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Installed a host of accessories on my Triumph Speed 400 motorcycle

I waited long for the official top box and rack but the availability was extremely poor.

BHPian bhupesh recently shared this with other enthusiasts.

After spending four months with my Speed 400, I eventually completed the bucket list of accessories that I had in mind. Posting them here so that it helps others as well.

Front View:

  • While I liked the headline design, I wanted to give it a smoked look. The original positioning of the number plate was an eyesore, as well. So, here's what I added:
  • Headlight Grill (Official Accessory)
  • Screen (Official Accessory)
  • Film Coating for the Screen (Local Mechanic) - The original full transparent look was too plain
  • Number Plate Bracket (Available on Amazon)

Top Box:

I waited long for the official top box and rack but the availability was extremely poor. The official weight bearing capacity also seemed like a concern. So, I ended up getting the following instead:

  • Carrier Frame (Moto Torque)
  • Monolock Top Box (Givi)

Protective Layer:

Next up was adding on to the protection for the engine and the beautifully crafted + painted tank. The factory fitted engine guard was just about okay. It did not give me enough confidence about being able to save the whole of engine; nor could I imagine my legs getting saved. So it had to be changed at all cost.

  • Crash Guard with Slider (Zana)
  • Tank Pad (Official Accessory)
  • Knee Pad (Official Accessory)

Miscellaneous Items:

Then comes the list of small items which were bothering me about the bike and had to be taken care of. I did not want to go overboard as well, so that original Triumph elements were not lost.

  • Engine Sump Guard (Moto Torque) - Bike comes with a thin plastic cover as factory fitted accessory
  • Fork Seal Cover (Generic) - Heard from fellow owners about leakage due to dust accumulation at the suspension
  • Tyre Hugger (Generic) - The underbody is badly affected by mud in wet conditions, especially the mono shock area. I had to get this at all cost
  • Side Stand Extender (Moto Torque) - Given the bike doesn't have a centre stand, I did face difficulty while parking in soft surfaces. This helps to a great extend.

Got the not-so-popular ECU4 update. For some reason, I like the linear power delivery of this update. The earlier jerky action in 1st gear was not as per my liking.

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