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Forum: 851 / 888 01-Jan-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By 888heaven
Hi Natty Happy new year I Fabricated some for my...

Hi Natty
Happy new year
I Fabricated some for my Sil Moto system will text U a picture next time Im round the garage,made mine in 316 Stainless but can make identical ones in Ally.
cheers ian
Forum: 851 / 888 10-Jun-2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,731
Posted By 888heaven
Thanks again Rob great day out,like to thank...

Thanks again Rob great day out,like to thank Lyndsay(RightSaidFred) and Paul (Triple8) for the guided tour up to Coventry and that refreshing tea on the way back at Andover and yes i did find the...
Forum: 851 / 888 01-Apr-2007, 11:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,444
Posted By 888heaven
Hi Jools Had the similar problem not long ago and...

Hi Jools
Had the similar problem not long ago and it was a case of over filling the coolant it was spraying all over the rear.
Have you tried bleeding air out of all the bleed points?
Get a...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 02-Jan-2007, 11:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,894
Posted By 888heaven
quote[888, i know what you mean, and each time i...

quote[888, i know what you mean, and each time i look at the RC i know how lucky i am to own one in my lifetime, its just rare to find time to enjoy it as you cant ride it on those hot summer...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 31-Dec-2006, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,894
Posted By 888heaven
[VFR750r (RC30) bland ? have a word !] Ive ridden...

[VFR750r (RC30) bland ? have a word !]
Ive ridden a mates VFR 800VT and yes it ticks all the boxes
its fast enough yes
its reliable yes
it tours yes
trackdays yes
but could you put your hand on your...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 30-Dec-2006, 12:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,894
Posted By 888heaven
Did I mention a RC30? Thats like putting an SS600...

Did I mention a RC30?
Thats like putting an SS600 and SP5 in the same league
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 29-Dec-2006, 11:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,894
Posted By 888heaven
Wink God No a bike as reliable as white goods and with...

God No a bike as reliable as white goods and with the charisma of roadkill
A Duc on the same level as VFR the'll be a lot of Duc owners on suicide watch if its that bland.
Forum: 851 / 888 22-Dec-2006, 12:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,950
Posted By 888heaven
According to the write-up in 851/888 Performance...

According to the write-up in 851/888 Performance Portfolio the SPO is a standard engined Strada with single seat unit with a No1 on a white number board high level ally cans,front forks Showa aka...
Forum: 851 / 888 07-Nov-2006, 08:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,815
Posted By 888heaven
Hi Gary Have you picked her up from Alfs yet? ian

Hi Gary
Have you picked her up from Alfs yet?
ian
Forum: 851 / 888 01-Nov-2006, 07:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,857
Posted By 888heaven
Hi Rob Im expecting the Sil Moto system tom and...

Hi Rob
Im expecting the Sil Moto system tom and i was going to polish it the same as ive done the standard system while the bike was in bits,any reason youve had hassle with polishing?
ian
Forum: 851 / 888 30-Oct-2006, 08:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,857
Posted By 888heaven
Well ive taken a gamble and bought the old T8 a...

Well ive taken a gamble and bought the old T8 a new exhaust system whether it will work well with the strada engine road time will tell.
it will make winter more interesting as it needs polishing and...
Forum: 851 / 888 28-Oct-2006, 08:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,857
Posted By 888heaven
unless i was mistaken i thought it said it was a...

unless i was mistaken i thought it said it was a 45 system.
does anyone know if this system releases anymore power
cheers ian
Forum: 851 / 888 28-Oct-2006, 05:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,857
Posted By 888heaven
Is this any better than the standard pipes and...

Is this any better than the standard pipes and termi's and whats it actually worth, and can you still get them to order?
is it better to go for 48/50mm pipes as against this 45mm set?
ian
Forum: 851 / 888 26-Oct-2006, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By 888heaven
Hi Jools ProV Twins fitted a Hyperpro kit to my...

Hi Jools
ProV Twins fitted a Hyperpro kit to my Strada last year and then set it up to my weight 84kg and it has totaly transformed the handling it no longer bucks over bumps but is still firm enough...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 16-Oct-2006, 09:06 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,085
Posted By 888heaven
Is all this venting of disquiet and frustration...

Is all this venting of disquiet and frustration just an extension of todays total feeling of not having a voice or say in anything that directly affects us all.

rubbish collections every 2 weeks...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 25-Sep-2006, 09:21 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,972
Posted By 888heaven
I heard yours was Dog standard

I heard yours was Dog standard
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 25-Sep-2006, 09:14 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,972
Posted By 888heaven
[QUOTE=Fordie] A long long time ago when all this...

