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Forum: 851 / 888 24-Oct-2006, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By alan_db
Nat I'll pass on carbon tank cap at minute, 2...

Nat

I'll pass on carbon tank cap at minute, 2 cheque in post for the fuse box decal.

Ta

Alan...
Forum: 851 / 888 22-Oct-2006, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By alan_db
Smile Nat I need a fuse box decal for 888 as mine's...

Nat

I need a fuse box decal for 888 as mine's real tatty. Let me know if you still have one going.

Hows your bling list for monster / S4R at minute, seems a bit of a chore to send you a cheque for...
Forum: 851 / 888 02-Oct-2006, 09:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,139
Posted By alan_db
Smile ah........see where your coming from now. Just...

ah........see where your coming from now.
Just checked registration doc and bike was registered march '93 - 888 strada.
My apologies for confusion and also for inadvertantly hijacking this...
Forum: 851 / 888 02-Oct-2006, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,139
Posted By alan_db
beancounter's right.....no mention of SP4, my...

beancounter's right.....no mention of SP4, my bikes just a humble nice condition 888 strada.

Alan...
Forum: 851 / 888 29-Sep-2006, 08:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,139
Posted By alan_db
Phil Not too sure, probably reckon anywhere...

Phil

Not too sure, probably reckon anywhere between 2500 - 3500 depnding on how good / bad nick its in. Just a guestimate, sure some of the other 851 / 888 bunch will be along soon to give...
Forum: 851 / 888 29-Sep-2006, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By alan_db
Interesting Bike.....

.......found the attached whilst searching through google in a moment of boredom.

Not sure if its been posted before?

http://www.ema-usa.com/bow/bike_of_week_051506_888.shtml

Always nice to see...
Forum: 851 / 888 15-May-2006, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,165
Posted By alan_db
Agree with most that you should keep them on,...

Agree with most that you should keep them on, looks great.

Alan...
Forum: 851 / 888 17-Apr-2006, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 956
Posted By alan_db
Yes thats the one....

Yes thats the one....
Forum: 851 / 888 17-Apr-2006, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 956
Posted By alan_db
Thats been on Autotrader for quite a while...

Thats been on Autotrader for quite a while now.

Someone else may know more but I think there was a previous thread about this bike which was originally advertised about 6k????????

I may have my...
Forum: 851 / 888 21-Mar-2006, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By alan_db
Update, had a chance to look at bike last night...

Update, had a chance to look at bike last night and replaced fuel filter and checked all hoses etc. No splits or burst hoses found. Doesnt look like water in tank either.

The drip / drain hose from...
Forum: 851 / 888 16-Mar-2006, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By alan_db
Thanks guys, course the 888 has fuel injection....

Thanks guys, course the 888 has fuel injection. Just went down school of thought like my old 750ss which had similar in winter, carb icing. It need drained and cleaned out occasionally.

Will check...
Forum: 851 / 888 15-Mar-2006, 11:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By alan_db
Old fuel was one of my thoughts too although its...

Old fuel was one of my thoughts too although its not been in the bike for long.

Suppose the cold / colder / less cold weather up here could be fouling the fuel up quicker than norm.

Once i get bike...
Forum: 851 / 888 15-Mar-2006, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By alan_db
S*** Night - Advice please

Decided to take the 888 out for a little jaunt tonight and after about 5 miles I pulled up at a set of lights and it just died.
Bike turns over and fires but cuts out immediately once it starts. Any...
Forum: 851 / 888 15-Mar-2006, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By alan_db
Cheers guys for replies. Jools, I thought that...

Cheers guys for replies.

Jools, I thought that marchesinis were only on the ST4S and not the ST2, thanks for confirmation.

Rob, good to know that the ST4S wheels can be modified to suit. May well...
Forum: 851 / 888 15-Mar-2006, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By alan_db
Marchesini Wheels

Anyone know if marchesinis from an ST2 would fit 888?

A rear wheel on eaby but unsure if it would fit. Looking to get a pair of wheels this year for bike but seem hard to come by.

Alan...:puzzled:
Forum: 851 / 888 15-Mar-2006, 01:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 420
Posted By alan_db
Ebay : Potential bargain

Apologies if this is someone on here or has been posted earlier.

