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Discussion Starter · #22 ·
I have to ask, why the drop fender? On my Grom, rocks would scrape between the tire and fender...
It should offer a little more protection for the oil cooler, it suffered a few dings. The Grom fender was VERY close to the tire and never fit properly. The Monkey drop fender is at least an inch off the tire.
 

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How do you like the ohlins shocks on the rear? I've seen two versions and I am on the fence on which ones to go with. I have the piggy back one on the Grom 125
 

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Ok, finally made it go fast. Koso 34mm throttle body n manifold. Tb cam in a ported head with bigger valves n stronger springs. Yuminashi ecu. Glowshift tach and mini 3 afr gauge. New powerband at about 5k rpm. It has a lot more hill climbing power. Took 2 seconds off the 1/8 at 12.1 sec., but the 1/4 not so much, I held it pegged and it ran 12.4 afr, safe, but probably too rich for top performance. I only made 1 run because it’s getting too fast to test on my street. It’s kinda dangerous. I let off the gas and it leans and goes faster. Stage 2 is complete. I’ll probably get a Hindle and an Aracer rc5 and af1, that should be it. Mounting my Michelin pure pilots soon.
 

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Sounds like a lot of fun mods, are you seeing most of these improvements off the line or any top speed changes (perhaps we’ll after the 1/4)?
 

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Definitely pulls VERY hard to 9500 rpm. I’m running 15/32 sprockets. I tried 16/32 very early in the build, but couldn’t spin it up in 4th. I have the 1:1 4th gear but it’s on my bench in a box. 4th gear is still a problem, however, the yuminashi is holding it super rich. It just lays at 7k rpm in 4th. I am 225 pounds., so...

3rd gear is insane now and it doesn’t notice hills. I’m pretty sure the tuning is holding me back for top speed. Rc 5 and af1 coming soon.

Has anybody had experience with the Hindle cyclone pipe?
 

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Alright, about to order the Aracer mini 5, the AF1, and the Hindle stainless megaphone. Seems like the only details are the O2 bung on the pipe and the 1-2 adapter for the AF1. Anybody got any input? I’m just trying to get 4th to pull like 3rd. And, of course, more top speed.
 

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The AF1 will need a place to plug in, likely on the pipe. You'll likely want to pull the stock O2 sensor off the bike, so having a plug there would be good. A 1-to-2 adapter is basically all you'll need for the aRacer install.
 

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Thanks for the info. Love that Scrambler. I was out of the country for a decade when Triumph came back. I saw one and freaked out. Beautiful nostalgia!!!
 

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Discussion Starter · #37 ·
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Well, today I installed the Gromfatherz manual camchain tensioner. The Yuminashi tensioner didn’t even dent the stock black plastic tensioner button. I love my setup. Here is a pic of the idler wheel, the chain is riding nicely. Also putting on the Tb 186 and a 140 injector. Ciscosanjose-Takegawa catch can system too. Maybe 4th will pull past 7k. I’m a tooth bigger on front. Stock rear with a littler sprocket at the ready. Tomorrow I install the famous speed spacers and the swingarm bushing upgrade. I have the Pure Pilots to install too.
 

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Well, the Yuminashi flat camchain tensioner was fun, but it’s wearing crooked on the long flat arm. I dremelled the lip off to make it fit. It worked, but it’s not wearing straight. It’s out after I get a Koso. But I did get my TB 186 and Ciscogawa catch can done. 186 is nice. Gotta break it in and let it autotune on the mini 5 and af1. Accidentally pulled a second gear wheelie even with the shitty tune. 4th gear can pull below 5k now, before I had to get 3rd to get rpms back up. You can barely see the 186 ceramic coated jug. Custom Hindle mount. She bad.
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Nice list of upgrades there.
The exhaust strap might look a little nicer if you shorten it and attach it to the back of the heel guard
 

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Lowered the oil cooler to make room for the finishing touches on Ciscosanjose’s catch can system.
 
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