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Old 11-04-2012, 09:51 AM   #21 (permalink)
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I've been running Amsoil 10w40 in my tires for a while now, but I've read that Yamalube 10w3o is better for compression damping. I tend to run wide when on the throttle coming out of turns, especially when I'm texting, so I'm thinking of switching over, but can you go from regular to synthetic and back like that? My tires are kinda biased.
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Old 11-04-2012, 11:50 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Please add IRIDIUM plug threads to your list. How our bikes even run without them I really don't know! The power increase gained by simply fitting them + doing away with the air filter and air filter box, plus the Tune of Death ECU tune regardless of my VIN or model number will mean I gain at least 35% more power! No need to worry what it will do to the engine -- as with the truck oil I now use rather than the manufacturer's recommendation. After all, what do Triumph know? They only built the engine. We here on the internet are the guys who really understand the necessary composition and grade of oil.

Oh yes, while I am thinking about it, the manufacturer must always warranty the product even though it is now six or eight years old and regardless of its service history and my tinkering. After all, it was advice I got from the internet that got me tinkering in the first place! So, I must be right! Triumph must also compensate me for broken foot peg rests, bolts, gear linkages, expanding gas tanks (due to the introduction of Ethanol), clutch cables, failed regulators/rectifiers, etc., etc.

Finally, note to self: I must also remember to remove as much weight as possible from my bike by cutting away at all the unsightly and unnecessary frame members... Stupid manufacturer for adding them in the first place.

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Old 11-04-2012, 12:11 PM   #23 (permalink)
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I heard that having an iridium spark plug in your pocket while you ride will give you a 43% boost in power.
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Old 11-04-2012, 03:49 PM   #24 (permalink)
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but then which shocks or shock combo do you need?!
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Old 11-04-2012, 08:43 PM   #26 (permalink)
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I heard that having an iridium spark plug in your pocket while you ride will give you a 43% boost in power.
You know as well as I do that it can't be in just any pocket... It has to be in your back pockets in your favorite riding board shorts....or cargo shorts.....while wearing flip flops.
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Oh, that might explain my misfire. I had the plug in my front pocket.

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Lefty - front pocket.....pfffft. You obviously never checked online before you did that. Everyone knows front pocket is for girl riders.
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