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Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 12-Dec-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,818
Posted By smilo006
Smile Looks like showroom condition as well.

Looks like showroom condition as well.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 12-Dec-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,097
Posted By smilo006
10k. There is a rev limiter. If I remember about...

10k. There is a rev limiter. If I remember about 9 k max torque so no point going further.
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 10-Dec-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 789
Posted By smilo006
Cool 1098 / 1198 Engine

Anyone have any idea how much a 1098 or 1198 engine weighs?
For a project.....
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 31-Oct-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,910
Posted By smilo006
Like these, different colours, very well made and...

Like these, different colours, very well made and less likely to get crap in them than a half one.

http://www.cyccon.com/cycpf/01DU07.jpg
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 31-Oct-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By smilo006
Why fit 45's just wack a set of db killers in or...

Why fit 45's just wack a set of db killers in or shins in the final sections on your 50's
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 26-Mar-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,300
Posted By smilo006
Your wheels

I used central tyre in Cov. It was a while ago but they were 58 quid (cannot remember for the pair or not) and look like this:

http://pinterest.com/pin/481885228848655930/

Otherwise Altamura in...
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 24-Feb-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,486
Posted By smilo006
An ambition for all 1199 owners.....?

For a predominantly car biased blog they are remarkably fair in their analysis is to which is faster car or bike. They did an on board lap of the ring in 7.26 on a 1199.
Pushing well over 1g in some...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 19-Feb-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By smilo006
doesn't eating more pies work?

doesn't eating more pies work?
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 11-Feb-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 929
Posted By smilo006
and...

and article......
http://www.visordown.com/road-tests-first-rides/first-ride-ducati-1199-panigale-s/20053.html

sees to do what Ducati have been reading off the box.
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 30-Jan-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By smilo006
wiring is starting to get in the way of enjoyment...

wiring is starting to get in the way of enjoyment I think. Do you cover the clutch because I really do not want 10kg of spanners in my rucksack.
If the Panigale has some kind of electronic feedback...
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 26-Jan-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By smilo006
Clutch

Could you fit a dry clutch to it. Or have we lost the bag of spanners for good?
Forum: DSC Website - Help and Notices 14-Jan-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,918
Posted By smilo006
trying to load the a url but the site clips it...

trying to load the a url but the site clips it back to the main site url when you save the post. Any idea...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 06-Jan-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,023
Posted By smilo006
I dropped my 996R on its right side, goodbye...

I dropped my 996R on its right side, goodbye battery, connectors to the ECU, brake lever, master cylinder, handlebar, hello 400 bill.
However would be inclined to use front wheel and rear wheel...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 05-Jan-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,029
Posted By smilo006
Something you do not see for sale often!

http://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C101627
who wants to be carl fogerty, bike, leathers, the lot
Forum: DSC Website - Help and Notices 10-Dec-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,918
Posted By smilo006
it is likely because my membership has expired...

it is likely because my membership has expired but I cannot seem to log in but can post on the forum. Or rather it does not recognise that I am logged in. Mac and windows. Likely my membership,...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 10-Dec-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By smilo006
original screen bolts - gobert

I think gobert was looking for some original screen cheese bolts. It is a long time ago however I now have some if he or anyone else is interested. Thye need some tlc otherwise the original mozerella...
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 02-Dec-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,055
Posted By smilo006
One of...

One of these:
http://ducatistore.co.uk/ducati-1199-tricolore.shtml
with one of those on it....
http://www.mildhogs.co.nz/Ducati%20Image%20Gallery?Service=Show&Image=14
of course no room for one, so...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 28-Nov-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,406
Posted By smilo006
I have a pair of VSV(?) ones. I find them a...

I have a pair of VSV(?) ones. I find them a nuisance, they seem to be too cropped. I would be happy to swap them with another set.
See photo:...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 09-Nov-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,370
Posted By smilo006
also make sure you grease the ball bearings on...

also make sure you grease the ball bearings on the ramp. I know someone who mangled their clutch when these jammed.
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 08-Nov-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,117
Posted By smilo006
Talking I can't find another manufacturer that has put...

I can't find another manufacturer that has put exhausts on a bike like those. First LED's on a bike, first new Brembo's on a production bike, release valve for easier starting, 30mm less to the bars,...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 27-Oct-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By smilo006
I have put a 6R on trackdays 50mm with no...

I have put a 6R on trackdays 50mm with no problems regarding noise levels.
Also a 998s with 54mm system at Brands and Cadwell no problem. The cored MV came in at 116DB that was a problem.
Another...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 17-Oct-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,093
Posted By smilo006
if he still does them I use Barry. He will put...

if he still does them I use Barry. He will put lights and side stand if you want or not. Fit really well, come with brackets for rear and dzus clips. I think about 250-300. Lasted me 5 years and 2...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 04-Oct-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,840
Posted By smilo006
unburnt fuel is ok? unburnt fuel = less power =...

unburnt fuel is ok? unburnt fuel = less power = less fun!
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 09-Sep-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,407
Posted By smilo006
Hi, On my 996R the flywheel came lose and the...

