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Hey All,

I have been floating around here for a few days now, seen some pretty slick thruxtons, bonnies amoung others. But am a little overwhelmed with all the different aftermarket parts, suppliers, and mods I can do. (I am in Montreal Canada also).

Would be forever grateful for any assistance you guys could give, from those who have already gone through already.


Things I Would Really Love To Do (in oder of importance):

1. Slip Ons. I'm really not that impressed with the stock sound. Love the Cone Dominator Touring Pipes (seen a few video):
https://bellacorse.com/shop/cone-dominator-mufflers-triumph/

But also spotted these:
https://bellacorse.com/shop/chrome-19-reverse-cone-slip-on-mufflers/
and wonder if its worth the extra money for the Cone Engineering...

2. Fender eliminator:
There are just SOOO many of these. No idea what is good and what is not. Analog T3, Motobox, New Rage... and so on.
(Update: Just ordered the new rage eliminator. The cheapest I could find in Canada and looks Ok.)

3. Airbox: Is there a budget way to go about making minor improvements to air flow without completely removing the current airbox?
Also anyone know what the difference between these are?
https://bellacorse.com/shop/bce010/
https://bellacorse.com/shop/triumph-airbox-elimination-kit/
(Update: Removed the airbox baffle and replaces the filter with K&N TB-9004)

4. Front indicators. Not found any, or any adapters, that just sort of match the existing one, but are a bit smaller and maybe positioned a bit closer.


Thanks in advance for any help.
I really appreciate your time.

Cheers,
Simon
 

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+1 on Triumph Twin Power visit their web site read all the information . Airbox , I removed the restrictive inlet rubber and found information about opening up the other end of the air filter and airbox . By cutting out the closed end of the filter and opposite side of the airbox , also removed the airbox baffle . Zero cost just careful cutting and filing .
 

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Thank guys, wasn't aware that people were unhappy with the shocks. I think the roads I ride must make this less of an issue as its a smaller town with longer smoother roads.

Will check out twin power now. Definitely down to do some custom airbox work.
 

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TTP remap is worth it, remove snorkel & baffle in airbox, run a high flow air filter, remove air injection, run quality tires, replace fork springs with straight rate ones from race tech or someone like that, replace shocks with good ones, stay away from cheapies, they are a waste of money. Exhaust choices are plentiful, some sort of slip ons are recommended
 

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TTP remap is worth it, remove snorkel & baffle in airbox, run a high flow air filter, remove air injection, run quality tires, replace fork springs with straight rate ones from race tech or someone like that, replace shocks with good ones, stay away from cheapies, they are a waste of money. Exhaust choices are plentiful, some sort of slip ons are recommended
What parts do you need to take out the snokel?
I just got the airbox open and am removing the baffle.

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+1 on Triumph Twin Power visit their web site read all the information . Airbox , I removed the restrictive inlet rubber and found information about opening up the other end of the air filter and airbox . By cutting out the closed end of the filter and opposite side of the airbox , also removed the airbox baffle . Zero cost just careful cutting and filing .
Hey hedgepig. I was unable to find any info on the twin power site about removing the inlet rubber and modifying the OEM filter? Any chance you could point me in their direction?
 

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There is a soft rubber snorkel on the inlet to the airbox behind the left side panel . Unless it has already been removed . while you have the filter removed look through the airbox on the opposite side you will see a shape that corresponds to the shape of the closed end of the air filter . I carefully removed the middle of the closed end of the air filter and the part of the airbox such that the filter would still be held in place . Not sure if this is an improvement over that which TTP achieve with their " Breathe " attachment but it does double the area available for the air to get in .
 

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There is a soft rubber snorkel on the inlet to the airbox behind the left side panel . Unless it has already been removed . while you have the filter removed look through the airbox on the opposite side you will see a shape that corresponds to the shape of the closed end of the air filter . I carefully removed the middle of the closed end of the air filter and the part of the airbox such that the filter would still be held in place . Not sure if this is an improvement over that which TTP achieve with their " Breathe " attachment but it does double the area available for the air to get in .

Ahhh so the air comes in from both sides. Thats smart.

Thanks Hedge.
 

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Thank guys, wasn't aware that people were unhappy with the shocks. I think the roads I ride must make this less of an issue as its a smaller town with longer smoother roads.

Will check out twin power now. Definitely down to do some custom airbox work.
The original owner of our 2014 T100 SE removed the air injection and installed Bassani silencers, we just completed the remainder of the TTP Stage 1 kit, and flashed Tune 3. Well worth the time and money, it made the bike far more pleasant to ride, and increased available power. You can also use the TTP TuneLoader software to balance the throttle bodies, which further smoothed an already smooth engine.

I've not ridden a "Modern Classic" with stock shocks, so I can't speak to how they perform. The original owner of our bike installed a set of Hagon 2810s--and we're not happy with those. For our environment and riding--cruising around our long, flat, chuckhole/pothole filled Illinois roads--they make for a harsh, back-pain inducing ride, with damping set to the middle adjustment and pre-load at the softest setting. I need to do some research to see if we can find a more comfortable alternative. If anyone wants a gently used set of 2810s, let me know.
 

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I've not ridden a "Modern Classic" with stock shocks, so I can't speak to how they perform. The original owner of our bike installed a set of Hagon 2810s--and we're not happy with those. For our environment and riding--cruising around our long, flat, chuckhole/pothole filled Illinois roads--they make for a harsh, back-pain inducing ride, with damping set to the middle adjustment and pre-load at the softest setting. I need to do some research to see if we can find a more comfortable alternative. If anyone wants a gently used set of 2810s, let me know.
Have you tried lowering tire pressures?
Triumph appears to have recomended tire pressures for maximum load so if your riding solo or with a lighter load you can safely drop pressures and increase comfort.

I run 36 and 31 psi and the ride is much more comfortable.
 

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Just ordered a set of Cone Engineering Shorty Performers. Should be here in a week or so.

I also purchased Rizoma IRide front indicator lights in black. They are sexy as hell. And got them with wiring harness and some adapters that I didn't think i needed but they were like $10 so will see.
 

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Have you tried lowering tire pressures?
Triumph appears to have recomended tire pressures for maximum load so if your riding solo or with a lighter load you can safely drop pressures and increase comfort.

I run 36 and 31 psi and the ride is much more comfortable.
I have wondered about that. I've scrubbed through the various tire pressure threads, finding varying opinions--in general I tend to rely on the manufacturer's recommendations, since they designed the bike, etc. That being said, I can appreciate the theory some have posited that legal or other considerations may have influenced an increase in recommended pressure.

Your suggestion led to more searching and I found the Triumph Tyre Selector chart, which lists 38 PSI for the rear on older Modern Classics with the same ME Z2 rear tire. Another post led me to Metzeler's 2019 Technical Data Book. Their fitment info for 2005-2015 T100s recommends 2.3 bar for the front, 2.6 for the rear: 33.4 and 37.7 respectively. That's enough evidence for me, I'll give 38 a try for the rear tire. Thanks
 
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