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Forum: 999 / 749 23-Oct-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 10
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: 33
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: 4
Views: 338
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: 4
Views: 338
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: 178
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: 185
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: 534
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: 211
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: 534
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: 1,785
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: 4
Views: 338
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: 534
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: 1,785
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: 534
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: 534
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: 2,132
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: 430
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: 401
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: 3,679
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: 467
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: 592
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: 2,132
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, 05:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 212
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, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
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, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By antonye
https://www.facebook.com/groups/196910410391073/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/196910410391073/
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 30-Dec-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By antonye
More pics!!!!

More pics!!!!
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 17-Dec-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By antonye
Very nice! Pictures please!!

Very nice! Pictures please!!
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 07-Dec-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
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, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
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, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,025
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, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,025
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: 644
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: 838
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: 2,132
Posted By antonye
Cool! See you there :)

Cool! See you there :)
Forum: 999 / 749 25-Jul-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,467
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: 865
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: 1,950
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: 1,287
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: 3,240
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: 1,197
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: 1,461
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: 2,621
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: 1,791
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: 2,521
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: 1,461
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!
Forum: SS & SuperSport 10-Apr-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By antonye
It may be that the fuel pump relay is sticking -...

It may be that the fuel pump relay is sticking - it is a mechanical part after all so they do wear out! Should be a simple and cheap (5) job to replace and always worth doing if you don't know the...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 10-Apr-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By antonye
Have a look in the DD section as I'm sure that...

Have a look in the DD section as I'm sure that Kev (Skidlids) has recommended some in there before.
Forum: SS & SuperSport 28-Mar-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 855
Posted By antonye
This is a common mod that a lot of people have...

This is a common mod that a lot of people have done over the years, including me on my 600/620 race bike!

Ducati sold a "Ducati Performance" airbox lid that was basically a cut-down version of the...
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 20-Mar-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,023
Posted By antonye
Thumbs up Essex Pub Night - Monday 20th March in Broomfield, Chelmsford

All,

It's Essex pub night again on Mon 20th March - tonight!

I will be there from about 8pm, so come along and say hello and chat bikes and stuff.

Everyone is welcome; old, new and non members...
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 08-Mar-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,400
Posted By antonye
Thanks Frank, we got the press release so I'll...

Thanks Frank, we got the press release so I'll post the full thing shortly as well! :)
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