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Forum: SS & SuperSport 25-Mar-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 861
Posted By Fordie
Nice one Steve, wind up the 900 and Im sure you...

Nice one Steve, wind up the 900 and Im sure you will be pleasantly surprised with what a SS will do, you may remember I had the SS when we first met at Fox's with Mrs 4D on the back ,not the fastest...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 25-Nov-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,369
Posted By Fordie
I took a trip a few years ago with a few mates....

I took a trip a few years ago with a few mates. We headed of running parralel to the Pyrenesse,towards Pamplona and beyond,some fantastic roads Compared to UK it doesn't matter where you ride over...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 28-Oct-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By Fordie
When I had my 996 the back brake worked fine but...

When I had my 996 the back brake worked fine but I did change the master cylinder and made sure it was well bled. Use or loose is my rule on back brakes 4D
Forum: Insurance 24-Sep-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,231
Posted By Fordie
Gordan Bennetts how much!!!!!

Had my renewal form come in the post last week from Bennetts,CBR 1000RR 04, Fully Comp with 6 points on me licence. That will be 226 39p thank you very much.
Allthough I rang them early in the year...
Forum: Tyres 30-Aug-2009, 10:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,670
Posted By Fordie
Yes either would fit OK Ive had both on my 996

Yes either would fit OK Ive had both on my 996
Forum: Alarms and Related Security 13-Aug-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,146
Posted By Fordie
Talking If that fails I might have a bit of Semtex in the...

If that fails I might have a bit of Semtex in the shed
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 13-Aug-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By Fordie
Pound to a Penny, rectifiers dont last that long....

Pound to a Penny, rectifiers dont last that long. My 996 gave me a few non starters at the petrol stations and when I changed the rec/reg every thing was tickeryboo. Certainly check all the...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 25-Jul-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 759
Posted By Fordie
Well thats Coppice, Charlies, Park,Goose ...

Well thats Coppice, Charlies, Park,Goose Mansfield and the Mountain taken care of.......maybe some meanlean angles might help. 4D
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 20-Apr-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By Fordie
Yes the sender is intergrated with the pump and...

Yes the sender is intergrated with the pump and filter unit. Tape over the light and use the trip meter to monitor your miles before filling up after 100 miles or what ever you feel safe at . 4D
Forum: STs 02-Apr-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,662
Posted By Fordie
Glyn I would think because it is a sealed unit...

Glyn I would think because it is a sealed unit (the watercooling system ) quickly pulling temp plug out would not warrant draining down as the water should remain "sealed under vaccum" You may get a...
Forum: STs 28-Mar-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By Fordie
Proberbly the latter :lol:

Proberbly the latter :lol:
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 24-Mar-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By Fordie
Cornerspeed used to have some STM parts ? 4D

Cornerspeed used to have some STM parts ? 4D
Forum: Monsters 23-Mar-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By Fordie
Are the clutch basket groves and clutch plate...

Are the clutch basket groves and clutch plate teeth worn I had mine sticking and failing to disengage because of that. 4D
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 23-Mar-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By Fordie
Pleased to help out.4D

Pleased to help out.4D
Forum: New User Introductions 20-Feb-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,637
Posted By Fordie
Cor while I admire your pluck and enthusiasm, by...

Cor while I admire your pluck and enthusiasm, by the time you get the parts to put a bike on the road using the hook and crook method we'll all be riding Harleys.:lol: Good luck in you ambitious...
Forum: Technical - Help or Info - NON Motorcycle 18-Feb-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,686
Posted By Fordie
Free Registry Cleaner

OK ,having been hit with the "Free Download " then spend the next week trying to get rid of a heavyweight virus that won't go unless you cough up 30 quid this actually does work and is FREE I have...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 18-Jan-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,189
Posted By Fordie
Sorry to hear this having just gone through the...

Sorry to hear this having just gone through the same thing, insurance estimator put my cost's at 3200. Scandalous the cost of repair and parts just because of a Brand name even e-bay is as bad and...
Forum: Tyres 16-Jan-2007, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,017
Posted By Fordie
Personally Id go for the standard Diablo,its all...