Potential single seat unit bargain

ebay item number : 8045376568

Alan...
Forum: 851 / 888 11-Feb-2006, 10:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,846
Posted By alan_db
Rob, Been following your post throughout with...

Rob,

Been following your post throughout with interest. Great job and you're right, the noise cant be beaten.

Alan...
Forum: 851 / 888 05-Feb-2006, 10:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By alan_db
A breakers here in Aberdeen have both left &...

A breakers here in Aberdeen have both left & right panels for sale from an 888.

See ducati link in their website www.breakingpoint.co.uk

I called a while back as I was thinking of buying them to...
Forum: 851 / 888 17-Jan-2006, 11:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,440
Posted By alan_db
cracking job...

cracking job...
Forum: 851 / 888 06-Jan-2006, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By alan_db
Cheers guys, Its definetely hex head bolts so...

Cheers guys,

Its definetely hex head bolts so shall check tonight once I'm home.

Alan...
Forum: 851 / 888 06-Jan-2006, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By alan_db
Rear Sub Frame - Thread Size

Anyone know the correct thread size of the bolts which thread the pillion grab rails into the boss on the rear sub-frame.

I am just rebuilding bike (with Sparkins lovely single seat unit) and the...
Forum: 851 / 888 29-Nov-2005, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By alan_db
Sparkin, Where is this ready painted CF single...

Sparkin,

Where is this ready painted CF single seat unit, I may well be interested (if no-one else is....Jools?)
What would need to be done to standard strada sub frame to get seat unit to...
Forum: 851 / 888 05-Oct-2005, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By alan_db
Ditto.......agree.

Ditto.......agree.
Forum: 851 / 888 21-Sep-2005, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By alan_db
Try and attach pic from imageshack, failing that...

Try and attach pic from imageshack, failing that my computer is away to have a sore face!!!!!

http://img295.imageshack.us/img295/9374/dscf03122qd.jpg
Forum: 851 / 888 21-Sep-2005, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By alan_db
Strangely the weather wa good up here last night,...

Strangely the weather wa good up here last night, just that I'm pill*ck when it comes to the PC.

Help is required for attaching photos. I tried attaching from hard drive on PC but doesn't work....
Forum: 851 / 888 21-Sep-2005, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 770
Posted By alan_db
Inspired

weeveetwins pic inspired me to go out find somewhere nice for a photo opportunity as well. Just so happens riding there wa sthrough 50 miles of great twisties

Hope photo works,

Alan...
Forum: 851 / 888 21-Sep-2005, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,208
Posted By alan_db
Looks superb, excellent job Did you buy damaged...

Looks superb, excellent job

Did you buy damaged repairable up in Scotland as I looked at an SP2 in similar condition up here about a year ago but decided against it due to my patience...
Forum: 851 / 888 30-Aug-2005, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By alan_db
u2u on its way, whats the big plans, not the SP4...

u2u on its way, whats the big plans, not the SP4 from ebay?

Alan...
Forum: 851 / 888 30-Aug-2005, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By alan_db
Rob, where'd you get the tapex inserts, think...

Rob, where'd you get the tapex inserts, think thats what I'm going to need.

Managed to get a plain old hex nut to hold last night but it doesn't let me get the screw in far enough!!!!!!
Held the...
Forum: 851 / 888 29-Aug-2005, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By alan_db
Cheers, will try that. Alan...

Cheers, will try that.

Alan...
Forum: 851 / 888 29-Aug-2005, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By alan_db
V piece Bolts....?

Anyone had bother with the upper bolts on the v-piece which attach to the inside of the side panels?

The tapped hole on my left hand panel is knackered (was like this when I bought bike).
It looks...
Forum: 851 / 888 25-Aug-2005, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By alan_db
welcome to the board, just got my T8 back last...

welcome to the board, just got my T8 back last night after being off road for about 2 months and your right, you can't beat them. The other bike (Triumph T955i) doesnt come close.

Enjoy,

Alan...
Forum: 851 / 888 10-Jul-2005, 03:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,127
Posted By alan_db
Link to my original post showing bike with alloy...

