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Haven't been on here in quite a while, the bikes had to set on the back burner for a while. Anyway I would like to do a few upgrades on my Mark III.

I have no idea how old the rear Shocks are but I know they are shot. Any suggestions on upgrades without breaking the bank?

I have read that switching from a 19" rear wheel to an 18" will improve handling and provide a wider variety of tire choice???

I also need to upgrade my front master cylinder.

All suggestions appreciated!



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rear Shocks are one of those you get what you pay for.

Originally Posted by dirtymartini
Haven't been on here in quite a while, the bikes had to set on the back burner for a while. Anyway I would like to do a few upgrades on my Mark III.

I have no idea how old the rear Shocks are but I know they are shot. Any suggestions on upgrades without breaking the bank?



the switch to 18 depends on what you call an improvement but it will give you a bigger selection of tire's

Originally Posted by dirtymartini


I have read that switching from a 19" rear wheel to an 18" will improve handling and provide a wider variety of tire choice???



unfortunately with a MKIII if you want to keep the stock switch gear your only option is to sleeve it to 13MM 1/2 inch

Originally Posted by dirtymartini


I also need to upgrade my front master cylinder.

All suggestions appreciated!



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Originally Posted by dirtymartini
I also need to upgrade my front master cylinder.


As well as the 13mm sleeve kit mentioned by Bill, Andover Norton sells an upgrade master cylinder which bolts to the existing Mk3 combined throttle housing and switch cluster.


http://www.andover-norton.co.uk/Accessories.htm

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[quote=bill50cal]rear Shocks are one of those you get what you pay for.

Any recommendations?


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Ikon or rebuilt Koni's are the best.

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Originally Posted by kommando
Ikon or rebuilt Koni's are the best.


Thanks. I was looking on Britcycle.com and found a re-sleeved master cylinder exchange. I might go that route.


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Hi,

Originally Posted by L.A.B.
Originally Posted by dirtymartini
I also need to upgrade my front master cylinder.

As well as the 13mm sleeve kit mentioned by Bill, Andover Norton sells an upgrade master cylinder which bolts to the existing Mk3 combined throttle housing and switch cluster.

Also, is there anything to stop you using the '79-on Co-op twin master cylinder mounting, and one of the options that'll fit that mounting?

Hth.

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Originally Posted by Stuart

Also, is there anything to stop you using the '79-on Co-op twin master cylinder mounting, and one of the options that'll fit that mounting?


It would be an option to use the '79 Triumph M/C mounting fitted with the 13mm cylinder (as sold by RGM Motors) although an alternative front brake switch arrangement such as a banjo bolt switch would then be required.

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Originally Posted by Stuart
Hi,

Originally Posted by L.A.B.
Originally Posted by dirtymartini
I also need to upgrade my front master cylinder.

As well as the 13mm sleeve kit mentioned by Bill, Andover Norton sells an upgrade master cylinder which bolts to the existing Mk3 combined throttle housing and switch cluster.

Also, is there anything to stop you using the '79-on Co-op twin master cylinder mounting, and one of the options that'll fit that mounting?

Hth.

Regards,


Sounds interesting, I didn't know about this option.


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