Triumph Tiger 800

Discussion in 'British Beasts: Triumph Tigers' started by ScrambDaddy, Jul 12, 2010.

  1. cug

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    It's a Zard Penta exhaust and the rack is a home-optimized rack system.

    I can translate if you want to know anything in particular.

    My system (the Jesse setup seen above) is one inch wider than the handguards at the widest point if I recall correctly. I think my Roadie is ~36" at the handguards and the Jesse luggage is 37". Might be half an inch off or so.
  2. Mercury264

    Mercury264 Once you go Triple...

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    So I finally got round to fitting my Oxford heated grips and I'm trying to find some inspiration on where to fit the controller. The little bracket that comes with the grips is not doing it for me. Anybody fitted these grips and if so, where did you fit the controller - pics would be great.

    Cheers
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  3. browneye

    browneye PIN IT & BANG GEARS

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    That's a nice looking exhaust. Isn't 500 euro about $750 USD???
  4. cug

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    $643 right now, and German pricing always includes 19% sales tax. Nevertheless, price was one of the reasons I wasn't interested in the Zard. I also found it ugly.

    I paid $260 for the Fuel exhaust, including shipping from England.
  5. cug

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    Did anybody replace that flimsy OEM horn with something more attention grabbing?

    Somehow I feel embarrassed when I use the OEM horn and hear my wife over the intercom just say "meow meow - little baby tiger wants to get your attention, please look down and don't step on me" ... :lol3
  6. KildareMan

    KildareMan Been here awhile

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    Sterbel Nautilus. Mine's mounted split from the compressor. Sounder lives in the tail next to the indicator relay and the compressor lives forward of the cross spar in the pillion underseat storage.
  7. blacktiger

    blacktiger Tigers R great.

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    On my Scram, I straightened out the bracket and mounted it on the mirror clamp.
    [​IMG]

    Now, on the 800, I've put it on the end of the Renthal cross brace.
    [​IMG]
  8. blacktiger

    blacktiger Tigers R great.

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    This the sort of thing?
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    Compressor goes where the ABS pump ISN'T on my bike.

    From peep to PHAAARRRRPPP!
  9. cug

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    Wow. Both seem like total overkill to me but they'll certainly get attention ... :lol3

    I was more looking for a simple replacement of the OEM horn. Just a drop in thing.
  10. MotoTex

    MotoTex Miles of Smiles

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    Check out the Wolo line. They are available on the shelf at many auto parts stores. Quite a variety of sizes, shapes and tones to choose from.
  11. KildareMan

    KildareMan Been here awhile

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    Simple replacement is sterbel magnum

    Sent from my Tiger 800
  12. cug

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    I've read the same, but I can't find them anywhere. Even the UK shops don't seem to have it anymore. Bummer.
  13. KildareMan

    KildareMan Been here awhile

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    Try nippynormans.co.uk

    Sent from my Tiger 800
  14. cug

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    They have a packet of two for the RT as the only one remaining. Add to that shipping to the US and becomes a bit over the head for getting a louder horn.

    I'll see what I can find here locally. Maybe I can even find something in one of the Auto part stores.
  15. browneye

    browneye PIN IT & BANG GEARS

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    Yeah...like a 62 Buick horn or sompin'. :lol3
  16. cug

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    I like the sound of that ... (pun intended ... :clap)
  17. internalcombust

    internalcombust Yes its dirty, thanks.

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    I mounted off of the clutch perch clamp bolt. I hope you get more life out of your controller than I did. I didn't even get a season out of mine. I broke down and got a heat troller controller so I wouldn't have to pull the tank and change out the oxford stuff again in the future.
  18. Mercury264

    Mercury264 Once you go Triple...

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    Thanks :thumb

    Really ? Well that sucks.
  19. internalcombust

    internalcombust Yes its dirty, thanks.

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    Those control units are known to fail. Something to keep in mind.
  20. doxbike

    doxbike Been here awhile

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    Wolo Bad Boy is same as Nautilus compact. Mounts right where an OEM foglight would with relay at the OEM horn mount position