Few Questions

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  1. Jeremy

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    I am new to the Triumph Family with a 09 Rocket 3 Touring. I have a few questions here.

    1. I noticed that my (what i assume are stock bars) have play in them up and down.

    2. When I test rode it at the stealership, I had my full face lid on, and it was very windy. all went well. Now that I have it home, I took it out without a lid (as Iowa does not have helmet law) and noticed that something in the back rattles on bumps. I think it is the quick detach sissy bar as I can wiggle it quite a bit. Is this normal or is there maybe some rubber washers or grommets that is missing?

    3. What are the first must do mods on the bike? I am not talking about spending a ton of money right away, I am saying, is there any mods that are a must have to help the performance and reliability of the bike?

    4. Really stupid question.....I took it to get fuel and filled it till the pump stopped. Had the bike upright when pumping fuel. After I paid and came out, I turned the bike on and noticed that it is only at like 3/4 of a tank. is there a reason for this?

    5. What is this 12 minute tune up that i read all about?

    Thanks everyone in advance. I am looking forward to riding this new member of the family really soon.

    Jeremy
     
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    4. The fuel gauge needs a couple of miles to reset after a fillup.
     
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    Welcome to this great site from New Zealand Jeremy.
     
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    1. Bolts on the clamp over your handled bars may be loose 4 allen key bolts 6mm I think. this one seems pretty important as you don't want your bars to be moving whilst turning or moving your bike.

    2. Don't know

    3. Ramair, re-map with ecu tune, then maybe exhaust.

    4. Fuel Gauge could be broke, float bar could be bent?

    5. 12 minute tune, start bike without using the throttle leave idling for 12 mins.
     
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    oh yeah welcome
     
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    The handle bars are rubber mounted and will have some movement!!

    Welcome from NJ
     
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    So you have loose bars then go riding with no helmet lol you fellas are a funny bunch
     
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    Another questions on the fueling. does everyone fuel these as they are sitting upright on the bike, or do they lean it on the side stand while fueling. Maybe i did not get enough fuel in there since it was upright?
     
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    I put mine on the side stand to fill it up.
     
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