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FOREWORD

This handbook contains information on the Triumph Rocket III Roadster motorcycles. Always
store this owner's handbook with the motorcycle and refer to it for information whenever
necessary.
Warnings, Cautions and
Notes
Throughout
this
owner's
particularly
important
information
presented in the following form:
Warning
This warning symbol identifies special
instructions or procedures, which if not
correctly followed could result in personal
injury, or loss of life.
handbook
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is
instructions or procedures, which, if not
strictly observed, could result in damage to,
or destruction of, equipment.
Note:
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of particular interest for more
efficient and convenient operation.
Foreword
Caution
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  • Page 1: Foreword

    Foreword FOREWORD This handbook contains information on the Triumph Rocket III Roadster motorcycles. Always store this owner's handbook with the motorcycle and refer to it for information whenever necessary. Warnings, Cautions and Notes Caution Throughout this owner's handbook This caution symbol identifies special...
  • Page 2: Warning Labels

    Maintenance To ensure a long, safe and trouble free life for your motorcycle, maintenance should only be carried out by an authorised Triumph dealer. Only an authorised Triumph dealer will have the necessary knowledge, equipment and skills to maintain your Triumph motorcycle correctly.
  • Page 3 • German; The information contained in this publication is based on the latest information available at • Italian; the time of printing. Triumph reserves the • Japanese; right to make changes at any time without • Spanish; prior notice, or obligation.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Foreword Table of Contents This handbook contains a number of different sections. The table of contents below will help you find the beginning of each section where, in the case of the major sections, a further table of contents will help you find the specific subject required. Foreword .
  • Page 5: The Motorcycle

    Foreword - Safety First FOREWORD - SAFETY FIRST The Motorcycle Fuel and Exhaust Fumes Warning Warning This motorcycle is designed for on-road PETROL IS HIGHLY FLAMMABLE: use only. It is not suitable for off-road use. Always turn off the engine when refuelling. Off-road operation could lead to loss of Do not refuel or open the fuel filler cap control of the motorcycle resulting in an...
  • Page 6 Foreword - Safety First Helmet and Clothing Parking Warning Warning When riding the motorcycle, both rider Always turn off the engine and remove the and passenger must always wear a ignition key before leaving the motorcycle motorcycle helmet, eye protection, gloves, unattended.
  • Page 7 Triumph motorcycle safe operation this Triumph are those which carry official Triumph motorcycle. approval and are fitted to the motorcycle Remember that continued operation of an by an authorised dealer. incorrectly performing motorcycle may...
  • Page 8 Warning collision or fall, it must be taken to an All riders must be licenced to operate the authorised Triumph dealer for inspection motorcycle. Operation of the motorcycle and repair. Any accident can cause without a licence is illegal and could lead to damage to the motorcycle that, if not prosecution.
  • Page 9 Foreword - Safety First Handlebars and Footrests Warning Warning This Triumph motorcycle should operated within the legal speed limits for The rider must maintain control of the the particular road travelled. Operating a vehicle keeping hands motorcycle high speeds handlebars at all times.
  • Page 10: Warning Labels

    Warning Labels WARNING LABELS Warning Label Locations – Rocket III Roadster The labels detailed on this and the following pages draw your attention to important safety information in this handbook. Before riding, ensure that all riders have understood and complied with all the information to which these labels relate.
  • Page 11 Warning Labels WARNING LABELS Warning Label Locations – Rocket III Roadster (continued) Unleaded Fuel (page 31) Helmet (page 6) Daily Safety Checks (page 34) cbnv_1...
  • Page 12: Parts Identification

