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Forum: Insurance 05-Oct-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,360
Posted By Pete A
Access Undewriting Excellent Deal!

Just renewed for another year with Access Underwriting, two bikes on cover, first being my 996S with numerous mods. nearly all carbon, mag. Marchesinis, 50mm Termis etc. all listed with them. Second...
Forum: Insurance 24-Aug-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,201
Posted By Pete A
Try Accessunderwriting - accessunderwriting.co.uk...

Try Accessunderwriting - accessunderwriting.co.uk - been using them for the last few years, brilliant! Best deals going for my fully modded 996S - only 100 odd quid fully comp. The guys running it...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 24-Jun-2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,273
Posted By Pete A
One thing to consider when repacking if you want...

One thing to consider when repacking if you want to quieten them, don't pack them too tight, as that turns the can into a straight through pipe effectivelly.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 16-Apr-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,294
Posted By Pete A
Not too sure about where these are coming from on...

Not too sure about where these are coming from on Ebay? But I do know you can buy the same things from a Triumph dealer in the UK - it's been mentioned here in the past on the forum, and they are an...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 30-Dec-2006, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By Pete A
Thanks for that - I had a look 'round their site,...

Thanks for that - I had a look 'round their site, some good stuff. I found one from a dealer in Germany for the right price, which should arrive next week all being well.
Where did you get hold of...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 17-Dec-2006, 12:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By Pete A
Thanks for the replies, I hadn't realised there...

Thanks for the replies, I hadn't realised there were the two sizes, looks like favourite option would be to go for the smaller 748 one, which should hopefully be big enough - do they collect that...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 16-Dec-2006, 01:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By Pete A
Fitting Corse Oil Catch Tank?

Anyone know if it's possible to fit the Corse underseat breather catch tank, without having to reposition the cpu and everything else, i.e. alarm, relays, etc. can they be squeezed in - as the bike's...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 05-Dec-2006, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,093
Posted By Pete A
I've got an STM one fitted, which has the bush...

I've got an STM one fitted, which has the bush and steps to stop the cush drives backing out.
Whichever one you get, make sure you can get hold of sprockets to fit it at the right price, as they're...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 04-Dec-2006, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,329
Posted By Pete A
One further comment to add re. my post and using...

One further comment to add re. my post and using brake cleaner, it's not expensive at just over 2.00 a tin for the aerosol, but it evaporates completely leaving no residue or smell.
Then to finish...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 01-Dec-2006, 08:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,329
Posted By Pete A
One of the best degreasers available is brake...

One of the best degreasers available is brake cleaner, it's one of the few remaining solvents you can buy that contains trichloroethane, and as such is decidedly dodgy to use in anywhere but a well...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 26-Nov-2006, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By Pete A
Hi, Try Probolt - they're on the 'net - can't...

Hi,
Try Probolt - they're on the 'net - can't remember the site - do a search.
Anyway they do titanium (excellent but comes at a price!) and also the anodised ally. ones - these are fitted with a...
Forum: Insurance 24-Nov-2006, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,173
Posted By Pete A
Hi, Try speaking to Steve Blake at Access...

Hi,
Try speaking to Steve Blake at Access Underwriting, they're on the net, or see my other post with their 'phone no.
They insured my 996S for under 200 with loads of mods. listed including 50mm...
Forum: Insurance 22-Nov-2006, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,243
Posted By Pete A
Try asking Steve Blake at Access Underwriting...

Try asking Steve Blake at Access Underwriting (0845 2571355) for a quote - they insured my 996S for under 200.00 including all the mods., and we discussed adding my Jota to the policy for only...
Forum: Insurance 06-Oct-2006, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,357
Posted By Pete A
Excellent deal on insurance!

Hi people,
If anyone's looking for a good deal on insurance try Access Underwriting.
I've just insured my 996S with them, having been with Ducati insurance & Devitt previously.
Their quote came out...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 29-Jun-2006, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By Pete A
Hi Mike, If it's any help I've got a pair of...

Hi Mike,
If it's any help I've got a pair of modified axle stands that I use to slip over the foot pegs - (they've got tubes fitted lined with plastic bushes so as not to damage the pegs) - give me a...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 02-Jun-2006, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By Pete A
If you ring Datatool their service people are...

If you ring Datatool their service people are really helpful, when mine played up last year they told me how to dismantle it and replace the board, even though it was out of warranty. All done f.o.c.!
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 26-Apr-2006, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 485
Posted By Pete A
Hi Dave, You shouldn't have any problems removing...

