My New Tiger Cub

Discussion in 'Triumph General Discussion' started by DONALD SCOTT, Jul 30, 2022.

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  1. DONALD SCOTT

    DONALD SCOTT New Member

    Jun 8, 2022
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    I picked up a 1967 Tiger Cub. It sat on a showroom for 30 years then to the owners grandson's garage. It was last running in 2010. Mileage is 247. Engine turns freely. Oil is still clean. So how do I approach getting this to run again. Here's what I thought would work.
    Remove cylinder head and have a look at the piston and barrel. Assuming they are fine, I would get the cylinder head a good valve job and then reassemble the top end. New oil. Seal the fuel tank.

    I've got a Pazon electronic ignition and a Mikuni carburetor I will install. All new rubber. Clean and grease all suspension bushings, wheel bearings, headset. Review brakes front and rear. If it was a VW I'd do the same thing, So that's my plan. First Triumph I have worked on. What am I missing. Thanks.

    Don
    San Diego, CA
     
  2. Helmut Visor

    Helmut Visor Only dead fish go with the flow
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    Howdy Don :cool: nice find there, good luck with the resto ;)
     
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