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11-02-2007 05:38 AM
keef keef is offline
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Modifications to Triumph Twins


The following are links to posts mainly in the Twin Talk area of the forum and to a few other sites* showing (occasionally step-by-step) instructions for various modifications to Hinckley Bonnevilles, Bonneville Americas, Speedmasters, Thruxtons and Scramblers.

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Names cited are those of the authors... [Read More]

11-02-2007 05:52 AM
keef keef is offline
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Tweaks to Triumph Twins

The following are links to posts mainly in the Twin Talk area of the forum and to a few other sites* detailing (occasionally step-by-step) various hints, tips and alternative parts for the maintenance of Hinckley Bonnevilles, Bonneville Americas, Speedmasters, Thruxtons and Scramblers.
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10-13-2007 02:59 PM
Panthers_Den Panthers_Den is offline
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The best all round Sport Touring bike made.
On this page, I will attempt to list any Aftermarket Part Numbers for OEM replacements of Triumph Parts.

The Following Parts are for the '02 - '04 Sprint ST's
  • Air Filters
    • BMC Air Filter Part #310/06 (Re-usable)
    • ITG Air Filter Part #BH-196 (Re-usable)
    • K&N Air Filter Part #TB-9002 (Re-usable)
    • Hiflofiltro Air Filter Part # HFA6503 (Paper, OEM replacement)
  • Brake & Clutch Levers
... [Read More]

11-04-2007 11:00 AM
keef keef is offline
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It seems that many of us are encountering problems with our side stand switches. Often, we may have to put up with running the risk of either grounding out on the side stand (having jumped the side stand switch at the connector behind the left side panel) or riding around with the neutral light on permanently (after bypassing the neutral switch instead). It’s not always clear where the fault may lie until the circuit is tested, though the chances are the side stand switch itself will be the... [Read More]

08-18-2007 12:45 PM
Shawn Shawn is offline
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A frequently asked question about Bonnevilles/T100s is how can I modify my stock mufflers (silencers)? Here are the instructions for removing the rear baffles, drilling the remaining baffles and rejetting tips. Bill T100 initially gave me the instructions and I have added to them based on my and others experiences.

Tools needed:

1 ¼ “ metal hole saw (choose a good one)
Minimum 8” long ¼” metal drill bit
Preferred: ½ in drive drill

The rear baffle is held in place by a rear flange and an inn... [Read More]

02-18-2008 03:56 PM
paulhdick paulhdick is offline
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I think Triumph did a lot of things right on the Scrambler but the speedometer/handlebar clamp combo is a sore spot in my eyes. D9 has been designing and fabricating some incredibly beautiful speedo/tach/ignition mounts using the 2 ¼” diameter mini-gauges but did/does not have a solution for the Scrambler’s speedo pod. I liked the idea of getting rid of the entire pod so the mini-speedometer sold on www.mikesxs.net with the incorporated LED idiot lights was perfect. I used par... [Read More]

08-18-2007 03:49 PM
Shawn Shawn is offline
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Always refer to your owners manual.
When in doubt - Ask Your Dealer!

955i & 885i Maintenance Chart (up to 2001 model year)
Maintenance requirements for:

T595 Daytona
Daytona 955i
885cc Speed Triple
955cc Speed Triple models
All up to and including 2001 model year.
955i_to_2001.pdf
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955i Maintenance Chart (2002 model year on)
Maintenance requirements for:

Daytona 955i (from 2002 model year)
Speed Triple 955i (from 2002 model year)
... [Read More]

03-15-2009 05:48 PM
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Grand Prix 250
 
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Scrambler Muffler - Rear Baffle Removal


Over this winter I've enjoyed reading numerous member posts on opening up stock mufflers with a "Bafflectomy". The huge thread
started by kdlutes (with pictures) gave me confidence to go after my Scrambler mufflers. I'm not into loud exhaust, but wanted a deeper
sound that is a little closer to the classic Triumph sound. My hope is that this post will give others looking for a small volume boost the
confidence to take on their own baffles... [Read More]

03-13-2008 09:07 PM
Norton Norton is offline
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IMG_2889 I installed new handlebars on my 2006 Scrambler for a better riding position and improved comfort at speed. Purchased a set of Bikemaster European chrome bars from azmotorsports.com for $17 US over the web

Here are tips on the installation and pictures

1. Cover the tank and headlight with blankets or towels to protect paint
2. Remove mirrors
3. Remove switchgear, clutch lever, and brake master cylinder from handlebar. Rest master cylinder upright on (protected) headlight
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02-15-2009 09:36 PM
paulhdick paulhdick is offline
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Grand Prix 500
 
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Before I did the speedometer pod and handlebar upgrade I discussed in a previous post and blog I wanted to do something about the taillight and turn signals on my Scrambler (wasn’t that taillight originally used on a Yamaha Virago?) The above Lucas style taillight and turn signals available from several aftermarket suppliers did the trick for the rear end but what to do with the front? I did not like the low position of the original turn signals ….

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02-28-2008 09:22 AM
raproe raproe is offline
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Broken spokes on the Bonneville, T100, and Thruxton spoked wheels have led to concerns about how the wheels were designed. I spent way too much time and money and used the skills I learned in 35 years as a rocket scientist to do a computer simulation of how the wheels actually work, based on test data of real spokes tested in the real wheel geometry. The results, conclusions, and what it means to us riders can be found at:

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09-06-2007 09:35 PM
BadMouth BadMouth is offline
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Took some pics during one of my "quick & dirty" jet swaps.
They may helpful to someone removing the airbox or the carbs for the first time. I should state that I am not a mechanic (or that experienced working on a motorcycle for that matter) and these pics are in no way a substitute for a shop manual.

