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Motorcycle exhaust rattling / clunking / popping / burbling on deceleration

Sounds like a lean condition Here's something to chew on regarding identifying a lean or rich condition on a motorcycle. Symptoms of Lean or Rich carb settings on a motorcycle What I believe you ...
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Can I avoid buying a ridiculously expensive replacement starter motor?

From the picture it looks as if your brushes are completely worn out. If there's no other fault, that is (theoretically) an easy and cheap fix. It appears however that getting brushes for this ...
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Motorcycle exhaust rattling / clunking / popping / burbling on deceleration

Popping I too have a Tiger 800xc (2013) and have noticed it popping when downshifting and revs are too high for that gear. I did notice a significant difference in this behavior after 12,000 mile ...
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Engine start is OK but dies when applying throttle

The triple carbs were serviced 2019. I have had this 4 years and only managed 1000+kms every year (very poor for me). It's not always clear what "serviced" means. But for a bike this old ...
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Can I avoid buying a ridiculously expensive replacement starter motor?

There are companies that can recondition these, at least here in the UK. I have had one of mine done before in a couple of days. I assume they must use common components due to the fast turn around.
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Engine start is OK but dies when applying throttle

Carbs have multiple fueling circuits. One circuit is for idle. Another is enrichment, which gives extra fuel when you twist the throttle. Another circuit gives it fuel while at a steady state above ...
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Oil on front disc / rotor and tire

It's not oil or fork fluid, I think you have a leak in your front brake caliper (whichever side you saw the fluid on), which is why your braking seems ineffective: You're losing brake fluid, which is ...
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Can I use clutch friction plates for a Triumph Street Triple from 2012 for a Triumph Street Triple from 2015

The 2015 is a reworked engine The 2015 Triumph Speed Triple engine is a bit different from the 2012. Different cams, crank, connecting rods, pistons, etc. The clutch plates in the 2015 are a bit ...
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What is choppy throttle response and bad fuel mapping and can it be fixed?

This problem can be resolved by using TuneECU TuneECU is a free tool supported by a community. I am unsure if it's open source. This tool can access your ECU and change individual settings within ...
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Triumph whistle mod for KTM RC200

Largely, it's the oil pump making the high pitched whir. To a lesser extent, in the following order fuel pump>>air induction>>tune of exhaust. So, no it will never sound like a Triumph. From top to ...
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Can I avoid buying a ridiculously expensive replacement starter motor?

Hey guys on this web side I bought my spare parts for my denso starter motor for a Tiger 2012. After around 40.000km the started motor was getting very slow and the brusher were on the very end of ...
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How do you compare two ECU maps

It's very possible that there's no difference to the calibration itself. It depends on the manufacturer, but you'll commonly see revisions that are simply an operating system or process change, where ...
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Triumph America 2002 running lean on one cylinder

You might have a tear in your CV carburetor diaphragm At the tops of your carburetors there is a cover with 4 screws that gives access to your CV diaphragm and slide. The CV (constant velocity) ...
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