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Forum: General - Motorcycle only 22-Mar-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,924
Posted By Manga
The radial calipers are so named as they are...

The radial calipers are so named as they are mounted radially to the forks, instead of conventionally. The mounting offers less chane of the calipers twisting around the forks/discs. So I suppose...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 17-Mar-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By Manga
http://i614.photobucket.com/albums/tt224/bambibike...

http://i614.photobucket.com/albums/tt224/bambibiker/P1070090_zps67070989.jpg
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Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 17-Mar-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By Manga
I'll have a look and post some pics up. My...

I'll have a look and post some pics up.

My Bike was a 2002 MY so last one I think before the FE?
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 30-Jan-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,183
Posted By Manga
I don't think the Haynes manual covers the R...

I don't think the Haynes manual covers the R model.

(Motor, etc different)

I got a standard Haynes for sale if you want it.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 10-Dec-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,510
Posted By Manga
Faulty alarm - rip it out and kill it.

Faulty alarm - rip it out and kill it.
Forum: Tyres 09-Dec-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By Manga
Only got 3000 miles out of maxxis supermax sport...

Only got 3000 miles out of maxxis supermax sport - same as any other sport tyre so not Bad for 150 fitted/pair.

Sports tourer's for me now though:biaggi:
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 30-Oct-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By Manga
Rotational play could be OK, you should see mine...

Rotational play could be OK, you should see mine - wasn't an MOT fail and hasn't affected the braking performance.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 22-Sep-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By Manga
I have a nice pair of side fairings off a 996 if...

I have a nice pair of side fairings off a 996 if your...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 28-Jul-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By Manga
Ahhh, cheers ok then.

Ahhh, cheers ok then.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 27-Jul-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By Manga
I'll measure the studs up tomorrow, can anyone...

I'll measure the studs up tomorrow, can anyone with a 916 head do the same?
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 27-Jul-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By Manga
Cylinder head compatibility

Are the heads on a 996 the same as on a 916?
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 24-Apr-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 233
Posted By Manga
Drooby

Does anyone know Drooby?
He posted in Feb that he was breaking a 996 and I would like to speak to him about an engine.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 19-Apr-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,056
Posted By Manga
Most of the internet sites I have read about this...

Most of the internet sites I have read about this say it did not affect the later 996 - well ******** cos it does.

Ducati Coventry service told me it needs checking regularly.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 19-Apr-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,056
Posted By Manga
Well I have had an offer for a pro to strip down...

Well I have had an offer for a pro to strip down the engine if I take it out.

He will charge me under 200 to strip & report what's needed.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 18-Apr-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,056
Posted By Manga
996 crank bearing failure

Well I ignored all the warnings along the way and Sunday the 996 packed up.

I got recovered and stripped off the alternator side crankcase cover to find the alternator nut had worked loose.

Stator...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 15-Apr-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By Manga
Take off the spazzos and try the bike with the...

Take off the spazzos and try the bike with the standard levers - if its cured you will have to modify the spazzo or stay with the originals.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 31-Mar-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By Manga
996 rear ride height adjuster

When I got this bike last year, the front was in the race position so I put it back to road.

The rear ride height is set on maximimum height so I though i'd try it back on std today.

Some one has...
Forum: Tyres 30-Mar-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,823
Posted By Manga
Got Dunlops on mine cant fault em

Got Dunlops on mine cant fault em
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 29-Mar-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,717
Posted By Manga
Maybe its a user? I remember my 05 Passat - had...

Maybe its a user?
I remember my 05 Passat - had it from new and used 1L/1000 miles.
BMW R1100S - another big twin, that used oil.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 29-Mar-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,717
Posted By Manga
OK since the Rock Oil went in, I have done one...

OK since the Rock Oil went in, I have done one decent ride.
Checked the oil losses and its used 220ml on a ride of only 100 miles so I need some more data before saying there is no difference yet.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 21-Mar-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,511
Posted By Manga
Reply sent but if your bike is not cranking then...

Reply sent but if your bike is not cranking then my answer wont really help.

If its just the pump then I can help.
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 20-Mar-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By Manga
Donington 23rd April

1st TD this year - anyone else?
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 20-Mar-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,511
Posted By Manga
I'll have to tell you on a PM - or kill you...

I'll have to tell you on a PM - or kill you afterwards!
Send me a PM and I'll respond.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 19-Mar-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,511
Posted By Manga
This happened to me last year due to Meta 357T...

This happened to me last year due to Meta 357T playing up.
Is your bike fitted with one?
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 05-Mar-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 857
Posted By Manga
Any chance you can put a link to the original...

Any chance you can put a link to the original post?

Something else to stress myself about I suppose.

When I bought the bike, the workshop told me the belts wont need retensioning, just changing...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 03-Mar-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,717
Posted By Manga
Just ordered some Rock Oil 15W50, good price from...

Just ordered some Rock Oil 15W50, good price from Demon Tweeks.

I'll see how it goes.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/220961577648?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649#ht_1355wt_1187
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 29-Feb-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,717
Posted By Manga
Anyone recommend Rock Oil?

