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Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 06-Nov-2006, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By wilf
Mains are pretty tuff, but.. if its a 98 or 99...

Mains are pretty tuff, but.. if its a 98 or 99 model 996 then there were some issues with flywheels coming off or loose, that kills the mains.

its the only time i remember seeing them knackered....
Forum: 999 / 749 02-Nov-2006, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By wilf
If you've only done 8000 miles in 2 years...

If you've only done 8000 miles in 2 years (service is based on 12000)

Then i'd suggest you get the 2 year service done, excluding the fork oil change, most reputable dealers would recommend this to...
Forum: 851 / 888 01-Nov-2006, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By wilf
That looks like a gearbox shim to me. maybe a...

That looks like a gearbox shim to me. maybe a crank shim. either way, not good :(
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 01-Nov-2006, 10:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,836
Posted By wilf
Steve did the 1026R just because he could. the...

Steve did the 1026R just because he could. the 1026cc conversion isnt good value for money and its a lot of work/money. But..

My 853RS was a ridiculous project really , it cost a fortune and took...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 29-Oct-2006, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,836
Posted By wilf
Be good to see you Paul, must be busy eh?...

Be good to see you Paul, must be busy eh?

Winter service prices start in November so good time for a service, sure we could do you a good deal on the 1026 conversion too! love doing trick stuff!!!
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 29-Oct-2006, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,836
Posted By wilf
wotcha paul, you can't increase the bore but...

wotcha paul,

you can't increase the bore but you can stroke it out to 1026, give steve a call. he's is an animal! he is now putting it back on the road, just fitting a full carbon bodykit.

see if...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 25-Oct-2006, 09:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,578
Posted By wilf
Lightbulb Hmmmm one of my mates (duc rider) said the same...

Hmmmm one of my mates (duc rider) said the same this weekend, exact quote... was funny until another mate pointed out what the song was about.. how apt!!!!!

...Song is about masturbating whilst in...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 19-Oct-2006, 11:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,035
Posted By wilf
Thumbs up These were discontinued by Ducati about 12 months...

These were discontinued by Ducati about 12 months ago but craig bought some from a dealer who is no longer a dealer.

we didnt get many but give him a call i think we may still have one.

craig -...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 16-Oct-2006, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,166
Posted By wilf
are they 17" or 16.5" ??? Rear...

are they 17" or 16.5" ???

Rear 5.75" or 6" ???
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 13-Oct-2006, 05:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,254
Posted By wilf
1098 will be 1099 cc, the R model, expected in...

1098 will be 1099 cc, the R model, expected in 2008 (in time for the new WSB rules) will possibly be 1200 cc
Forum: 999 / 749 11-Oct-2006, 10:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,503
Posted By wilf
If its a genuine kit for the 749R it comes with...

If its a genuine kit for the 749R it comes with the throttle inlets trumpets too. Ti end can and 57mm pipework.

two types of pipework, early type thats a bugger to fit and involves a 'mod' and the...
Forum: 999 / 749 06-Oct-2006, 01:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By wilf
the 03 999R came with a termi end can and link...

the 03 999R came with a termi end can and link pipe without the cat. but, if i remember correctly, it has smaller outlets than the 04 version. its certainly not as loud!

good luck with the project.
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 06-Oct-2006, 01:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,254
Posted By wilf
Well said, NO dealers have seen the new bike...

Well said,

NO dealers have seen the new bike yet, I am in regular contact with the guys at a main Ducati store in the US and they have had no more info than the european dealers.

With photos...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 05-Oct-2006, 11:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By wilf
Hi Dave SP - 1995 - 1997: Differs from the...

Hi Dave

SP - 1995 - 1997: Differs from the BP...

Yellow only
SP cams,
SP conrods (steel but H section so much much stronger than standard)
Single seat only, and should have the Alloy subframe
uses...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 03-Oct-2006, 03:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By wilf
Hi, the new bikes come in a metal crate, strapped...

Hi, the new bikes come in a metal crate, strapped in with a cardboard cover on (which isnt very protective)

the crates get shipped back to the logististics company and find there way back to the...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 29-Sep-2006, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By wilf
Is it dependant on speed? does the up and down...

Is it dependant on speed? does the up and down feeling get faster the faster the bike goes or is it constant?

