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Old 04-10-2012, 01:17 PM   #15181
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Quite cheap stuff but they fit me like a glove: mirrors & bars (plus 2,5 cm Bar riser).
What brush guards are on those bars?
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Old 04-10-2012, 02:19 PM   #15182
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What brush guards are on those bars?
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Old 04-11-2012, 10:53 AM   #15183
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Old 04-11-2012, 06:06 PM   #15184
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so i tried taking the baffle out of my arrow 2-1 today just to hear how it sounds. i couldnt get the bugger out. i got the circlip off, and the tab, but could only move the baffle about half an inch back and forth, no way was that puppy coming out. what am i missing?
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Old 04-11-2012, 07:33 PM   #15185
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Good question, the Thruxton is the hot rod of the twin family. It seems to handle quicker side to side and sits on the road a bit better, and has a bit more power than the other two. The Thruxton feels a bit the same as the others, but also a bit different. That last sentence didn't make a lot of sense when I read it, but that is how it feels. The Scrambler pushes my buttons like no other bike, the Thruxton pushes some of the buttons just not all. Try for a test ride and see for yourself, I like my Thruxton so it comes highly recommended.
Hey Mick taking a red Thruxton for a test ride today, might end up with a perfect pair.

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Old 04-11-2012, 09:23 PM   #15186
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Hey Mick taking a red Thruxton for a test ride today, might end up with a perfect pair.

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Sounds good to me, the only thing I've found with the Thruxton is my left knee is in agony after a 100k's or so. But thats down to me and not the bike, must be old age thats doing it to me. Hope you have fun with the Thrux, good to see what you think about it. Cheers Mick.
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Old 04-11-2012, 10:04 PM   #15187
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so i tried taking the baffle out of my arrow 2-1 today just to hear how it sounds. i couldnt get the bugger out. i got the circlip off, and the tab, but could only move the baffle about half an inch back and forth, no way was that puppy coming out. what am i missing?
The baffle is slightly out of round Chowdown.
I stuck a broom handle in the baffle and worked it back & forth (side to side) gently pulling it out. Maybe a little WD around the baffle in addition.
Try it. Worked for me.
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Old 04-11-2012, 10:19 PM   #15188
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Thruxton turns quicker at least in part because of the smaller front wheel.
Point taken; but the clipons on the Thrux give the rider less leverage than the bars on the Scrambler. I actually think my Scrambler turns in easier than the Thruxton did for this reason.
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Old 04-11-2012, 10:30 PM   #15189
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so i tried taking the baffle out of my arrow 2-1 today just to hear how it sounds. i couldnt get the bugger out. i got the circlip off, and the tab, but could only move the baffle about half an inch back and forth, no way was that puppy coming out. what am i missing?
It's a total pain to remove the first time. My dealer actually did it when they installed my pipe. It's still a pain to remove every time.

Try grabbing on to the internal baffle with a pair of pliers and use a rag to prevent scratching it.

Or, insert a long, L or Z shaped piece of metal in to the middle of the baffle and hook it into the internal holes in the baffle. Try to tap the baffle out by hammering the other end. You would almost need a really long allen wrench to do it.

here is an image of what the internal baffle holes look like:
http://www.triumphrat.net/twins-talk...in-or-out.html

Sorry, can't help more.
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Old 04-11-2012, 11:47 PM   #15190
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Sounds good to me, the only thing I've found with the Thruxton is my left knee is in agony after a 100k's or so. But thats down to me and not the bike, must be old age thats doing it to me. Hope you have fun with the Thrux, good to see what you think about it. Cheers Mick.
Didn't ride it but sat on it, started it etc...engine sounds sweet, it's got staintunes & the standard mufflers as well.
So I have paid a deposit looks like I will have a pair of Triumphs !!!
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Old 04-12-2012, 02:43 AM   #15191
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Didn't ride it but sat on it, started it etc...engine sounds sweet, it's got staintunes & the standard mufflers as well.
So I have paid a deposit looks like I will have a pair of Triumphs !!!
The reverse cone Staintunes sound great when you wind them out, if I go back to a Bonnie which I am thinking about then I'll have the Stainies. I'm off to see the Quack in a while and I'll see what he has to say. But the knee pain is a bloody. I don't exactly know what I've done, but I can ride my Scrambler with no worries at all. Bend my knee on the Thrux and ouch, ouch. What a bugger eh? I hope you have fun with the Thrux, fantastic thing to ride, like the Scram, but different. Strange statement, but ride the thing and you'll understand what I mean I hope. Cheers Mick.
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Old 04-12-2012, 03:00 AM   #15192
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The reverse cone Staintunes sound great when you wind them out, if I go back to a Bonnie which I am thinking about then I'll have the Stainies. I'm off to see the Quack in a while and I'll see what he has to say. But the knee pain is a bloody. I don't exactly know what I've done, but I can ride my Scrambler with no worries at all. Bend my knee on the Thrux and ouch, ouch. What a bugger eh? I hope you have fun with the Thrux, fantastic thing to ride, like the Scram, but different. Strange statement, but ride the thing and you'll understand what I mean I hope. Cheers Mick.
I was going to message you to see if you wanted to sell the Thruxton but thought that would be cheeky !!!
It does sound bloody good with the Staintunes...pure bliss

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Old 04-12-2012, 03:09 AM   #15193
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I was going to message you to see if you wanted to sell the Thruxton but thought that would be cheeky !!!
It does sound bloody good with the Staintunes...pure bliss

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Not wanting to sell the Thrux quite yet, chats with the quack first and then we shall see. If I can ride without agony then the Thrux will be a keeper. I love the thing, not I hasten to add, as much as I love my Scrambler though.
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Old 04-12-2012, 03:17 AM   #15194
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Not wanting to sell the Thrux quite yet, chats with the quack first and then we shall see. If I can ride without agony then the Thrux will be a keeper. I love the thing, not I hasten to add, as much as I love my Scrambler though.
I will have to adjust the brake pedal a little lower, I have a pin & screws in my right leg & the ankle is a bit stiff, I had to lower the Scrambler & XR brake pedal as well...not a big deal

Good luck with the quack

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Old 04-12-2012, 05:50 AM   #15195
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