    Parts Identification PARTS IDENTIFICATION 14 13 12 11 cbnt 1. Front indicator 8. Transmission shaft/Final drive unit 2. Headlights 9. Silencer 3. Coolant expansion tank 10.Side stand 4. Oil filler cap/Dipstick 11. Gear change pedal 5. Tool kit (beneath seat) 12.Clutch cable 6.
  • Page 13 Parts Identification PARTS IDENTIFICATION 16 17 18 19 20 27 26 15.Rear brake caliper 23.Front brake caliper 16.Rear suspension unit 24.Rear brake pedal 17. Seat lock 25.Rear brake fluid reservoir 18.Battery (beneath seat) 26.Engine management ECM (beneath 19.Fuel tank right hand side panel) 20.Fuel filler cap 27.Silencer 21.
  • Page 14 Parts Identification 1. Clutch lever 8. Front brake lever 2. Clutch lever adjuster 9. Engine stop switch 3. Headlight dip switch 10.Starter button 4. Horn button 11. Tachometer 5. Indicator switch 12.Speedometer 6. Ignition switch 13.Odometer 7. Front brake fluid reservoir...
  • Page 15: Serial Numbers

    Serial Numbers SERIAL NUMBERS Vehicle Identification Engine Serial Number Number (VIN) The engine serial number is stamped on the engine crankcase, towards the rear, on the The vehicle identification number is stamped right hand side. into the steering head area of the frame. It is also displayed on a plate, riveted to the frame, beneath the rider’s seat.
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  • Page 17: General Information

    General Information GENERAL INFORMATION Table of Contents Instrument Panel Layout............19 Speedometer .
  • Page 18 General Information Fuel Requirement/Refuelling ........... 29 Fuel Grade .
  • Page 19: Instrument Panel Layout

    General Information Instrument Panel Layout cfzs 1. Reset button 8. Neutral indicator light 2. ABS warning light 9. Low oil pressure warning light 3. Alarm status indicator light (alarm is 10.Turn indicator light an accessory fit) 11. Tachometer 'red zone' 4.
  • Page 20: Speedometer

    General Information Speedometer There are two trip meters. Either trip meter shows the distance that the motorcycle has The speedometer indicates the road speed of travelled since the meter on display was last the motorcycle. reset to zero. Tachometer Warning The tachometer shows the engine speed in revolutions per minute - rpm (r/min).
  • Page 21: Clock Adjustment

    General Information Clock Adjustment 6 seconds and the display will cease to flash automatically. Warning Do not attempt to adjust the clock with the motorcycle in motion as this may lead to loss of motorcycle control and an accident. To set the clock, turn the ignition to the ON position.
  • Page 22: Fuel Gauge

    General Information Fuel Gauge Gear Position Display cfzs_3 cfzs_4 1. Fuel gauge 1. Gear position symbol 2. Range to empty 2. Gear position display (neutral position shown) The fuel gauge indicates the amount of fuel in the fuel tank. The gear position display indicates which gear (1 to 5) has been engaged.
  • Page 23: Warning Lights

    Contact an authorised will illuminate. Triumph dealer as soon as possible to have the fault checked and rectified. Caution Note: Do not continue to run the engine if the •...
  • Page 24: Turn Indicators

    The neutral warning light indicates indicator light illuminated. Contact an when the transmission is in neutral authorised Triumph dealer as soon as (no gear selected). The warning possible to have the fault checked and light will illuminate when the transmission is rectified.
  • Page 25: Ignition Key

    Your authorised Triumph dealer can supply a replacement key cut from details of the key number or can cut a new key using the original as a master.
  • Page 26: Brake And Clutch Lever Adjuster

    General Information Brake and Clutch Lever Adjuster Warning With the key in the LOCK or P position the steering will become locked. Never turn the key to the LOCK or P positions while the motorcycle is moving as this will cause the steering to lock. Locked steering will cause loss of motorcycle control and an accident.
  • Page 27: Right Handlebar Switches

    General Information The distance from the handlebar grip to the Right Handlebar Switches released lever is shortest when set to number four and longest when set to number one. Warning Do not attempt to adjust the levers with the motorcycle in motion as this may lead to loss of motorcycle control and an accident.
  • Page 28: Starter Button

