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Forum: SS & SuperSport 27-Jun-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By PDL
Fork oil 800 ss

I'm replacing the fork seals and was wondering how much oil I put in to get a 115 air gap or do I just measure from the fork top without spring in
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 27-Jun-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,007
Posted By PDL
No Limits. Really good Focused Events my card was...

No Limits. Really good
Focused Events my card was skimmed after using them, no one else had that card number.
Forum: 999 / 749 26-Jun-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,045
Posted By PDL
Peak Torque is supposed to be 8.5k revs and peak...

Peak Torque is supposed to be 8.5k revs and peak power at 10k, so I would guess never letting the revs drop below 5k and trying to stay between 6k and 10k revs
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 18-Jun-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By PDL
It's true, It's what the dolphins say. It's in...

It's true, It's what the dolphins say. It's in the book.
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 18-Jun-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By PDL
Hitch Hikers guide to the Galaxy when the...

Hitch Hikers guide to the Galaxy when the Dolphins left the Earth just before the Gogons blew Earth up to make way for an interstella highway.
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 15-Jun-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,847
Posted By PDL
Sorry chief It's the type of thing I'd do. ;)

Sorry chief It's the type of thing I'd do. ;)
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 15-Jun-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,847
Posted By PDL
No you did look you deffo looked.

No you did look you deffo looked.
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 15-Jun-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By PDL
As I sit here 13 miles from Oulton Park the Sun...

As I sit here 13 miles from Oulton Park the Sun is cracking the flags!
Forum: SS & SuperSport 14-Jun-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By PDL
Paul you'd whoop my arse but next season I will...

Paul you'd whoop my arse but next season I will be eligible for 1C so we could both whoop Neils arse
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 14-Jun-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By PDL
Really he bloody quick 1:54 round Oulton on a...

Really he bloody quick 1:54 round Oulton on a ZX6r pre inj 100bhp
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 14-Jun-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By PDL
Paul1098 is that you Paul? Did Ninja Sean say yes...

Paul1098 is that you Paul? Did Ninja Sean say yes or no?
Forum: SS & SuperSport 14-Jun-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By PDL
800ss Racer Dyno results

Nipped over to OTC Racing in Widnes today run by Pete Alton who racers side car and did a 102mph lap at this years TT. His customers include the likes of Michael Dunops supertwin, Cameron Donalds etc...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 13-Jun-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By PDL
Not as special as white boots

Not as special as white boots
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 12-Jun-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By PDL
Right right left straight left right right...

Right right left straight left right right chicane hill straight chicane right blind left left right right or something like that
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 11-Jun-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,548
Posted By PDL
You can download the manual off the Ohlins site....

You can download the manual off the Ohlins site. It has the clicks in it
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 10-Jun-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,522
Posted By PDL
Track pressures I reckon 30f 26r hot. So on a...

Track pressures I reckon 30f 26r hot. So on a normal Summer day that should be about 27/23 cold if you're not running warmers. I'm told they are similar to Pirelli, but do a few laps then come in and...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 10-Jun-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,522
Posted By PDL
What tyres, what track and I assume Novice group,...

What tyres, what track and I assume Novice group, and when I.e. what's the weather forecast this all will affect tyre pressures
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 10-Jun-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,316
Posted By PDL
Wets only make laps quicker for those who are...

Wets only make laps quicker for those who are used to using them, confident in them and with experience of when to use them. Last season I finished ahead of 100 bhp bikes in a rookie race in the wet...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 07-Jun-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By PDL
Hey Paul, Peel is a scary corner one of them fast...

Hey Paul, Peel is a scary corner one of them fast in bike on It's ear late apex corners on the gas early to the 2nd apex blind proper high side country. Barry Furber lost it there on Monday in the...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 05-Jun-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By PDL
Wow GWS sir. Peels quick not a place for a...

Wow GWS sir. Peels quick not a place for a highside happy ending.
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 29-May-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,262
Posted By PDL
Can you please leave some good weather there for...

Can you please leave some good weather there for Monday 4th, cheers

Paul
Forum: DSC Website - Help and Notices 28-May-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By PDL
I always found on the 'Mass Market Joe Pulic...

I always found on the 'Mass Market Joe Pulic site" i.e. Ducatisti; if I ever asked a question that the reply answers to the OP were usually 90% sheer guess work, 5% off topic, 4.9% urban myth and...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 28-May-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By PDL
996 SPS what to look for

A lad on the TDR site is looking at a 996 SPS

"I've been wanting something a bit special for a while now
I've found an sps 996 that ticks all the boxes for me

Is there anything I should check on...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 27-May-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By PDL
Yeah we were supposed to be doing coastal but...

Yeah we were supposed to be doing coastal but they can't run coastal at the mo. International or National
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 27-May-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By PDL
Anglesey circuit layout

Not sure if you've got your entries yet but I got my Wirral 100 mini twins entry yesterday for 4th June and we are on the 1.2 mile National circuit again due to there being no race control on the...
Forum: DSC Website - Help and Notices 27-May-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By PDL
The DOCGB web forum has even less traffic. Forum...

