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Year
2017
Make
Triumph
Model
Bobber
Color
Morello Red
2017 Triumph Bobber (Morello Red)

Modifications

Exterior
I removed the rear fender, removed the Airbox and added K&N cone filters, added tank pads to break up the solid red and add grip i also tinted the headlight yellow to increase visibility. Added external fuel tank to increase range.
Audio
upgraded rear suspension and soon to upgrade front suspension to balance out.
Exhaust
Added Motone Straight pipes and an X Cat pipe to improve torque and sound.
Suspension
beefed up suspension to improve handling.
Wheel and Tire
added white walls to pull the focus from the center of the bike and balance out the look.

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OK Byron, so how did you integrate the fuel delivery from that remote source into the primary line, it's lower than the main tank.

Very nice mate.(y)
Sorry for the late reply but its not tapped directly to the tank. Its essentially just a bottle to dump in the top when needed.
 

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How did you mount the NOS bottle? Could you share where you bought that little bottle?

Love the bike. Looks awesome
So you'll all probably get a good laugh outta this but its not actually a "nos" bottle. Its an old fire extinguisher that I emptied and painted blue and slapped a sticker on 😅. As for mounting I found a detachable fire extinguisher mount on Amazon meant for offroad jeeps and such and repurposed it for a "nos" bottle mount. I am having issues finding the right thread to cap it so for now its all looks.
 

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Byron.

Yeah mate, had a serious think (dum ass pensioner-senior's moment ) about that after I posted the query. Was in a quandary about where to fit another fuel pump!!!!! ha ha.
 
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Byron.

Yeah mate, had a serious think (dum ass pensioner-senior's moment ) about that after I posted the query. Was in a quandary about where to fit another fuel pump!!!!! ha ha.
I did the same when planning to add it! got super complicated with hoses and pumps then went "just make it detachable..."
 

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So you'll all probably get a good laugh outta this but its not actually a "nos" bottle. Its an old fire extinguisher that I emptied and painted blue and slapped a sticker on 😅. As for mounting I found a detachable fire extinguisher mount on Amazon meant for offroad jeeps and such and repurposed it for a "nos" bottle mount. I am having issues finding the right thread to cap it so for now its all looks.
Any modifications went to fitting fuel in the extinguisher? I know it has a screw off valve top. Only worries would be the gas expanding when it get hot outside and when you go to open it, you get a nice pop in the face of gas.
 

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Any modifications went to fitting fuel in the extinguisher? I know it has a screw off valve top. Only worries would be the gas expanding when it get hot outside and when you go to open it, you get a nice pop in the face of gas.
I have yet to fill it with fuel because i do not have a sealed cap yet. It seems to be an odd thread size so i cant find a cap to hold the fuel. I want to make one that has a pressure valve so that way if the heat does expand the fuel it doesnt have pressure behind it when its opened. Right now i have the stripped fire extinguisher cap but i want to see if i can work off of that.
 

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did you use an air intake kit? or just 2 k&n pod filters. I'm looking to do the same
I struggled to find the air filters because i did my upgrade before parts kit were readily available so i ended up using regular K&N filters and some steel tube and metal clamp ties. They now have full kits for the air intake but i didnt have that luxury so its possible either way.
 

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Did you try just the straight pipes before adding the x pipe? I have the straight pipes and was thinking about adding the xpipe but wasnt sure how much louder it would be and how the sound would be.
 

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Did you try just the straight pipes before adding the x pipe? I have the straight pipes and was thinking about adding the xpipe but wasnt sure how much louder it would be and how the sound would be.
I installed them both around the same time. The bike did have to remap itself so the few hours between installs i didnt notice a difference.
 
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