    General Information Left Handlebar Switches Caution Do not leave the ignition switch in the ON position unless the engine is running as this may cause damage to electrical components and will discharge the battery. Starter Button The starter button operates the electric starter.
  • Page 29: Direction Indicator Switch

    ON position, the horn will sound. cbml_1 Fuel Grade Your Triumph engine is designed to use unleaded fuel and will give optimum performance if the correct grade of fuel is used. Always use unleaded fuel with an octane rating of 91 RON.
  • Page 30: Fuel Tank Cap

    General Information Fuel Tank Cap Caution The use of leaded fuel is illegal in some countries, states or territories. Use of leaded fuel will damage the catalytic converter (if fitted). Warning To help reduce hazards associated with refuelling, always observe the following fuel safety instructions: cbmm1 Petrol (fuel) is highly flammable and can be...
  • Page 31: Filling The Fuel Tank

    General Information Filling the Fuel Tank Warning Avoid filling the tank in rainy or dusty conditions where airborne material can Overfilling the tank can lead to fuel contaminate the fuel. spillage. If fuel is spilled, thoroughly clean up the Caution spillage immediately and dispose of the materials used safely.
  • Page 32: Side Stand

    General Information Side Stand Tool Kit and Handbook cfzv 1. Side stand 1. Tool kit tray 2. Handbook location The motorcycle is equipped with a side stand on which the motorcycle can be parked. The tool kit is located in a dedicated box beneath the rider’s seat.
  • Page 33: Seat Lock

    General Information Seat Lock To remove the seat, insert the ignition key into the seat lock and turn it anti-clockwise while pressing down on the rear of the seat. Seat Care This will release the seat from its lock and To prevent damage to the seat or seat cover, allow it to be slid rearwards for complete care must be taken not to drop or lean the...
  • Page 34: Running-in

    Maintenance and 3/4 of maximum speed. Adjustment section or see your authorised From 500 to 1000 miles (800 to 1500 kms): Triumph dealer for the action required to • Engine speed can gradually be return the motorcycle to a safe operating increased to the rev limit for short condition.
  • Page 35 General Information ABS: Ensure that the ABS warning light does not remain illuminated at speeds above Warning 6 mph (10 km/h) when moving (page 24). Failure to perform these checks every day before you ride may result in serious Brake Pads: There should be more than motorcycle damage or an accident causing 1.5 mm of friction material remaining on all serious injury or death.
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  • Page 37: How To Ride The Motorcycle

    How to Ride the Motorcycle HOW TO RIDE THE MOTORCYCLE Table of Contents To Stop the Engine ............38 To Start the Engine .
  • Page 38: To Stop The Engine

    How to Ride the Motorcycle To Stop the Engine cbmp To Start the Engine 1. Engine stop switch 2. Ignition switch Check that the engine stop switch is in the 3. Starter button RUN position. Close the throttle completely. Ensure the transmission is in neutral. Select neutral.
  • Page 39: Moving Off

    How to Ride the Motorcycle Pull the clutch lever fully into the handlebar. • The motorcycle is equipped with starter lockout switches. The switches Leaving the throttle fully closed, push the prevent the electric starter from starter button until the engine starts. operating when the transmission is not in neutral with the side stand Warning...
  • Page 40: Changing Gears

    How to Ride the Motorcycle Changing Gears Note: • The gear change mechanism is the 'positive stop' type. This means that, for each movement of the gear change pedal/lever, you can only select each gear, one after other, ascending descending order. Warning Do not change to a lower gear at speeds that...
  • Page 41: Braking

    Riders should practice emergency braking in a traffic-free area. (See ABS warnings below/over.) Triumph strongly recommends that all riders take a course of instruction, which includes advice on safe brake operation. Incorrect brake technique could result in loss of control and an accident.
  • Page 42 How to Ride the Motorcycle Warning Warning For your safety, always exercise extreme When descending a long steep gradient, caution when braking, (whether or not use engine braking by down changing and ABS is fitted), accelerating or turning as use the brakes intermittently. Continuous any incautious action can cause loss of brake application can overheat the brakes control and an accident.
  • Page 43: Abs (anti-lock Brake System)

