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Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 17-Jun-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 537
Posted By bostrom998
Bodywork options....and Senna 1

Long time no post.
Bostrom still going like a rocket but periodic small offs have meant original bodywork looking quite tatty. Have a pristine set tucked away but want to think about getting some...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 19-Sep-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 679
Posted By bostrom998
After break in, 54mm dB killers needed

Hi guys, long time no speak. F'ing pikeys broke into outhouse and have nicked my long serving 54mm removable baffles (you'll be surprised to hear that wasn't specifically what they were looking for...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 10-Oct-2006, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By bostrom998
I'd be tempted, if it's quickening up turn in...

I'd be tempted, if it's quickening up turn in your after, to think about junking 190/50 and replacing with 180/55.............will do much more for you. try it when current tyre wears out?
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 13-Sep-2006, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By bostrom998
Can't believe you're getting that crate back on...

Can't believe you're getting that crate back on the road, get on with it and we might just get a trip this year?
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 23-Aug-2006, 11:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,959
Posted By bostrom998
Funnily enough, 3 will be me,...

Funnily enough, 3 will be me, Bostrom998.............well done for taking the trouble to film......will u2u email address to you. Ed
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 21-Aug-2006, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By bostrom998
Many thanks Lizzie

What a great day, and weather just kept getting better, VERY unusual for Track Attack. My abiding memory is going to be of Tim (Rattler) being pursued after the two warm up laps by a huge pack of...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 03-Aug-2006, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By bostrom998
Likely to be sensor plugs where lambda sensors go...

Likely to be sensor plugs where lambda sensors go in (as Demon says)........look at (left or right, can't remember which) exhaust under engine........happened to me and caused same confusion. The...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 21-Jul-2006, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 932
Posted By bostrom998
Without wishing to sound thick I have one on my...

Without wishing to sound thick I have one on my Senna and it's revolutionized the braking, but for some reason the rear brake light doesn't work now. A bit annoying but luckily I have a friendly...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 01-Mar-2006, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By bostrom998
AS you can probably see I like Bostroms and have...

AS you can probably see I like Bostroms and have one I bought new and have done 14k trouble free miles on. Those who know me saw me come off it at Cadwell at a club day and it's had an off at the...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 28-Feb-2006, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By bostrom998
Nurburgring

Did I see somewhere that there are some DSC guys going out to ring in at some point later in the year?

If that's true can someone tell me when so that I can be there too.....?

Ta mucho, Ed
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 26-Feb-2006, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 483
Posted By bostrom998
916 SPS

Hi guys, haven't been on for ages but despite still having the Senna and the Bostrom (see you at a track day soon hopefully) I'm looking at an SPS as always been tempted.

This one's a bit odd though...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 20-Jul-2005, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By bostrom998
I know this has been covered but will this...

I know this has been covered but will this specific lot fit a 998S?
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 12-Jul-2005, 02:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 304
Posted By bostrom998
Mobile tyre fitter SW London

This is posted in tyres as well but not sure who reads it!!!

Anybody trust and recommend someone to come and fit front and rear in SW London. Steve at Wraysbury doesn't come quite this far I think?...
Forum: Tyres 12-Jul-2005, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By bostrom998
Mobile tyre fitter London

Anybody trust and recommend someone to come and fit front and rear in SW LOndon. Steve at Wraybury doesn't come quite this far I think? Thanks
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 08-Jul-2005, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By bostrom998
warning...........motorways through Belgium are...

warning...........motorways through Belgium are seriously dull and appalling quality and go on and on and on and on and on and on. Often no more than badly maintained concrete and no fun on a bike....
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 04-Jul-2005, 06:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 370
Posted By bostrom998
Brands Hatch 4th July

Quick one to say thanks to Dibble for inviting me and to say how good it was to meet so many of you again and to see that of the loonies (particularly in the fast group) none were DSC guys and girls....
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 30-Jun-2005, 05:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,484
Posted By bostrom998
Christ, give you guys an inch.........as I said...

