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Forum: DSC Website - Help and Notices 13-Nov-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,547
Posted By guest1
So I guess everyone who has replied to this post...

So I guess everyone who has replied to this post will now be banned for contravening the no-debate rules :lol:
Forum: Stolen Bikes 18-Jun-2006, 10:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,661
Posted By guest1
Good point there Andy. My garage is integral to...

Good point there Andy. My garage is integral to the house and to comply with building regs it has fireproof structure i.e. ceiling. I believe the regs refer to 1hour fire resistance and building...
Forum: 999 / 749 16-Jun-2006, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,408
Posted By guest1
After RTL last week and a couple of times this...

After RTL last week and a couple of times this week, I'm seeing between 110 and 120 for the yellow light to come on. On filling takes about 10/100miles. I recall seeing a note where it says...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 13-Jun-2006, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By guest1
There you go then Martin - have you been...

There you go then Martin - have you been inadvertently tightening up the nuts?
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 13-Jun-2006, 07:52 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,399
Posted By guest1
Cheers Eamonn and Frank, cookies now enabled for...

Cheers Eamonn and Frank, cookies now enabled for that url and am able to access members area no problem. one for the FAQ I think.
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 12-Jun-2006, 09:09 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,399
Posted By guest1
Has ANYBODY had success in accessing the members...

Has ANYBODY had success in accessing the members only area?
I'm constantly getting "must have cookies enabled" even though I have enabled, disabled, destroyed all cookies associated with the site.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 12-Jun-2006, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By guest1
are you trying in the right direction?- righty...

are you trying in the right direction?- righty tighty, lefty loosey.
:lol:
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 09-Jun-2006, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,106
Posted By guest1
Can see the pic .....but check out the damage to...

Can see the pic .....but check out the damage to the clutch in picture number 209 - and ask yourself would he have been better off with carbon?
Forum: Tyres 26-May-2006, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 907
Posted By guest1
and they worked? Hows about a write up Ian. Be...

and they worked? Hows about a write up Ian. Be interested to know how they stack up.
My local dealer has put two sets of CT's on and say's they're pretty good.
He also has Dunlop qualifiers for the...
Forum: 999 / 749 24-May-2006, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By guest1
not had corrosion, but grit was present in my...

not had corrosion, but grit was present in my previous 04 bike - and was given as possible cause of bad running
Forum: 999 / 749 24-May-2006, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By guest1
EOBD Lights:( Considering the number of times...

EOBD Lights:(

Considering the number of times this question occurs, does anyone else think it would be helpful if when the light does appear you make a note of the conditions etcetera and post em up...
Forum: Classic 14-May-2006, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,135
Posted By guest1
We watched the mechanic in Woods take the baffles...

We watched the mechanic in Woods take the baffles out in less than 5 minutes.
Allen key (right size) then pair of pliers to pull them out.
No more than that. If you've rounded the 'heads' then I...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 10-May-2006, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 593
Posted By guest1
Paul, use of formatting can extend to dates as...

Paul, use of formatting can extend to dates as text.
I'll speak in excel cell terms
a table with three columns, starting at C5.
Cell C5 - enter the date, format the cell as custom with ddmmyy
C5...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 10-May-2006, 01:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 593
Posted By guest1
Paul, you need to include text in your formula...

Paul, you need to include text in your formula and copy that formula to all of your cells.
e.g. in cell C8 I have entered 7425
I have formatted cell C8 to 6 0's (custom format)
in cell C9 I have...
Forum: 999 / 749 25-Apr-2006, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By guest1
If you can't feel the relay engaging, use a pice...

If you can't feel the relay engaging, use a pice of steel (feeler guage is good) and the engaged relay will be magnetised when you switch on - provided both relays aren't "on" then you'll find it.
Forum: 999 / 749 25-Apr-2006, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By guest1
You should be able to "feel" the relay...

You should be able to "feel" the relay engaging when you connect the electrics to make sure you have the right one
Forum: 999 / 749 24-Apr-2006, 10:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,075
Posted By guest1
Hmmm. calm happy thoughts, positive attitude. Be...

Hmmm. calm happy thoughts, positive attitude. Be calm..

Just ask yourself this,:
"If all of the cars owned by Ducati UK, by their managers, their clerks and their workers, were to regularly cut out...
Forum: Classic 24-Apr-2006, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,909
Posted By guest1
I had a 600 for a few years and basically - loved...

