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Forum: 851 / 888 26-Nov-2006, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,855
Posted By Motobee
Nice find. Where did you get it? Do they have any...

Nice find. Where did you get it? Do they have any more exhaust parts or bodywork for sale?

Brian
Forum: 851 / 888 09-Nov-2006, 04:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,368
Posted By Motobee
The original Ducati connectors are made by CPC...

The original Ducati connectors are made by CPC (Colder Products Co.)
http://www.colder.com/asp_main/default.asp

You can buy the plastic or metal Colder connectors for about one tenth the cost of the...
Forum: 851 / 888 10-Oct-2006, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By Motobee
What is the part number? Brian

What is the part number?

Brian
Forum: 851 / 888 07-Oct-2006, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By Motobee
Nat Rocks! I bought a seat pad from him, it...

Nat Rocks!
I bought a seat pad from him, it arrived in perfect as new condtion. It took 3 days from the time I paid for it to arrive in California. Talk about fast shipping!

Thanks!
Brian
Forum: 851 / 888 30-Sep-2006, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,135
Posted By Motobee
Sorry Phil, but the rotors are not an adaption....

Sorry Phil, but the rotors are not an adaption. They were fitted to all of the Factory Ducati team bikes in 1993. That is why they are so rare. Look at any photos of the factory bikes from 1993 and...
Forum: 851 / 888 29-Sep-2006, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,135
Posted By Motobee
Corsa parts needed

Greeting all,

I am restoring one of Carl Fogarty's 1993 Factory Works 888/926 Ducati
World Superbikes, and have looked everywhere for these parts, but
cannot find them.

Carbon fiber front...
Forum: 851 / 888 24-Sep-2006, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,652
Posted By Motobee
Please be aware that the 888 Corsa that Fast by...

Please be aware that the 888 Corsa that Fast by Ferracci is selling is being misrepresented as Pascal Piccotte's 1994 AMA Superbike. It is not, I own his 1994 AMA Superbike. The bike being sold is...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 31-Jan-2006, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By Motobee
Wanted: Mike Hale 916 WSB racing photos

Greetings, I have had the good fortune to be able to aquire this 916 ex-factory race bike: http://www.ducpond.com/TeamDue.html

I have done some research on its history, and it turn out that it was...
Forum: 851 / 888 30-Oct-2005, 06:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,369
Posted By Motobee
Phil, It looks like all of the carbon fiber...

Phil,
It looks like all of the carbon fiber parts in the first shot are either reproduction or have been thickly coated with many layers of clear. Are you replacing the original parts with...
Forum: 851 / 888 14-Oct-2005, 06:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,574
Posted By Motobee
Your bike is absolutely beautiful! I am trying...

Your bike is absolutely beautiful! I am trying to keep a log of all of the factory 888 Corsa's, and was wondering if you would post the chassis number of your bike?
If you are uncomfortable with...
Forum: 851 / 888 12-Oct-2005, 03:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,438
Posted By Motobee
In typical Ducati fashion, I don't think that the...

In typical Ducati fashion, I don't think that the factory realised how important an icon Falappa was, so they didn't keep any of his old bikes.

When they discovered that they needed to represent his...
Forum: 851 / 888 11-Oct-2005, 04:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,438
Posted By Motobee
Steve, Did you buy a complete bike or just the...

Steve,
Did you buy a complete bike or just the frame? What is the frame number?
Where was the auction? Please post some photos of the bike.

Thanks,
Brian
Forum: 851 / 888 28-Sep-2005, 09:07 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,397
Posted By Motobee
logyk, The bike doesn't have a remote hydraulic...

logyk,
The bike doesn't have a remote hydraulic preload adjuster. What you are seeing is the compression damping adjuster on the remote reservoir. Check out the attached photo to see what an Ohlins...
Forum: 851 / 888 27-Sep-2005, 05:41 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,397
Posted By Motobee
One thing to keep in mind is that these bikes...

One thing to keep in mind is that these bikes were handbuilt in small batches by the racing department. The specification of the bikes was not set in stone,

So, the fact that your bike...
Forum: 851 / 888 27-Sep-2005, 05:10 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,397
Posted By Motobee
Congratulations! Welcome to the club! It looks...

Congratulations! Welcome to the club!

It looks like a great bike, but I think that it is either a 1994 model year 888, or it is a 1993 that has had a lot of 1994 parts put on it.

The instrument...
Forum: 851 / 888 20-Sep-2005, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,207
Posted By Motobee
Here I am on my latest acquisition. It's a little...

Here I am on my latest acquisition. It's a little faster than my 888, but the cost of a valve adjustment will just about kill you.

Brian
Forum: 851 / 888 20-Sep-2005, 07:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,207
Posted By Motobee
Here is the triple clamp on Tom's bike that...

Here is the triple clamp on Tom's bike that identifies it as Doug Polens #2 bike

Brian
Forum: 851 / 888 20-Sep-2005, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,207
Posted By Motobee
Here is a photo of Tom's (motobueno) 1993 Doug...

Here is a photo of Tom's (motobueno) 1993 Doug Polen AMA championship bike.
This is the sister bike to the one that is for sale.

Brian
Forum: 851 / 888 20-Sep-2005, 04:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By Motobee
The "green stuff" that is on magnesium...

The "green stuff" that is on magnesium parts is zinc chromate primer. It is put on to protect the magnesium from corroding.

