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For those of you who have seen this thread you know I didn't get off to the best of starts this year, well it got worse. All that stuff was actually not that big a deal, I was having fun of sorts.

Rolling speedy down out of the trailer today, not over the saddle, I somehow lost the balance point. It may have been a good gust, it had blown my helmet off the tail, but the bike fell over onto the lift cable for the tail ramp. The tank looks like I hit it with a buffer with 20 grit paper on it. Gouged the paint all over the place on the right side. My fiance came in the door this evening and said "I guess I had a better day than you did" She saw it putting her F2 away and thought I'd gone down. (no dents, just paint damage, all the way to metal in a couple of spots and to primer all over the place. (I'll post pics tomorrow)

I'd thought about trying to get a Union flag thing done but decided that the blue won't look good with it. I think I may get a pair of wide racing stripes on the tank, fly screen, and tail to match my Shoei Kagayama

I'll have the only Thruxton speedy around.


Anyway, I'm looking for a place to get the paint to match the stock blue from '02 so I can get it re-painted.

On the plus side, I put the new chin on this afternoon, but I'm not really happy cause I cant see it for all the gouges in the tank. :mad:
 

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That SUX like a moderator in orbit!

Check the local paint shops. Some have books that they use to match the paint code.

The paint codes are on the Triumph site. I believe there is a link in the Factory forum.
 

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Thanks Devi, now does anyone know what they called the blue on S3s in '02?
 

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Thanks guys...

As a side note, when I bought that Shoei those looking on agreed that the speedy may be the only bike in the world that it acutally matches.
 

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Just found out my Zard slipon was shipped yesterday.

Devi, I know you've said you'd like to see some dyno info on this pipe, I'll see if I can get a friend to make a dyno run before and after and after with the TOR tune. I'm not sure I can get it done but I'll ask.
 

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Just found out my Zard slipon was shipped yesterday.

Devi, I know you've said you'd like to see some dyno info on this pipe, I'll see if I can get a friend to make a dyno run before and after and after with the TOR tune. I'm not sure I can get it done but I'll ask.
I would love to see before and after graphs if you can get it done. :pow:
 

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What a cable will do if you drop it on the ramp (I think the pics are too big for the site, tried the {img} command and didn;t work) If you click the arrows in the album you can see a couple of pics of the damage, and at the end there is a shot of my helmet sitting on the seat, if I didn't know better I'd think that helmet was made to go with blue speedys.


edit: Devi, I just got an e-mail back, I think I'll be able to get the runs on the dyno. I'm off to go sailing for the next few weeks, I'll should be able to get it done after I get back. It'll probably be 3 weeks or so.
 
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