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Old 11-16-2012, 01:13 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Wow....that's a rather large jump. I would suggest taking one for ride to see if you connect with it....to me the Thruxton overcomes all it's inadequacies as an old school bike by pure character. It's also a open canvas to modify to your heart's delight....I wouldn't sell mine for anything.
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Old 11-16-2012, 09:46 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Thanks again, I'm going to check one out on Sunday, there is a dealer near me that has one as a demo..... hopefully it doesn't rain.
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Old 11-17-2012, 07:37 AM   #33 (permalink)
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Rain in SoCal?
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Old 11-17-2012, 08:50 AM   #34 (permalink)
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:30 AM   #35 (permalink)
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lol yes, dang it
When I lived in San Diego it amazed me how the locals would freak out over rain, crash their cars and rain was the main topic of conversation.
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:40 AM   #36 (permalink)
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Thanks again, I'm going to check one out on Sunday, there is a dealer near me that has one as a demo..... hopefully it doesn't rain.
Just remember to ignore the light-switch throttle response. That can fixed in about two minutes.
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Old 11-17-2012, 10:26 AM   #37 (permalink)
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Old 11-18-2012, 12:18 PM   #38 (permalink)
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I switched from a VFR 800 to a Thruxton and have no regrets, but... I recommend keeping the Ducati AND buying the Triumph if you are looking for true happiness. One bike is never enough.
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Old 11-19-2012, 09:07 PM   #39 (permalink)
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Just remember to ignore the light-switch throttle response. That can fixed in about two minutes.

How? Curious.
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Old 11-19-2012, 09:33 PM   #40 (permalink)
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How? Curious.
Shove a marble in the air induction tube.

Plenty of posts on AI removal but the short version is to pull the left side-cover and look for a tube that exits up near the tank. Shove a marble, ball bearing, etc. in there. Put the tube back in the airbox and be amazed. Later on you can yank all the crap associated with the system.
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