Hi Dave,
You shouldn't have any problems removing the cush drives, you'll need a 14mm allen key, or better a 14mm hex. bit socket to hold them whilst you're undoing them. They are not particularly...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 24-Apr-2006, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By Pete A
Hi Rick, I've fitted a 6" Marchesini in mine...

Hi Rick,
I've fitted a 6" Marchesini in mine which is the right size for the 190 tyre originally fitted. There's no problem with the fit of the wheel, one of the few mods. I've done where there...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 06-Apr-2006, 11:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,412
Posted By Pete A
Dave's 'phone no. is 01798 813837 He's got loads...

Dave's 'phone no. is 01798 813837
He's got loads of other useful stuff, I've also bought a set of go/no go feeler gauges - basically feelers with a 0.002" step, handy for checking cam lobe clearance,...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 06-Apr-2006, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,412
Posted By Pete A
A genuine bargain at this price, I was going to...

A genuine bargain at this price, I was going to get one from my Snap On dealer, there one was way over 100.00!
I rang Dave last night to pay for mine, he's a really decent bloke, he couldn't quite...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 31-Mar-2006, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,200
Posted By Pete A
Hi, Yes I use Motul aswell, the reason for the...

Hi, Yes I use Motul aswell, the reason for the following having something to do with recomendations from a certain Mr. Hackett. They used to use it in all of the race bikes they prepared, (apparently...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 02-Mar-2006, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By Pete A
JHP - Ducati Coventry, no prob. always stuff like...

JHP - Ducati Coventry, no prob. always stuff like that in stock and quick delivery.
One other thing, the o rings should be green, not black, they are "Viton" o rings, which are used where anything...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 22-Feb-2006, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By Pete A
If you want really decent fitting stuff, as per...

If you want really decent fitting stuff, as per the original Duc. Performance goodies, then try Nigel at Sandbar Composites, he supplies pre preg. carbon made by M.S. Productions, that used to supply...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 12-Feb-2006, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Pete A
Mine ran fine with the stock cans fitted for the...

Mine ran fine with the stock cans fitted for the mot without switching back the ECU.
Mentioned what I'd done to the tester and he said leave the Termis on next time - so I did!
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 08-Feb-2006, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 956
Posted By Pete A
I had mine recovered some time ago now by Auto...

I had mine recovered some time ago now by Auto Interiors, they used to do all the seats for Reve racing, cost me 50.00 which I didn't think was too bad at the time. Since then plenty of people have...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 01-Feb-2006, 11:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,372
Posted By Pete A
Some years ago I had a similar problem and got...

Some years ago I had a similar problem and got over it by re-stamping the no's. Not too much hassle if you can find some of the same size font. You could use a hand held engraver and go over the no's...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 31-Jan-2006, 11:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By Pete A
That's the one on the right that doesn't work the...

That's the one on the right that doesn't work the gearbox isn't it?
I wondered what it was for, when I had the bike serviced at J.H.P. they made the observation that I'd never actually used the thing...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 26-Jan-2006, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By Pete A
The method I used to lengthen the standard bars...

The method I used to lengthen the standard bars was to remove the original plastic end plugs and machine up some new longer ones in ally. which I then loctited in place.
Simple if you've got access...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 24-Jan-2006, 11:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By Pete A
Using the clocks as a lock stop is a neat idea...

Using the clocks as a lock stop is a neat idea especially if you bin it, you can whipe those out as well!
Been there done that etc. etc.
Apart from that though, I think you'll find it's a fail at...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 21-Jan-2006, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By Pete A
I cut my panels using a jigsaw with a fine blade...

I cut my panels using a jigsaw with a fine blade in it - you need to cut the bottom out of the panel, close to the corner, all the way round. Then using something like a dremel tool with a mounted...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 16-Jan-2006, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By Pete A
I fitted an original Duc. perf. M.S. production...

I fitted an original Duc. perf. M.S. production carbon undertray to my 996S when I bought it. Slightly nerve racking cutting up the brand new panels!
It's easier said than done if you want a decent...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 08-Dec-2005, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By Pete A
Depends what you mean by hard to fit? You have to...

Depends what you mean by hard to fit? You have to do a bit of dismantling, the most hassle I had was removing the bulb holders from the back of the clocks without breaking the wires. Then it depends...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 18-Nov-2005, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By Pete A
You could try the people that actually do the...

