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Triumph 1200 Scrambler

Discussion in 'Triumph Tigers' started by limeymike, Mar 28, 2018.

  1. rc51owner

    rc51owner Been here awhile

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    Found the location of the diagnostic plug in the service manual (it isn't in the owners manual).

    Here is the description:
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    Cheers,

    M
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  2. Nimec

    Nimec Adventurer

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    I bought the black textured ones from the same company. They are fantastic and absolutely worth the cost. They grab well without being so aggressive that they tear up my pants. I highly recommend them and they look much nicer in person than the triumph ones.
  3. Tomintoul

    Tomintoul Hoopy frood

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    RTFM mate. Riding in rain voids your warranty.
    :D
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  4. DomEOD

    DomEOD 'murica

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    Rode 5 miles past “0 Range”. Put 3.8 gallons in the tank
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  5. angrywhiteguy

    angrywhiteguy i wanna ride!

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    Rode mine 50km past zero and ran out. Put in 16.2 litres.
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  6. Cruz

    Cruz Lost but laughing.

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    Fitted the small front screen last week and did the first ride and refuel since then. A bit of an improvement in the economy which wasn't expected. Very surprised by the l/100 klms with this 1200 engine, I was expecting it to be around 5 litres.
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  7. conrado

    conrado Been here awhile

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    Mine is 5 L/100 km, guess it depends on how you ride it ...

    (includes a lot of commuting, with sprints in front of everybody else :lol3)
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  8. Cruz

    Cruz Lost but laughing.

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    Mine was in open country without much traffic and about 50 KLM of dirt roads.
  9. NDR

    NDR Adventurer

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    Is there a general consensus now on what the ‘ideal’ 80/20 tires are for someone looking to do some gravel roads?
  10. mammal

    mammal Been here awhile

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    Dumb question....So apparently the dash angle can be adjusted by using the little grab handle on the left side. I've tried to adjust it with enough force that I'm afraid anything more might break something. Do I just need to be a little more forceful, or is there a secret technique I can't quite seem to grasp (pun intended)?
  11. rc51owner

    rc51owner Been here awhile

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    It pivots around the lower edge of the dash. It doesn't take a lot of force to operate. The range of motion (from the horizontal plane) is roughly 15 to 60 degrees. Maybe you are already at the extremity of where you are trying to adjust to? Don't force it.

    Cheers,

    M
  12. Tomintoul

    Tomintoul Hoopy frood

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    Loosen the bolt holding it in place a bit first. First thing I did when I got the bike - couldn't read the screen when it was delivered.
  13. rc51owner

    rc51owner Been here awhile

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    Just went and tried mine again. It has quite a bit of stiction when trying to move it.

    Here are a couple of pictures of the range of movement - first the upright position and then the "flat" position. Hope they help.

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    Cheers,

    M
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  14. mammal

    mammal Been here awhile

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    Thanks, much appreciated! Looks like I just need to loosen mine up a bit. It won't budge one way or the other. I noticed another XE at a local deal was just as tight, I wonder if dealer mechanics are tending to over-tighten these, not realizing they're supposed to be adjustable.
  15. Tomintoul

    Tomintoul Hoopy frood

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    Mine wouldn't shift when I got it - I just assumed it was supposed to be tight. Don't really want it moving around when I'm riding.
  16. goodcat8

    goodcat8 Long timer Supporter

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    I’ve been really pleased with my Dunlop Trailmax Mission tires. Take a minute to warm up for hard canyons but haven’t given me a butt pucker moment yet and they’re rockstars in light off-road.

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  17. Gibber

    Gibber Lonely road rider

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    I've got the same tires and fully recommend them. TKC80's used to be my tire of choice but they wear out quickly. I've put the Missions on both of my bikes. 20200901_190720.jpg
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  18. FirstPath

    FirstPath Long timer

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    Just over 200 miles on the Dunlops and very pleased on and off the pavement.
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  19. NDR

    NDR Adventurer

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    Thanks All - based on the research i've done, it looks like those Dunlops are the one.

    Now i'm wondering if i should even wait for the Tourances to wear out or if i should just go ahead and change them now.
  20. GR8SKP

    GR8SKP Been here awhile

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    I pulled mine off early for the Dunlops. They won’t go to waste as they’ll be nice to have if tires are needed at time of sale/trade.