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Forum: 999 / 749 28-Oct-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By antonye
Here's a video guide showing the master cylinder...

Here's a video guide showing the master cylinder (upper) bleed nipple on the 999 as it's inside the fluid reservoir.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rRTw52rWkI

Plenty more guides on YouTube if you...
Forum: 999 / 749 28-Oct-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By antonye
Just the same as the brakes - with the bleeder...

Just the same as the brakes -

with the bleeder nipple closed give the lever a good pump to ensure you have pressure
hold the lever under pressure and release the bleed nipple, catching expelled...
Forum: 999 / 749 27-Oct-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By antonye
Now you know that the clutch stack height is ok,...

Now you know that the clutch stack height is ok, you can work through the system.

Give the plates a good clean with brake cleaner and then reassemble.

It may be worth bleeding through the clutch...
Forum: Monsters 25-Oct-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,989
Posted By antonye
Awesome paintwork!

Awesome paintwork!
Forum: 999 / 749 25-Oct-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By antonye
Not neccessarily! It all depends on setup, wear,...

Not neccessarily! It all depends on setup, wear, use, etc.

Probably worth checking regardless!
Forum: 999 / 749 23-Oct-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By antonye
When was the last time you checked the stack...

When was the last time you checked the stack height?

If you take all of the clutch plates (friction and steel) and then measure them all together, you want around 38-39mm in total.

If yours...
Forum: STs 23-Oct-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By antonye
Did you gap the plugs correctly? The gap needs to...

Did you gap the plugs correctly? The gap needs to be bigger than standard plugs! You may not be getting a good enough spark.

Gap for iridium plugs should be 0.9mm, compared to 0.6mm for...
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 23-Oct-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,060
Posted By antonye
Thumbs up Hi Mark, No problem at all! I'll PM you my phone...

Hi Mark,
No problem at all! I'll PM you my phone number so you can contact me in Milan if you manage to make it!
Antony
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 07-Oct-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,060
Posted By antonye
Details of the Milan DOC party are...

Details of the Milan DOC party are here:
https://www.ducatisportingclub.com/showthread.php?t=555344
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 07-Oct-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 731
Posted By antonye
The group that are headed to the EICMA show will...

The group that are headed to the EICMA show will also be attending this, so another excuse to join us!

See the thread here:
https://www.ducatisportingclub.com/showthread.php?t=550383

:D
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 26-Sep-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By antonye
iirc they use a wasted spark anyway, so both...

iirc they use a wasted spark anyway, so both cylinders fire twice per cycle; one at TDC to fire the compressed gas, the other cylinder will be at BDC just before the compression stroke. This means...
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 14-Sep-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By antonye
Thumbs up This trip is now closed as bookings have been...

This trip is now closed as bookings have been confirmed.

As above, we will be running more of these in the future so please check here on the website and Pronto magazine for more details.

There's...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 03-Sep-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By antonye
When was the last time you changed the fuel...

When was the last time you changed the fuel filter? It may be this getting blocked, and it needs to sit for a while for the crap to "settle" and allow fuel to flow again.

Also, have you checked the...
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 29-Aug-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By antonye
Thumbs up No worries, we will do this regularly now, so...

No worries, we will do this regularly now, so keep an eye on the website and Pronto magazine for updates :)
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 27-Aug-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,176
Posted By antonye
No worries. I'm just disappointed that we didn't...

No worries. I'm just disappointed that we didn't get invited to the MotoGP dinner again this year, neither did the other clubs.

Hopefully they will be running the BSB offer again though!
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 27-Aug-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,060
Posted By antonye
Team DSC List for EICMA: antonye - Thu/Fri Andy...

Team DSC List for EICMA:

antonye - Thu/Fri
Andy H + 1 - Thu/Fri
Neal C - Thu/Fri
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 27-Aug-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By antonye
Thumbs up Not many interested at the moment! We need more...

Not many interested at the moment! We need more names!

It all depends on what you want to do. I'm booked into a hotel for the night and I'm having a meal with local friends, but it's easy enough to...
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 25-Aug-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,176
Posted By antonye
I will try and find out!

I will try and find out!
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 25-Aug-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By antonye
There’s only one morning flight from...

There’s only one morning flight from Stansted via Ryanair!
You can easily do the trip in a day if you didn’t want to stay overnight, but there are loads of hotels to choose from in and...
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 22-Aug-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By antonye
I’m definitely going as I’ve booked...

I’m definitely going as I’ve booked my flight already :D

Anyone else?
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 12-Jul-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,528
Posted By antonye
Not had anything official yet but I saw that the...

Not had anything official yet but I saw that the website was up and had details of bike entry, so it might be worth booking (free) tickets anyway!
Forum: SS & SuperSport 17-Jun-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By antonye
It sounds to me like you have an electrical...

It sounds to me like you have an electrical gremlin somewhere, maybe a bad earth or something is shorting out? Might be worth checking the wiring to see if you can see anything amiss, as well as...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 23-May-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By antonye
I don't think that there will be many parts...

I don't think that there will be many parts available directly from Ducati these days that are not either NOS or leftovers, and they will probably be eye-wateringly expensive!

For end cans you...
Forum: Hypermotard 24-Apr-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,030
Posted By antonye
Post For anyone that needs the fitting instructions,...

For anyone that needs the fitting instructions, I've attached them here.

You need to be registered on the site to download, but it's free and takes 5 minutes max :)
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 23-Apr-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By antonye
If it's been sat over winter it may just be that...