Christ, give you guys an inch.........as I said ...IF you want to keep it long term then blah blah.... For now I'll be stomping all over you in the bends AND on the straights......
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 30-Jun-2005, 05:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,484
Posted By bostrom998
You could be right there but somehow the SPS...

You could be right there but somehow the SPS seems more evocative even if it less efficient, and I guess that's what the collectors of the future will want?
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 30-Jun-2005, 04:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,484
Posted By bostrom998
If money not a problem go for the...

If money not a problem go for the 998.....warranty etc and it gets the Ohlins font end etc. I have a Bostrom Rep and the sheer poke of the testastretta engine and the 4 pad stoppers make it a cut...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 29-Jun-2005, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By bostrom998
Well the tacho needle drops but then the power...

Well the tacho needle drops but then the power comes straight back and everything normal. It's an extremely brief (and rare) event and to be honest it's more that fact that it just doesn't feel like...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 29-Jun-2005, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By bostrom998
Strange fuelling glitch on full power

On recent trackdays I've noticed that under full power on straights very occasionally I get a sudden dip in power/stutter that feels as if the fuelling is being cut momentarily. Before you all shout...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 28-Jun-2005, 07:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 980
Posted By bostrom998
01327 858510

01327 858510
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 28-Jun-2005, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By bostrom998
Whichever one it is, it's in the...

Whichever one it is, it's in the toolkit!!!!!

How unusual, a piece of a Ducati toolkit that actually does something?
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 28-Jun-2005, 10:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,396
Posted By bostrom998
Ceri (Mrs Weeksy) Loz Mark Van Der Peet (Vmans...

Ceri (Mrs Weeksy)
Loz
Mark Van Der Peet (Vmans mate)
TP996
Everton
MW
Dibble
ElectricSheep
DickieDucati
Green1
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 28-Jun-2005, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By bostrom998
Dibble, sorry mate, only read your email this...

Dibble, sorry mate, only read your email this morning, but my mate was fat short bald and ugly so you wouldn't have been able to miss him!!!

Going to be at Brands for Apex GP day with club next Mon,...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 27-Jun-2005, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By bostrom998
You've probably gone but got a mate, Charles,...

You've probably gone but got a mate, Charles, going on an RSVR, say Hi......
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 22-Jun-2005, 07:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,735
Posted By bostrom998
Just bought a 48 tooth EVF clutch for mine as...

Just bought a 48 tooth EVF clutch for mine as last one went on Silverstone track day and John Baines (always good to know he's round the corner when up at Silverstone) reckons they're the business...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 22-Jun-2005, 06:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By bostrom998
second clutch in 15000 just fitted. Went whilst...

second clutch in 15000 just fitted. Went whilst on a track day at Silverstone. Popped round to see John Baines and he strongly recommended a 48 tooth EVF clutch which he did me a deal on. Only...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 16-Jun-2005, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By bostrom998
Having followed you for most of the trip in...

Having followed you for most of the trip in Europe I would say it's due to the enormous amount of time you spent going round corners at the vertical.....helps to lean a bit mate and distributes force...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 09-Jun-2005, 07:43 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,568
Posted By bostrom998
Gutted to be missing out.................will be...

Gutted to be missing out.................will be in Ireland.
Forum: 999 / 749 09-Jun-2005, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By bostrom998
Before you do anything make sure you see a Nero...

Before you do anything make sure you see a Nero 999S...........only thing I've seen that might tempt me away from my Senna 3/Bostrom rep current partnership.............that thing is sex on wheels...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 09-Jun-2005, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 679
Posted By bostrom998
Nonsense, short hop from Snet....get yer arse...

Nonsense, short hop from Snet....get yer arse there!!!!!
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 09-Jun-2005, 06:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,459
Posted By bostrom998
Well I've got a lovely seat unit (!) but don't...

Well I've got a lovely seat unit (!) but don't want it photographed from ALL angles.....
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 09-Jun-2005, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By bostrom998
Could be a dodgy starter switch? Mine started to...

