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Old 5th March 2010, 15:35   #1
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Cool Need information on Royal Enfield Thunderbird

hey check out these pics of ROYAL INFIELD I really liked this bike. can any one give more information about this 1 ?? clicked its picture near my place.
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Old 5th March 2010, 19:43   #2
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hey check out these pics of ROYAL INFIELD I really liked this bike. can any one give more information about this 1 ?? clicked its picture near my place.
It is 'THUNDERBIRD' model.
346CC
18 BHP

But not available now. An upgraded model called TBTS (Thunder Bird Twin Spark) is currently in production.
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Its an RE thunderbird, now available in Twinspark, information, all i can tell you that it leaks oil
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all i can tell you that it leaks oil
Honestly, that's quite a frivolous statement to make.

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Honestly, that's quite a frivolous statement to make.

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I would rather call it criticism, since i made that statement in my full senses and seriousness, and IMO the statement is very correct. (you would not want to differ on that)
Anyways, lets not discuss this over here.
I think the thread's purpose has been solved and it should be closed.
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Older CIs were known for being leaky, not the AVLs and the newer CIs. You're generalizing by calling Thunderbirds leaky which imho is totally unwarranted. If you compare the machining and gasket quality on the newer Bullets(CIs, AVLs and the UCEs) with that of the older CIs, you'll understand why I called your statement frivolous. I stick to what I said. I rest my case.

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Older CIs were known for being leaky, not the AVLs and the newer CIs. You're generalizing by calling Thunderbirds leaky which imho is totally unwarranted. If you compare the machining and gasket quality on the newer Bullets(CIs, AVLs and the UCEs) with that of the older CIs, you'll understand why I called your statement frivolous. I stick to what I said. I rest my case.

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I say we stop this here, since i say any RE (barring the TBTS and Classic) can leak or break down anytime without warning.

Lets not Have this discussion here, if you are interested start a new thread, ill be happy to discuss what leaks what does not.
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hey check out these pics of ROYAL INFIELD I really liked this bike. can any one give more information about this 1 ?? clicked its picture near my place.
@Toruqe_Steer - Not to offense, you need to be more specific on your question as what info you're seeking; I can provide you stating its a CI model engine as well as it has 160 on ODO; I'm not sure what information you need.
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My two cents: I own a 2009 TBTS which has completed 10,000+km. While there was an episode of oil leakage (which took some tracking down to a broken oil seal), the rest of the time not a drop of oil fell on the floor where my bike was parked. So TBTS does NOT randomly leak oil like the older Bullets.

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Some info here
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/motorb...-pictures.html (RE ThunderBird Service : with Pictures.)
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