Personally Id go for the standard Diablo,its all the tyre you want for your commuting and trackdays,unless you ride like or have the skill's of Rossi you'll be throwing money and tyres away every few...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 25-Dec-2006, 02:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,891
Posted By Fordie
Moto, Surely you don't expected clear English on...

Moto, Surely you don't expected clear English on Christmas day.
4D
I must try harder I must try harder I must try harder I must try harder I must try harder I must try harder
I must try harder I...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 25-Dec-2006, 12:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,891
Posted By Fordie
We'll leave all the talking and showmanship to...

We'll leave all the talking and showmanship to those that frequent Boxhill, leave all the true nature of the Ducati to those that no, what they want from a motor cycle ride,those that no, no the...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 18-Dec-2006, 07:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,021
Posted By Fordie
Mav,your toolbox picture over loaded the system...

Mav,your toolbox picture over loaded the system :lol; :lol: It was to heavy.
4D
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 29-Nov-2006, 02:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 973
Posted By Fordie
Happy Birthday Dominic. Go steady but have fun 4D

Happy Birthday Dominic. Go steady but have fun 4D
Forum: Technical - Help or Info - NON Motorcycle 26-Nov-2006, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,567
Posted By Fordie
Had mine "upgraded" as well but it...

Had mine "upgraded" as well but it still goes to DSC home page all right. Have you tryed going into Tools --- Internet Options --- Home page and type in your DSC address again and re apply it as...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 25-Nov-2006, 08:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,927
Posted By Fordie
Lily, Im sure Im not the first to say a big THANK...

Lily, Im sure Im not the first to say a big THANK YOU for the work and effort you have put into helping with this issue . All for the good and well being of the DSC,its members and friends. Most...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 22-Nov-2006, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 806
Posted By Fordie
Happy Birthday Phil hope all goes well on the...

Happy Birthday Phil hope all goes well on the Velo. 4D
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 18-Nov-2006, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By Fordie
Ell, when you see the hammering that the DD bikes...

Ell, when you see the hammering that the DD bikes get it a bloody good advert. Much like the Perelli Diablo tyres If it good enough for them Im sure its good enough for your 620. You'lle need the...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 14-Nov-2006, 04:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,118
Posted By Fordie
I had a loose flywheel last year on the 996 .Rode...

I had a loose flywheel last year on the 996 .Rode up the M1 cruising at 90 for 100 miles and I recone it was loose a long time before that. The noise was not that distinguishable as it was...
Forum: 999 / 749 13-Nov-2006, 07:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,830
Posted By Fordie
Yeti "Go boil yer head" :lol: There is...

Yeti "Go boil yer head" :lol: There is no such thing as ugly, its just that some things maybe better looking than other's, but then it is the eye of the beholder that destinquish's the like. Get...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 11-Nov-2006, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 967
Posted By Fordie
Nice one Chris ,smooth as a bucket of frogs. 4D

Nice one Chris ,smooth as a bucket of frogs. 4D
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 10-Nov-2006, 07:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,809
Posted By Fordie
There is allways more to a bike than looks when...

There is allways more to a bike than looks when you are riding it you don't see it anyway its how it rides that make the differance. Most people that have ridden the 749 or the 999 swear that it is...
Forum: 999 / 749 09-Nov-2006, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By Fordie
That will be the one for the 996 rear wheel not...

That will be the one for the 996 rear wheel not sure about the T9's. 4D
Forum: 851 / 888 07-Nov-2006, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By Fordie
As they say Jools its the little thing's in life...

As they say Jools its the little thing's in life that makes the differance as I found out when I drop one lickle tooth from the front sprockett,don't suppose we will see much of the T8 now the...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 06-Nov-2006, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By Fordie
Tim ,Great day indeed. I must admit i was a...

Tim ,Great day indeed. I must admit i was a little awestruck at actualy being at Donnington and riding the GP circuit,some thing I had long to do. The bonus of being out there with you and Phil only...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 31-Oct-2006, 09:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 272
Posted By Fordie
Donnington this Monday anyone ?

Couple of us have got a slot on the No Limits Donnington GP (69)this coming monday,its a full house though. Wondered if any other DSC 'ers are out . 4D
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 30-Oct-2006, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,016
Posted By Fordie
Bloody Captain Kirk, beemed the bike up again...

