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Forum: SS & SuperSport 21-Jun-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,705
Posted By yorkie
Cool Wanted 1000/900/800 SS ie

Mark at MADASL is looking for a 1000/900/800 Ducati SS ie to borrow in order to fabricate some Stainless Steel headers.

Ideally the bike must be as standard as possible with the original exhaust...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 09-Jun-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 334
Posted By yorkie
Cool Plug and play if you can find a reasonably priced...

Plug and play if you can find a reasonably priced engine.

Yorkie
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 25-Apr-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By yorkie
Antonye, You are a star. Hopefully my mates...

Antonye,

You are a star. Hopefully my mates bike has the same retaining pivot.

Yorkie
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 23-Apr-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By yorkie
Cool Rear brake return spring fitting.

Help needed:

Is there any way to fit the rear brake return spring on a 916 without snapping the spring, maiming a digit or taking an eye out.

Do the return springs from a 748/916 differ from the...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 05-Apr-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By yorkie
Cool That looks great with those wheels on it. Lovely...

That looks great with those wheels on it. Lovely looking bike.

Yorkie
Forum: SS & SuperSport 04-Mar-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 677
Posted By yorkie
Cool Haynes manuals have the wiring diagrams in...

Haynes manuals have the wiring diagrams in them.

Yorkie
Forum: SS & SuperSport 31-Jan-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,333
Posted By yorkie
Cool Jobs a good one...

Jobs a good one ....

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7923/46027150165_a4e7b6e075_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2d8gbbz)

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4816/46941164171_507954349f_z.jpg...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 29-Jan-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,333
Posted By yorkie
Cool Iím not sure yet!! I havenít got the bill. Mark...

Iím not sure yet!! I havenít got the bill. Mark at MADASL would have an idea once these are finished.

Yorkie
Forum: SS & SuperSport 28-Jan-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,333
Posted By yorkie
Cool It has been a while since I have done anything...

It has been a while since I have done anything with this Ďfinishedí project but the exhaust headers feally needed sorting out.

So off to Mid-Wales to pay a visit to Mark at MADASL to get some...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 14-Dec-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,353
Posted By yorkie
Cool All done and back with me, all ready for some...

All done and back with me, all ready for some Michelin RS tyres:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4913/32444405998_b447751282_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Rr14yj)

I do like the silver...
Forum: Monsters 29-Nov-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,140
Posted By yorkie
Cool After a month the tank is back on the project in...

After a month the tank is back on the project in Wales:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4889/45383006334_e56b1749e9_b.jpg...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 01-Nov-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,353
Posted By yorkie
Cool Spare Ducati Racing wheel powder coating...

Spare Ducati Racing wheel powder coating complete, just need to silver the lettering:

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1962/43850986830_29a5d3148b_b.jpg...
Forum: Monsters 22-Oct-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,140
Posted By yorkie
Cool The next phase was to sort out the fuel tank for...

The next phase was to sort out the fuel tank for my final (and I do mean final) change.

I really liked the custom graphics that I had on my Super Sport so I decided they would look good on the...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 17-Oct-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,353
Posted By yorkie
Cool I decided to get my spare 916 shock a refresh, it...

I decided to get my spare 916 shock a refresh, it was looking extremely battered and had no paint on the spring. So I got Teut at TW Suspension Tech to give it a quick going...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 10-Oct-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,619
Posted By yorkie
This should have what you are looking for, a rare...

This should have what you are looking for, a rare bit of kit:

https://www.ducatiforum.co.uk/threads/tcip4-maps-for-900ss-anyone-had-experience.63229/

Sorry just read the 7.9 release!

Yorkie
Forum: Tyres 03-Aug-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,963
Posted By yorkie
Cool I eventually went for the Metzler M7 RRs and I...

I eventually went for the Metzler M7 RRs and I really like them. I took the rear up to a 190 and I like the way the bike handles now.

Cheers,

Yorkie
Forum: Monsters 20-Nov-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,140
Posted By yorkie
Cool Just a few pictures (moved over to...

Just a few pictures (moved over to flickr).

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4563/38439531141_d69fc2653d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/21yLDoV)IMG_0570_zpsmypifz4r (https://flic.kr/p/21yLDoV) [/url]

Got a...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 04-Sep-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,733
Posted By yorkie
A friend of mine has his 851 Ohlins rebuilt by...

