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Forum: Tyres 08-Oct-2005, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By Mike Davis
218 is correct fordie, new Dunlop fitted to the...

218 is correct fordie, new Dunlop fitted to the likes of ZX10 and CBR600RR 05 models. Retail prices are stupid at the moment something like 200+ a pair before fitting
Forum: Tyres 06-Oct-2005, 10:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By Mike Davis
a 190 on a 5.5 rim will give greater contact...

a 190 on a 5.5 rim will give greater contact patch at maximum lean, thats why the supersport guys use them. It makes an egg shape because its squeezed on to a smaller rim, less stability in a...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 04-Apr-2005, 10:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By Mike Davis
Sorry Skids I`m in the Felix/Rattler camp, the...

Sorry Skids I`m in the Felix/Rattler camp, the springs do not need to be altered to suit lighter wheels.

The spring and preload rate are affected by bike and rider weight.

This season lighter...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 30-Mar-2005, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 513
Posted By Mike Davis
Robsom Racing 180.00 a pair fitted inc vat.

Robsom Racing 180.00 a pair fitted inc vat.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 29-Mar-2005, 09:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,690
Posted By Mike Davis
powercommander, sorted out all fuelling problems...

powercommander, sorted out all fuelling problems and the bike is an absolute joy to ride.

Couldnt`believe the difference after several different chips and having the co set up, still leaving small...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 17-Mar-2005, 10:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,621
Posted By Mike Davis
already posted Jon about a reserve list, count me...

already posted Jon about a reserve list, count me in Deffo.
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 17-Mar-2005, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By Mike Davis
Hopefully be at Cadwell too as is Timetrial I...

Hopefully be at Cadwell too as is Timetrial I believe.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 17-Mar-2005, 10:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,062
Posted By Mike Davis
The main difference is the maintanance intervals,...

The main difference is the maintanance intervals, a ramp and ball type typically needs a re grease at every 6000 mile service, where as the "pukka" Ducati Course type are designed with a strip check...
Forum: Tyres 17-Mar-2005, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By Mike Davis
"1600 miles later and the rear is on it's...

"1600 miles later and the rear is on it's way out."

Thats odd for 014`s they should last longer than 010`s or at worst a similar mileage.

Just changed a rear on a blade with 5000 miles on it all...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 16-Mar-2005, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By Mike Davis
Mallory 12th April, anybody going

Mallory 12th April, myself and Timetrial already booked, anybody else up for it.
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 16-Mar-2005, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By Mike Davis
Can you find five minutes to show me round please...

Can you find five minutes to show me round please WeeJohnyB ?

:bouncy:
Forum: Tyres 15-Mar-2005, 12:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By Mike Davis
Diablo Corsa 120/70/17-180/55/17 posted to...

Diablo Corsa 120/70/17-180/55/17 posted to members are 163.00 a pair.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 14-Mar-2005, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By Mike Davis
You could also try Electrex world, they do all...

You could also try Electrex world, they do all the replacment connector blocks. Hav`nt got a number but a search should give their website with all the contact details.:sing:
Forum: Tyres 14-Mar-2005, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By Mike Davis
Diablo`s 120/60/17- 160/60/17 148.00...

Diablo`s

120/60/17- 160/60/17 148.00 delivered

120/60/70/17-180/55/17 153.00 delivered.

Robsom Racing 01608 664122
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 11-Mar-2005, 09:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,017
Posted By Mike Davis
No rockers in mine either. Mind you since we...

No rockers in mine either.

Mind you since we went to Motul valve clearance adjustment and rocker replacement has fallen noticeably.

:roll:
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 10-Mar-2005, 03:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 753
Posted By Mike Davis
www.sigmaperformance.co.uk

www.sigmaperformance.co.uk
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 09-Mar-2005, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 753
Posted By Mike Davis
Clutches

Its not often we get to give Shazzam advice.

But, there is another 48 tooth clutch option on the market beside STM, made in the UK with hard anodised outer and inner baskets etc and is a quality...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 07-Mar-2005, 09:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 828
Posted By Mike Davis
Have you ever had a DID break on you Andy ?

Have you ever had a DID break on you Andy ?
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 07-Mar-2005, 09:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 828
Posted By Mike Davis
DID is a centre punch type(spreading the inside...

