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Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 02-Feb-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 635
Posted By ChrisBushell
748 big end shells

Had a customer come into the workshop this morning with a crank out of a 748, which was looking rather sad. It seems he forgot to clean out the sludge trap and he suffered from oil starvation!!

Ok...
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 18-Jul-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,363
Posted By ChrisBushell
Ant Would love to come along, but will...

Ant

Would love to come along, but will unfortunately be in Toronto for Ben's wedding that weekend!
Forum: Classic 16-Feb-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,744
Posted By ChrisBushell
I would need more information before I could help...

I would need more information before I could help you more. Not very happy about the oil pressure light, though they dont run a lot of pressure anyway.

If the bike has been stood for a long time,...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 25-Feb-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By ChrisBushell
Miles I have just bought Nourish Race Engines...

Miles

I have just bought Nourish Race Engines and as a part of the purchase I have acquired a hell of a lot of lathe tooling, mill cutters, taper shank drills, etc. If you get in touch I am sure I...
Forum: Classic 01-Oct-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,254
Posted By ChrisBushell
Simon, Drop me a line or give me a call, there...

Simon,

Drop me a line or give me a call, there are a few simple checks to do and then if all fails we can drop it in my ultrasonic cleaner.

Chris
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 05-Sep-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By ChrisBushell
Ok just picked this up! Drop me an e-mail with...

Ok just picked this up!

Drop me an e-mail with your contact details and I will help you out.

chris.bushell@ducatisportingclub.com

Chris
Forum: STs 27-Aug-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,399
Posted By ChrisBushell
ST rack and top box

I am on the look out for a rack and top box for my ST4, I already have a set of Nilfango panniers and their mounting frames, so would prefer a matching set. Colour not a problem as I can always...
Forum: Classic 05-Aug-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 930
Posted By ChrisBushell
I cant tell from these photos with any certainty...

I cant tell from these photos with any certainty and a photo of yours from the other side would help.

Drop me an e-mail to chris.bushell@ducatisportingclub.com and I am sure we can sort it out. I...
Forum: DSC Website - Help and Notices 27-Jul-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By ChrisBushell
Ant, Are we going for it on the 7th of August...

Ant,

Are we going for it on the 7th of August then up at Brands?? Will have to take the 350 Desmo up on the trailer and give it a run from the entry gate to the Kentagon then!

Chris
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 21-Jun-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,328
Posted By ChrisBushell
Plan to check our 998's tomorrow after this!

Plan to check our 998's tomorrow after this!
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 11-Jun-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,328
Posted By ChrisBushell
Steve, I think I may have a spare one in the...

Steve,

I think I may have a spare one in the garage from a 996/998 which I think is the same. Drop me a PM with your mobile number and I will give you a call.

Chris
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 30-Apr-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,004
Posted By ChrisBushell
I have a guy near Godstone, who has done most of...

I have a guy near Godstone, who has done most of my spraying for the last 15 years. He is really good and very reasonable.

Drop me a PM with your phone number and I will give you a call back.

Chris
Forum: SS & SuperSport 28-Apr-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,454
Posted By ChrisBushell
Fluctuation in brake pressure is probably a...

Fluctuation in brake pressure is probably a warped disc and wheel bearings would be expected in something that has been used that little.
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 16-Apr-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By ChrisBushell
Andy, You surely mean bead blast not shot blast?...

Andy,

You surely mean bead blast not shot blast? The alloy of these wheels is quite soft and even bead blast at high pressure can remove metal - shot blast them and you wont have a rim!


Chris
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 03-Apr-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,819
Posted By ChrisBushell
Must admit I dont like the idea of the 1st...

Must admit I dont like the idea of the 1st session being grouped in mixed ability, with transponders, to sort out lap times and then put in to slow, medium and fast groups. This is not a...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 02-Apr-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,454
Posted By ChrisBushell
Am I right in thinking that this model had the...

Am I right in thinking that this model had the 16" front wheel - if so tyres are going to be a problem.

I do believe that the 91 version had a lot of updates and changes that might make that a...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 19-Feb-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,592
Posted By ChrisBushell
Well it is always the sudden stop that hurts the...