1. Undo the fuel line from the petcock (make sure the fuel is OFF, it's on in this pic!)
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08-20-2007 12:18 PM
oldndumb oldndumb is offline
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I have done two Trident installs. This is the method that worked best for me. I have a Trident Install album in my members album for viewing. The relevant figures are referenced in each step. The installation pictures are also in photobucket. http://s165.photobucket.com/albums/u...ation%20Steps/

The following preparations are required:
1. Remove the seat. Disconnect/cover the battery.
2. Remove the rear bodywork.
3.Remove the tail light bracket w/tail light and temporarily supp... [Read More]

08-18-2007 12:47 PM
Shawn Shawn is offline
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Emulators

by Dickbender (Darcy)

Firstly, I am in no way associated with Race Tech.
Secondly, this task is reasonably difficult if you are not an experienced DIY mechanic then get a professional to do the job.
Now a little bit of theory. What is a Gold Valve Emulator and how does it work? The best answer for this question is from Race Tech FAQs

Q: I have a bike with damping rod type forks. I have heard that Gold Valve® Cartridge Emulators® are the greatest thing since s... [Read More]

10-02-2007 10:10 AM
oldndumb oldndumb is offline
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OnD Fast and Easy Way to Lower the 05-07 Sprint


1) The objective is to lower the bike and maintain the stock attitude. You want to avoid lowering either end of the bike more than the opposite end.

2) Measure the front and rear stock heights from the floor and record them for future reference.

3) Loosen the swing arm pinch bolt enough to allow the eccentric hub to be rotated.

4) Using the Triumph factor... [Read More]

09-03-2007 08:08 AM
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Starting a list of interchangeable bits for the Bonnie...

Brakes: EBC Pro-Lite floating rotor
  • Pro-Lite front rotor MD601LS
  • Rear Pads FA2142HH
  • front pads FA196HH
  • Rear rotor search Bike Bandit for aftermarket rotor for 02 bonnie and the solid rear will show up
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Oil Filters: Source 1,Source 2
  • NAPA 1358
  • Wix 51358
  • Baldwin B1400
  • Fram Ph6017a
  • Hastings LF113
  • A/C PF2135
  • Purolator ML1681
... [Read More]

10-23-2007 11:45 AM
remlap remlap is offline
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ff73q I have designed a simple and cheap method of adding a lighting switch to control all the lighting requirements of a Bonneville or America/Speedmaster.
See attached documents.

01-24-2009 05:59 AM
robertrichhart robertrichhart is offline
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All of the above... Installed short TORs, rejetted to 125, removed AI, removed top snorkel and replaced with Polaris velocity intake referenced elsewhere on this site, replaced air filter with K&N... All on 08' America... Wow - Really woke the 865 up! No popping on the quick rev, nice mellow burble when downshifting. Well worth the effort and $

01-17-2008 09:20 AM
jkieler jkieler is offline
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Here is a how to on replacing valve shims for your parallel twin motor:

http://www.triumphrat.net/club-cafe/...ve+adjustments

Jeremy

03-19-2008 02:57 PM
wenzel850 wenzel850 is offline
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This info was sent to me by another member (FattRat) but I'll pass it on for everybody.

How to make your extremely loud and raspy D&D'S quieter.

1) remove the baffle from the can.

2) cut all the original packing off and throw it away.

3) get fiberglass exhaust packing material.

4) pack the baffle looser and use wire to hold the fiberglass in place.

5) replace the baffle in the can.

6) repeat steps for the other baffle.

7) the new tone is more mellow and quieter.... [Read More]

08-18-2007 03:45 PM
Shawn Shawn is offline
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Always refer to your owners manual.

Purchasing additional shop manuals or reference guides is encouraged.
When in doubt - Ask Your Dealer!

1996 Sprint Ignitor Wiring Codes
Description: Wiring color codes and descriptions at the ignitor box connection on a 1996 Sprint. Many thanks to TriumphRat.Net member lcjohnny for documenting this.
900ignitorwiring.pdf
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Classics centerstand fitting instructions
Description: Fitting instructions for the centerstand... [Read More]

08-24-2007 09:53 AM
philsrants philsrants is offline
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Here's the torque specs document in PDF format for all modern Bonnevilles, T100s, Bonneville Americas, and Speedmasters.

Created by bonnyusa (http://www.bonnevilleamerica.com)

01-17-2008 09:15 AM
jkieler jkieler is offline
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Here is a link to what you need to know for polishing your bike on your own:

http://www.triumphrat.net/club-cafe/...et-covers.html


Jeremy

08-28-2010 07:15 AM
Mrpoppyisabunny Mrpoppyisabunny is offline
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Hey People, I finished it and I dont want it any more. I am sure you all will think I'm nutz but I now want the 1700 CC not the 1600CC. I am going to take money from this and make same things on the 1700 model.I am going to paint it red to match my truck in the background.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...ORS:1123#v4-36

01-13-2008 02:19 AM
tritonwow tritonwow is offline
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Post an entry into this category and your information will be added to the linked document. Use the following format (Comments on what to put in the line in underlined italcs):

Special Edition number: Should be a three digit number
VIN: use the last five numbers
Engine number: use the last five numbers
First sold: location and or dealer where bike was first sold
Present location: self explanatory<... [Read More]


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