aussie Tiger 800 xc thread

Discussion in 'Australia' started by podge NT, Feb 20, 2012.

  1. Catz

    Catz Been here awhile

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    @BygDaddee trailers his bike everywhere, then rides it, unlike us tiger people who ride to the rallies/ otherside of the country and just keep on riding. Its ok Paul, we know secretly you want to be like US. You can tag along, on the WR
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  2. XRman

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    That is a bit harsh Catz! BD did an alpine trip last year-ish didn't he?
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  3. Tenerrod

    Tenerrod Make it shiny

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    It's only Alpine if there's snow. Otherwise it's just a big hill.
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  4. Catz

    Catz Been here awhile

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    After trailer his bike 1475km each way.
    But i suppose if i owned a BMW I'd do the same.
    When u come down again @BygDaddee I'll take you exploring on the 800s, there is no real difference between the BMW and tiger. Who am i kidding, Tigers are way better
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  5. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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    Someone opened the cage door

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  6. XRman

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    Tell me it isn't true BD. 1475km is a easy 2 day ride (well it is if you have CRUISE CONTROL: Sorry couldn't resist it)
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  7. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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    XRman, come on now, you know these one eyed Tiger fans will make anything up in the aim of proving Tiger superiousy


  8. Dukehunt

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    Cruise Control, typical limp wristed Tiger rider response.
    The BMW riders take 4 days as they spend a lot of time in front of the latte shops.
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  9. NZSHAKER

    NZSHAKER Been here awhile

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    Well all good under the battery...I did when taking the battery out notice the fuse which has been moved to on to of the battery one of the wires was loose goosey so I fixed that up thought sweet that was the problem.

    Went for a ride and 5 mins in bike dies again, starts alot eaiser this time, ride home 2 streets from hoe dies again.

    Frek knows what is going on...one more thing to check, all the plugs under the tank are fitting correctly
  10. XRman

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    Check that the terminals that the fuse connect to are not corroded or cracked.
  11. NZSHAKER

    NZSHAKER Been here awhile

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    Yea they look ok...I have had to replace the starter relay around 1 1/2 years ago and havent ridden the bloody thing for not much longer than that
  12. XRman

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    I was referring to the fuse on the ignition circuit solenoid, way down below the battery. Check if the terminals are corroded. If they are the fuse will loosen and the bike will die.
  13. XRman

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    20170910_140649.jpg I struggled to get the fuel tank off last night. The power lead plug to the fuel pump was a bit tricky to release. In daylight I managed to get it to release. What did I find under there? More of W.A. stuck to every surface!
  14. NZSHAKER

    NZSHAKER Been here awhile

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    I have redone the wires into the relay so they look better than that now...but no corrosion to be seen
  15. XRman

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    Yes that is the solenoid. It is still prone to corrosion even with moving the fuse away from there with your new leads. Smother the area in water proof grease and put the plastic cover back on.
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    OK all thats back together.

    Started up let warm up, bike on center stand with NO sidestand switch put bike in gear bike stops....put in N start bike (Yes I still have clutch saftey) in 1st bike stops, start it again put in 2nd bike stops.

    Thinking either the side-stand wires have come loose or clutch switch playing up....will need to bypass it to check.
  17. Tenerrod

    Tenerrod Make it shiny

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    21" front rim replacement XCx

    Time for a new front rim.
    OEM costs...
    36 × $7.44 nipples
    36 x $7.44 spokes
    $782 rim ex UK
    $1317 total.

    or

    $1,880 ex Aust, complete front wheel ready to go.
    Local bike shop is pricing up an excel rim if there is one.
    Think Excel U-shape, WM-type rim.

    Watch this space!
  18. XRman

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    Second option sounds better for you. The way you hit rocks etc!!
  19. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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    Check if a wheel builder can spoke on an excel rim to your hub.

    The F8 one is around $500-550 when you do it this way, even the stock spokes fit, Ashes Spoked Wheels Brisbane, not sure who or if you have a local.

  20. Tenerrod

    Tenerrod Make it shiny

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    I can spoke lace up a wheel myself no worries, just hope l can source an excel rime for reasonable dollars.
    For the sake of doing a job right I'll just throw new spokes in. No reason other than they've been stressed and moved about so heck why not?
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