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    Will Tiger 1215 motor fit in a 2013 Trohpy SE
    on: Jul 23, 2020, 01.25 am
    Jul 23, 2020, 01.25 am
    Hi All:

    I am still looking for a motor for my 2013 Trophy SE that blew up this spring.  Will a Triumph Tiger 1215 motor interchange with a Trophy SE?  That will give me some more options finding a crashed bike with a good motor.

    I purchased a used 2015 Yamaha FJR1300ES which is a nice bike but it is NO Trophy SE.  I can't wait to get back on the Trophy.

    Let me thank you in advance for your information.

    Cheers,

    Kirk

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    Re: Will Tiger 1215 motor fit in a 2013 Trohpy SE
    Reply #1 on: Jul 23, 2020, 05.28 am
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    No problem. Tiger Explorer engine is exactly like that of the Trophy.
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    Re: Will Tiger 1215 motor fit in a 2013 Trohpy SE
    Reply #2 on: Jul 23, 2020, 03.58 pm
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    Hi Trophy Master:

    Do you know if all the motor mount locations and wiring are the same?

    Thanks,

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    Re: Will Tiger 1215 motor fit in a 2013 Trohpy SE
    Reply #3 on: Jul 23, 2020, 04.46 pm
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    Yes, all the same, in fact I have a Tiger Explorer engine. The only thing is that there are some holes (I think there are 3) of small screws in the motor that the Trophy does not use and to make it look nice, black plastic plugs are placed, you must remove them from the Trophy motor and put them in the Tiger Explorer engine.
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    Re: Will Tiger 1215 motor fit in a 2013 Trohpy SE
    Reply #4 on: Jul 23, 2020, 07.35 pm
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    Thanks again for the great intel!!

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    Re: Will Tiger 1215 motor fit in a 2013 Trohpy SE
    Reply #5 on: Jul 24, 2020, 04.13 am
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     Basic hot rodding says, with a welder, anything can fit.*  :001:

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    Re: Will Tiger 1215 motor fit in a 2013 Trohpy SE
    Reply #6 on: Sep 08, 2020, 03.04 pm
    Sep 08, 2020, 03.04 pm
    Hi All:

    Thanks for sharing your info. and thoughts on the motor replacement  My brother and I replaced the blown 2013 TTSE engine with an engine from a 2013 Triumph Tiger 1215 Explorer XC.  It was a perfect match as Triumph USA said it would be "It is the Same Engine". 

    The engine was blown so bad. The front had a three finger hole in the middle cylinder, the back and crankcase had a 4 finger blast hole and the bottom of the crank had a hole. You could look from the top of crank to the floor.

    We did the work in my garage with a Harbor Freight lift table, a come-a-long attached to Unistruts mounted to the ceiling.  Lowered the motor and suspended the chassis then lowered the lift table to remove and replace the motor.  It was quite a job and took a lot of work but it is worth it. 

    The TTSE is soooo much more comfortable than the 2015 FJR1300 I purchased to ride this summer.  The used motor just sounds better than the original motor ever did.  I will be taking a 3,500 mile trip on the bike next week and hope for the best.

    I still don't know why the original motor blew up and hope to never have to deal with that sort of thing again.

    Cheers,
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    Re: Will Tiger 1215 motor fit in a 2013 Trohpy SE
    Reply #7 on: Sep 08, 2020, 04.06 pm
    Sep 08, 2020, 04.06 pm
    XS1100Dude,

    Good to know that the 1215 Tiger Explorer engine is a straight swap, now all I have to do is find an a crashed Explorer and update my 2012 build Trophy to a 2020 model.

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