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Old 12-10-2012, 12:18 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi, my name is Paul from Omaha and I recently purchased my first ever Triumph. I've had many bikes over the last 10 years and currently have five: 1966 CB160 cafe (project), 1976 KZ400 (project) , 2005 ZX6RR (track only), 2008 Ninja 250 (track only) and the latest addition, 2001 Speed Triple. I really like the S3, unfortunately, it joined the ranks of my projects right away lol. Long story short, I got screwed by the PO and ended up having to swap another S3 motor into it. I finished the swap recently and I'm 95% done. I am running into a few issues which I think are tuning related and hope to get some valuable insight on this site.
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Old 12-12-2012, 03:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hey man welcome to the forum. I think you already have more activity than I do on here.

You take any pics during the engine swap or during tear down? Lets see them!
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Old 12-12-2012, 03:42 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Hey man welcome to the forum. I think you already have more activity than I do on here.

You take any pics during the engine swap or during tear down? Lets see them!
Wow. It's a regular friggen invasion! How you doin', halfabro?
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Old 12-13-2012, 09:12 PM   #4 (permalink)
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HA. What up man! So we moving all the SV people over here?
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Seems that way. I'll be seriously going over a Street Triple R at the bike show early January, then plunking down the cash (not all, unfortunately) shortly after that.
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Old 12-13-2012, 10:39 PM   #6 (permalink)
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awesome. I am telling you the striple r is completely worth it. pjed took it for a spin and came back grinning
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Old 12-13-2012, 11:34 PM   #7 (permalink)
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awesome. I am telling you the striple r is completely worth it. pjed took it for a spin and came back grinning
It rode awesome. Pretty sure if things didn't go down like they did with my S3, I'd have a Street Triple now.
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