DID is a centre punch type(spreading the inside outwards) where as the Tsubaki is like Renthal Afam and Regina it mushrooms the head over.

Robsom Racing do Talon sprockets. In fact they do...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 27-Feb-2005, 10:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 974
Posted By Mike Davis
Cool, thats what gets missed sometimes, if your...

Cool,
thats what gets missed sometimes, if your happy with the deal then thats the main thing, thats what makes biking so diverse and at the end of the day that glorious noise is the main factor.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 27-Feb-2005, 08:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,630
Posted By Mike Davis
Talking of being pulled by the feds. They are...

Talking of being pulled by the feds. They are s#@t hot in Warwickshire and I speak to many riders who have been pulled and fined for cans and visors and interestingly enough small plates.

Coppers...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 27-Feb-2005, 07:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 974
Posted By Mike Davis
The problem with the way you have done it Lee1980...

The problem with the way you have done it Lee1980 is you might aswell have only fitted 45mm`s.

The reason for the link piece in 50mm`s is that the standard link pipe contains baffling that restrict...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 21-Feb-2005, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By Mike Davis
I use Aerotech titanium fasteners on my race bike...

I use Aerotech titanium fasteners on my race bike for calipers and spindle clamps and have had no problems to date.

I Have a number for a place that supply certified aircraft fasteners who also...
Forum: Tyres 21-Feb-2005, 09:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,079
Posted By Mike Davis
No they arent, but i think the 900SS has a 5.5...

No they arent, but i think the 900SS has a 5.5 inch rim. We have done a few ST`s were they have gone up to 180 and noticed a marked improvment.

I believe Glyn Norford has done this mod and got on...
Forum: Tyres 20-Feb-2005, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,079
Posted By Mike Davis
We have now sold several sets and are getting...

We have now sold several sets and are getting good feedback.

208RR are as good as pirelli Diablo Corsa and Bridgestone 014`s in the dry at reasonable temps., 10 degrees and above, they do not appear...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 20-Feb-2005, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By Mike Davis
Frankie and JimmyT dont need quick release...

Frankie and JimmyT dont need quick release fasteners, their mechanics do.

It is easier to access for work on the engine etc, but I have heard of people getting their panels pinched because they are...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 20-Feb-2005, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By Mike Davis
Aerotec fasteners are not the same as...

Aerotec fasteners are not the same as probolt.

They are a better quality but not the best, You need to remember Titanium comes in different grades the same as alloy.

Unfortunatly the good stuff...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 16-Feb-2005, 12:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,054
Posted By Mike Davis
K-Tech sell them for about 60.00. Not worth...

K-Tech sell them for about 60.00.

Not worth messing around for that price.
Forum: 999 / 749 14-Feb-2005, 11:59 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,882
Posted By Mike Davis
My 748R did it a few times when I first had it,...

My 748R did it a few times when I first had it, set it up with a JHP chip 4.5 to5% co and raised the idle to 1400rpm and its sorted. Just got that bogging left when its been on idle at lights for a...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 09-Feb-2005, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By Mike Davis
Trackdays

Timetrial you might be interested in 12th April at Mallory, we areorganising a few block booking days this year and there are 15+ customers(some on Dukes) going. We are getting a discount, not much...
Forum: Tyres 31-Oct-2004, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 878
Posted By Mike Davis
The reason I change Supercorsas/Rennesports etc...

The reason I change Supercorsas/Rennesports etc is because they start to slide around and are coming to the end of their maximum grip level, this is so for most racers.

If you are buying part worns...
Forum: Tyres 31-Oct-2004, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By Mike Davis
Keep them in the house and in a cupboard away...

Keep them in the house and in a cupboard away from sunlight.

Extremes of temperature and UV rays from sunlight are the two main culprits for ageing your tyres.
Forum: Tyres 30-Sep-2004, 10:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 790
Posted By Mike Davis
Bargain Tyre Clearance

Bargain Tyre Clearance



We have a limited amount of end of season rubber we are clearing at bargain prices and it is only fair that DSC members get first shout.

Metzeler Rennesports RS1...
Forum: Tyres 09-Sep-2004, 10:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By Mike Davis
Jools dont wory about the corner at Rocky you...

