Triumph Scrambler

Discussion in 'British Beasts: Triumph Tigers' started by danger_dave, May 29, 2006.

  1. Jim_C

    Jim_C Adventurer

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  2. ClineDesign

    ClineDesign Grandpa

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  3. Jim_C

    Jim_C Adventurer

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    The pipes are done in high temp powder. The powder claims 2000 degrees but we will have to see.
    The heat shields in regular powder and have be done for a while.
    Phase one was the shields about 3 months ago. Phase 2 were the pipes, mufflers and assorted hardware items.
    I need a few more phases to,finish. I pulled the shocks off earlier today. I figured out how to get the springs off and will powder this weekend.
    2010 that I bought new. Bone stock up until recently.
  4. TerryK

    TerryK Ulysses

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    Cheers Rich, they sound great & legal as well.... Should keep them (TORs) going around the globe

    Terry
  5. Scaredofthedirt

    Scaredofthedirt Been here awhile

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    Hi Terry,

    Think I told ou that 4 years ago.... :D
  6. TerryK

    TerryK Ulysses

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    Yes you did & thank you for the advice
  7. bk brkr baker

    bk brkr baker Long timer

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    Mufflers ? Real scramblers don't need no stinking mufflers !
  8. Maxacceleration

    Maxacceleration Awol

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    Oh, old Triumph desert sleds eh?

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  9. UtahFox

    UtahFox Been here awhile

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    ChuBrocka Been here awhile

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    Could you (or anyone else with the Staintunes) post a video to give an idea of the sound? I have the TORS and Thunderbike pipes, but I'm not really happy with the sound of either and would love to hear some options. :ear
  11. RMAK

    RMAK The Magnanimous

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    I ran Norm Hyde Toga silencers before my Zard. People would walk over from the other side of the parking lot to tell me how good they sounded. I think there are some sound clips on youtube.
  12. TerryK

    TerryK Ulysses

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    I had TORs on as well, I found them very loud at idle & they would bark a bit
    under load.
    The Staintunes are very nice at idle, has a more grunty sound & makes the bike sound like a Triumph & not a HD.
    They are legal in Australia (ADR approved) 91db @ 3700RPM with the baffles in, 96db out. Don't think I will ever remove the baffles.

    I have Staintunes on the Thruxton as well & even though they are both listed as 91db the Thruxton is softer....360 crank verses 270 crank, just that thump from the 270 crank.

    My mate has a Arrow 2-1 on his Scrambler & he likes the Staintunes better. We're off on a ride tomorrow so we can check out the difference.

    Not cheap @ $1200 aus but worth it, might try to get a video with the gopro & post up.
  13. ferals5

    ferals5 Long timer

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    Hi Terry

    Interesting you find tor's loud at idle although they definitely bark :D Mine are reasonably quiet at all speeds unless on the gas (LOUD) or closed throttle when the snap/crackle/pop gets going (again loud):wink:. I've ridden a Thruxton with staintunes right behind my Scrambler and could only just hear it over the Thruxton at cruise throttle. I was surprised actually. The Thruxton sounded softer as you said. The legal aspect is a big plus although at a substantial price hit....

    I like the golden glow on yours :thumb

    Was there a noticeable performance difference between the tor's and staintunes? :ear

    cheers

    Mark
  14. TerryK

    TerryK Ulysses

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    Not a lot in the performance, it does seem to rev better & not run out of puff, with the TORs it seems to make more noise as the rpm increased but not a lot more power but with the Staintunes the power increases with the RPM.
    My mate was impressed with the grunty roar, we swapped bikes so I could hear it & yes it was good...very pleased with the result
  15. UtahFox

    UtahFox Been here awhile

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    TerryK Ulysses

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    <a href="<iframe width=" 560"="" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/euJVXCOluLA?list=UUPSstOEnd2NSu0Va6kt2ySg" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="">"><a href="<iframe width=" 560"="" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/euJVXCOluLA?list=UUPSstOEnd2NSu0Va6kt2ySg" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen=""><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/euJVXCOluLA?list=UUPSstOEnd2NSu0Va6kt2ySg" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="560"></iframe>
    Static sound clip, not the best but hope you get an idea

    <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euJVXCOluLA&feature=share&list=UUPSstOEnd2NSu0Va6kt2ySg" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euJVXCOluLA&feature=share&list=UUPSstOEnd2NSu0Va6kt2ySg

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    Merry Christmas!

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  18. Maxacceleration

    Maxacceleration Awol

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    Same at ya holmes.
    T-Day style meal here tonight. :wink: Burp
  19. xaman

    xaman Been here awhile

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    Awesome pic Santa :clap
  20. gk ryder

    gk ryder is this thing on?

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    Just showing the playing with ideas....essentially info for anyone toying with a 900ss style fairing..

    No I did not want to buy a Bonneville or Thruxton....yes I love what the Scrambler is, should be, can be.
    Just for 'shits and giggles' really.

    I put it on hold for a more OEM Scrambler for the southern summer.

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    Amalgam of Norman Hyde TX fairing mount and Hyde Harrier Jubilee mounts.


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    Not quite there yet, 19" front doesn't help the look but can drop forks up to 20mm more.


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    It is a very good quality fairing by the way (for a Hyde Harrier specifically speaking) and comes with twin Cibie headlights as a kit from Norman Hyde.


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    View from cockpit looks purposeful and symmetrical...I love it!



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    Aaah that's better...stripped for southern summer...as needed more thought on bars, moving or attaching indicators, moving ignition etc maybe next year :)



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    Showing > single seat with Thruxton cowl instead of rack + Thruxton cup bellypan + street bars flipped upside down + Scrambler number board acting as the fly screen.