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Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 30-Nov-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By pguenet
I have run the Z04 with my 4 pads monoblocs. 450...

I have run the Z04 with my 4 pads monoblocs. 450 a set!!
As a consequence i have looked into alternatives too.
I still like a lot the MCR from Bendix. Equivalent in the dry to be honest and about...
Forum: STs 15-Nov-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,352
Posted By pguenet
Problem is back. Managed to reset twice but this...

Problem is back.
Managed to reset twice but this morning, nothing doing.
Does anybody know if there is a way to bypass?
Surely it is just verifying the key is ok and allowing the juice to flow.
I...
Forum: STs 23-Sep-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By pguenet
CO values for mixture

I am finaliy finishing the work on the ST and looking at setting up Tps / TB balance and mixture.

Tps is good
Tb balance as well

I have acquired a nice snap on reader and some Ducati header copper...
Forum: STs 21-May-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,352
Posted By pguenet
I think that I have identified the issue. It...

I think that I have identified the issue.

It was the immobiliser. I have redone the Red key sequence as I did not realise that there was some very specific sequence/timing to respect.

Looks like...
Forum: STs 20-May-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,352
Posted By pguenet
ST4s non start issue

Hi

Posting this here as I don't seem to be able to fix myself.

My ST4s has decided to stop starting all of a sudden.

- Battery cranks the engine OK
- Sparks go to the plugs OK
- Fuel pump primes...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 18-Oct-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By pguenet
I would think that race cams are all about longer...

I would think that race cams are all about longer duration / sharper profile. So rather than regrind, it is more about adding more material.
Forum: STs 16-Aug-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,104
Posted By pguenet
They have the St2 listed on Givi site. There is...

They have the St2 listed on Givi site.
There is no difference in terms of chassis between STs (well appart for some using gold nitride forks, ohlins shock, allow swingarm, etc... but that does not...
Forum: STs 15-Aug-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,104
Posted By pguenet
They are the same. I think that you may be able...

They are the same. I think that you may be able to source Givi ones as well.
Careful though as I don't believe that you will be able to mix & match.
I have a Nonfango topbox and a Givi plate and it...
Forum: STs 13-Aug-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 387
Posted By pguenet
WTB - base plate for ST top box

Hi

My topbox on my Ducati ST4s has managed to fly off on the motorway, together with the base plate. I arrived, parked the bike, turned around and there you have it, I had only 2 bare metal brackets...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 03-Aug-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,331
Posted By pguenet
Collected a frame at the weekend for my project....

Collected a frame at the weekend for my project. Bought a Ford Radiant Red as well... I am planning to sand down to flat finish, do a layer of white primer, then Red then probably a final coat of...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 21-Jul-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,331
Posted By pguenet
Just a quick question, did you sand blast strip...

Just a quick question, did you sand blast strip to bare the frame before painting, or did you sand it down manually... Or just painted on top of the old paint??
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 07-May-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By pguenet
For a track bike I would go for a something that...

For a track bike I would go for a something that is not cosmetically mint... but get a 996 instead of the 916 .

I used to have a 916 trackbike and you are so getting hammered by the 1000 IL4 in the...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 06-Apr-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By pguenet
I have such a set up on all my bikes. Small...

I have such a set up on all my bikes.

Small axle based set up requires a specific RS axle.
That type of axle as different mounting points for the buttons on which the brake disc fits. Then you...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 27-Mar-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,331
Posted By pguenet
As a principle I would replace all the bearings...

As a principle I would replace all the bearings if I was you.
I had my swingarm powder coatted black as well and replaced all the bearings in there too.

One tip on this though the needle bearings...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 19-Jan-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 481
Posted By pguenet
MV Agusta hub eccentric on Ducati 996 swingarm

I was wondering if anybody here had any idea if a MV Agusta hub would be a straight fit on a 996 swingarm??

I have established that the axle would be a straight fit as an alternative to the RS big...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 19-Jan-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By pguenet
That Ultima Due has been built by a guy in France...

That Ultima Due has been built by a guy in France - not Kaemna actually
Instead of adapting the rear arm, he actually adapted 748 crankcases to a 900ss engine (which he pushed to 944 I believe).
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 28-Nov-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,351
Posted By pguenet
Kev, I still haven't figured how I am going to...