Anyone recommend Rock Oil?
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 28-Feb-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,717
Posted By Manga
Just topping up with Halfords 10W40 although I...

Just topping up with Halfords 10W40 although I have 4L of Castrol ready for an oil change soon.

Do you suggest thicker oil?
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 27-Feb-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,717
Posted By Manga
OK I'll check it same position each time and...

OK I'll check it same position each time and record the mileage.

Only have standard Termi aluminium cans but sounds fantastic to me when you pin the throttle. S'pose its gonna be greedy on oil with...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 26-Feb-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,717
Posted By Manga
Oil consumption 996 2002 B

I hadnt checked the oil for some time and I went for a bit of a blast last Sunday, the oil light began to flicker on when I gave it some so I popped back home and put in 500ml to just below...
Forum: 999 / 749 05-Feb-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By Manga
No problem with my 996 on a front

No problem with my 996 on a front
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 02-Feb-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,507
Posted By Manga
I have had the airbox off and apart from some...

I have had the airbox off and apart from some small oily mess diectly under the crankcase breather return hose, there was no oil in the box.

I took the plugs out but they look fine.

Someone...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 28-Jan-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,507
Posted By Manga
Yes thats it, the rubber seals. But I wonder if...

Yes thats it, the rubber seals.

But I wonder if I should just take the engine out & check the rings as well?

I suppose a compression test will show which cylinder but won't tell me if its valves or...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 27-Jan-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,507
Posted By Manga
Thanks for the drawing. It doesn't answer my...

Thanks for the drawing.
It doesn't answer my query regarding replacing the stem seals only - ?
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 26-Jan-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,507
Posted By Manga
Turns out I dont think this is unburt fuel...

Turns out I dont think this is unburt fuel now.

One mate thinks its a valve stem seal.

So, I may have a stem seal damaged as the bike is smoking on part throttle.

Does anyone know if the stem...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 05-Oct-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,507
Posted By Manga
Correct

Correct
Forum: Alarms and Related Security 02-Oct-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,627
Posted By Manga
Meta 357T on 996

This has caused me to be stranded twice.
The immobiliser 'disarmed' OK but the fuel pump would not run.

Found a thread somewhere that showed the plug/socket under the seat on LHS upper frame is...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 02-Oct-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,507
Posted By Manga
Turns out the 'smoking' is unburnt fuel so all is...

Turns out the 'smoking' is unburnt fuel so all is good.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 23-Sep-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,186
Posted By Manga
Got the bike back today - clutch basket &...

Got the bike back today - clutch basket & plates replaced by Ducati Wolvo. Steel & steel I was told.
Alternator nut checked, new front tyre.

Bike still smokes a bit so thats a job for next...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 06-Sep-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,507
Posted By Manga
Thanks for the help - wonder why the smoke only...

Thanks for the help - wonder why the smoke only appears from one can then? Looking at the rear of the bike, it is the right hand pipe and the outlet is much sootier than the left.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 06-Sep-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,186
Posted By Manga
Any other suggestions as to why there is a noise...

Any other suggestions as to why there is a noise from that side of the bike?
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 05-Sep-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,186
Posted By Manga
Bike has a three phase alternator so I don't know...

Bike has a three phase alternator so I don't know why there is a noise.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 05-Sep-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,507
Posted By Manga
Bike has been collected today with a list of...

Bike has been collected today with a list of defects - smoking from horizontal cylinder, clutch worn and noise from generator.

Roll on the return.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 03-Sep-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,507
Posted By Manga
61 views and not one comment? Come on, anyone -...

61 views and not one comment?
Come on, anyone - is the smoking abnormal????
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 02-Sep-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,507
Posted By Manga
I warmed up the bike and when at just under 80C,...

I warmed up the bike and when at just under 80C, you can make out a little smoke on blipping the...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 01-Sep-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,186
Posted By Manga
OK the shop have agreed to pick up the bike...

OK the shop have agreed to pick up the bike Monday and check over all my concerns.

I have suggested I will pay Trade price for new c&s and a front tyre to sweeten the deal a little.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 01-Sep-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,186
Posted By Manga
OK I took the bike to Bike-tec in Tamworth for...

OK I took the bike to Bike-tec in Tamworth for chris to cast his eyes over.

He agreed the clutch was noisy but was more concerned about a noise from the generator side. He though the retaining nut...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 31-Aug-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,186
Posted By Manga
Thank you - I will tell them this if they do not...

Thank you - I will tell them this if they do not already know.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 31-Aug-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,507
Posted By Manga
Smoking

After a ride on Sunday, my mates summoned the courage to tell me Tuesday that the 996 is smoking on acceleration.

I warmed it up yesterday on the side stand plus a bit of wood to get near upright...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 31-Aug-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,186
Posted By Manga
It was from a dealer who will replace the lot...

It was from a dealer who will replace the lot with a s/h assembly under warranty. I leave the bike with them, they remove the clutch and send it to Ducati shop for rebuild - 'as its specialist...
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