Bloody Captain Kirk, beemed the bike up again for more repairs no doubt.
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 29-Oct-2006, 07:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,060
Posted By Fordie
Indeed it was, still suffering from to much...

Indeed it was, still suffering from to much alcohol in the blood and sleep deprivation. Excellant hotel and facilities and the meal more than i expected.
Great to see so many DSC members out having a...
Forum: Tyres 25-Oct-2006, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,017
Posted By Fordie
Paul,the last time we went out it was pretty...

Paul,the last time we went out it was pretty creasy, you had more moments than i did and I was on standard Diablo's . 4D
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 21-Oct-2006, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By Fordie
U can get some fabricated...we used JAC in...

U can get some fabricated...we used JAC in Nottingham....cost about 45 quid i think.?

I think closer to you is Mark Hill performance ...im sure he would make you up some link pipes dude..

Cheers
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 20-Oct-2006, 04:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,515
Posted By Fordie
Well done Fil,you certainly showed what can be...

Well done Fil,you certainly showed what can be done within the scope of DD racing. Kelly and I were proud to be part of the team and I hope your success,team spirit and ensusiasum for DD and the DSC...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 18-Oct-2006, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 881
Posted By Fordie
MCN road test gave the 916 11.2 secs to cover 1/4...

MCN road test gave the 916 11.2 secs to cover 1/4 mile from a standing start with a terminal speed of 121.3mph. 4D
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 09-Oct-2006, 12:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,677
Posted By Fordie
Few pics from...

Few pics from Cadwell
http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c254/PeterFord/Phil-and-Hawk.jpg

Who said size does'nt matter,it was 4" that seperated Fil2 from Hawk at the line TTTTeeerrifficc stuff...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 09-Oct-2006, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By Fordie
THATS THE SPIRIT TONIO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! but far...

THATS THE SPIRIT TONIO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! but far from SLOW mate 4D
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 09-Oct-2006, 11:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,677
Posted By Fordie
Im hoping Kelly will come on and tell us, but...

Im hoping Kelly will come on and tell us, but ---
Kelly was cool as the prevurbrial cucumber it was me crapping me self. I think Kelly went out to test the water primerally, did a 1.59 to quallify...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 09-Oct-2006, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By Fordie
There's a lot of "---ing" going on...

There's a lot of "---ing" going on here, Oh by the way Tonio I was very impressed every time you came round the left hander before the right up the mountain , I don't no how you stayed on with the...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 09-Oct-2006, 11:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,677
Posted By Fordie
As we were driving away from Cadwell on Sunday...

As we were driving away from Cadwell on Sunday having spent the last few hours packing the van up to the gunnells with the two race bikes plus the newly aquired Scooter the camping kit and all the...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 09-Oct-2006, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Fordie
Tim if its any consulation you did go...

Tim if its any consulation you did go "forth" and multiplied and that was the greatest result this year with our very own Paddock babe Harry well two really with Karen. 4D
Forum: Tyres 01-Oct-2006, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By Fordie
I had some BT 010 on track on a very wet day at...

I had some BT 010 on track on a very wet day at Mallory a few years back,I found you could do almost any thing with them especialy in the wet ,they are a fairly soft compound but will give you good...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 28-Sep-2006, 03:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,343
Posted By Fordie
[QUOTE=couchcommando]I don't want any arguing...

[QUOTE=couchcommando]I don't want any arguing here or stupid comments just constructive positive ideas for next year !

My thoughts

2. a named dsc/dd member who non racers visiting the circuit to...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 27-Sep-2006, 10:41 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,599
Posted By Fordie
Chass Grace Alec Hannah Henners Murray And...

Chass
Grace
Alec
Hannah
Henners
Murray And Bev
Monty
AK & CK
hawk / maybe nicki
dickie
Forum: Tyres 25-Sep-2006, 06:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,445
Posted By Fordie
Glyn this was my reply to Sharpo about my...

Glyn this was my reply to Sharpo about my experiance with a 180 compared to a 190 rear tyre,plus and little about "pushing it"
You may of noticed that I had a 180 rear on at Cadwell and not my...
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