Kev,

I still haven't figured how I am going to solve the speedo pick up.

I like the above idea, but both my bikes are running the smaller Corse floating disc with small Corse caliper mount. I am...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 28-Nov-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,351
Posted By pguenet
No idea about the cost of fitting. Haven't gone...

No idea about the cost of fitting. Haven't gone out that way yet. Need to get the 996 assembled and running first, Dash will be last thing.

For fitting you may have to get the soldering iron out,...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 28-Nov-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,351
Posted By pguenet
... or you could take this opportunity to get a...

... or you could take this opportunity to get a Nemesis ECU in addition... :)
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 28-Nov-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By pguenet
I don't know yet, only done one track day.... and...

I don't know yet, only done one track day.... and broke down ;) , but problem was not with the engine. Just the RS tank's fuel pump connector rubbing on the engine head bolt and eventually shorting...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 27-Nov-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,351
Posted By pguenet
I looked into it some time ago and I think that...

I looked into it some time ago and I think that they do not have the odometer and/or trip meter which technically should make them a MOT failure (though in practice they don't really check that). The...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 27-Nov-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By pguenet
not quite 996R but close enough 998s (same...

not quite 996R but close enough 998s (same engine).
Larger bore (1038cc) and much done to it and around it.
171bhp so far with a misfire around 9,000 rpm.
God knows what it will be when it gets...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 09-Nov-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,734
Posted By pguenet
You also have the road version and multiple race...

You also have the road version and multiple race versions:

for the front
- Big hub narrow track
- Big hub wide track

for the read
- small axle (early 955)
- Big axle (later models)
- There are also...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 27-Oct-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By pguenet
I would think that QB Carbon do the whole lot if...

I would think that QB Carbon do the whole lot if you wanted.

Some will object that they are not the top notch of MS Production or Carbon Dream but the stuff I got from them was nice enough. I am...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 26-Oct-2009, 11:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,565
Posted By pguenet
Married with kids here too... but have managed to...

Married with kids here too... but have managed to collect enough tasty parts before that... need to pick up a shock, sterring damper and then it is the engine + TBs + loom - that will have to wait...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 26-Oct-2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,544
Posted By pguenet
I may just have the answer for that one. Took...

I may just have the answer for that one. Took Nelly and me the best part of a month to find out a similar problem on my track 916 some time ago.
The issue was a small split in one of the fuel hoses...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 10-Oct-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,565
Posted By pguenet
Where are you located? If local I could come...

Where are you located? If local I could come about some day to check how the frame fits with your engine.

I appreciate that I could faff on getting the frame modified but I just don't want that...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 09-Oct-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,565
Posted By pguenet
Thanks guys I know what you are saying Monty. I...

Thanks guys

I know what you are saying Monty. I would not have the outlay for Sparky right now (next year maybe) and more importantly to be perfectly honest I would feel ashamed breaking Sparky just...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 08-Oct-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,565
Posted By pguenet
I knew that Sparky would be the first one...

I knew that Sparky would be the first one mentioned on this thread... I would love to have Sparky for the engine. But I would not keep the chassis as I already have 998 chassis, 46 mm race ohlins,...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 08-Oct-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,565
Posted By pguenet
Wondering what engine to fit for the next project??

Hi

Track 1038 rs and road 996 Corse projects should complete this year and I am contemplating a tasty part bin, which is probably good enough to put another bike together. Brain is starting to click...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 04-Sep-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By pguenet
You should try a 996 SPS for the torque... if you...

You should try a 996 SPS for the torque... if you want something involving to ride you don't get any more bad a55 than that... butt clinching in the wet :D

Enjoy the Duke, it is a difficult and...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 29-Aug-2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,456
Posted By pguenet
I would not recommend doing this. Magnesium needs...

I would not recommend doing this. Magnesium needs to have chromate finish and then you can paint on top. If you don't do this it will bubble up and start corroding on any knock.

Nick charged...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 29-Aug-2009, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,456
Posted By pguenet
Magnesium is extremly corrosive, you really need...

Magnesium is extremly corrosive, you really need to give this to a pro.

