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has anyone else had to replace their starter motor?
how much?

mine is ratshit...

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Are you certain its the starter? Triumph triples are real picky about battery condition. Warranty? How old is your bike? Miles?
 

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i did, -- or rather it was a part inside the starter...

i actually got the jot of push starting my bike in front of a major bike hang out in carmel valley... had two kids to help push. (gave 'em $10 bucks tho', what the heck)

the fix was under warranty, (which ends in october this year. yay...) and i don't recall how much it would have been.

it made really weird scratchy, skippy noises. NOT low battery indications.
 

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You are out of warantee right mate?

See how much for the part [new or off a trashed 1050] I've got a manual.
If it's not too hard to replace [shouldn't be] we can sort it one evening.

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Checked the manual and the starter motor is a piece of piss to change.
However, it is more likely to be the sprag clutch and that is a fair bit more complicated.
Easy to check though.

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ok cool.

i will have to double check if shes under warranty...

its an 05' with 20,000 kms on the clock.

battery is fine. at first it would take 5-6 times to start on occasion.
but the last couple of weeks its started to make awful snatching noises...

amber ill give you a call next week. ive been hell busy writing a thesis that is due on friday. havent had time to do anything.
i might have a few other mates that would be in on the bulk oil buy too...

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Nuckers knackers.

Good luck on the thesis [you know it stands for "Piled Higher and Deeper"]. :drink:

Take the time to check the paperwork. It would be a major bummer to find out next week that your warrantee ran out this Friday. I'll ride it to the shop if you want. ;D ;D

I'm organising the oil soonish, no dramas.

Cheers AA
 

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Mr Amber Ale was correct !

it is the sprag clutch......................
speedy is in at the shop getting fixed now.
waiting another week for the part to arrive, i dunno if i can bear it.
withdrawals have kicked in after a day and a half. plus ive had to cancel my w/e ride!

it would seem this is a common problem for speedys. the shop had to do another sprag last week too...

mongo :smitty: :smitty: :smitty:
 
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