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T160 Pattern Silencer Specs – Help!

Home Forums Main Forum T160 Pattern Silencer Specs – Help!

This topic contains 11 replies, has 7 voices, and was last updated by  Peter Hughes 2 months ago.

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  • #5687

    Peter Hughes
    Participant

    Hi All,

    T160 returnee after about 20 years absence. I’m just trying to get my T160 through the local test center here in Wiesbaden.

    The guys had a look at the bike last Friday and raised a few issues, most of which can be solved through (not so) judicious use of the wallet.

    The bike has classic T160 silencers with black caps. However, they are probably after-market with no regulatory stamps and the tester is asking for proof that they are “original” or at least pattern. As I’ve just bought the bike, I don’t know their provenance. He’s prepared to accept a picture of an ex-factory bike.

    Does anyone have a picture or maybe a scan of the original T160 sales leaflet that I can use as evidence? Or maybe a bluepirnt of the original exhausts please?

    Thank in advance.

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  • #5689
    Ross Andrews
    Ross Andrews
    Participant

    hi Peter, I would try another test station or show them this:

    http://www.triplesonline.com/bikes/t160/

    • #5691

      Peter Hughes
      Participant

      Thanks Ross, appreciated.

      I’ll try the photo with them.

       

  • #5694
    David Lord
    David Lord
    Keymaster

    There is also a picture of the bike in the Triumph Workshop Manual here: https://www.tr3oc.com/parts-books/

    • #5696

      Peter Hughes
      Participant

      Thanks David,

      I’ll give that a try as well.

  • #5695

    keith berry
    Participant

    the mot guy sounds like a right plonker

    • #5697

      Peter Hughes
      Participant

      Er, yes, well, I’ll pick a time to tell him that, but not until the certificate is in my grubby paws!

       

  • #5698
    Kerrin Gautrey
    Kerrin Gautrey
    Participant

    Guess that’s all part of the joy that is German type approval.

  • #5699

    Gary Westwater
    Participant

    Sounds like you have a right “Jobsworth” there who may be out of date.   https://www.mot-testing.service.gov.uk/documents/manuals/m1s07000101.htm

    Gary

  • #5713

    Terry Harle
    Participant

    How about these images of a genuine set of silencers on Obsolete Bike Parts website – https://www.obsoletebikeparts.com/a-27508328/triples-frame-parts/triumph-t160-genuine-silencers-pair-71-4402/

    • #5714

      Peter Hughes
      Participant

      Terry,

       

      Thanks. Going into battle with the testers this morning; I’ll let youall know the outcome

  • #5737

    Peter Hughes
    Participant

    Thanks for all your help everyone. Managed to wing-it with the testers. Peter

     

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