    ABS braking system. Do not continue to ride for longer than is necessary with the indicator light illuminated. Contact an authorised Triumph dealer as soon as possible to have the fault checked and rectified. In this situation, braking too hard will cause the wheels to lock resulting in loss of control and an accident.
  • Page 44: Parking

    How to Ride the Motorcycle Parking Warning The ABS warning light will illuminate when the rear wheel is driven at high speed for more than seconds when motorcycle is on a stand. This reaction is normal. When the ignition is switched off and the motorcycle is re-started, the warning light will illuminate until the motorcycle reaches a speed exceeding 19 mph (30 km/h).
  • Page 45: Considerations For High-speed Operation

    Warning Warning Petrol is extremely flammable and can be explosive under certain conditions. If Only operate this Triumph motorcycle at parking inside a garage or other structure, high speed in closed-course on-road be sure it is well ventilated and the competition or on closed-course racetracks.
  • Page 46: General

    How to Ride the Motorcycle Brakes Check that the front and rear brakes are Warning functioning properly. handling characteristics Check that the ABS system is functioning by motorcycle at high speed may vary from ensuring that the ABS indicator light does not those you are familiar with at legal road remain illuminated at speeds above 6 mph speeds.
  • Page 47: Engine Oil

    How to Ride the Motorcycle Engine Oil Electrical Equipment Make certain that the engine oil level is Make certain that the headlight, rear/brake correct. Ensure that the correct grade and light, direction indicators, horn etc., all work type of oil is used when topping up. properly.
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  • Page 49: Accessories, Loading And Passengers

    Accessories and Loading ACCESSORIES AND LOADING The addition of accessories and carriage of additional weight can affect the motorcycle's handling characteristics causing changes in stability and necessitating a reduction in speed. The following information has been prepared as a guide to the potential hazards of adding accessories to a motorcycle and carrying passengers and additional loads.
  • Page 50 Accessories and Loading Warning Warning Only operate this Triumph motorcycle at Do not carry animals on your motorcycle. high speed in closed-course on-road An animal could make sudden and competition or on closed-course racetracks. unpredictable movements that could lead High-speed operation should only then be...
  • Page 51 Accessories and Loading Warning Warning Never attempt to store any items between If the passenger seat is used to carry small the frame and the fuel tank. This can objects, they must not exceed 5 kg in restrict the steering and will cause loss of weight, must not impair control of the control leading to an accident.
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  • Page 53: Maintenance And Adjustment

    Maintenance and Adjustment MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT Table of Contents Scheduled Maintenance............55 Engine Oil .
  • Page 54 Maintenance and Adjustment Suggested Suspension Settings ..........75 Final Drive Unit.
  • Page 55: Scheduled Maintenance

    Triumph dealer maintenance chart. Only an authorised carry out the scheduled maintenance of Triumph dealer will have this knowledge this motorcycle.
  • Page 56 Air cleaner - renew • • • Autoscan - carry out a full Autoscan using • • • • • • • the Triumph Diagnostic tool Spark plugs - check • • • • Spark plugs - renew • • • • •...
  • Page 57 Maintenance and Adjustment Operation Description Odometer Reading in Miles (Kms) or Time Period, whichever comes first First A Service B Service C Service D Service A Service B Service Service Every 10,000 20,000 30,000 40,000 50,000 60,000 (800) (16,000) (32,000) (48,000) (64,000) (80,000)
  • Page 58: Engine Oil

    Maintenance and Adjustment Engine Oil Oil Level Inspection Caution If the engine has not been run for a period In order for the engine, transmission, and of time (greater than 2 hours), the engine clutch to function correctly, maintain the must be started and allowed to idle briefly engine oil at the correct level, and change the then turned off and left for 10 minutes...
  • Page 59: Oil And Oil Filter Change