Hi,

On my 996R the flywheel came lose and the flywheel started to make a noise agains the engine casing so it can also happen on later bikes.
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 07-Sep-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,983
Posted By smilo006
in no way jealous, oh no........b*****d! Hope it...

in no way jealous, oh no........b*****d! Hope it goes really well!
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 07-Sep-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,588
Posted By smilo006
can vouch for alta...

can vouch for alta mura:
http://ian-miles.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/998-9R/998-9R/15222973_3mPh4K#1200280898_gN4NB

though they are pricey. These were knalckered race fairings. For a grand they did all...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 07-Sep-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,840
Posted By smilo006
If there is a link pipe then have you tried it...

If there is a link pipe then have you tried it with the can off to confirm which cylinder it is coming from. Great excuse to try it too. Had 3 and never had that problem.
Forum: DSC Website - Help and Notices 08-Aug-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,951
Posted By smilo006
DSC on a Mac and iphone.

I have noticed that the site does not always acknowledge that you are looged in when using a mac and especially on iphone.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 08-Aug-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,413
Posted By smilo006
regarding your fuel connectors. Triumph do them....

regarding your fuel connectors. Triumph do them. Reasonably priced as I recall. Might have a couple somewhere. In my experience it is the gromit that breaks not the male connector or the female...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 03-Aug-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,052
Posted By smilo006
ball and ramp or just ramp?

ball and ramp or just ramp?
Forum: 1198 / 1098 / 848 12-Jul-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,278
Posted By smilo006
Ridden a 1198 and 1098. Unless you get open...

Ridden a 1198 and 1098. Unless you get open clutch and decent open cans then it feels like a Jap 4 compared to the 998.
the 1198 was smoother but fantastic engine on bot of them. Slipper clutch even...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 09-Jul-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By smilo006
Regrettably it was MD racing. Hardworking and...

Regrettably it was MD racing. Hardworking and good guys.

I cannot see how the 2 incidents are not related but liberal use of techno babble meant that they were seeking to make out that the peper...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 09-Jul-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,641
Posted By smilo006
looks really great. Nice to see people putting...

looks really great. Nice to see people putting these back in tip top condition instad of breaking them for parts.
I bet you look forward to scrubbing those stips off that back tyre!!
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 07-Jul-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By smilo006
Hi, When it started I changed the spark plugs...

Hi,

When it started I changed the spark plugs over and then the cables to the coils.
The fuel filter has been changed. Looking at the the turn over when starting there is definitely little or no...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 05-Jul-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By smilo006
Cleaning paper towels

Collected the bike from dealer after having some work done.
Rode it, no probem. Filled it with petrol, about 100 yards down the road it started to cough, splutter, and the engine seemed to be...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 07-May-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By smilo006
if you go for a bike that is aready a track bike...

if you go for a bike that is aready a track bike as it were then they are often less money than road bikes. No so many ducati's around though. But there are some.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 07-May-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,998
Posted By smilo006
buellie....so are you going to get one then?

buellie....so are you going to get one then?
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 07-May-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By smilo006
there should be parts manuals on the ducati...

there should be parts manuals on the ducati website, though now well hidden. However there seems to be some difference between what is on there and the part number on the microfische. No idea why....
Forum: New User Introductions 03-May-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,237
Posted By smilo006
if you have not bought it then I would take this...

if you have not bought it then I would take this one:

http://www.pistonheads.com/sales/2732400.htm

Quite rare now to see one this good.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 03-May-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,998
Posted By smilo006
a 916sps went for 26k at Bonhams...

a 916sps went for 26k at Bonhams recently.....well it was 002 and it has like 20 miles on the clock.

Take a look at this....
http://www.pistonheads.com/sales/2732400.htm

By then they could put...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 30-Apr-2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,998
Posted By smilo006
http://www.pistonheads.com/sales/2752906.htm http...

http://www.pistonheads.com/sales/2752906.htm

http://www.pistonheads.com/sales/2620443.htm

to start with...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 26-Apr-2011, 01:03 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,413
Posted By smilo006
Great to follow. It would be interesting to know...

Great to follow. It would be interesting to know what the final cost is.
Looks pretty cool so far.
No samco hoses?

What have you enjoyed most so far?

I have one of those connectors on my 998(9)R....
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 23-Apr-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,741
Posted By smilo006
Down at Motoraaapido today looking at 1198 -...

Down at Motoraaapido today looking at 1198 - 1098's. trying to find out about the new 2012 Superbike, to see when used prices for the 1198 will fall. It will be out, it will be expensive, oversquare,...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 12-Apr-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 926
Posted By smilo006
alta mura are good but they are pricey. Dont...

alta mura are good but they are pricey.
Dont most dealers know of a repair shop if they dont do it themselves.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 01-Apr-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By smilo006
is that to attempt to make the rear brake work?

is that to attempt to make the rear brake work?
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 29-Mar-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,156
Posted By smilo006
still available if you want it.

still available if you want it.
Forum: 999 / 749 10-Mar-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,149
Posted By smilo006
the suspension set up block at Hottrax trackdays...

the suspension set up block at Hottrax trackdays told me that the rear should be slightly lower than the front, not higher.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 05-Mar-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,413
Posted By smilo006
respect is due. It will be interesting to follow...

respect is due. It will be interesting to follow progress.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 26-Feb-2011, 01:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,037
Posted By smilo006
5,000

5,000
Forum: 999 / 749 14-Feb-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,862
Posted By smilo006
The only reason I can think of is that the wire...

The only reason I can think of is that the wire was crushed or broken whentrying to ge tthe tank off. Perhaps pulled the tank and forgot to disconnect the fuel pump connector. The shroud round the...
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