I had a 600 for a few years and basically - loved it to bits.
Problems? Alternator casing was sand cast and liable to have **** still attached to inside - so sometimes wore through the alternator...
Forum: 999 / 749 24-Apr-2006, 09:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,530
Posted By guest1
Now THAT,... was funny

Now THAT,... was funny
Forum: 999 / 749 21-Apr-2006, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By guest1
Try searching on board for red key. I'm sure...

Try searching on board for red key.
I'm sure someone has already posted the sequence and it's summat like - DON'T USE THE RED KEY.
Think you only need to have the red key within a few feet of the...
Forum: 999 / 749 20-Apr-2006, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By guest1
06 999's have more comfier seat than 04...

06 999's have more comfier seat than 04 999's

Recommend you get heat shield under the seat cos it'll get toasty after a while.
Fuel range on mine is 100~120 depending on mood.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 19-Apr-2006, 06:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,605
Posted By guest1
After the horse has bolted but: on the 906 paso...

After the horse has bolted but:
on the 906 paso there was a batch of dodgy earth connections with respect to the regulator. I believe the earth tab was on the wrong bolt or summat like that -...
Forum: 851 / 888 17-Apr-2006, 10:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,620
Posted By guest1
White wheels it is then?

White wheels it is then?
Forum: 999 / 749 17-Apr-2006, 10:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,694
Posted By guest1
Could try an R-Send bracket - but they have a...

Could try an R-Send bracket - but they have a tendency to disperse your plate whilst you're not looking - or you could try modifying your original hangar and turn it upside down and trim it a bit.
Forum: 999 / 749 17-Apr-2006, 10:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,694
Posted By guest1
Nick - before you follow ANY of DSR's advice,...

Nick - before you follow ANY of DSR's advice, search for "oops - I think I broke my clutch" or words to that effect.
Forum: 999 / 749 17-Apr-2006, 09:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,694
Posted By guest1
DSR - you got termi?!?!?! I'm saving up for...

DSR - you got termi?!?!?!
I'm saving up for clutch cover so it'd be interesting to see a blow by blow account of how you did it - by all accounts-easy peasy

[Edited on 17-4-2006 by guest1]
Forum: 851 / 888 17-Apr-2006, 09:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,620
Posted By guest1
Unfortunately, this ones red. Best I've got for...

Unfortunately, this ones red.
Best I've got for 851.
Forum: 851 / 888 17-Apr-2006, 09:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,620
Posted By guest1
Alan, I have a postcard pic of the Sports...

Alan, I have a postcard pic of the Sports Motorcycles 851 race bike.
Unfortunately I don't have scanner.
So I'll dig out digital camera.
Would it be the "Sports Motorcycles" one you're after?
Forum: 999 / 749 17-Apr-2006, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,362
Posted By guest1
Yep, hot bot last year on rides after about half...

Yep, hot bot last year on rides after about half hour.

I think they do the heat reflective foil at demon tweeks as well
Forum: 999 / 749 03-Apr-2006, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By guest1
KeefyB rightly pointed out the correct site link...

KeefyB rightly pointed out the correct site link I was thinking of.

The 999 workshop manual is 24Mb - why? - probably because it includes loads of colour photos of the work taking place - kind of...
Forum: 851 / 888 02-Apr-2006, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By guest1
If you mean the expansion tank rather than the...

If you mean the expansion tank rather than the overflow bottle, then I'd have said yes.
Forum: 999 / 749 02-Apr-2006, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By guest1
I have a friend who worked for a while in the...

I have a friend who worked for a while in the Kit-kat factory - he doesn't eat them and neither will I.
Now Battenberg cakes----yuuummmy
Forum: 999 / 749 02-Apr-2006, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By guest1
Do a search on manuals or workshop on this site....

Do a search on manuals or workshop on this site. There was a recent post with a link to a Dutch site I think where you can get the full workshop manual in pdf format - but it's about 25Mb.
On dial up...
Forum: Stolen Bikes 02-Apr-2006, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,243
Posted By guest1
The bike details I got from dvla vehicle search -...

The bike details I got from dvla vehicle search - so why do you say 1992?
If its a superlight then it'll probably be a mk1 (1993) and two piece wheels, carbon front mudguard etcetera.
Can anyone get...
Forum: Stolen Bikes 31-Mar-2006, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,243
Posted By guest1
But also it doesn't appear to be licensed or...