Is it only under acceleration?
Forum: 999 / 749 29-Sep-2006, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By wilf
no chance. The PC3 would be all you need to make...

no chance.

The PC3 would be all you need to make your 57mm system work on the 999 with the standard ECU

I'm guessing you have the 57mm system from your 749 and now want to fit it to the 999?

What...
Forum: 999 / 749 25-Sep-2006, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By wilf
One of those, while its apart dilemas!!!! The...

One of those, while its apart dilemas!!!!

The pistals are very close to a drop in piston (weight) so you should have to get the bottom end balanced to suit (check though)

The pistal pistons will...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 25-Sep-2006, 09:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,731
Posted By wilf
easy come....

easy come....
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 24-Sep-2006, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By wilf
Thumbs up MTS 1100 First ride

Just had the MTS 1100 delivered to the shop on friday (S model to follow soon) so I've registered it for demo and put it on the road.

Just been out today to get some miles on it before its unleashed...
Forum: Tyres 24-Sep-2006, 03:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,122
Posted By wilf
This is really a personal choice thing. 190 will...

This is really a personal choice thing. 190 will give a bigger contact patch at full lean but does NOT give you more lean angle. (check out 125GP with skinny section rear tyres!)

Just because you...
Forum: 851 / 888 18-Sep-2006, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By wilf
Koolio, get him along, 996 at least tho, 748/916...

Koolio, get him along, 996 at least tho, 748/916 will just get out gunned.

I'm seriously thinking about retireing the 853RS and getting one of the new 1098's for streetstocks and SOT with NG next...
Forum: 851 / 888 18-Sep-2006, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By wilf
MEGA! every bike should have one! Would he be...

MEGA! every bike should have one!

Would he be interested in selling us for the showroom? Dallas better have one on his flash new motor with his luck !
Forum: 851 / 888 18-Sep-2006, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By wilf
How many is he hoping to sell ?????

How many is he hoping to sell ?????
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 13-Sep-2006, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By wilf
Same price more ooomph ! Now thats nice!!!

Same price more ooomph ! Now thats nice!!!
Forum: 999 / 749 13-Sep-2006, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,197
Posted By wilf
57mm system for the R model comes with the...

57mm system for the R model comes with the airfilters (use them) and the ECU for the R model. (dont use it with your S motor)

The S model you're sat on in your avtar, is an 03/04 model, so if you...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 13-Sep-2006, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By wilf
yes, its best to do it on the paddock stand so...

yes, its best to do it on the paddock stand so you can spin the wheel and check the chain so you adjust it at the tightest point.

and you can give it a good clean at the same time :)
Forum: 999 / 749 12-Sep-2006, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By wilf
damper kit is £210.72 includes all the fittings ,...

damper kit is £210.72 includes all the fittings , brackets etc. DSC discount is 10% (if you're a member!)

bracket mounts to the underside of the top yoke and onto a billet alloy bracket onto the...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 10-Sep-2006, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By wilf
first secret to having the latest IL4 and...

first secret to having the latest IL4 and matching leathers n handbag...

if you cant go fast, look fast!

It's how you use the 'pub talk' horsepower!
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 10-Sep-2006, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By wilf
Hi Neil, Sorry i did say i'd measure the one i...

Hi Neil,

Sorry i did say i'd measure the one i have in the shop, but after binning it a pembrey last weekend, broken a rib and a couple of fingers ouch! :(, i have had a couple of days off.

i'll...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 06-Sep-2006, 10:52 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,129
Posted By wilf
annette you have mail. We have a donation for...

annette you have mail.

We have a donation for the raffle, but dont know where to send it???

Wilf
Forum: 999 / 749 05-Sep-2006, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By wilf
Genuine Brembos from a Duc dealer will be about...

Genuine Brembos from a Duc dealer will be about £55 plus vat per caliper (less your DSC discount if your a member)

EBC and other generic ones will be about £30 per caliper.

Race ones like...
Forum: 999 / 749 05-Sep-2006, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By wilf
Despite the expense you should change the pads...

Despite the expense you should change the pads without doubt.

Trying to bed in old pads onto new discs could warp the new discs, and you wouldnt want that. Also, if the pads have glazed and not...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 05-Sep-2006, 02:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 585
Posted By wilf
You can use your DD bike in the Mini Twins, open...