Jools dont wory about the corner at Rocky you came of on, it was not the tyres more likely your line into it, it is very tricky and peolple who take a nice flowing line into it often loose the front.
Forum: Tyres 22-Aug-2004, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 634
Posted By Mike Davis
I presume your on a Ducati but if not post what...

I presume your on a Ducati but if not post what you are riding, for a Duke you need to be looking at 33psi front 35-36psi rear.
Forum: Tyres 20-Aug-2004, 07:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,326
Posted By Mike Davis
Dickieducati, I think youve got a bit mixed up...

Dickieducati, I think youve got a bit mixed up with how changing profiles affects the bike if you go from a 60 to a 65 or 70 profile tyre of the same make/type it will in actuall fact slow the turn...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 12-Aug-2004, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By Mike Davis
They weigh a ton so the name Hyperlight is a bit...

They weigh a ton so the name Hyperlight is a bit of a joke and as the price sugests they are cheap and you get what you pay for, nowhere near the quality of Braking which are not much more or PFM.
Forum: Tyres 05-Aug-2004, 11:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 706
Posted By Mike Davis
My personal opinion of this stuff is it is FOOKIN...

My personal opinion of this stuff is it is FOOKIN SHITTE. (sorry about the language guys). We have a least one guy a week in with this stuff in with varying problems from getting a puncture when they...
Forum: Tyres 11-May-2004, 10:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By Mike Davis
Mr Norford, you are indeed wise to go the 180...

Mr Norford, you are indeed wise to go the 180 route, we fit a lot to early ZX6`s and ST`s and the riders all comment on the improved handling, same goes for 190 dropping to a 180 (there are a couple...
Forum: Tyres 05-May-2004, 08:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By Mike Davis
Diablo`s are more expensive than 207RR`s but are...

Diablo`s are more expensive than 207RR`s but are much more stable and more predictable than the RR`s
Forum: Tyres 22-Apr-2004, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 902
Posted By Mike Davis
Not really advisable on the road either Ray....

Not really advisable on the road either Ray. you`ll never get them up to the temp they are designed to run at on the road and if you get caught out and the weather turns wet they`ll get awfully...
Forum: Tyres 21-Apr-2004, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 902
Posted By Mike Davis
Its softer as far as compounds go, but the street...

Its softer as far as compounds go, but the street is designed for different parameters to an sc2, ie: running temp, sidewall construction etc.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 20-Apr-2004, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By Mike Davis
All 748`s have the same part no`s for the pump...

All 748`s have the same part no`s for the pump but 916/996 have different part numbers.

Where you getting fuel filters from for 6.00 Smilo, they are usually in the region of 11.86 ?
Forum: Tyres 20-Apr-2004, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 902
Posted By Mike Davis
You`ll be ok as long as you use them with...

You`ll be ok as long as you use them with warmers, as tyre man says they take a while to warm up properly as much as five laps which with some trackdays can be a large portion of the session.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 18-Apr-2004, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By Mike Davis
Cheapest option is to start with a new set of...

Cheapest option is to start with a new set of good pads i.e. Bendix MF or MRR.
And if you hav`nt changed your fluid for a while try that.

Then as Tim says try and pick up a set of four pad callipers...
Forum: Tyres 17-Apr-2004, 12:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By Mike Davis
That was the official word from the Dunlop...

That was the official word from the Dunlop importers on 208RR`s when I rang to see when our back order from Begining of January was due to arrive.

Mind you the rep has been promising since October...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 15-Apr-2004, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Mike Davis
10mm is correct if it`s loose either the tool is...

10mm is correct if it`s loose either the tool is worn or the plug is a bit mullered.
Forum: Tyres 15-Apr-2004, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By Mike Davis
208 RR`s, Dunlop ain`t even started making them...

208 RR`s, Dunlop ain`t even started making them yet.

:mad:
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 14-Apr-2004, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By Mike Davis
For those of you that can remember that far back,...

For those of you that can remember that far back, there was a load of trouble with Marvic Mag wheels in the mid nineties, 125 bikes and up had the same problems, culminating in Robert Dunlops big get...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 13-Apr-2004, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By Mike Davis
You are perfectly correct with the brake/clutch...

You are perfectly correct with the brake/clutch fluid, also coolant breaks down and rubber tends to perish quicker without use as in cush drives and more importantly timing belts. The belts can also...
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