The DOCGB web forum has even less traffic. Forum wise we have DSC, DOCGB, UKMOC, DUN, Ducati World, the new that's taken Ducatistis mantel, ISBC etc. When once there was one forum there's now loads...
Forum: Monsters 26-May-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By PDL
Check the fuses, change and re seat them. Check...

Check the fuses, change and re seat them. Check all the wiring to the lights are the correct way round too
Forum: 999 / 749 25-May-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By PDL
+1 Bradders. Buy it, repair it, then ride it....

+1 Bradders.

Buy it, repair it, then ride it. It's a 749R probably one of the best bikes Bologna ever made.
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 22-May-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By PDL
I got a Ricambi one and you can turn the wheel...

I got a Ricambi one and you can turn the wheel about 25 to 30 degrees either way as the upright stand frame sits behind the bungs. To get the stand on though is a right fiddle it's sort of one side...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 21-May-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By PDL
I run front wheel bungs, It's a fiddle but you...

I run front wheel bungs, It's a fiddle but you can get them on
Forum: SS & SuperSport 16-May-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By PDL
Thank's everyone. DSC site has never let me down...

Thank's everyone.

DSC site has never let me down maybe it's time I became a member.
Forum: SS & SuperSport 16-May-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By PDL
It's got an alloy one which Ducati John replaced...

It's got an alloy one which Ducati John replaced for Nigel. The spindle is somewhere between 15 to 17mm hard to measure with my rubbish tape measure.
Forum: SS & SuperSport 16-May-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By PDL
Rear Spindle where to source

Been scouring the tintetweb for a new rear spindle on the 800, It's 15mm by the looks of it but can't find any new ones. Do we have any recommendations. Also what do you use to drift it out, I am...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 15-May-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By PDL
That's probably what I am missing I am not...

That's probably what I am missing I am not opening it up hard enough early enough. I have a TD on the Coastal this Sunday and then Wirral rd 3 on 4th June so will try opening it leant over.
Forum: SS & SuperSport 15-May-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By PDL
That's what was in the back of my mind, dohhh....

That's what was in the back of my mind, dohhh. And as Alan says I think you're right. I was running 15/43 at Anglesey so I guess it's me not the bike as always. I there this Sunday for some testing...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 15-May-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By PDL
How does gearing really affect the bike?

I have a problem where my bike is too highly geared for certain slower corners i.e. if I approach the corner in 2nd it's too high (the revs are too low) if I drop to 1st it's too low (the revs are...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 03-May-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 180
Posted By PDL
What does this do?

Saw this on Kaemna but don't what it does

http://www.kaemna.de/cms_en/katalog.htm?&view=artikel&artikel=617
Forum: SS & SuperSport 02-May-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By PDL
I know!!! that is probably where it is 80% head...

I know!!! that is probably where it is 80% head 20% bike
Forum: SS & SuperSport 02-May-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By PDL
I've measured the height now and it should be...

I've measured the height now and it should be 32.1 inches, and it was 30 inches with the 1098 seat on. I've raised it to 32.3 inches with the 1098 seat in and it feels more focussed on the body just...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 02-May-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By PDL
Thanks Kev/Paul, I built some impromptu alloy box...

Thanks Kev/Paul, I built some impromptu alloy box section last night and raised it 2 inches, it feels better just sitting on it and is about the stock height. I will test it next time out and take...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 01-May-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By PDL
How important is seat height and front end feel

I am raising my seat height two inches as I am struggling with feel and control into faster corners. The bike didn't have a seat unit when I bought it and I fitted a 1098 race unit but looking at...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 28-Apr-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By PDL
I bought an 800 ss that hadn't ran for 3 and half...

I bought an 800 ss that hadn't ran for 3 and half years. Ducati John knew the full service history and I got him to do a full service and it started first time. I am now racing it with my 2nd round...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 25-Apr-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 976
Posted By PDL
I see yet again you are there with Hottrax before...

I see yet again you are there with Hottrax before thw W100 meeting on the 4th June. Had to wait last year till about 6:30 until the paddock was nearly empty. What time are your races I will come down...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 25-Apr-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By PDL
Never

Never
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 25-Apr-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,260
Posted By PDL
+1 deffo worth having one if there is no one in...

+1 deffo worth having one if there is no one in front of you. Helps you keep your pace and on test days they are invaluable.
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 24-Apr-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By PDL
Use your brakes less it'll make up any difference

Use your brakes less it'll make up any difference
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 09-Apr-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 512
Posted By PDL
1098r chain lifting problems

See this thread http://www.trackdayriders.co.uk/tdr/forum/it-did-it-againlucky-twice-vids-up_topic26165_post388440.html#388440

The lad has a Nova gear box and a 16 on the front but the chain keeps...
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 08-Apr-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By PDL
You're right. I like SRF which isn't cheap either

You're right. I like SRF which isn't cheap either
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 08-Apr-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By PDL
SRF is dot 4 as for dot 5.1 you'll be changing...

SRF is dot 4 as for dot 5.1 you'll be changing more often but if you've got the money then go fr it.
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 08-Apr-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By PDL
No do not usr 5.1. Use Castrol SRF

No do not usr 5.1. Use Castrol SRF
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