You can use your DD bike in the Mini Twins, open tyres choice, with NG, Bemsee etc. would recommend NG ever time. Next one is Thruxton!!!!! speak to Skidlids, he is a regular in the NG paddock.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 05-Sep-2006, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By wilf
good point Simon, the lastest RT forks would be...

good point Simon, the lastest RT forks would be just as good unless your a race god. the only benefit (apart from the looks! - which is why most want them) is that there are many more tuning options...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 04-Sep-2006, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By wilf
A pair of Ohlins WSB forks are not a simple bolt...

A pair of Ohlins WSB forks are not a simple bolt on part.

As well as what Keefer says about the wide track conversion...

You will need to pull them apart and try to find out what's in them.....
Forum: Tyres 04-Sep-2006, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 827
Posted By wilf
Andy, Thanks for the vote of confidence asking...

Andy,

Thanks for the vote of confidence asking my opinion!
There are pros, lots of grip, lots of lean angle and they do last longer.
There are cons, they can be confusing with lots of compounds,...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 27-Aug-2006, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By wilf
Nothing to worry about, if you get the timing...

Nothing to worry about, if you get the timing marks right on all 3 pulleys (per cly.) then the timing will be correct. (well factory 'correct' anyway :))
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 26-Aug-2006, 09:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 881
Posted By wilf
Coppice is the first corner right ? if so, no!...

Coppice is the first corner right ? if so, no! change down one then drive up the hill. sure i could go into it flat out but run out of nerve / skill.
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 26-Aug-2006, 09:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 881
Posted By wilf
May sound daft, but following some of the fast DD...

May sound daft, but following some of the fast DD guys round cadwell last week, i found that they are FAST through hall bends, bottom of the mountain and the last corner (whatever thats called), but,...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 26-Aug-2006, 08:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 881
Posted By wilf
Are you looking at the average speed for the...

Are you looking at the average speed for the whole race?

Dont forget that includes the slow first lap from a standing start, this means you get a really slow laptime for the first lap of the full...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 24-Aug-2006, 08:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,457
Posted By wilf
Top pics Guido, will be sending an order for some...

Top pics Guido, will be sending an order for some pics for the showroom as soon as the other groups are up.

AT LAST... a photo of me with both wheels off the ground at the mountain. sounds daft i...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 24-Aug-2006, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By wilf
come on, somebody must know them ?!?!?!?!

come on, somebody must know them ?!?!?!?!
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 23-Aug-2006, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By wilf
Question Anyone know who this is??? Cadwell Monday.

I followed this rider for a lap and a bit in the fast group on Monday with my camera on, he/she was going really well but I dont know who they are, if it was me i'd love the footage so if anyone can...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 23-Aug-2006, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By wilf
http://www.thompsonchequers.co.uk/ its an old...

http://www.thompsonchequers.co.uk/

its an old fashioned inn but the b&b is a small cottage next door, purpose built. very nice, clean friendly. 6 miles from the circuit in the village of...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 23-Aug-2006, 05:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,665
Posted By wilf
PERFECT !!!! Dont think it would put him off but...

PERFECT !!!!

Dont think it would put him off but worth a try.

He is pretty familiar with being used as a bad example!!
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 23-Aug-2006, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By wilf
Well put, if he's good enough to say sorry then...

Well put, if he's good enough to say sorry then thats that. Top man.

(but i'll still block pass him next year !!) Joke!!!
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 23-Aug-2006, 04:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,665
Posted By wilf
For sure, we'll bring a few more with us next...

For sure, we'll bring a few more with us next year too, just make sure Steve sits at the front of the briefing, think he missed the bit about wheelies hehehe
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 23-Aug-2006, 04:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,665
Posted By wilf
When i sent the link to you on a 'private...

When i sent the link to you on a 'private message' the description for the link is abbreviated hense the .... bits but when you copy it, it doesn't copy the link.

here it is in...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 23-Aug-2006, 02:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,665
Posted By wilf
Quality is ok but its far better straight off the...

Quality is ok but its far better straight off the camera played back on the tv.

Its a sony handycam digital with a remote small camera from goldstar.

I think the guy by the scrutineering shed had a...
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