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Forum: 675's racing in BSB/BSS   11-30-20, 03:13
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By MGFChapin
I've seen those kits you linked and they're not...

I've seen those kits you linked and they're not nearly as sleek as the Triumph prototype bodywork I'm hoping for. The cost is actually pretty comparable to what we pay for a nice superstock kit.
Forum: 675's racing in BSB/BSS   11-30-20, 00:07
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By MGFChapin
God I hope this means we'll get a fairing kit...

God I hope this means we'll get a fairing kit that looks like that.
Forum: Performance Mods   11-25-20, 13:58
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By MGFChapin
^ That. Take the NRS at your earliest...

^ That. Take the NRS at your earliest opportunity, you don't have to race if you don't want to.
Forum: General 675 discussion   11-01-20, 00:10
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By MGFChapin
Buy a used cluster in decent shape and put the...

Buy a used cluster in decent shape and put the current cluster's PCB into it. No need to reprogram and you get to keep your current mileage.
Forum: General 675 discussion   10-29-20, 23:38
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By MGFChapin
If you want top of the line, the best chain is an...

If you want top of the line, the best chain is an EK 3D 520GP. Good budget-friendly alternatives are DID ERV7 or EK MVXZ2.

I like Driven sprockets. The rears are available in lots of different...
Forum: General 675 discussion   10-29-20, 19:32
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By MGFChapin
The chain is significantly lighter. 520 rear...

The chain is significantly lighter. 520 rear sprockets are almost always aluminum, which is much lighter than the stock steel sprocket. More gearing choices are available in 520 sizes so you can...
Forum: General 675 discussion   10-29-20, 18:00
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By MGFChapin
Typically you can use a 190, yes, but actual size...

Typically you can use a 190, yes, but actual size can vary pretty significantly among different brands. Before Dunlop came out with the 180/60, you were expected to run their 190 on a 600 and it...
Forum: General 675 discussion   10-21-20, 16:39
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By MGFChapin
I had a GP Mk2 19x20 before my RCS Corsa Corta...

I had a GP Mk2 19x20 before my RCS Corsa Corta and I loved it, but the brakes are pretty much either on or off. Advanced users only.

When switching masters, you always need to make sure you're...
Forum: General 675 discussion   10-21-20, 15:50
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By MGFChapin
The Nissin calipers have good power, they just...

The Nissin calipers have good power, they just drag a lot and rebuild kits are expensive. R6/R1 calipers are cheap to rebuild.

I doubt you'd notice much of a difference swapping masters. If you're...
Forum: Maintenance and repair   09-30-20, 13:41
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By MGFChapin
1. You need to at least check the cam chain at...

1. You need to at least check the cam chain at 40k. I'd give it a 50% chance that it needs to be replaced. It will definitely need to be replaced at 60k.

2. Our bikes use 7.48mm diameter shims....
Forum: Routine Maintenance Questions   09-30-20, 13:34
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By MGFChapin
Racing oil is for racing, meant to be changed...

Racing oil is for racing, meant to be changed after every race weekend. 7100 is great stuff (it's what I use for racing) and will hold up to anything you can throw at it on the street.
Forum: General 675 discussion   09-24-20, 14:14
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By MGFChapin
You need 2013+ Daytona or Street Triple wheels,...

You need 2013+ Daytona or Street Triple wheels, unless you want to modify an older wheel. Your best bet is to look for a used set or buy aftermarket.
Forum: Performance Mods   09-22-20, 21:06
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By MGFChapin
You would like my MotoHolders subframe...

You would like my MotoHolders subframe...
Forum: Performance Mods   09-22-20, 14:05
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By MGFChapin
An engine swap seems much more difficult than...

An engine swap seems much more difficult than fitting gen 2 fairings to a gen 3. The 3's tank & tail are fine, just gotta fix that hideous face.
Forum: Maintenance and repair   09-07-20, 16:08
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By MGFChapin
They're the only thing keeping the pads in if you...

They're the only thing keeping the pads in if you have an R. It's fine to leave them off of Nissin calipers.
Forum: General 675 discussion   08-23-20, 13:33
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By MGFChapin
Any tuner worth his salt can use TuneECU, but the...

Any tuner worth his salt can use TuneECU, but the import time for a map is so long, it would take 10 times longer than if they were to use a Power Commander.

You should get a custom tune, but the...
Forum: Parts   08-21-20, 17:01
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By MGFChapin
FYI if it's missing the exhaust hanger bracket,...

FYI if it's missing the exhaust hanger bracket, they're probably 06-12 rear sets. They'll still fit a 13+ with a 71111701B bracket.
Forum: All Things Suspension   08-19-20, 10:53
Replies: 14
Views: 3,458
Posted By MGFChapin
You have to remove the spring to check the air...

You have to remove the spring to check the air gap. Leave in the white plastic spacer under the spring.
Forum: Repair/Troubleshooting   08-04-20, 19:19
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By MGFChapin
Some 2013's were late-model 2nd gens, so the year...

Some 2013's were late-model 2nd gens, so the year alone doesn't tell us enough. Your bike is a late-model 2nd gen if it looks like this:...
Forum: All Things Tuning   08-04-20, 14:13
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By MGFChapin
You need at least an LX to be able to edit the...

You need at least an LX to be able to edit the map.
Forum: Want To Buy   08-01-20, 12:24
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By MGFChapin
If yours is beat to hell but the PCB is still...

If yours is beat to hell but the PCB is still good, you can swap it over to a different housing easily enough.
Forum: Repair/Troubleshooting   08-01-20, 12:23
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By MGFChapin
You can hook up the pump to the bike and "test"...

You can hook up the pump to the bike and "test" the fuel pump in TuneECU or DealerTool. That should run it long enough to get all the gas out. It's probably not the greatest thing for the pump to run...
Forum: Bikes   07-30-20, 19:50
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By MGFChapin
Sorry to see you're selling but it's been nice...

Sorry to see you're selling but it's been nice having you in the fold. Very well set-up bike. If you want to sell any of the spares separately, let me know...
Forum: Repair/Troubleshooting   07-26-20, 20:41
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By MGFChapin
3rd gen Daytonas are pretty idiot proof as street...

3rd gen Daytonas are pretty idiot proof as street bikes. The charging system should be pretty solid, which was the Achilles heel on older bikes. You'll want a Sato shift spindle holder ASAP if the...
Forum: Repair/Troubleshooting   07-26-20, 10:22
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By MGFChapin
1. The studs can be reused. The nuts and washers...

1. The studs can be reused. The nuts and washers need to be replaced. Hermy's is a vendor on this site and offers excellent service & prices https://www.triumphestore.com/
2. N/A
3. Get a service...
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