You could try the people that actually do the coating, they're really helpful.
Spoke with them some time ago when they came round my firm flogging their services, asked the rep. about fork coatings,...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 10-Nov-2005, 09:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,015
Posted By Pete A
Hi Mike, U2U sent re. M/C housing. Regards, Pete

Hi Mike,
U2U sent re. M/C housing.
Regards,
Pete
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 09-Nov-2005, 02:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,015
Posted By Pete A
If you still need a pic of a machined casing,...

If you still need a pic of a machined casing, have a look at the Magnesium section on Tecmoto's website, there's a clutch housing on there.
I've been considering machining the one on my bike, easier...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 12-Oct-2005, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By Pete A
Just in the process of fitting my bike with an AP...

Just in the process of fitting my bike with an AP M/Cyl. got over the problem by replacing the plastic bar ends with ally ones (that I machined up at work) that are longer than the original, then...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 12-Oct-2005, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By Pete A
Cheers Neil, I'd wondered in the past why they...

Cheers Neil,
I'd wondered in the past why they hadn't topped it up to the level when it was being serviced - the comment being "it's hardly worth it" - now I know why!
Thanks again.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 12-Oct-2005, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By Pete A
Rad. Exp. Tank Filler Cap Removal?

Removing the filler cap for the rad. expansion tank - the manual says undo the petrol tank mount bolt, slide the tank back and undo the cap. I can undo it but I can't remove it without undoing the...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 21-Sep-2005, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By Pete A
I've bought quite a bit of stuff from Pro Bolt,...

I've bought quite a bit of stuff from Pro Bolt, and also Tecmoto in the past, which actually came from the same manufacturer. The cap screws I've just received from them are finished to a much better...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 25-Aug-2005, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,071
Posted By Pete A
I'm sure Nelly had one fitted on his 748, it's...

I'm sure Nelly had one fitted on his 748, it's something I've been considering for my 996. He'll do you a good deal on one I'm sure aswell.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 25-Aug-2005, 02:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,465
Posted By Pete A
That's right, WD40 can affect some O rings, as...

That's right, WD40 can affect some O rings, as it's made up of petrol distillates, amongst other stuff, and can cause them to swell. We recently had problems with some components at work, and I spoke...
Forum: Alarms and Related Security 26-Jul-2005, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,629
Posted By Pete A
I'll second that! Unbelievable service from the...

I'll second that! Unbelievable service from the technical dept. My system 3 packed up and it is now 7 months out of warranty, rang them and went through various possibilities, they decided it was...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 07-Jun-2005, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By Pete A
Sprocket Carrier - Cush Drives

I'm in the process of fitting an S.T.M. sprocket carrier and was expecting to find the (new) cush drives to be a press fit, but in fact the fit is relatively loose. Having read in previous threads...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 28-Apr-2005, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,229
Posted By Pete A
I've often smiled at the comments regarding...

I've often smiled at the comments regarding "heavy clutches" people are obviously too used to Jap. stuff! Having ridden my Jota for years and previously a T150V Trident, a Ducati clutch is so light...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 05-Apr-2005, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By Pete A
Try Battery City, (Naff name!) They're in...

Try Battery City, (Naff name!) They're in Shefford, only just up the road, sorry haven't got the no. but they're in yel.com if you do a search under that name, or Shefford Auto Parts.
They've just...
Forum: Tyres 05-Apr-2005, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 727
Posted By Pete A
They're at Shipston on Stour, near Stratford on...

They're at Shipston on Stour, near Stratford on Avon.
'Phone No. 01608 664122
Website: www.robsomracing.co.uk
Regards, Pete
Forum: Tyres 05-Apr-2005, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 727
Posted By Pete A
Robsom Racing - Excellent Service

Went over to see Mike Davis & Co. on Saturday to have a pair of Diablo Corsas fitted to my mag. Marchesinis.(See previous thread re. fitting tyres). Apart from giving me a decent price, Mike couldn't...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 01-Apr-2005, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,752
Posted By Pete A
Thanks for the response guys, it's about what I...

Thanks for the response guys, it's about what I thought.
I agree with the comments re. suspension work as opposed to engine mods. aswell. I've already had the stock suspension ride height etc. set...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 01-Apr-2005, 11:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,752
Posted By Pete A
K-Tech Showa Mods. V\'s Ohlins?

Okay people,
Anyone got any experience of the relative merits of having a set of Showa forks reworked by the guys at K-Tech, who obviously know their stuff, as opposed to splashing (or should that be...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 30-Mar-2005, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 23,005
Posted By Pete A
The trick I find is not just the brute force...

The trick I find is not just the brute force aproach - with a long breaker bar, with the bike on the workshop stand and the tube in place to stop the wheel turning, "crack" the bar suddenly, rather...
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