[QUOTE=Fordie]
A long long time ago when all this DDing was in its infancy I remember thinking Wow members of this club would get the oppotunity to go out and race each other on track, no that...
Forum: STs 11-Jun-2006, 12:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,401
Posted By 888heaven
Vfr/st4

Have to admit new RT1200 is a bit of a barge but before you stick the blinkers on test the GS1200 and a second hand 1100s both a lot lot cheaper to maintain once out of warranty and with the added...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 10-Jun-2006, 11:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By 888heaven
Smile DD Today

Glorious day great racing well worth the treck out even if it was tooooo hot for leathers.
thanks nick/paul for the use of the tent and good luck tom
ian
Forum: 851 / 888 14-Feb-2006, 10:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,811
Posted By 888heaven
Rob Phils right dont give up just yet what about...

Rob Phils right dont give up just yet
what about easter good friday/sat/sunday/monday might be more practicable for some.
or one of the May bank holidays
ian

[Edited on 14-2-2006 by 888heaven]
Forum: 851 / 888 06-Feb-2006, 07:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,239
Posted By 888heaven
Phil Id rather buy a Smart car er perhaps...

Phil
Id rather buy a Smart car er perhaps not!!!!!!

When your built like a Gibbon like me trying to squeeze 35 inside leg and twizzles arms I can assure you after 90 odd miles I want to get...
Forum: 851 / 888 05-Feb-2006, 01:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,239
Posted By 888heaven
T8 Meet

If Were going to meet up in Middle England would a long WE with BB included be a more practicable idea as after 90 miles my legs and arms want to drop off as im not built like an Italian midget.
That...
Forum: 851 / 888 19-Dec-2005, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By 888heaven
fred888 Powerbronze 01903 783222 43.00 + 6.75pp...

fred888

Powerbronze 01903 783222
43.00 + 6.75pp inc vat.

ian
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 18-Dec-2005, 10:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,190
Posted By 888heaven
Im not sure Ducatis problems are all in their...

Im not sure Ducatis problems are all in their Hands,theres other problems looming up that are greater than brand image etc.
although I dont like the look of the 749/999 if you look at the new jap...
Forum: 851 / 888 07-Dec-2005, 09:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By 888heaven
Hi Keith I dont know if this will help but...

Hi Keith
I dont know if this will help but ProVTwins sold me a FIM chip to fit in my 93 strada, it didnt work, when i took it up there to get the Hyperpro suspension set up they try'd another chip in...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 20-Nov-2005, 09:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 833
Posted By 888heaven
Natty is it the same configuration as the T8 if...

Natty
is it the same configuration as the T8 if it is you will need to lock off the nut on the other side with a socket and T-bar wedged against the swinging arm then get a air/hammer gun and...
Forum: STs 04-Nov-2005, 12:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,064
Posted By 888heaven
I know we all like an easy MOT but would you...

I know we all like an easy MOT but would you really want to ride around on a death trap.
I use the same MOT station all the time as ive got a few bikes he sees me quite often,it takes about 20...
Forum: 851 / 888 23-Oct-2005, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By 888heaven
gearing

Just changed to 14/37 does give it a bit more pep and more usefull in 30mph limits as you can use 2nd gear rather than reving high in 1st.
ian
Forum: 999 / 749 09-Oct-2005, 12:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By 888heaven
Baglux

Hi Trig
Have a Baglux cover for my BoxerCup theres a strap that goes around the head stock 2 straps that grip lower down from the headstock 1 on each side of the tank (its plastic on the BM) that...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 02-Oct-2005, 08:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,624
Posted By 888heaven
polishing

Yorkshire Puds right its much easier with industrial polishers and soap.
it takes half the time and gives a far superior finish but you do need proper safety gear as the dust from polishing mops is...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 02-Oct-2005, 08:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,520
Posted By 888heaven
Not the only ones

Off at a tangent I know
If anyone gets the Sat Telegraph Motoring section theres a piece about BWM (its opposite the article on Rossi) in London (Park Lane I believe) they fork out 1million on...
Forum: 851 / 888 10-Sep-2005, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By 888heaven
gaskets

yep there the same ones I got from ducati Coventry and Ive had no probs with them yet I just fitted S/S flanged nuts instead of the steel ones I took off.
Are your pipes still off the bike if so you...
Forum: 851 / 888 09-Sep-2005, 11:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 867
Posted By 888heaven
steering weave

Hi pibbow
I've had the T8 for 2 1/2 years with rusted head bearings,new bearings worn tyres wrong pressures two up and never even had a slight waggle not even coming down from small wheelies.
not...
Forum: 851 / 888 07-Sep-2005, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By 888heaven
dogs dinner