    Maintenance and Adjustment Remove the filler cap/dipstick from the oil Oil and Oil Filter Change tank, wipe the dipstick clean and refit the filler cap, pushing it fully home. Note: • The actual level is indicated when the motorcycle is upright, (not on the side stand) and when the filler cap/dipstick has been pushed fully home.
  • Page 60 Place an oil drain pan beneath the engine. Unscrew and remove the oil filter using Remove the oil tank drain plug from the Triumph service tool T3880313. Dispose of bottom of the sump and allow the oil tank to the old filter in an environmentally friendly drain.
  • Page 61: Disposal Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters

    Running the engine with low oil pressure will cause engine Oil Specification and Grade damage. Triumph high performance fuel injected engines are designed to use 10W/40 or Ensure that the low oil pressure warning light 15W/50 semi or fully synthetic motorcycle extinguishes shortly after starting.
  • Page 62: Cooling System

    Note: Technology (known as Hybrid OAT • HD4X Hybrid OAT coolant, as or HOAT) coolant is installed in the supplied by Triumph, is pre-mixed cooling system when and does not need to be diluted motorcycle leaves the factory. It is...
  • Page 63: Coolant Level Inspection

    Maintenance and Adjustment Coolant Level Inspection Coolant Level Adjustment Warning Do not remove the expansion tank or radiator pressure cap when the engine is hot. When the engine is hot, the coolant inside the expansion tank will be hot and also under pressure.
  • Page 64: Coolant Change

    9 Nm. Coolant Change Have the coolant changed by an authorised Triumph dealer in accordance with scheduled maintenance requirements. Radiator and Hoses Check the radiator hoses for cracks or deterioration, and hose clips for tightness in accordance with scheduled maintenance requirements.
  • Page 65: Throttle Control

    Always be alert for changes in the 'feel' of the throttle and have the throttle system checked by an authorised Triumph dealer if any changes are detected. Changes can be due to wear in the mechanism, which could lead to a sticking throttle.
  • Page 66: Inspection

    Cooling section. Triumph dealer. However, in an emergency, Release the locknut on the 'opening' cable throttle adjustment may be made as follows: adjuster. Rotate the 'opening' cable adjuster at the twist grip end such that it has an equal...
  • Page 67: Clutch

    Clutch lever free play must be checked in sticking. accordance with scheduled maintenance Ride carefully to your nearest authorised requirements. Triumph dealer and have him check the throttle system thoroughly before riding again.
  • Page 68: Inspection

    Maintenance and Adjustment Inspection Brakes Check that there is 2 - 3 mm clutch lever free Brake Wear Inspection play at the lever. If there is an incorrect amount of free play, adjustments must be made. Adjustment Loosen the knurled locknut at the lever end of the clutch cable and turn the adjuster sleeve until the correct amount of clutch lever free play is achieved.
  • Page 69: Brake Pad Wear Compensation

    It is dangerous to operate the motorcycle Failure to observe and act upon any of under such conditions and your authorised these items may cause a dangerous riding Triumph dealer must rectify the fault condition leading to loss of control and an before riding. accident.
  • Page 70: Brake Fluid Level Inspection And Adjustment

    Reduce speed and do not continue to ride for longer than is necessary with the indicator light illuminated. Contact an authorised Triumph dealer as soon as possible to have the fault checked and rectified. cbnb_1 1. Front brake fluid reservoir, upper...
  • Page 71: Brake Light Switches

    If there has been an appreciable drop in the level of the fluid in either fluid reservoir, consult your authorised Triumph Caution dealer for advice before riding. Riding with depleted brake fluid levels, or with a brake...
  • Page 72: Steering/wheel Bearings