Link to my original post showing bike with alloy clip ons.
Dont know much about them as they came on bike when I bought...
Forum: 851 / 888 07-Jul-2005, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By alan_db
cheers for all advice......just got back home...

cheers for all advice......just got back home after couple of days away.

Will have a good look at bike over weekend, sounding like the radiator has an airlock or the expansion tank has been...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 06-Jul-2005, 03:28 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,904
Posted By alan_db
6 years so far 1. '94 Duc 750ss 2. '96 Yamaha...

6 years so far

1. '94 Duc 750ss

2. '96 Yamaha Thundercat

3. 2000 Triumph Daytona 955i

4. '93Duc 888
Forum: 851 / 888 05-Jul-2005, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By alan_db
growing concerned...... removed and replaced...

growing concerned......

removed and replaced o-ring on oil filler cap. Both old and new o-ring appear perfect yet there is still a leak.
Checked seal pocket for cap and it looks OK too, no scratches...
Forum: 851 / 888 04-Jul-2005, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By alan_db
Ho Hum.....2

Remarkably similar to Paul's post......

Took 888 for a run yesterday and engine was running a dream until I was making my way back through town to go home. Looked down and steam coming from left...
Forum: 851 / 888 23-Jun-2005, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By alan_db
Thought the price seemed a bit of a steal for...

Thought the price seemed a bit of a steal for genuine bike....

Dont get many 888's coming on market really so always interesting to see whats on the go.

Pity I hadnt found DSC earlier, I would have...
Forum: 851 / 888 23-Jun-2005, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By alan_db
SP5 Autotrader

just noticed an SP5 on Autotrader (obviously in bike section under Ducati 888)

Described as mint condition and seems very reasonable cash - 5300

If only this was a month ago........spent 4k on...
Forum: 851 / 888 10-Jun-2005, 10:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By alan_db
Cheers Nat, will try and get edging and stick on...

Cheers Nat, will try and get edging and stick on screen.

Rearsets added to future shopping list........

Alan...
;)
Forum: 851 / 888 09-Jun-2005, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By alan_db
Nat - u2u

Nat,

just sent you u2u (i think, first time trying it)

Alan...
Forum: 851 / 888 07-Jun-2005, 12:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 396
Posted By alan_db
Know its a bit of atrek but Shirlaws in Aberdeen...

Know its a bit of atrek but Shirlaws in Aberdeen have always been cool with me and have been Ducati dealer for many moons.

I know a couple of other 888 owners and they use Shirlaws for any work...
Forum: 851 / 888 06-Jun-2005, 11:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By alan_db
OE screen

Can anyone tell me where i might get a OE screen for my '93 888 strada. Currently the bike is fitted with an aftermarket screen which doesn't have black trim. I know its nick picking but would like...
Forum: 851 / 888 06-Jun-2005, 06:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,303
Posted By alan_db
Deeside run

Derek, where abouts in Deeside you heading to at weekend?

Let me know and I'll try to pop out from Aberdeen (if its Sat, busy Sunday)

Alan...:)
Forum: 851 / 888 01-Jun-2005, 02:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,081
Posted By alan_db
cheers Jools, another...

cheers Jools, another pic.


http://img141.echo.cx/img141/9797/88818rg.jpg


http://img141.echo.cx/img141/2540/88824lh.jpg
Forum: 851 / 888 01-Jun-2005, 02:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,081
Posted By alan_db
http://img141.echo.cx/img141/4623/88831fg.jpg

http://img141.echo.cx/img141/4623/88831fg.jpg
Forum: 851 / 888 01-Jun-2005, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,081
Posted By alan_db
pics are now hosted on imageshack but how'd I...

pics are now hosted on imageshack but how'd I attach from there.:puzzled:
Forum: 851 / 888 01-Jun-2005, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,081
Posted By alan_db
??????

??????
Forum: 851 / 888 01-Jun-2005, 02:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,081
Posted By alan_db
Right enought we get far too much snow up here in...

Right enought we get far too much snow up here in Aberdeen, could be that.

Who knows how it's not working, simply attaching file when posting reply, do you have to resize jpg? Any clues appreciated?
Forum: 851 / 888 01-Jun-2005, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,081
Posted By alan_db
try again as pic hasnt worked

try again as pic hasnt worked
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