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Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 02-Jan-2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By DC
Cool I have just changed back from the quicker...

I have just changed back from the quicker steering head angle on my 996.

I like to run with a real quick/flickable bike but the trade off with it was that it had a twitchy front end when really...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 16-Dec-2006, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 993
Posted By DC
Talking I have one fitted to my sps hybrid. CPU is the P8...

I have one fitted to my sps hybrid. CPU is the P8 type with the sps alloy subframe.

Fitted OK but had to relocate the relays. By the time that was done and the appropriate breather tubing was...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 01-Dec-2006, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By DC
Wink Cheers Nelly.

Cheers Nelly.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 30-Nov-2006, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By DC
Talking Clutch pack/996SPS

Hi chaps,

After a bit of advice,

Clutch has just started to slip under heavy engine load. So before I whip it out and clean it etc. Buy another set of plates.................

Will a clutch pack...
Forum: 999 / 749 23-Nov-2006, 09:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,485
Posted By DC
Wink How do I ride mine? Or perhaps...

How do I ride mine? Or perhaps when.................

In the rain at 5 in the morning. Who said us Ducati riders were FWB eh?

DC
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 23-Nov-2006, 09:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,050
Posted By DC
Talking Id settle for the engine, electrics and...

Id settle for the engine, electrics and injectors. Then graft it into my 748 frame. He he.

Mind you, it would more than likely end up costing more than a new 1098 anyhow. Doh!

DC.
Forum: Tyres 15-Nov-2006, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By DC
Thumbs up Cheers guys, khu996, as I have just put them on...

Cheers guys,

khu996, as I have just put them on for winter riding, I wanted to get some figures and have been playing around with pressures. At first they felt real weird after coming off of a set...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 14-Nov-2006, 12:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By DC
Wink yep, They slot in real easy with a few mm...

yep,

They slot in real easy with a few mm clearance. Once bolted they do not move. Im pleased with em.

Not really a bit of kit to get excited about like a bit of bling for example but certainly...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 13-Nov-2006, 11:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By DC
Wink Nope but they look the same. Better price as...

Nope but they look the same. Better price as well!! Doh!!

I got mine from this seller. telecon64

DC
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 13-Nov-2006, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By DC
Got em off of e bay. Some chap form Germany if I...

Got em off of e bay. Some chap form Germany if I recall correctly.

DC
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 13-Nov-2006, 11:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By DC
Wink yep, Got a set fitted to my 50mm Termis on the...

yep,

Got a set fitted to my 50mm Termis on the sps. Seem to work ok really. Had to drill a little hole at the bottom of each pipe to fit a small bolt to secure em. Use em for MOTs etc. Oh and When I...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 12-Nov-2006, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 522
Posted By DC
Talking I had that when changing a oil filter on the sps...

I had that when changing a oil filter on the sps lump when I got it. Made up a tool that sounds very similar. Ended up removing the outer case and locating it in the holes that form the base of the...
Forum: Tyres 12-Nov-2006, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By DC
Wink Bridgestone BT-014

Hi,

If anyone here is running Bridgestone BT-014s on there 996? If so what sort of pressures are you running on? im 34 front and 36 rear at the moment for the road.
Only got em for commuting on as I...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 11-Nov-2006, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 522
Posted By DC
Same ere. DC

Same ere.

DC
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 10-Nov-2006, 11:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,249
Posted By DC
Wink Yes, I like it a lot but, I have a 996 sps that...

Yes, I like it a lot but,

I have a 996 sps that still does it for me and for 12 to 14000 pounds? I think that my extention on my house will be coming first. LOL.

DC.
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 01-Nov-2006, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By DC
Umm dunno. When I lived in Highbury I only used...

Umm dunno.


When I lived in Highbury I only used Pro Twins and Sigma. Bit far I suppose.
The rest of the work I always did my self.

Sorry not much help really.

DC
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 31-Oct-2006, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 970
Posted By DC
Talking Yep, Looking forward to seeing the bike when its...

Yep,

Looking forward to seeing the bike when its all finished and unveiled. Im sure it will be a good one. Fingers crossed?

Not many bikes have me going to the dealers just to look at them when...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 31-Oct-2006, 08:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,810
Posted By DC
Wink Oohhhhh, I say young man!!!! Looking a bit...

Oohhhhh,

I say young man!!!!

Looking a bit trick there mate.

DC.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 30-Oct-2006, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By DC
Talking Cheers mate.

Cheers mate.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 30-Oct-2006, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,201
Posted By DC
Thumbs up My 748 bip was a 99 plate with the s sticker on...

My 748 bip was a 99 plate with the s sticker on the frame. Came with adjustable head angle etc.

Mind you, I think that the frame is the only thing left standard now!
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 30-Oct-2006, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By DC
Talking Fitted one to my 748 bip with no problems but I...

Fitted one to my 748 bip with no problems but I had gone ahead and converted to 853, so thought it may benefit. ( I was caning it a lot back then!)

Just need the blanking plate that sits behind the...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 30-Oct-2006, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By DC
Wink Cheers, will look into that one.

Cheers,

will look into that one.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 29-Oct-2006, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By DC
Cheers mate, That sort of helps me out for the...

Cheers mate,

That sort of helps me out for the moment. Forgot all about those ones!

DC
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 29-Oct-2006, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By DC
Wink Expoded diagrams of Engines

Hello,

Anyone point me in the direction of a web site etc, where I can get my hands on an exploded view/diagram of the testastretta engine?

Can be 998 or 999. Deep sump R models would be a bonus....
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 14-Oct-2006, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By DC
Cheers guys. DC

Cheers guys.