Dymag used to do this on all wheels until a t0sser complained, got his wheel redone, complained again, got his money back and...
Forum: Insurance 12-Aug-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,454
Posted By pguenet
Insurance for specials and trackbikes??

I have been with eBike insurance for a while and my renewal for the ST4s is about 170 (TPFT) which I believe is reasonable in London.

I am trying to add a heavily modified SPS Foggy to this now as...
Forum: STs 31-Jul-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,444
Posted By pguenet
I know and maybe I will think about it next year....

I know and maybe I will think about it next year. But a Sparky is a bit of a personal creation + part of the motivation is to clear the part bin (that includes things like 46mm race ohlins, Brembo GP...
Forum: STs 30-Jul-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,444
Posted By pguenet
My ST4s came with some small risers that I...

My ST4s came with some small risers that I removed as I felt the handle bar was too high. Let me know if they would be any help to you. But I guess the new multithingy will be more than enough :D...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 12-Jul-2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 791
Posted By pguenet
I did fit an Odyssey to my 4s... that is a...

I did fit an Odyssey to my 4s... that is a squeeze. I have to relocate slightly the ECU, saw bits of the battery tray and use a huge tie up strap to hold the battery.

... starts everytime no...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 12-Jun-2009, 11:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 955
Posted By pguenet
Hey Kev I am going to go the same way with my...

Hey Kev

I am going to go the same way with my road 996.
Will run the underseat catch tank but since it will go on the road I need to design a special bracket.

Please could you take a close up...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 11-Jun-2009, 11:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,690
Posted By pguenet
Yeah I knew about that one. You can pretty much...

Yeah I knew about that one. You can pretty much buy it all as a kit and it is very much cheaper than the Pierobon or the NCR Milona.
Still I would like to find something a little more...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 10-Jun-2009, 11:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,690
Posted By pguenet
That's quite interesting that ... not for a 996...

That's quite interesting that ... not for a 996 (looks ugly) but I am thinking about doing a project with a Multistrada engine / 996 chassis and I would want the late 749/999 swingarm. Looks like it...
Forum: STs 04-Jun-2009, 11:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,444
Posted By pguenet
My ST4s has the wheel well off the ground when on...

My ST4s has the wheel well off the ground when on centre stand and I don't have problems turning in. You just have to apply the quickturning techniques. The instructor at CSS was actually telling me...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 05-May-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By pguenet
Sounds good but those guys should also...

Sounds good but those guys should also investigate to better forms of coatting like the diamond/black coat. That how they do the RS rockers.
This should provide harder coating and less friction...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 16-Feb-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By pguenet
I am looking at those...

I am looking at those...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 15-Feb-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By pguenet
To be honest, you are probably better buying new...

To be honest, you are probably better buying new discs rather than from Ebay. You generally get some warped ones on there.

I was looking at the Clubman option on Demon Tweek. Seem pretty good. Bit...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 06-Feb-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By pguenet
Actually I think that the 1098 run 330mm discs....

Actually I think that the 1098 run 330mm discs.

There is no change of caliper, pads or anything to run different size discs. The only think you need to change are the spacers on the forks...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 07-Jan-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By pguenet
I have some of those here. I was keeping them for...

I have some of those here. I was keeping them for projects but might be able to spare one. Let me know if you get stuck.
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Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 06-Dec-2006, 11:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,972
Posted By pguenet
Which Duke were you? There were not many out...

Which Duke were you? There were not many out there. I just saw a 888, 996 and 999 + mine.
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 05-Dec-2006, 10:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,972
Posted By pguenet
Was there at Brands and Dony. Bit of wet track...

Was there at Brands and Dony. Bit of wet track Saturday morning and bit of wind on Monday but let's not be picky for a December hey! Absolute couple of brilliant days.

Felt absolute rusty since I...
Forum: 851 / 888 24-Nov-2006, 09:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,743
Posted By pguenet
I think that the version above the disc was the...

I think that the version above the disc was the one with the later models (SP5 has that set up I believe).
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 24-Nov-2006, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,296
Posted By pguenet
Only problem when any one thing goes wrong you...

Only problem when any one thing goes wrong you tend to have to change the lot...
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