But also it doesn't appear to be licensed or SORN.

So, the advert from DVLA where they say "We don't have to look here (under streetlamp), we don't even have to look here (hidden in garage)....." is...
Forum: Stolen Bikes 31-Mar-2006, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,243
Posted By guest1
From gov uk licensing website for K277 EFS: Date...

From gov uk licensing website for K277 EFS:

Date of Liability 01 01 2006
Date of First Registration 08 03 1993
Year of Manufacture 1992
Cylinder Capacity (cc) 904CC
CO2 Emissions Not...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 28-Mar-2006, 11:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By guest1
Just a thought, but howsabout if you put a thick...

Just a thought, but howsabout if you put a thick plank on floor ubder the stand and lean its weight on that? Does it still refuse to start? If not then the lean angle is more to blame than the stand
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 28-Mar-2006, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By guest1
Check the battery connections. Leaning the bike...

Check the battery connections. Leaning the bike over would suggest weak connection somewhere and seeing as most other wiring is either lightweight or attached to frame I would think the battery or...
Forum: 999 / 749 19-Mar-2006, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By guest1
Apart from the obvious dangers of riding through...

Apart from the obvious dangers of riding through an oil spill watch out for oil overspill at the fill point within a couple of feet of the pump.

The filler pipes on the Wayne autocourt fillers...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 19-Mar-2006, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 890
Posted By guest1
Doesn't the carb icing occur only when in...

Doesn't the carb icing occur only when in motion?

SL used to do it chronic even with pro-fst, till I used a deflector just in front of carb to take the brunt of the wind chill off of it.
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 12-Mar-2006, 11:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,409
Posted By guest1
Better distinction by 'uman brain in yellow light...

Better distinction by 'uman brain in yellow light wavelength.
Thats why street lights are sodium (yellow).
Orange is just soooo last year, and not as good as yellow.
White is even worse and probably...
Forum: 999 / 749 11-Mar-2006, 10:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,191
Posted By guest1
Not standard on the standard. At least it wasn't...

Not standard on the standard.
At least it wasn't standard on the 04 standard model, not sure about the 06 standard.
Standard on the s model - all years I think.
Forum: 999 / 749 10-Mar-2006, 08:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By guest1
Had new headlamps shells on me old bike for same...

Had new headlamps shells on me old bike for same reason (the metal bit just in side the headlamp cut away - flaking).
It appeared (from one of the other guys on board who works in this area) that the...
Forum: 999 / 749 10-Mar-2006, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,191
Posted By guest1
As Keefy says, but it should do that as standard...

As Keefy says, but it should do that as standard on the s - mine does.
The standard 999 does not (or did not on my o4 model) have the one touch start.
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 08-Mar-2006, 10:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,515
Posted By guest1
It'd be a real shame if you said you went out on...

It'd be a real shame if you said you went out on track with it and wrecked the fairings and such like, cos then they'd only get the shell of the bike back.
That's a point? Is it now technically...
Forum: 999 / 749 08-Mar-2006, 10:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 975
Posted By guest1
Nick, get over to ducati.com and find the pdf...

Nick, get over to ducati.com and find the pdf manual and in their they'll be the dimensions.
Not much help but 999s:-
max width - 730 (tip of brake to tip of clutch levers)
length - 2095 but add say...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 04-Mar-2006, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 877
Posted By guest1
I once asked a welsh farmer if it was true...

I once asked a welsh farmer if it was true re:sheepsha**in.
He said "yeah, we peg 'em out on their backs then jump on 'em"
I said "Whatever happened to sticking their back legs down your wellies and...
Forum: 999 / 749 23-Feb-2006, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By guest1
I have the stand from my original 04 999 with...

I have the stand from my original 04 999 with cast SA and tried it on my 06 999s - fits fairly well.
Forum: 999 / 749 22-Feb-2006, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By guest1
Got a DP stand for mine. With the two sided ones...

Got a DP stand for mine.
With the two sided ones being swing arm specific you should be able to pick up a secondhand one - although mine also fits the newer model swing arm.
Forum: Insurance 22-Feb-2006, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By guest1
Similar experience with CN many years ago. Lucky...

Similar experience with CN many years ago.
Lucky call there Geoff.
However, a contract is a contract whether verbal or written, and in those circumstances I myself would probably have pushed them not...
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