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Offline gufazi

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Re: Tyre pressure question
« Reply #10 on: April 20, 2018, 12:57:16 PM »
*Originally Posted by Hawkeye [+]
Don’t know what the changes were - apart from the obvious ones of different sized tyres etc - but I did mail Triumph technical directly to query it as, as you say the manual diagrams suggest 36/42 (whilst the spec says 32/39. They came back to me and confirmed that for the Gen-2, 32/39 was correct and that the diagrams needed to be updated.

As for the front tyre - yep I had one of those that demolished itself at just over 4,000 miles and whilst I agree that normally that would be caused by under/over inflation, there was definitely a fault with the front tyre itself as my replacements (Michelin PR4 Trail) are both showing normal wear, and I’m running 32/39.


As one of those experiencing abnormal wear after religiously following suggested pressures on my 17xcx, this really rubs (and my tires) wrong. 

I should have suspected.  Its not the only thing off in the manual.  I read the manual front to back (yes, I'm one of those guys) and there are more than a few things that are obvious carry overs from Gen 1 and don't apply to the Gen 2s.


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Re: Tyre pressure question
« Reply #11 on: April 20, 2018, 04:41:56 PM »
Here in CA, it is a requirement to put a tire pressure label on a visible spot on the vehicle. I believe that it is a homologation requirement in N. America. This is the label on my gen1 TEX. Saves digging in the manual.
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Re: Tyre pressure question
« Reply #12 on: April 21, 2018, 09:00:16 PM »
Yep, tyre pressure labels on my shaft drive arm (or close by) on my 2018 Tiger and on the chain guard of my old 2016MY Africa Twin, Euro norm I think.


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