Tiger XC accessories / farkles thread

Discussion in 'British Beasts: Triumph Tigers' started by Xcountry-Rider, Nov 4, 2012.

  1. Boianovich

    Boianovich Old and Cautious

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    It's not to bad if you take your time, just be aware of the plastic supply fitting on the bottom of the tank. I have touratech upper engine guards and I had to watch out for the clutch cable. It was getting stuck between the bottom of the tank and support bar above the radiator. I used a short piece of 2x4 to prop tank up to remove electrical and gas connections.

    I used silicone spray for the stepper motor after taking air box off. Will see how it lasts. I also noticed the top of the stepper boot wasn't fitted into the groove cut into the top part of the stepper shaft

    I have the snorkel and adapter off while I wait for the UniFilter, (any day now, I ordered it ten days ago) think it's an issue if I ride this weekend without either?.
  2. PYG RYDR

    PYG RYDR Adventure-Dual Sport

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    Very nice, but cost with shipping is $139.84.
  3. Boianovich

    Boianovich Old and Cautious

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    Speaking of spring, has anyone had issues with the side stand spring falling off when trail riding? I now carry two...
  4. orv

    orv Busted butt

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  5. PYG RYDR

    PYG RYDR Adventure-Dual Sport

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  7. advtenn

    advtenn Long timer

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    I dont think it would be an issue at all, to ride with the snorkel removed. Just make sure you dont have anything under the seat (like a rag) that could be sucked into the air box.

    I also lubed the stepper motor area while i was in there. BTW compressed air and WD-40 worked really well a few thousand miles ago. Saves the trouble of removing the tank and air box.
  8. backwoodsKLR

    backwoodsKLR Ride more, Post Less.

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    Need some Rox Riser help... I have put off ordering a set and now I'm finally ready and there are so many different models, I'm not sure which to get! :huh

    Tiger 800XC uses the 1-1/8" by 1-1/8" and 2" and will fit without modifying stock cables? Does the vibration dampening model make a difference worth the extra money? Tried searching this thread and still searching...
  9. Dubl-A

    Dubl-A SuckerDucker

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    My standard ROX risers work fine with no issues with cables and vibrations.
  10. rustynut2

    rustynut2 Been here awhile

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    I tried the 2inch rox's for about a week. Vibration was not the problem, it was the cramps in my wrist. The stock bars are not swept back enough for me. The cure was the explorer bars with the 20mm riser. Drill 2 holes and good to go. I'll make you a deal on some almost new risers if you want them
  11. backwoodsKLR

    backwoodsKLR Ride more, Post Less.

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    Just ordered a set of non-vibration ones... Had a $25 Amazon gift card I needed to use and got my Prime 2 day shipping for free! Ended up getting them for $58 after all of this! :D
    ROX HANDLEBAR PIVOTING RISER 2"X1-1/8"X1-1/8" 1R-P2PP
  12. rustynut2

    rustynut2 Been here awhile

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    good luck with them. I ordered my explorer bars through Bike Bandit in case you need to know later. :rofl

    ps, would have beat that price
  13. backwoodsKLR

    backwoodsKLR Ride more, Post Less.

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    And paid for 2 day shipping across the continent? :D
  14. XCRider803

    XCRider803 Loftin' the wheel

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    Little farkleing of the farkle... bar end action on a set of Tusk guards to clean it up a little. You have to get out the Dremel to mount these too, need to open up the bar clamps.

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  15. advtenn

    advtenn Long timer

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    I've been talking to my ride buddy BackwoodsKLR and we have been sharing tool kit ideas.

    I'm getting ready for the "San Juan 500" dual sport ride in Colorado and have added to the list of tools that I carry under the seat of the Tiger. It's probably more than I need, but I seem to never have enough. :huh

    Since I have the room, I carry a 17" and a 21" spare tube.

    I only carry the sprocket and breaker bar when I need to change sprockets after long super slab runs.

    I still need to add a multi-meter and JB weld...I still have room for that.

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    Forgot to remove the knife for the group photo....
    so here is where I keep it.
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  16. backwoodsKLR

    backwoodsKLR Ride more, Post Less.

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    :clap Good Job, ADVTENN!!! Now I have to catch up!



    On a side note... Has anyone else accidentally knocked the plastic barrier in the fuel tank filler loose? I was filling up in a hurry a few weeks back and let the gas pump nozzle knock the little plastic guard / spacer down into the tank. Have not had any trouble with it, and I know of no way to get it out short of removing tank, draining it, inverting it and then trying to break / cut it up into small enough pieces it will come out... Makes filling the tank a lot easier and fast now with less spray back!
  17. MotoTex

    MotoTex Miles of Smiles

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    Love it. Now, how about a photo of it all packed in there?

    I've got to remove those plastic bits for holding the U-Lock I don't plan to buy . . .

    (didn't see anything to inflate the tires, but there were a few things I didn't recognize that might be exactly that)
  18. lmychajluk

    lmychajluk Long timer

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    Yes. Search the Problems thread. A bunch of people have. I had mine fished out and replaced under warranty. Make sure your dealer is aware of it.
  19. Big Jon

    Big Jon Been here awhile

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    I pulled the one in my TEX out with a pair of needle nose pliers before I knocked it in the tank. :D
  20. advtenn

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    Having trouble with pics right now.

    I pack the 21" tube, compressor and tow strap under the rear deck. The compressor has a piece of rubber tube wraped around it.