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Offline stevestriumph

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To be a GP frame or not to be
« on: August 21, 2017, 10:32:34 PM »
Greetings
 I need to confirm whether the frame I have is a genuine Triumph GP race frame or just a Tiger 100c that could be set up with a race kit. Frame (rear section) is marked F1629. Please see attached pics. and your feedback would be appreciated. Steve

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Re: To be a GP frame or not to be
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2017, 09:45:09 AM »
F1629 sounds like a casting number. Does the standard frame for this year have it too, or does it have a different number?

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Re: To be a GP frame or not to be
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2017, 04:26:18 PM »
Standard frame is F1616A. Thanks for the reply. Steve

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Re: To be a GP frame or not to be
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2017, 08:09:12 AM »
Hi Steve,

I guess you know that the GP frame has an "R" suffix on its frame number. However so faked are Triumph GPs that even if you have the R suffix you will need a real expert to authenticate the frame as genuine GP.

I suppose the Triumph Marque expert at the VMCC would be best?

Good luck.

Leon

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Re: To be a GP frame or not to be
« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2017, 04:42:29 PM »
No "R" that I can see but thanks for the reply. Steve