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Old 09-18-2011, 02:52 PM   #8521
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Ah, that. I had my bike in to the dealer weeks ago for the recall. They updated it to 20496 and the recall was closed. On the Triumph site my VIN shows no outstanding recalls. I don't know if my dealer would do a no-charge update anyway since the recall ticket was closed. I feel better about just doing it myself.
I understand. Sounds good to me.
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Old 09-19-2011, 03:24 AM   #8522
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I used a "Fenda-Extenda" on my DL1000 and boots stayed out of any direct spray ... keeps engine cleaner too.

I've already seen an "extender" on the Tiger 800. The Brit guy who makes the adjustable shields and other stuff may be offering one for the Tiger 800 now. Check on the UK Tiger forum. Screen name "Strada" in vendors over there.

But if you ride in rain ... good waterproof boots a must in any case. And hopefully your water proof rain pant gaiters come down to ankle point. My old Oxtar Gore Tex boots work well in rain.
The XC front fender extender fits the 800 perfectly.

Altberg Clubman Roadsters have kept my feet dry for the last 6 years. They have NEVER leaked.

http://www.altberg.co.uk/Web/motorcycle.jsp

Just finished installing some hazard flashers on the 800. Need them for triathlon work.

Homemade waterproof switch housing
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Old 09-19-2011, 04:31 AM   #8523
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Tune 020630 800xc observations.

Just got back from having the 6K service done along with having new centre stand springs and the new tune installed.

Firstly I'll just say that my bike didn't have the "stalling" issue. So.............
It does seem to have a smoother pick up off a closed throttle but the biggest change I noticed was that the revs rise slightly as you let out the clutch with it in gear. I thought that it could be a new feature to help prevent stalling when pulling away so, as an experiment, I tried riding along up hill with a closed throttle. Now, parts of my street is at about 1in5 or a 20% grade and it pulled up that on idle with my right hand off the grip. WOW!
Apart from those two things nothing has changed. It still goes like a good 'un.
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Old 09-19-2011, 04:44 AM   #8524
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the new tune had to raise the idle because it was when it dipped below 1200 RPM's is when it stalled for us. The bike could not hold an idle so I would assume part of the tune has adjusted the throttle position sensor.
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Old 09-19-2011, 05:27 AM   #8525
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How did you wire that switch in? Does it connect to the stock harness and if so, did you have to splice it?



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The XC front fender extender fits the 800 perfectly.

Altberg Clubman Roadsters have kept my feet dry for the last 6 years. They have NEVER leaked.

http://www.altberg.co.uk/Web/motorcycle.jsp

Just finished installing some hazard flashers on the 800. Need them for triathlon work.

Homemade waterproof switch housing
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Old 09-19-2011, 05:50 AM   #8526
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the new tune had to raise the idle because it was when it dipped below 1200 RPM's is when it stalled for us. The bike could not hold an idle so I would assume part of the tune has adjusted the throttle position sensor.
It also may have changed the stepper motor outputs.
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Old 09-19-2011, 06:42 AM   #8527
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the new tune had to raise the idle because it was when it dipped below 1200 RPM's is when it stalled for us. The bike could not hold an idle so I would assume part of the tune has adjusted the throttle position sensor.
Well, strangely, my idle speed is lower now than it was before. 1100~1200 before, around 1000 now. But the amazing thing was how it climbed that hill on tick over.
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Old 09-19-2011, 07:00 AM   #8528
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Well, strangely, my idle speed is lower now than it was before. 1100~1200 before, around 1000 now. But the amazing thing was how it climbed that hill on tick over.
What I noticed from the new software is similar. Off idle it accelerates more smoothly: no more hesitation, no more stalling, more power? But the fuel consumption changed. I have 3,500 miles on my bike. It was improving fuel consumption gradually. It started at 42 mpg and it was getting close to 49mpg when I took it in for the recall. After the new code was installed it went down to 45 mpg. But I only have done 250 miles after the new code, so let's wait and see.

Unrelated to this subject, this is a video I posted on the Tiger picture thread, of the Tiger on a dirt road I came upon while returning from a trip yesterday.

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Old 09-19-2011, 08:57 AM   #8529
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i would like to go back to the stock map with my arrow can. The arrow map didnt make much of a performance gain, but it worked against my gas mileage. Arrow can + stock map I was getting 63mpg!

Would running the bike lean adversely affect the engine in some way?
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Old 09-19-2011, 09:07 AM   #8530
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i would like to go back to the stock map with my arrow can. The arrow map didnt make much of a performance gain, but it worked against my gas mileage. Arrow can + stock map I was getting 63mpg!

Would running the bike lean adversely affect the engine in some way?
If it is too lean, then most definitely!
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Old 09-19-2011, 12:10 PM   #8531
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i would like to go back to the stock map with my arrow can. The arrow map didnt make much of a performance gain, but it worked against my gas mileage. Arrow can + stock map I was getting 63mpg!

Would running the bike lean adversely affect the engine in some way?
I get 63 mpg: on a downhill, wind from the back, 50 mph.
How did you manage that?
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Old 09-19-2011, 12:15 PM   #8532
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63 mpg? Very curious how you were getting that mileage out of your Tiger....we got more like low 40's at best over 44 days and 14,000 KM later.
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Old 09-19-2011, 01:04 PM   #8533
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What I noticed from the new software is similar. Off idle it accelerates more smoothly: no more hesitation, no more stalling, more power? But the fuel consumption changed. I have 3,500 miles on my bike. It was improving fuel consumption gradually. It started at 42 mpg and it was getting close to 49mpg when I took it in for the recall. After the new code was installed it went down to 45 mpg. But I only have done 250 miles after the new code, so let's wait and see.

Unrelated to this subject, this is a video I posted on the Tiger picture thread, of the Tiger on a dirt road I came upon while returning from a trip yesterday.

Nice ride. Those look like some great roads to explore.



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i would like to go back to the stock map with my arrow can. The arrow map didnt make much of a performance gain, but it worked against my gas mileage. Arrow can + stock map I was getting 63mpg!

Would running the bike lean adversely affect the engine in some way?
It certainly can. I would rather be too rich than too lean. Lean = heat.


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63 mpg? Very curious how you were getting that mileage out of your Tiger....we got more like low 40's at best over 44 days and 14,000 KM later.
I have that same question . In 3000 miles, my mileage is very similar to what yours was.
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Old 09-19-2011, 05:08 PM   #8534
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Old 09-19-2011, 06:57 PM   #8535
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