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Forum: General - Motorcycle only 22-Mar-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By Stealth
Ceramic coating for exhaust

Hi,

Iím trying to find someone ideally in West Midlands that does black ceramic coatings for exhausts. The exhaust is mild steel and currently newly made. Any advice or contacts would be helpful....
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 05-Feb-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 833
Posted By Stealth
Thanks, very helpful. Not sure if its light or...

Thanks, very helpful. Not sure if its light or dark or regular metallic grey. Does anyone know?
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 03-Feb-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 833
Posted By Stealth
Talking RAL for 998R Grey frame

Hi,

This may have been on a thread before but didn't surface on my search so apologies if I am covering old ground.

I am after the RAL code for the grey used on the 998R frame (also is it the same...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 21-Sep-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,037
Posted By Stealth
DP rearsets

Hi,

Does anyone know where I can source the foot pegs and gear/break pedal pegs for DP rear sets? Thanks
Forum: Stolen Bikes 27-Aug-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,883
Posted By Stealth
The Netherlands is the only place I have ever had...

The Netherlands is the only place I have ever had a bike stolen. Still haven't got over it
:(
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 10-Jul-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,300
Posted By Stealth
Now managed to source a couple. So crisis over :)

Now managed to source a couple. So crisis over :)
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 10-Jul-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,300
Posted By Stealth
Wanted urgently: spider spring for dry slipper clutch

Can anyone help? I need one by Friday.

Cheers

Tim
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 07-May-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,785
Posted By Stealth
I'll send you a pm as I could probably team up...

I'll send you a pm as I could probably team up with you from Strasbourg. I guess you're using the 996R and not the KTM :)
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 04-May-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,785
Posted By Stealth
Is there anyone travelling down from t'North. I...

Is there anyone travelling down from t'North. I am still deciding on which day to travel and would be happy to join up with one or two riders on the journey down.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 21-Jun-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By Stealth
Thanks to this thread I looked at the 998 side...

Thanks to this thread I looked at the 998 side stand and noticed how much more the bike leaned than my Panigale sat next to it. A bit more inspection showed that wear is the problem. So hopefully...
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 23-Apr-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,750
Posted By Stealth
about this DOC registering. :)... I am having a...

about this DOC registering. :)... I am having a problem finding DSC on the Ducati Site. Probably just me... So can anyone help me?
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 19-Oct-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,910
Posted By Stealth
Shame you didn't get on with the Panigale. I'm...

Shame you didn't get on with the Panigale. I'm still enthusiastic about mine and loving every minute of it. However, it isn't perfect but then to my mind that adds a bit to its character.

When...
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 29-Sep-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,512
Posted By Stealth
I agree the "central" suggestion but...

I agree the "central" suggestion but also recognise people come from far and wide. Snetterton could be interesting but i guess those from the West and far North might find it a long...
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 18-Aug-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,966
Posted By Stealth
Hi Ben Bit of a delay in responding as i sit...

Hi Ben

Bit of a delay in responding as i sit here in the Andean sun in Chile drinking fine wine and chilling out! Needless to say, no Panigales evident here but a few Teneres etc.,

Now back on...
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 05-Aug-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,966
Posted By Stealth
All sorted. Ducati Leeds were very efficient and...

All sorted. Ducati Leeds were very efficient and got the pump sent, fitted, tested and bike returned. Since done another 400 miles and seems good.
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 02-Aug-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,966
Posted By Stealth
Misfire and hopefully a solution

Did a 500 mile journey last Thursday. Beautiful day for biking but there was a cloud on the horizon!

Bike was both hunting and missing a beat at approx 4000 to 5000 revs. Worse, it completely cut...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 15-Jul-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,864
Posted By Stealth
Hi all This old chestnut of 748 - 998 models...

Hi all

This old chestnut of 748 - 998 models getting misted headlights.

This old thread came up on the search but doesn't give a conclusive solution.

