Triumph TR6RV Tiger Restoration; 26+ Years Sitting

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Sounds like the expedient way to go.
 

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on Ebay for $45
Ebay I'd never, too many years of junk and bullsh1t. :( Numerous good bricks-and-mortar retailers in the US with a cherished rep to protect - Mitch Klempf, Baxter, MAP Cycle, British Only, Walridge, etc.? You're more likely to get the correct conical hub caps first time, not be foisted by some Ebay waster with disc brake caps.

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EUREKA!!! Put in a new genuine Amal needle jet and it runs like a champ! No more running lean and no more big drop-out off idle. Mid-range power is very nice indeed. I had completely forgotten how 45 HP feels on a 382 Lb. bike. -BA
 

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You are well on your way to saying you will keep it. :giggle:
 

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EUREKA!!! Put in a new genuine Amal needle jet and it runs like a champ! No more running lean and no more big drop-out off idle. Mid-range power is very nice indeed. I had completely forgotten how 45 HP feels on a 382 Lb. bike. -BA
Good news and congratulations! My 68 TR6R is so much fun to ride!
 

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Great news! Let the games begin BGRIN
 

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Took it out again today. It's a ferocious beast running like a raped ape. I need to fix the tach and the speedo so that I can see what I'm doing.

Engine cooling fins are corroded. Is there an easy way to clean these or is it basically a hand scraping job? Thanks -BA

New tire;


Engine cooling fins pictured on day one (since cleaned up a little);
 

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Cleaning those fins takes a thin wire bristle brush, shaped like a straw. Harbor Freight should have them.

I had my '70 "TrophyVille" looking like that for most of it's life, then I spiffed it up a little bit, then a few years later I refurbished it to "presentable" and sold it.
 

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Great. I'll check Hainan Freight for this item.

" I had my '70 "TrophyVille" looking like that for most of it's life," (grandpaul) ~Around here that counts as an "anti-theft strategy". -BA
 
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