A friend of mine has his 851 Ohlins rebuilt by this man:

https://www.twsuspensiontech.co.uk/about-us/

He repairs and sets up suspension for Thundersport GB. My friend said the shock is brilliant...
Forum: Monsters 21-May-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,140
Posted By yorkie
Cool It has been a while since I have fettled the...

It has been a while since I have fettled the project Monster. MADASL moved to Wales and took my bikes with him, so today I finally went over to work on one of...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 20-May-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,353
Posted By yorkie
Cool Tyres changed yesterday and now its raining...

Tyres changed yesterday and now its raining ...... typical.

Knackered ones:

http://i1286.photobucket.com/albums/a615/Yorkie13/Ducati%20Monster/Ducati%20916/IMG_0461_zpsc8tn28r3.jpg...
Forum: Tyres 15-Apr-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,963
Posted By yorkie
Cool How about Michelin Pilot RS's? Has anyone used...

How about Michelin Pilot RS's? Has anyone used these at all?

Yorkie
Forum: Tyres 10-Apr-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,963
Posted By yorkie
Cool I am not sure on my mileage yet as I am still...

I am not sure on my mileage yet as I am still getting used to it although I managed 750 miles odd this weekend was great.

I bought some Maxxis for my Monster project but I want some sticky quality...
Forum: Tyres 07-Apr-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,963
Posted By yorkie
Cool 916 tyre replacement

The tyres on my 916 are dated 2006 and 2007, I know they need replacing but what make should I use for fast road use and what should I avoid?

Yorkie
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 18-Dec-2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,353
Posted By yorkie
Cool Back from the Sammy Miller Museum Toy Run and the...

Back from the Sammy Miller Museum Toy Run and the bike is cleaned, polished and waxed ready for the next dry-ish...
Forum: STs 18-Dec-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,984
Posted By yorkie
Cool I finally got this sorted with a set of Ducati...

I finally got this sorted with a set of Ducati Performance ST2 pistons. All fitted and waiting for the project to be...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 18-Dec-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,353
Posted By yorkie
Cool It has a sort of club foot addition. It is quite...

It has a sort of club foot addition. It is quite a tidy modification.

Yorkie
Forum: Monsters 29-Nov-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,140
Posted By yorkie
Cool All getting done very slowly. It will all be top...

All getting done very slowly. It will all be top draw by the time it is finished (hopefully).

Yorkie
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 10-Nov-2016, 11:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,353
Posted By yorkie
Cool Ray, The tyres would be great, the ones fitted...

Ray,

The tyres would be great, the ones fitted are not the best.

I will drop you a line next time I am up North.

Cheers,

Yorkie
Forum: Monsters 05-Nov-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,140
Posted By yorkie
Cool The rear end was the easy bit to...

The rear end was the easy bit to do:

http://i1286.photobucket.com/albums/a615/Yorkie13/Ducati%20Monster/IMG_2996_zpssmekp6vf.jpg...
Forum: Monsters 05-Nov-2016, 10:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,140
Posted By yorkie
Cool I managed to get some Ducati Performance hi-comp...

I managed to get some Ducati Performance hi-comp pistons for a good price:

http://i1286.photobucket.com/albums/a615/Yorkie13/Ducati%20Monster/image_zpsnxkntcwl.jpeg...
Forum: Monsters 05-Nov-2016, 09:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,140
Posted By yorkie
Cool I made another clutch case with a spare I had,...

I made another clutch case with a spare I had, this one was also done by hand files and a drill:

http://i1286.photobucket.com/albums/a615/Yorkie13/Ducati%20Monster/IMG_2518_zpsbwoarhos.jpg...
Forum: Monsters 05-Nov-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,140
Posted By yorkie
Cool Fitted the the engine I quite liked the look of...

Fitted the the engine I quite liked the look of the clutch case:

http://i1286.photobucket.com/albums/a615/Yorkie13/Ducati%20Monster/IMG_1389_zpsitlohdqg.jpg...
Forum: Monsters 05-Nov-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,140
Posted By yorkie
Cool Because I had removed some of the structural...

Because I had removed some of the structural integrity of the frame I then braced it up some more, maybe a bit too much but it looks...
Forum: Monsters 05-Nov-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,140
Posted By yorkie
Cool The plan with the new ST2 engine was to keep it...