Could be a dodgy starter switch? Mine started to do that in Italy and you can tell by running a wire from one of the wires coming out of solenoid (you'll have to strip a small section bare) to the...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 09-Jun-2005, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 717
Posted By bostrom998
You mean the rear brake actually does...

You mean the rear brake actually does something.................can't believe anyone really believes that. Last three 916/998's I've had you might as well have been stomping on a piece of wood for...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 09-Jun-2005, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By bostrom998
I used to have a '95 748 BP and a few miles after...

I used to have a '95 748 BP and a few miles after that happened it caught fire, simple lack of charge in battery and a steep learning curve, so hope that's not what your issue is all about!!!!!!!
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 09-Jun-2005, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 679
Posted By bostrom998
14th June Silverstone GP 125!!!!!!!!!!

Going with loads of mates and would be good to know if anyone else is? At this price for the full GP circuit you'd be mad not to. It's with focused events, and you can book online,...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 09-Jun-2005, 06:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,100
Posted By bostrom998
make bl**dy sure you tighten up the brackets the...

make bl**dy sure you tighten up the brackets the system sits on properly. I know it's obvious but on a trip to the alps two weeks ago a mates luggage flew into his head (from behind) and then bounced...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 09-Jun-2005, 06:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,459
Posted By bostrom998
Pictures of my seat unit from all...

Pictures of my seat unit from all angles..........is anyone else reading this thinking what I'm thinking?
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 07-Jun-2005, 03:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,459
Posted By bostrom998
Would be interested to hear how you got on with...

Would be interested to hear how you got on with bike, still reckon mine's the best balanced Ducati I've ever had......BTW, JPM, what's that you were saying about a red white and blue cover? Don't...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 04-Oct-2004, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By bostrom998
Suspect you'll feel a slight vibration through...

Suspect you'll feel a slight vibration through the bars on the move. If this is the case they can be repaired at very reasonable cost. They seem to be made of cheese.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 30-Sep-2004, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 743
Posted By bostrom998
I've seen some feedback somewhere that was...

I've seen some feedback somewhere that was distinctly negative about them. I'll try and find the article/thread. Can't really see what problems there could be apart from cost. Must be a good idea for...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 30-Sep-2004, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By bostrom998
Had a similar prob getting off Channel tunnel in...

Had a similar prob getting off Channel tunnel in May. Battery less than a year old and just wouldn't do the biz despite having run OK earlier in the day. Managed to find a new one (after not letting...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 23-Sep-2004, 12:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By bostrom998
Thanks Shazaam, a typically thorough reply. I...

Thanks Shazaam, a typically thorough reply. I think that one of the regular posters on here runs/works at pro v twins who import the Ultimap system, can anyone tell me who it is?

One thing from...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 22-Sep-2004, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By bostrom998
Fuelling at altitude....

Just come nack from annual blast along Pyrenees and it became apparent that my Bos Rep was not fuelling well at altitude. Went very woolly over about 1700m and a lot of farting and backfiring on the...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 24-Aug-2004, 12:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,814
Posted By bostrom998
I have some track bodywork for my Senna which was...

I have some track bodywork for my Senna which was painted in Ford Bumper paint (!), which is tough and gives a matt black look. I've then had the original Senna decals stuck on and I have to say it...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 28-Jul-2004, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 644
Posted By bostrom998
I have only just finished laughing.....brightened...

I have only just finished laughing.....brightened my morning up no end...........nice one.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 19-Jul-2004, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By bostrom998
They won't be original Senna wheels, Senna models...

They won't be original Senna wheels, Senna models came with standard three spokers painted red, so if you're assuming they're original kit....they ain't.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 25-Jun-2004, 11:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 843
Posted By bostrom998
Ducati are much more honest about ALL their...

Ducati are much more honest about ALL their figures aren't they?

Certainly their power outputs are measured much more honestly than some Jap manufacturers, indeed they used to quote rear wheel...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 25-Jun-2004, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By bostrom998
I've had a 748, still got a Senna and have the...

I've had a 748, still got a Senna and have the Bos Rep (being repired at the moment after major spill) and have always run them all on 120/65's. Seems a very good compromise to me, and the 207RR's...
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