I seem to recall seeing a thread that said use...
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 12-Jul-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,512
Posted By Stealth
Just to show that there were periods of happy...

Just to show that there were periods of happy track dryness.......
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 10-Jul-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,512
Posted By Stealth
We took James under our wing and had quite an...

We took James under our wing and had quite an interesting evening at the local curry house and then to a very quirky local pub. The Bateman's beer was delicious although the pub was mildy reminiscent...
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 06-Jul-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,341
Posted By Stealth
Where to start? Choices are limitless. Two days...

Where to start? Choices are limitless.

Two days should easily see you there or three if you want to amble along and enjoy the countryside.

You could do it in one very long day but it is tiring and...
Forum: 999 / 749 05-Jul-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,144
Posted By Stealth
Anthony You may well have convinced me to go for...

Anthony

You may well have convinced me to go for the STM!
Forum: 999 / 749 05-Jul-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,144
Posted By Stealth
welcome to the world of the dry slipper...

welcome to the world of the dry slipper clutch.

I had had four different slipper clutches (Bucci, Fast by Feracci, DP and JHP) on two different bikes (996 and 998) and they all do it.

Getting the...
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 29-Jun-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,414
Posted By Stealth
How has the day been?? Lived up to expectations?...

How has the day been?? Lived up to expectations? Any photos? :)
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 29-Jun-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,774
Posted By Stealth
Good luck The weave issue must be a set up...

Good luck

The weave issue must be a set up problem as its inconceivable that Ducati will have designed the architecture of the bike to be unstable or problematic.

Be good to hear your perception...
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 28-Jun-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,414
Posted By Stealth
Have fun.........

Have fun.........
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 27-Jun-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,774
Posted By Stealth
Having now developed a phobia that my bike will...

Having now developed a phobia that my bike will do the same I have booked it into JHP to get the suspension set up for me.

That said, today I did another 300 mile round trip and deliberately...
Forum: 999 / 749 25-Jun-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,830
Posted By Stealth
You already have the answer ..... Imagine you...

You already have the answer .....

Imagine you have a second only to decide which bike to own. One bike will immediately come into your head and that is the bike to buy.

Only issue is, if it isn't...
Forum: Alarms and Related Security 24-Jun-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,532
Posted By Stealth
BikeTrac - Views

Has anyone got the biketrac system?
Any views on its use?
has anyone had a bike withe systems stolen and recovered/or not recovered?

just trying to do a bit of research before purchasing a system. I...
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 22-Jun-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,774
Posted By Stealth
Hi Ben I've got mine on progressive and I...

Hi Ben

I've got mine on progressive and I haven't yet experienced any problems. The only handling issue I've noticed is a tendency to move about when there is a cross wind. I put that down to the...
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 19-Jun-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,414
Posted By Stealth
Talking never too many

Can you ever have too many bikes?????
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 19-Jun-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,414
Posted By Stealth
Just back from 300 mile trip on the...

Just back from 300 mile trip on the Pani.

Impressions? FANTASTIC!!!

This bike is without question, outstanding. Currently running in the engine so no exceeding 5500rpm but this takes the bike over...
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 16-Jun-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,414
Posted By Stealth
You told her indoors........!!!???

You told her indoors........!!!???
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 16-Jun-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,927
Posted By Stealth
I had the same alarm/immobiliser on my 998 and...

I had the same alarm/immobiliser on my 998 and eventually removed the whole system as it became so unreliable. Worst moment was going through the gooseneck at Cadwell and it caused a power drop. Only...
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 16-Jun-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,414
Posted By Stealth
Not taking it out in the rain unless I need to...

Not taking it out in the rain unless I need to (although have a 300 mile run planned late Sunday & Monday - so possibly will get rained on).

I have to say, that you will not be disappointed when you...
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 16-Jun-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,414
Posted By Stealth
Yes, turns out the full Termi system does have...