If it's been sat over winter it may just be that the fuel has gone off, or maybe even got some water into it through condensation inside the tank.

You could drain the tank, otherwise just run it...
Forum: New User Introductions 16-Apr-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 709
Posted By antonye
Welcome Nigel! Post up some photos of your bike...

Welcome Nigel!
Post up some photos of your bike as it's always good too see what people have got.
Not sure about the meet times, us Ducati owners are a fickle lot so many bikes are still in...
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 28-Mar-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,528
Posted By antonye
We should be - hopefully MSV will get in contact...

We should be - hopefully MSV will get in contact with us again!
Once we get any info I'll let everyone know, and I'll keep my eye on the Brands Hatch pages as they often have info too.
:up:
Forum: Club Discounts 19-Feb-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By antonye
Thumbs up DRE 2018 Discount - 20% off plus free kit hire worth 149!

We’ve Just received the details of this year’s DRE discounts for the club and it’s an amazing 20% off the course price and also you get free kit hire saving you an incredible...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 04-Feb-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By antonye
Is this any help? I believe that the grey frame...

Is this any help?
I believe that the grey frame paint was the same across all models...
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 30-Dec-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By antonye
https://www.facebook.com/groups/196910410391073/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/196910410391073/
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 30-Dec-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By antonye
More pics!!!!

More pics!!!!
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 17-Dec-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 678
Posted By antonye
Very nice! Pictures please!!

Very nice! Pictures please!!
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 07-Dec-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By antonye
Nice! I hope you didn't pay a small fortune for...

Nice! I hope you didn't pay a small fortune for it - I saw they're on sale for 150+ on ebay and the like!!
Forum: SS & SuperSport 15-Nov-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By antonye
I think he'll be lucky to get a decent example at...

I think he'll be lucky to get a decent example at that price (typical Scotsman, eh?! ;)) as they seem to be increasing in value these days.

The carby models are getting quite rare now as well, and...
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 31-Oct-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,239
Posted By antonye
Well recommended to go and meet the Italians as...

Well recommended to go and meet the Italians as they know how to party and are very friendly! :up:
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 31-Oct-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,239
Posted By antonye
Fuorisalone DOC is back with EICMA 2017 Milano,...

Fuorisalone DOC is back with EICMA 2017

Milano, Thursday November 9, 2017 - For all the Ducatistas the closing event of the first day of the 75th EICMA will be the Fuorisalone DOC.
Like every year,...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 27-Sep-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 774
Posted By antonye
Always two schools of thought: 1. price it at...

Always two schools of thought:
1. price it at what you want for it and let it go
2. price it high and then reduce as required

I'm not sure which one is the best tactic though!

I would look at the...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 05-Sep-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By antonye
I can recommend MCT Suspension in Stowmarket,...

I can recommend MCT Suspension in Stowmarket, Suffolk.
They do mail order and even though we live close we always send by post/courier anyway!

http://www.mctsuspension.com/
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 01-Aug-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,528
Posted By antonye
Cool! See you there :)

Cool! See you there :)
Forum: 999 / 749 25-Jul-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,628
Posted By antonye
Wow, that's one clean looking 749R you've...

Wow, that's one clean looking 749R you've (finally!) got!!!

Good luck with the hunt for an exhaust.
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 10-Jul-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,090
Posted By antonye
Yes, details...

Yes, details here:
http://www.ducatiuk.com/race_hospitality_2017.do

There is also a special offer for Club members:
https://www.ducatisportingclub.com/showthread.php?t=496302

Hope this helps!
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 04-Jun-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,183
Posted By antonye
Great offer and it just so happens that the...

Great offer and it just so happens that the Brands Hatch round is my birthday, so I may well have to go myself :)
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 31-May-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,441
Posted By antonye
Easiest way would be to replace the dash but it...

Easiest way would be to replace the dash but it will be expensive.

Maybe if you could get a second-hand dash - maybe one that doesn't work but still has the screen in tact - then you could make one...
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 25-May-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,931
Posted By antonye
I've already messaged you (both!) on facebook but...

I've already messaged you (both!) on facebook but let me know if you didn't get it!
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 08-May-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,349
Posted By antonye
:eek: No no no no! As much as I love Ducati,...

:eek:

No no no no!

As much as I love Ducati, please don't sell your RC45!!!

As for the 1199R, it was the 2015 model that got revised with upgraded internals and electronics for a bit more power...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 27-Apr-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By antonye
Not sure if you've got a bent steering stop -...

Not sure if you've got a bent steering stop - common when dropped and easy to do - as this may stop the steering from locating correctly. Worth checking to see if it all lines up correctly.
Forum: 851 / 888 26-Apr-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,026
Posted By antonye
Thumbs up Good luck Chris, it's always worth sticking to...

Good luck Chris, it's always worth sticking to your guns and getting what you want even if it's a few quid more, rather than compromising!

Keep us updated!
Forum: Multistrada & New Multistrada 1200 18-Apr-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,073
Posted By antonye
Just a reminder to get out and ride it more :lol:

Just a reminder to get out and ride it more :lol:
Forum: Tyres 10-Apr-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,044
Posted By antonye
What kind of mileage are you doing Yorkie? I go...

What kind of mileage are you doing Yorkie?

I go for higher mileage type tyres on the Hypermotard as it's used as a commuter bike over a back-road thrasher. I used to run Pirelli Angel GT on it but...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 10-Apr-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By antonye
If you still need a hub I may have one going...

If you still need a hub I may have one going spare and you're welcome to borrow my clutch tool as well!
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