Reminds me of the time Ducati made a cruiser for the American market.:bouncy:
Forum: 851 / 888 07-Sep-2005, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By 888heaven
888 chip

On an early thread I had trouble with a chip supplied by ProVtwins, anyway I took the bike upto them and they fitted a new chip which also failed to work on checking the computer it appears to have a...
Forum: 851 / 888 26-Aug-2005, 10:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 929
Posted By 888heaven
open filter

Just a query what happens to the air intake pipes leading from the fairing to the back of the housing.
ian
Forum: 851 / 888 24-Aug-2005, 10:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 991
Posted By 888heaven
embarassment

I rode a french thing a motobecane I think with pedals it was so slow and hideous and so uncool that I dumped it and said it was stolen.
Bought a GT 185 Suk and kept it the shed Mum Hid the keys but...
Forum: 851 / 888 12-Aug-2005, 11:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By 888heaven
3X

Hi Natty
thanks for the offer Ive got a few lose ends to tie up over the coming weekends soon as there done I'll be about hopefully have time to pick up them sorzts and see the DD at brands in...
Forum: 851 / 888 11-Aug-2005, 11:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By 888heaven
Thanks Red I dont want to bore peps but I never...

Thanks Red
I dont want to bore peps but I never knew how utterly loathsome relatives can be when theres the sniff of money and theyve even try'd to bully my father into doing things against his will....
Forum: 851 / 888 11-Aug-2005, 10:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By 888heaven
glad to be back

Hi everyone
Been out on the T8 last night for the first time in months.
sorry to peps that I normally keep in touch.
My Mother passed away and then the suppossedly (family members) read vultures...
Forum: 851 / 888 03-Jun-2005, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By 888heaven
Hi Keith Very good choice but as Jasper says get...

Hi Keith
Very good choice but as Jasper says get those belts changed ASAP if the bikes been standing for anytime the belts take the shape of there stationary position.
this was shown to me by the...
Forum: 851 / 888 11-May-2005, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,027
Posted By 888heaven
Bloody hell what an absolute bugger very sorry to...

Bloody hell what an absolute bugger very sorry to hear that,I hope you can repair her.
the T8s certainly bring out a real passion in owners so stay with it.
ian
Forum: 851 / 888 09-May-2005, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,281
Posted By 888heaven
After what seems like an eternity the old T8 is...

After what seems like an eternity the old T8 is back blasting the Sussex roads but not with out a last kerfufle.
Had a new chip put in the comp put it back on the bike filled with oil/coolant dropped...
Forum: 851 / 888 02-May-2005, 05:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 895
Posted By 888heaven
Sparkin there are a couple of bleed nipples on...

Sparkin
there are a couple of bleed nipples on the inlets/outlets on the cylinder jackets they are 6mm allen bolts if your really sure theres an air block open these when its cool.
you have to take...
Forum: 851 / 888 02-May-2005, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By 888heaven
Natty Fingers crossed the bike will be back...

Natty
Fingers crossed the bike will be back together MOT this week and a quick blast to make sure nothing falls off/stops etc""""""""""
I'll be there:roll:
ian
ps just got your U2U.
ring U soon...
Forum: 851 / 888 27-Apr-2005, 12:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,281
Posted By 888heaven
S--t missed it by the look of things U2Us down...

S--t missed it by the look of things U2Us down
thanks Natty.
have you still got the tergis.
ian:mad:
Forum: 851 / 888 19-Apr-2005, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By 888heaven
Hi Rob Yes Classic MM, unfortunatly theres a...

Hi Rob
Yes Classic MM, unfortunatly theres a bloody Honda on the cover but never mind the've seen the light.
:lol:
ian
Forum: 851 / 888 19-Apr-2005, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By 888heaven
Motorcycle mechanics

I subsribe to CMM and for quite a few years you could close your eyes open pages and say with confiction 4 cylinder Honda page 10 /Yamaha page 15 strip down of another Honda page 20 etc.
My God new...
Forum: 999 / 749 18-Apr-2005, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 669
Posted By 888heaven
Mot

According to my local garage when I took my T8 with Tergis for its Mot open pipes can now only be failed if they are Stamped For Race Use Only,if they have no markings at all they are perfectly legal...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 14-Apr-2005, 11:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 785
Posted By 888heaven
Hi Mad Dog First of all when I said my Wife...

Hi Mad Dog
First of all when I said my Wife worked in a Model shop she said you cant put that theyll think I work in Ann Summers or something (i wish) so i'll just put your too ugly for that...
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