See below:
Zinc chromate is simply a corrosion resistant pigment that is...
Forum: 851 / 888 17-Sep-2005, 10:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,221
Posted By Motobee
The 1993 works/factory 888 race bikes used the...

The 1993 works/factory 888 race bikes used the same exhaust as your 1994 corsa. I tried to get new mufflers for my 1993 bike and Ducati sent me mufflers that were too short. The mufflers on your bike...
Forum: 851 / 888 14-Sep-2005, 10:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,791
Posted By Motobee
Phillipe, Is that a photo of you on your...

Phillipe,
Is that a photo of you on your bike?

Brian
Forum: 851 / 888 14-Sep-2005, 04:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,791
Posted By Motobee
Thanks Phillipe for the additional...

Thanks Phillipe for the additional information!

One thing to keep in mind when looking at these old racebikes, is that as time went on they were usually updated with better parts to make them...
Forum: 851 / 888 13-Sep-2005, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,791
Posted By Motobee
Sounds good, I work two blocks away from...

Sounds good, I work two blocks away from Pyramid.

Brian
Forum: 851 / 888 13-Sep-2005, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,791
Posted By Motobee
Rob the forks shown in the 1993 parts book would...

Rob the forks shown in the 1993 parts book would be the forks in the third picture. You can even make out the plastic clamps in the drawing, even though they are not available as a separate part.
Forum: 851 / 888 13-Sep-2005, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,791
Posted By Motobee
The fourth type of Ohlins fork (FG9340) was only...

The fourth type of Ohlins fork (FG9340) was only used on 1993/94 works bikes.
Forum: 851 / 888 13-Sep-2005, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,791
Posted By Motobee
The third type was used on 1992 works bikes and...

The third type was used on 1992 works bikes and 1992/93/94 customer corsa's. These can be identified by the black plastic mounts that support the front fender.

The Ducati part number for the 92/93...
Forum: 851 / 888 13-Sep-2005, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,791
Posted By Motobee
The second type used on 1991 Corsa's was similiar...

The second type used on 1991 Corsa's was similiar to the first, but has no hole in the lower stanchion.
Forum: 851 / 888 13-Sep-2005, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,791
Posted By Motobee
Robin, There are basically four styles of Ohlins...

Robin,
There are basically four styles of Ohlins fork that were used on 851/888 Corsa's.

The 1990 bikes used this style with a hole in the side of the lower stanchion.
They are Ohlins...
Forum: 851 / 888 05-Sep-2005, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By Motobee
I bought a factory windscreen 48710091A from...

I bought a factory windscreen 48710091A from Ducati North America a couple of years ago, but it is now listed as obsolete in their database. You might try Ducati UK or Ducati Italy to see if they...
Forum: 851 / 888 27-Apr-2005, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 927
Posted By Motobee
Nat, How much for the Corsa nose panel? Do you...

Nat,
How much for the Corsa nose panel? Do you have any other Corsa parts?

Brian
Forum: 851 / 888 25-Apr-2005, 03:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By Motobee
I have had it out for a trackday. It was fun to...

I have had it out for a trackday. It was fun to ride, but at anything over 3/4 throttle the bars would wag back and forth down the straightaway. I spent about 1/2 the day making suspension...
Forum: 851 / 888 24-Apr-2005, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By Motobee
Most expensive 888?

Well. the ex-Fogarty Moto Cinelli 888 sold this weekend, but it didn't bring what they were expecting.
See:...
Forum: 851 / 888 23-Apr-2005, 12:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,819
Posted By Motobee
Sparkin, I just found the Regina stickers while...

Sparkin,
I just found the Regina stickers while looking at this site for some other stickers:
http://www.tapeworks.com/Pages/logosatoz.html
Just scroll down on the left hand side until you reach...
Forum: 851 / 888 22-Apr-2005, 06:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,819
Posted By Motobee
There is a nice print of the WSB 888 that Rod...

There is a nice print of the WSB 888 that Rod Organ did calld "Foggy with Clouds"
see: http://www.chantryfineart.co.uk/pmotorbikes.html

I have it hanging in my dining room. People that come over for...
Forum: 851 / 888 22-Apr-2005, 06:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,819
Posted By Motobee
I have the Ducati Racing History, but it is the...

I have the Ducati Racing History, but it is the 2000 edition, and there are no photos of either of the team bikes (Fogarty/Fallapa), only three photos of the satellite team bikes (Mertens, Lucchiari,...
Forum: 851 / 888 21-Apr-2005, 09:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,819
Posted By Motobee
KeefyB, Thanks for the heads up on "Fogarty...

KeefyB,
Thanks for the heads up on "Fogarty the championship years", I just ordered it. On the book site is was open to a page with a picture of Fogarty and bike flying through the air sideways at...
Forum: 851 / 888 21-Apr-2005, 05:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,819
Posted By Motobee
You guys rock! Thanks KeffyB for the great...

You guys rock!

Thanks KeffyB for the great photos.

Sparkin, could you email me a higher resolution copy of the image that you posted, my email is bbrown291@comcast.net

I saw the press release...
Forum: 851 / 888 20-Apr-2005, 10:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,819
Posted By Motobee
Photos of Fogarty 1993 WSB 888 wanted

Greetings,
I am new to this forum, and would like to introduce myself. My name is Brian Brown, and I live out here in sunny Berkeley, California. I am lucky enough to own one of the two factory...
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