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Hi all am new to this site. Just wanted opinions on the difference between the 06 thruxton and 07 besides the paint jobs. Also does anyone know when in Dec. the new 07's are gonna be out.
 

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Waaaaay south about 6 hours from Austin actually.
 

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wow, that is far south.

How do you like the SV? Are you keeping it or trading it in for the Thruxton?

I ask because my brother and a friend we ride with own them, I've ridden them quite a bit. Fun bikes for sure, very different from the Bonnie/Thrux but they are good bikes.
 

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I am keepin the sv love the ride it's very forgiving. Am in the process of converting into streetfighter/caferacer. But It was love at first sight with the thruxton . How diffiferent is the ride?
 

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They feel very similar power wise, but power delivery is totally different. My impression of the SV is that it's pretty weak under about 6000 rpms, then really opens up. The Thrux is strong everywhere, but really gets it between 3500-6000 rpms, especially if you put an open exhaust on it, and get rid of the airbox. Sounds fabulous too.

The Thrux feels torquey while the SV feels a little peakier. Also, the Thrux will feel the 100 odd pounds heavier, and a few hp short.

My 865cc T100 has predators and airbox removed, also I went down to the 17t front sprocket and I can hang with my buddy's stock '05 SV650, although he is probably a little bit faster. I'm about to change all that with a big-bore, some headwork, and aftermarket carbs though...

The Thrux/Bonnie vibrates a lot more than the SV does, which is not at all.

The SV is a better handler on serious twisties, but the Thrux is no sloutch. SV has better brakes.

Thruxton is way cooler.
 

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I have heard that the airbox removal is a huge improvement . I plan on adding off road pipes and AI removal kit and re-jetting first chance I get. I have got to agree triumph is cool on wheels.
 

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Tex-ton, I have the predators and they are miles ahead of the TORs in sound quality. They are a little louder, but not Harley straight pipe loud.

They are generally considered to be the best sounding pipe for the Thrux, and look very similar to the TORs. They are nice stainless too, and no repacking necessary.
 

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I have heard good things about the predators pipes. I am still in the research phase right now.
 

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There are no changes other than color and the loss of the checkerboard stripe.

We have one on the showroom floor as I type this.

It's black, has the white stripe. I have mixed emotions about it.
 

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What colors are the 07's I thought they were only black or red. But the dealer told me that they have a blue and a yellow 07. Are they mistaken?
 

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On 2006-12-14 11:55, Tex-ton wrote:
What colors are the 07's I thought they were only black or red. But the dealer told me that they have a blue and a yellow 07. Are they mistaken?
Dunno, but you might want to change your sig to read "you're".
 

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Thankx for the grammar lesson pretty embarrassing considering I am a Teacher.
 

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On 2006-12-14 23:16, Bonafide wrote:
On 2006-12-14 13:04, Tex-ton wrote:
Thankx for the grammar lesson pretty embarrassing considering I am a Teacher.
dang Tex .. I don't think I would told that! :-D
Well if we was smart would we ride motorcyles :-D
 
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