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Santa brought me a set of the Triumph heritage tank badges, but I'm not sure which size tamper-proof torx bit I need to swap the badges. According to Bikebandit, the screw is an M5x16, but I can't figure out which "T" size converts. Anyone know? Thanks.
 

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On 2006-12-26 21:55, Bonafide wrote:
a local auto parts store should carry an inexpensive set of the bits that are used with a rachet. T-size is a T-25.
Thanks, man. I hope the holidays are treating you well. Have a happy New Year's.
 

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Do you mean that the Triumph tank badge kit you ordered did not come equipped with the correct tool to remove those screws? Hard to believe. I am planning to order a tank badge kit and assumed Triumph would include that special tool. Please advise. Thanks.
 

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Do you mean that the Triumph tank badge kit you ordered did not come equipped with the correct tool to remove those screws? Hard to believe. I am planning to order a tank badge kit and assumed Triumph would include that special tool. Please advise. Thanks.
Actually, I found out from the dealer that no special Triumph tool is needed; you need a size T25 torx tamper-proof bit. I went down to Sears and picked up the 6 bit set for $10. (You can also get the 1/4" bit socket should you prefer.) Cheers. (Thanks again to Bonafide for the size info.)


[ This message was edited by: SLOBonnie on 2006-12-27 19:24 ]
 

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I got a single t-25 bit at the local hardware (Koontz hardware for those in L.A.) store for $2.50.
If I would have known I would have brought it down for MVR and you could just mail it back to me.
any really good harware store should have them and according to the store it is the most common size.
 

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Bargain tool bins, such as those in Ace Hardware stores, often have cheap torx security bit sets for only a few dollars. That's where I got mine.
 

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I just purchased a set on Friday and it was a 10 bit set for 10 bucks. Purchased at Pep boys.
 

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Hey, the Heritage badge - is that the same on that the Americas came with (at least up until this year)? Just the Triumph logo - nothing but letters. How does it look on a Bonnie? I've been thinking about one for my T-100. Thanks.
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Just ordered the Heritage badges yesterday, and was wondering what the heck I needed to get those screws off, and where to find the tool. I've looked in Home Depot and Lowe's w/o any luck. Guess a stop off at Pep Boys on the way home is in order. God I love this site.
 

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Hey, the Heritage badge - is that the same on that the Americas came with (at least up until this year)? Just the Triumph logo - nothing but letters. How does it look on a Bonnie? I've been thinking about one for my T-100. Thanks.
Tim
I'm not up on Americas (dont own one) - but here's a Heritage Badge on my Bonnie (orange/wht).

 

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screw the big box stores
my local hardware store has jars of individual bits for 69 cents each
any size any time
support the local guy
 

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glued on badges

I too would get some torx security bits so I can fit a heritage badge, but my existing tank badges are glued on.
 
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