DC
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 14-Oct-2006, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By DC
Talking Numbers sold in UK??

Got a bit of a question?

Any person on here now how many Ducati 916, 748 and 996 models have been sold in the UK since the original 916 was lauched back in the mid 90s?

Not after figures for the...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 10-Oct-2006, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 953
Posted By DC
Wink Used to do the polishing thing with my pipes (...

Used to do the polishing thing with my pipes ( Ohh err!) But now prefer the brushed look. Just use a nice scotch bright etc. Cleans em up a treat and leaves em looking sort of factory.

I like it...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 10-Oct-2006, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By DC
Talking What about slightly longer bars? Worked for...

What about slightly longer bars?

Worked for me.

DC.
Forum: 851 / 888 28-Sep-2006, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 971
Posted By DC
888 sounded fantastic. Reminds me of my sps. DC.

888 sounded fantastic. Reminds me of my sps.

DC.
Forum: Monsters 25-Sep-2006, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,283
Posted By DC
Thumbs up In the words of Darth Vader," Impressive,...

In the words of Darth Vader," Impressive, most impressive."
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 21-Sep-2006, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By DC
******, the one you are after is on my ohlins...

******, the one you are after is on my ohlins shock now. The ones I have spare are lighter spec than this.

DC
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 20-Sep-2006, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By DC
I have a couple of Ohlins ones kicking about...

I have a couple of Ohlins ones kicking about somewhere. Dont know if they would fit though.

DC
Forum: 851 / 888 12-Sep-2006, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 579
Posted By DC
Pics?? oh and a asking price please? DC

Pics?? oh and a asking price please?

DC
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 12-Sep-2006, 10:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By DC
Thumbs up Look good. Always liked the red and white colours...

Look good. Always liked the red and white colours that were used on the 1st R1. ( Thats why I had Blue?? any road up..........)

Im sure its a hoot to ride??

DC
Forum: SS & SuperSport 12-Sep-2006, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By DC
Wink Its always best to renew the chain and sprockets...

Its always best to renew the chain and sprockets in one hit. The Sprockets that you have now may look ok but may well wear out quite quick after putting on a new chain. May even affect your new...
Forum: 851 / 888 02-Sep-2006, 10:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,568
Posted By DC
Thumbs up WoW, If I had the 40mm spacing and was after new...

WoW, If I had the 40mm spacing and was after new calipers these could be pretty good stoppers and the ones for me.

DC
Forum: 851 / 888 02-Sep-2006, 08:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,568
Posted By DC
What about the p34 calipers? And perhaps a radial...

What about the p34 calipers? And perhaps a radial brake master cylinder?

Dont know if they would fit right on, probably not. Must be able to get some new mounting brackets made up though??

DC.
Forum: 999 / 749 28-Aug-2006, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By DC
Wink Its about to break down. Repair bill will be way...

Its about to break down. Repair bill will be way too much. I tell ya what, Ill take the bike of your hands for 50 and a packet of bensons.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 17-Aug-2006, 05:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By DC
I second that one. Or perhaps a touch of spray...

I second that one. Or perhaps a touch of spray paint if ya aint fussy.
Forum: 999 / 749 14-Aug-2006, 11:11 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,815
Posted By DC
Talking I guess Im out of time for the...

I guess Im out of time for the popcorn??.......................................
Forum: 999 / 749 30-Jul-2006, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By DC
Had waveys on my 996 but hated the way the lever...

Had waveys on my 996 but hated the way the lever pulsated when pulling hard on the brake. I changed back to original discs and............... Sorted.

I thought it may have something to do with...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 09-Jul-2006, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By DC
Talking Just had a quick read of the site shown above....

Just had a quick read of the site shown above. Pretty damn good. Lots of info if you are interested in building and putting the bikes together properly.

Good to read that the guy wanted to do the...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 09-Jul-2006, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By DC
Talking Something that I intend to get around to one day....

Something that I intend to get around to one day. Make my own airbox that is. I had the same thoughts after reading that book.

I suppose if you are stuck with the frame with the higher brace then...
Forum: Tyres 07-Jul-2006, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By DC
Must agree, I run a 190/55 renny on the rear. But...

Must agree, I run a 190/55 renny on the rear. But my rear rim is 5.75 wide so I may not be getting the full benefit?

DC.
Forum: 999 / 749 05-Jul-2006, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By DC
Should be interesting. I always fancied...

Should be interesting.

I always fancied chucking a supercharger on my 996. From one of those new shape mini s. I bet it would be a lot of wonga/work to get the bike to fuel right though?
Ho Hum,...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 27-Jun-2006, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 706
Posted By DC
Talking Mmmm, my thoughts as well!!!!! DC.

Mmmm, my thoughts as well!!!!!

DC.
Forum: 851 / 888 22-Jun-2006, 07:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,574
Posted By DC
Nice looking bike. I wouldnt mind one. DC.

Nice looking bike. I wouldnt mind one.

DC.
Forum: 999 / 749 21-Jun-2006, 10:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,483
Posted By DC
Talking 500 miles a week but not on the Ducati. I do this...

500 miles a week but not on the Ducati. I do this on the zx.
Forum: 851 / 888 21-Jun-2006, 10:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,574
Posted By DC
Post up some pics of this beast will ya? DC

Post up some pics of this beast will ya?

DC
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 21-Jun-2006, 10:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By DC
Always fancied an MV. Well that and a Ducati 996...

Always fancied an MV. Well that and a Ducati 996 etc. 1 down, 1 to go. Maybe one day I will get me one of those farsand cc ones. Fingers crossed?

DC
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