The plan with the new ST2 engine was to keep it as standard as possible.

I had the engine etch primed and then...
Forum: Monsters 05-Nov-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,140
Posted By yorkie
Cool Monster project again - Pic heavy

Over the last couple of years I have been doing a few projects. The 750SS cafe thingy is finished for now I then decided to tidy up the Monster after 16 years of riding.

This was it before it was...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 05-Nov-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,353
Posted By yorkie
Cool Latest purchase

I finally managed to get hold of the bike I had always wanted.

http://i1286.photobucket.com/albums/a615/Yorkie13/Ducati%20Monster/Ducati%20916/IMG_3163_zpsswghnxyz.jpg...
Forum: STs 21-Jun-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,984
Posted By yorkie
Cool JE Pistons into an ST2

Does anyone know if the JE 94mm piston kit will fit into an ST2 engine. I know it is designed to upgrade a Monster/SS with rebored barrels.

http://www.jepistons.com/Products/157598.aspx

My oil...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 13-Apr-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,333
Posted By yorkie
Cool I think you might be right about the...

I think you might be right about the footwear.

Yorkie
Forum: SS & SuperSport 12-Apr-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,333
Posted By yorkie
Cool Well its complete and running and sort of legal...

Well its complete and running and sort of legal and used for a couple of...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 01-Apr-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,333
Posted By yorkie
Cool Everything is lined up and about 1cm clear of the...

Everything is lined up and about 1cm clear of the tyre, plenty of room.

The tyre was chose for looks really, the slow steering may just be a by-product.

Yorkie
Forum: SS & SuperSport 01-Apr-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,333
Posted By yorkie
Cool The rear end has a 180 tyre on a 750SS rim, just...

The rear end has a 180 tyre on a 750SS rim, just to slow the steering down a bit.

The loom has had loads chopped out of it so far and more to go, I hate electrics, and thicker battery/starter cables...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 01-Apr-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,333
Posted By yorkie
Cool Side...

Side on:

http://i1286.photobucket.com/albums/a615/Yorkie13/Ducati%20Monster/Ducati%20750SS%20Project/photo_3_zps6e7f63cd.jpg...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 31-Mar-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,333
Posted By yorkie
Cool Skids, I will put a picture up tomorrow of the...

Skids,

I will put a picture up tomorrow of the back of the seat unit, I'm doing the build for as close to £1000 as I can (not to far off at the moment) unless Mark bolts some more lovely stuff on...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 31-Mar-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,333
Posted By yorkie
Cool SS project

Nearly completed my Cafe/Street SS, just got some of the electrics and minor bits to finish.

Mark at MADASL (http://www.madasl.co.uk/) has been helping me on the way, selling me stuff I needed and...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 30-Jan-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,629
Posted By yorkie
Cool If the weather continues to be its normal self,...

If the weather continues to be its normal self, give the spark plug area a little squirt of water repellent, this may help.

Yorkie
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 12-Oct-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,794
Posted By yorkie
Cool I fitted some of these to my 900ss engined...

I fitted some of these to my 900ss engined Monster:

http://www.unifilter.com/online%20catalog/universal.html

Got a nice induction roar as a pro!!

Yorkie
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 06-Aug-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,342
Posted By yorkie
Cool http://lh3.ggpht.com/_ozRSNUBmzPg/SHEwbSeYzuI/AAAA...

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_ozRSNUBmzPg/SHEwbSeYzuI/AAAAAAAADIM/NchJVFi5xQc/s640/916sp.JPG

Picture of a 916 SP. Gold 3 spokes, are the standard for an early bike. I don't know how much carbon apart from...
Forum: DesmoDue Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-Aug-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 783
Posted By yorkie
Cool PM sent. Hopefully that will help. Yorkie

PM sent.

Hopefully that will help.

Yorkie
Forum: Monsters 22-Feb-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,425
Posted By yorkie
Cool It was quite a good day, I did a 500 mile round...

It was quite a good day, I did a 500 mile round trip, just to get in the magazine.

Yorkie
Forum: 999 / 749 03-Feb-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,178
Posted By yorkie
Cool Custom...

Custom ones:

http://www.zorstec.com/

http://www.mtcexhausts.co.uk/

Lots of others out there.

Yorkie
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