    Maintenance and Adjustment Steering/Wheel Bearings Caution Steering Inspection Corrosive chemicals such as battery acid Lubricate and inspect the condition of the will damage the windscreen. Never allow headstock (steering) bearings in accordance corrosive chemicals contact with scheduled maintenance requirements. windscreen. Note: •...
  • Page 73: Inspecting The Steering (headstock) Bearings For Free Play

    Position the motorcycle on level ground, in an or if the wheel does not turn smoothly, have upright position. your authorised Triumph dealer inspect the Raise the front wheel above the ground and wheel bearings. support the motorcycle.
  • Page 74: Front Suspension

    Operation with worn or damaged front or rear wheel bearings is dangerous and may cause impaired handling and instability leading to an accident. If in doubt, have the motorcycle inspected by an authorised Triumph dealer before riding. Remove support place motorcycle on the side stand.
  • Page 75: Suspension Adjustment

    Maintenance and Adjustment from the factory, the pre-load adjuster will be set at position 1. Warning Never attempt to dismantle any part of the Warning suspension units, as all units contain pressurised oil. Skin and eye damage can Ensure that the adjusters are set to the result from contact with the pressurised oil.
  • Page 76: Final Drive Unit

    Under no circumstances should the final serviceable parts. If a fault occurs with the drive unit be disassembled. Failure to final drive unit, your Triumph dealer must observe the above warning could lead to a replace the complete assembly. malfunction of the final drive unit causing...
  • Page 77: Tyres

    Maintenance and Adjustment Tyres Warning Incorrect tyre inflation will cause abnormal tread wear and instability problems that may lead to loss of control and an accident. Under-inflation may result in the tyre slipping on, or coming off the rim. Over-inflation will cause instability and accelerated tread wear.
  • Page 78: Tyre Replacement

    When tubeless tyres become punctured, leakage is often very slow. Always inspect Warning tyres very closely for punctures. Check the Only operate this Triumph motorcycle at tyres for cuts, embedded nails or other high speed in closed-course on-road sharp objects. Operation with punctured competition or on closed-course racetracks.
  • Page 79 If tyre damage is suspected, such as after striking the kerb, ask your authorised If a tyre sustains a puncture, the tyre must Triumph dealer to inspect the tyre both be replaced. Failure to replace a punctured internally and externally. Remember, tyre...
  • Page 80 Maintenance and Adjustment Warning Warning When replacement tyres are required, Tyres that have been used on a rolling consult your authorised Triumph dealer road dynamometer become who will arrange for the tyres to be damaged. In some cases, the damage may...
  • Page 81: Battery

    Maintenance and Adjustment Battery Battery Removal Warning Under some circumstances, the battery can give off explosive gases; keep sparks, flames and cigarettes away. Provide adequate ventilation when charging or using the battery in an enclosed space. The battery contains sulphuric acid (battery acid).
  • Page 82: Battery Disposal

    Maintenance and Adjustment Battery Disposal Under normal conditions, the motorcycle charging system will keep the battery fully Should the battery ever require replacement, charged. However, if the motorcycle is the original battery must be handed to a unused, the battery will gradually discharge recycling agent who will ensure that the due to a normal process called self discharge;...
  • Page 83: Battery Charging

    Caution Do not use an automotive quick charger as it may overcharge and damage the battery. Should the battery Voltage fall below 12.7 Volts, the battery should be charged using a Triumph approved battery charger. Always remove battery from motorcycle...
  • Page 84: Fuse Box

    Maintenance and Adjustment Fuse Box ABS Fuse Box Main Fuse Box cfzw 1. ABS fuse box The ABS fuse box is located behind the left hand side panel. 1. Fuse box To allow access to the ABS fuse box, the 2.
  • Page 85: Headlights

    Maintenance and Adjustment Main Fuse Box Headlights Circuit Protected Rating Position Warning (Amps) Accessory lights Adjust road speed to suit the visibility and Ignition switch main feed weather conditions in which the motorcycle is being operated. Accessory socket, instrument memory, Ensure that the beams are adjusted to heated grips illuminate the road surface sufficiently far...
  • Page 86: Headlight Vertical Adjustment

