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Re: Tiger 800 XC Index Thread
« Reply #20 on: January 26, 2012, 03:57:06 pm »
Best solution is just to keep on the gas at all times  >:D - makes riding more fun anyway  :thumleft:
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Re: Tiger 800 XC Index Thread
« Reply #21 on: January 26, 2012, 06:44:17 pm »
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Re: Tiger 800 XC Index Thread
« Reply #22 on: March 28, 2012, 02:57:40 pm »
Anyone had to go for the 20000km service yet?  ???
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Re: Tiger 800 XC Index Thread
« Reply #23 on: March 28, 2012, 05:07:53 pm »
Anyone had to go for the 20000km service yet?  ???

Another 5000km to go,
 

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Re: Tiger 800 XC Index Thread
« Reply #24 on: March 28, 2012, 05:30:50 pm »
Anyone had to go for the 20000km service yet?  ???

Another 5000km to go,

I'm currently on about 19000, keen to know how much $ I'm going to need to fork out for my next service.
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Re: Tiger 800 XC Index Thread
« Reply #25 on: March 29, 2012, 02:06:19 pm »
Anyone had to go for the 20000km service yet?  ???

Another 5000km to go,

I'm currently on about 19000, keen to know how much $ I'm going to need to fork out for my next service.

Please feedback once you have been, would be nice to know. thanks
 

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Re: Tiger 800 XC Index Thread
« Reply #26 on: March 29, 2012, 02:14:17 pm »
Anyone had to go for the 20000km service yet?  ???

Another 5000km to go,

I'm currently on about 19000, keen to know how much $ I'm going to need to fork out for my next service.

Please feedback once you have been, would be nice to know. thanks

Will do.  :thumleft: I'm trying to postpone it as long as possible, money is a bit scarce at the moment, only riding when it matters.
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Re: Tiger 800 XC Index Thread
« Reply #27 on: April 19, 2012, 10:21:53 am »
Anyone had to go for the 20000km service yet?  ???

Another 5000km to go,

I'm currently on about 19000, keen to know how much $ I'm going to need to fork out for my next service.

Please feedback once you have been, would be nice to know. thanks

Will do.  :thumleft: I'm trying to postpone it as long as possible, money is a bit scarce at the moment, only riding when it matters.

Just received a quote from Mike Hopkins, apparently I'm looking at paying about R4500 for the 20k km service.  :-\
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Re: Tiger 800 XC Index Thread
« Reply #28 on: April 19, 2012, 01:35:07 pm »
EINA is there any special Rubs included  :imaposer:


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Re: Tiger 800 XC Index Thread
« Reply #29 on: May 27, 2012, 08:02:55 pm »
I think costs servicing these bikes are ridiculous.  How do you explain R9k to replace a radiator not much bigger than an A4 page when I can buy a new radiator for a Golf Gti for R750 ?

And another question, did anyone actually get some membership card or something from the AA to back up the roadside assistance plan ?
 

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Re: Tiger 800 XC Index Thread
« Reply #30 on: May 27, 2012, 08:22:14 pm »
Gr8 bike, I was considering buying one but honestly loosing interest.......
 

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Re: Tiger 800 XC Index Thread
« Reply #31 on: May 27, 2012, 09:55:55 pm »
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Ek het n AA card gekry omtrent 7 maande nadat ek die bike gekoop het.  Hoop ek het nooit nodig om hul te bel nie maar ek het hom.
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Re: Tiger 800 XC Index Thread
« Reply #32 on: May 27, 2012, 09:57:03 pm »
I think costs servicing these bikes are ridiculous.  How do you explain R9k to replace a radiator not much bigger than an A4 page when I can buy a new radiator for a Golf Gti for R750 ?

And another question, did anyone actually get some membership card or something from the AA to back up the roadside assistance plan ?

Why did you need to replace the radiator.  R9K is eina.
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Re: Tiger 800 XC Index Thread
« Reply #33 on: May 28, 2012, 07:20:26 am »
Sjoe baie eina.


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Re: Tiger 800 XC Index Thread
« Reply #34 on: May 28, 2012, 08:34:53 am »
Sparro.

Ek het n AA card gekry omtrent 7 maande nadat ek die bike gekoop het.  Hoop ek het nooit nodig om hul te bel nie maar ek het hom.


I only got my card after about 3months, I did however hassle the dealership almost daily until I got it. I was told it's Triumph SA who are the ones taking their time.

Also, just had my 20000km service done, cost me R3900. (Labor alone was R2250) I think its a lot of money, but was just glad that it turned out to be less than what they originally quoted me.
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Re: Tiger 800 XC Index Thread
« Reply #35 on: May 28, 2012, 09:16:55 am »
Think we need someone to go on training to service them for cheaper.

But I need to shut -up and start riding as I said before  :imaposer:


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Re: Tiger 800 XC Index Thread
« Reply #36 on: June 26, 2012, 05:22:27 pm »
That seems a little pricey for a 20K service! I suppose we should be glad its not a KTM or a BMW would be double. I am 2500 km away from my 20K service better start saving
 

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Re: Tiger 800 XC Index Thread
« Reply #37 on: August 12, 2012, 08:42:48 pm »
I think costs servicing these bikes are ridiculous.  How do you explain R9k to replace a radiator not much bigger than an A4 page when I can buy a new radiator for a Golf Gti for R750 ?

And another question, did anyone actually get some membership card or something from the AA to back up the roadside assistance plan ?

Just Saturday, I asked the guys if it would be wise to fit a Radiator Protector (1200 Explorer, Optional Extra) but after reading this, it sounds like the simplest decision I've ever had to make... I'll be getting one tomorrow!  :ricky:
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Re: Tiger 800 XC Index Thread
« Reply #38 on: August 14, 2012, 05:32:46 pm »
I think costs servicing these bikes are ridiculous.  How do you explain R9k to replace a radiator not much bigger than an A4 page when I can buy a new radiator for a Golf Gti for R750 ?

And another question, did anyone actually get some membership card or something from the AA to back up the roadside assistance plan ?

Just Saturday, I asked the guys if it would be wise to fit a Radiator Protector (1200 Explorer, Optional Extra) but after reading this, it sounds like the simplest decision I've ever had to make... I'll be getting one tomorrow!  :ricky:

Yes mine was fitted in the showroom or workshope before the alu sump guard even!! Haha - but it is radiators of all bikes that are so expensive, not only Triumph. KLR is around R6K if I am not mistaken. My first service was only R1000 at Traditional Triumph and now it is every 15000. Get it ASAP!
 

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Re: Tiger 800 XC Index Thread
« Reply #39 on: September 18, 2012, 09:06:22 pm »
The chaps at Fourways fitted a stainless steel mesh radiator guard underneath the oem plastic one when they replaced the radiator.  I reckon nothing less than a direct hit from a .50 browning will kill it now...

And they do it for free on new bikes if you ask them, they just cut it to size from a roll of mesh.