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General Information

Year
2008
Make
Triumph
Model
Bonneville Black Engine
Color
Black
History
I bought this '08 new on 08/08/08. So I called it "Ocho".Here are photos of many iterations over the years.
**Click into one image and then scroll through them all.**
2008 Triumph Bonneville Black Engine (Black)

Modifications

Drivetrain
Front: 110/80/R19 Bridgestone Trail Wing.
Rear: 170/60/ZR17 Bridgestone Battlax on chromed 5" wheel.
Wide wheel option from http://www.triumphperformanceusa.com/
Interior
- TPUSA Dominators Touring
- Sometimes I fit the awesome Sceptre slip-ons
- TPUSA Airbox Removal Kit
- Teflon coated, drilled out slides: http://www.triumphrat.net/twins-technical-talk/150133-teflon-coated-slides.html#post1653917
- 520 Chain & sprockets upgrade:
http://www.triumphperformanceusa.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=29&products_id=21
Exterior
- Bola Ocho (8-Ball) enricher knob
- Dart flyscreen
- Hard Bags on MC Resources brackets & Quick Mounts:
http://www.triumphrat.net/twins-technical-talk/109695-new-hard-bags-on-bonnie.html#post1264443
- Alternate bags: Motocentric bags attached to the MC Resouces Quick Mounts
- Kuryakyn GranTour bags
- My own custom Ever-Handy Pen Holder:
http://www.triumphrat.net/twins-technical-talk/143839-pen-mod.html#post1597806
- Ever Handy Pen Holder Version 2.0:
http://www.triumphrat.net/twins-technical-talk/178856-handy-pen-moto-mount-version-2-0-a.html#post1945785
Audio
- Progressive Suspension shocks minus 1 inch from stock. Works fork springs up front.
- EBC semi-floating front disc:
http://www.triumphrat.net/twins-technical-talk/106924-ebc-pro-lite-disc-system.html#post1238322
- Front end dropped in the tree
- Flanders Wide Clubman Bars, cut 1" from either side
- Rocket III master cylinder:
http://www.triumphrat.net/twins-technical-talk/143860-rocket-iii-brake-upgrade-for-bonnie.html#post1597968
- Bash Plate
Suspension
- Sixty8 Contemporary Seat with Cowl
- Pazzo adjustable levers
- "Football" Vintage style grips with Joker end caps
- Sargent Seat Pins:
http://www.triumphrat.net/twins-technical-talk/220959-bonneville-seat-pins.html#post2381363
- Deer Whistle: So far it's been 100 percent effective. No deer strikes.
Wheel and Tire
- DEcosse Rectifier/Regulator upgrade using MOSFET R/R from Honda CB600. Relocated to behind battery inside rear mudguard:
http://www.triumphrat.net/twins-talk/203203-look-ma-no-regulator.html#post2191136

- TPUSA Tach kit with powder-coated bracket
- That was replaced with D9 Dash in 2014
- Scala Rider Q2 Bluetooth headset with FM, still works even
- Spot Tracker GPS Satellite Messenger & Locater
- Formotion clock & thermometer:
http://www.triumphrat.net/twins-talk/128187-formotion-clock-and-thermometer-tach-addition.html#post1447777
- Denali LED Aux Lights: http://www.triumphrat.net/twins-technical-talk/138649-denali-led-aux-lights.html#post1546418
* UPDATE: Twisted Throttle replaced one of my Denalis FREE under warranty. Excellent customer service.
- Info on how to fix LED crosstalk (4-way flashing) through the dash indicator:
http://www.triumphrat.net/twins-technical-talk/154473-dash-light-signal-diodes-question.html#post1694953
- Always changing the tail light and signals: Lucas Style or Arlen Ness Speeding Bullets w/ Oval tail BellaCorse, or Stock with shortened stems and clear lenses

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