double checked the connections both under the tank and for the filter cover and everything "seams" OK.

Not sure if a test ride will clear it or if I should get the dealer tool and read the code before I go ride.

Has anyone had this happen?
If other Triumph's are anything to go by, 3 heat cycles should clear it (assuming the 'fault' is no longer present). A heat cycle is up to full temp and then cool down again. Others may know for sure - either way, I wouldn't worry about it too much unless it stays on for a while.
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Old 06-11-2013, 05:12 PM   #17364
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If other Triumph's are anything to go by, 3 heat cycles should clear it (assuming the 'fault' is no longer present). A heat cycle is up to full temp and then cool down again. Others may know for sure - either way, I wouldn't worry about it too much unless it stays on for a while.
Thanks, this my first Triumph so I'll run it through three cycles and see what happens
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Old 06-11-2013, 05:19 PM   #17365
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Thanks, this my first Triumph so I'll run it through three cycles and see what happens
Welcome to the club

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Old 06-11-2013, 06:23 PM   #17366
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Since I'm waiting for my UniFilter I left the snorkel and adapter off on my test ride this afternoon, OH MY GOD, what a sound this thing makes when you romp on it

It sure is a heavy breather
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Old 06-11-2013, 09:56 PM   #17367
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Swapped stock suspension links for +15mm ones and dropped fork tubes to be flash in triple clamps. Feels much better now! Won't be hitting side stand anymore.
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Old 06-11-2013, 09:59 PM   #17368
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rrr70 Question

I have the XC and ROX risers on my Roadie.
Cables and brake line good.

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Old 06-11-2013, 10:15 PM   #17369
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I have the XC and ROX risers on my Roadie.
Cables and brake line good.

Sweet. Thank you!
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Old 06-11-2013, 11:44 PM   #17370
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Swapped stock suspension links for +15mm ones and dropped fork tubes to be flash in triple clamps. Feels much better now! Won't be hitting side stand anymore.
Is that on the roadie?
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