Yes, turns out the full Termi system does have baffles which just screw into the end can.

Will test one day to see if they significantly quieten the exhaust but for now will continue to rumble...
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 16-Jun-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,414
Posted By Stealth
I looked again at the Termi product description...

I looked again at the Termi product description and it seems that it should include baffles so I will chase up Ducati Leeds. I suspect they may be with all the odd bits that are yet to be dropped off...
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 15-Jun-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,414
Posted By Stealth
The system I have (full 70mm) does not seem to...

The system I have (full 70mm) does not seem to have removable baffles. In fact the comparison with my 998R is that it is much louder, deeper etc.,

I have no evidence to know how loud it is, but...
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 15-Jun-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,414
Posted By Stealth
Smile My baby has arrived

I have to say the sound of the full Termi system is awesome.

Just need some dry weather to get out and cause a few avalanches/trigger car alarms and generally qualify for a Sound ASBO.
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 14-Jun-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,215
Posted By Stealth
Excellent outcome. Be good to compare notes when...

Excellent outcome.
Be good to compare notes when the beast arrives.
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 13-Jun-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,389
Posted By Stealth
Thanks Nelly Confirms what I suspected. There...

Thanks Nelly

Confirms what I suspected.


There is a US based 1199 forum where the is a bit of debate about this and other suspension topics.

The 1199 forum is very US in style and approach...
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 12-Jun-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,215
Posted By Stealth
Its being delivered Friday (to me that is). It is...

Its being delivered Friday (to me that is). It is already at Ducati Leeds and having PDI and Full Termi system fitted.

I ordered it last week (Thursday).
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 12-Jun-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,389
Posted By Stealth
Adjusting for sag on the Panigale

Now I know that my 1199s is the most supa dupa electronic suspension etc.,

However, having listened to how I can adjust compression and damping I then asked how the sag is set (after all for us old...
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 11-Jun-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,667
Posted By Stealth
I too have struggled with the insurance...

I too have struggled with the insurance question.

I tried MCE and they quoted me a ridiculous £1100. They then pestered me with phone calls trying to reduce it but then only got to around...
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 07-Jun-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,215
Posted By Stealth
Done the deed. Just ordered a Panigale S -...

Done the deed.

Just ordered a Panigale S - apparently it will be with me next week.....

Here's hoping!
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 07-Jun-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,539
Posted By Stealth
Thanks Ben Interested to read your...

Thanks Ben

Interested to read your report.

After much indecision about whether to go for the RSV4 or the Panigale, I have just ordered a Panigale S plus full Termi system.

I had two longish test...
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 01-Jun-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,215
Posted By Stealth
Interested in your experience of the RSV4's...

Interested in your experience of the RSV4's reliability. Can you tell me more about the problems you had? Could be crucial as my decision on which to buy is getting closer.

Cheers
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 31-May-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,215
Posted By Stealth
I just spoke with Ducati Manchester and asked...

I just spoke with Ducati Manchester and asked when I would be likely to get an S if I put in an order now. Very helpful staff but I was told the factory was not producing post earthquake and I would...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 18-Apr-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,243
Posted By Stealth
Smile 748s (and indeed 916 to 998) are prefect...

748s (and indeed 916 to 998) are prefect tourers.

A 748 riding chum of mine accompanied me on my 996 many times to parts of Europe (usually ending up in bars if I remember rightly).

Never a...
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 18-Apr-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,806
Posted By Stealth
To Panigale or not to Panigale....

So I took the test ride. Being already in lurve with my 998R, I find I take test rides and then get back on the 998 and feel that the bike tested doesn't come close .

Oh dear, after riding the...
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 29-Nov-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,806
Posted By Stealth
I think its gorgeous and I feel an irrepressible...

I think its gorgeous and I feel an irrepressible need to adopt one as my new touring bike (still stuck in the 70s where I fervently believe all bikes have to have clip ons and rear sets). Make mine...
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