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  1. Maintenance & Workshop Talk
    Hey Everyone! I picked up my first Triumph, a 2003 Speedmaster the other day, and as I was cruising today my front brakes failed. I was able to baby it home and found out this bracket broke off. I was wondering whether anyone’s seen a similar failure, and if anyone knows about any options to...
  2. T3 Sport / Touring Forum
    Morning all, A few months back I managed to bag myself a deal on a non runner. I love a project and the price was so good I couldn't say no. I managed to get it running with little effort and then decided to fix the seized front brakes. I've rebuilt both of the front calipers as they was in a...
  3. Sprint Forum
    Hello , I have a front brake seal kit for the triumph sprint front brakes . It has two seals for each piston. On removing the pistons I found the top dust seal with a little groove in it and replaced it with the new no problem. However the second inner groove had no existing seal and the seal in...
  4. Thunderbird Cruiser Chat
    So, thinking someone here will have some wisdom, as I'd really like to narrow down the scope of the problem, rather than paying shop rate for a mechanic to scratch his head and make phone calls to Triumph. I had the 15K servicing done, and a few days after I got the bike back, I noticed that my...
  5. The Welcome Center
    First post. Denver CO, 2010 Thunderbird 1600. So I got the old lady out from under the cover for the first time this year, and found out I have no rear brakes. Tried pumping them up to try to evacuate some fluid, but no luck. Pedal goes straight to the floorboard everytime. Could this be a...
  6. Air Cooled Twins Technical Talk
    I replaced both sets of brake pads less than 2000 miles ago. The front ones seem to be doing okay, but the rear inner pad (closer to the wheel, farther from the brake piston) is completely out of material and the base of the pad has started scratching the disk. When I replaced them, the front...
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