    Maintenance and Adjustment Headlight Vertical Adjustment Headlight Horizontal Adjustment 1. Vertical beam adjuster 1. Horizontal beam adjusters Switch the headlight dipped beam on. The horizontal beams of both headlights can be adjusted individually. The same procedure Remove the adjuster cover. is used to adjust either headlight.
  • Page 87: Headlight Bulb Replacement

    Maintenance and Adjustment Headlight Bulb Replacement Remove the headlight from its bowl while supporting it to prevent the cables from It is necessary to remove the headlight from being over extended. the headlight bowl to gain access to the Disconnect the multi-pin electrical connector bulbs.
  • Page 88: Rear Light

    Maintenance and Adjustment Rear Light Caution Bulb Replacement When reconnecting the battery, connect the positive (red) lead first. Indicator Lights Bulb Replacement 1. Rear light bulb 2. Bulb holder Warning The bulb becomes hot during use. Always 1. Lens allow sufficient time for the bulb to cool 2.
  • Page 89: Cleaning

    Maintenance and Adjustment Cleaning polished surfaces, if the same sponge or cleaning cloths are used. Frequent, regular cleaning is an essential part of the maintenance of your motorcycle. If Where to be Careful regularly cleaned, the appearance will be Avoid spraying water with any great force preserved for many years.
  • Page 90: After Washing

    Maintenance and Adjustment After Washing Unpainted Aluminium Items Remove the plastic bags and tape, and clear Items such as brake and clutch levers must the air intakes. be correctly cleaned to preserve their appearance. Lubricate the pivots, bolts and nuts. Use a proprietary brand of aluminium Test the brakes before motorcycle operation.
  • Page 91: Washing

    Maintenance and Adjustment Washing Protecting Prepare a mixture of cold water and mild When the exhaust system is dry, rub automotive cleaner. Do not use a highly 'Motorex 645 Clean and Protect' into the alkaline soap commonly found surface. commercial car washes because it leaves a residue.
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  • Page 93: Storage

    50% mixture of coolant (noting that HD4X available), following fuel stabiliser Hybrid OAT coolant, as supplied by Triumph, manufacturer’s instructions. is pre-mixed and requires no dilution) and distilled water solution (see page 62). Warning Remove the battery, and store it where it will...
  • Page 94 Storage Preparation after Storage Crank the engine on the starter motor several times until the oil pressure light goes out. Install the battery (if removed) (see page 83). Replace the spark plugs, tightening to If the motorcycle has been stored for more 20 Nm, and start the engine.
  • Page 95: Specifications

    Specifications SPECIFICATIONS Specifications Rocket III Roadster Dimensions Main motorcycle dimensions are shown in the diagram below. 1695 mm (77.4 in) 2500 mm (98.4 in) 970 mm (38.2 in) cbnx Weights Dry Weight ......
  • Page 96 Specifications Engine Type ....... . . In-line 3 cyl. Displacement......2294 cc Bore x Stroke .
  • Page 97 Water/Anti-freeze ratio ....50/50 (pre-mixed as supplied by Triumph) Coolant Capacity ..... . .
  • Page 98 Specifications Transmission Transmission Type ..... . 5 speed, constant mesh with transmission damper Clutch Type ......Wet, Multi-Plate Drive System .
  • Page 99 Specifications Tyres Tyre Pressures (Cold) Front......2.34 bar (34 lb/in Rear ......2.90 bar (42 lb/in Approved Tyres Option 1...
  • Page 100 Coolant ......Triumph HD4X Hybrid OAT coolant Bearings and Pivots.....
  • Page 101 Index INDEX Battery Dimensions ......95 Disposal ..... . . 82 Installation .
  • Page 102 Index Headlights ......85 Rear Light ......88 Bulb Replacement .
  • Page 103 Index Tachometer......20 Warnings ......1 Throttle Control .
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