Well it is always the sudden stop that hurts the most!
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 30-Nov-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 355
Posted By ChrisBushell
New set of Barrels & Pistons

Guys,

I got a phone call from Pete Ramsey down at Pro Twins (01342-892888) this afternoon, it appears that they have a brand new set of 583 barrels, pistons, gudgeon pins, etc.

They want 250 +VAT...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 05-Sep-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 774
Posted By ChrisBushell
Just to confirm that yes you will have to change...

Just to confirm that yes you will have to change the ECU if you fit the Termis, we had to replace the link pipe on ours as well. I think that you will find that the correct Termis for a 998bip are...
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 23-Aug-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,362
Posted By ChrisBushell
There we are small world isn't it! I hope to get...

There we are small world isn't it! I hope to get a couple of extra photos tomorrow off Gary - which should include yours.


Chris
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 21-Aug-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,362
Posted By ChrisBushell
Mclaren family day

Well the sun shone on Saturday down in Woking, as I was delighted to display my 1958 Ducati 98TS at the McLaren family open day in support of Help for Heros.

We had quite an eclectic group of...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 21-Aug-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By ChrisBushell
My 2002 998 uses an H1 and an H3 from memory.

My 2002 998 uses an H1 and an H3 from memory.
Forum: Insurance 17-Aug-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,111
Posted By ChrisBushell
Martin, Try MSM Insurance 01279-870535 and ask...

Martin,

Try MSM Insurance 01279-870535 and ask for Dave Spragg. If anyone can help it will be him.

Chris
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 15-Aug-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,287
Posted By ChrisBushell
Otherwise it would be illegal!

Otherwise it would be illegal!
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 10-May-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By ChrisBushell
Let me know when you want me to put them in the...

Let me know when you want me to put them in the lathe then!

Chris
Forum: DSC Website - Help and Notices 24-Apr-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,247
Posted By ChrisBushell
Ant for the 1st time in what seems weeks it is...

Ant for the 1st time in what seems weeks it is now working on my home machine with Windows 7 and IE9.

Well done that man!
Forum: Classic 24-Apr-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,374
Posted By ChrisBushell
What you dont mention is the fact that the sudden...

What you dont mention is the fact that the sudden influx of all these bikes into the UK totally overstocked the UK market for at least those three years and probably some time longer.

I am not quite...
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 11-Apr-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,417
Posted By ChrisBushell
Neal, Have just sent you an e-mail Chris

Neal,

Have just sent you an e-mail


Chris
Forum: 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 Panigale 23-Mar-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,609
Posted By ChrisBushell
I was in P&H down at Gatwick today and Marcus...

I was in P&H down at Gatwick today and Marcus says that they haven't sold their allocation yet - try giving him a call on 01293-413300
Forum: 999 / 749 23-Mar-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By ChrisBushell
What is it worth?

A friend of my Son has called having seen an 04 749S for sale - he is tempted.

Bike apparently has 13,500 miles, full service history, Ohlins rear shock, Termi exhaust and quite a bit of bling...
Forum: 999 / 749 22-Mar-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,178
Posted By ChrisBushell
I will defer to others who may know better, but I...

I will defer to others who may know better, but I would think that DB killers would be available on a well know auction site! Overall you shouldn't have a problem.
Forum: 999 / 749 22-Mar-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,178
Posted By ChrisBushell
Quite frankly you are better of phoning the...

Quite frankly you are better of phoning the broker than trying to do this on line. I am sure that someone like Ducai Insurance will provide cover including a Termi system - provided that you are...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 16-Mar-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By ChrisBushell
In that case re-torque the nut and keep an eye on...

In that case re-torque the nut and keep an eye on it.
Forum: SS & SuperSport 15-Mar-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By ChrisBushell
Sounds like you may have broken a cylinder head...

Sounds like you may have broken a cylinder head stud - you need to get it checked!
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 13-Mar-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By ChrisBushell
Well, I tried reading the wiring diagram at A4...

Well, I tried reading the wiring diagram at A4 size and it is too small!

Managed to download the ownershandbook from the Ducati.com website in PDF form and on the last page was the wiring diagram. ...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 12-Mar-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By ChrisBushell
With a bit of digging have managed to get my...

With a bit of digging have managed to get my hands on a wiring diagram for the 998 now. It would appear that the 998/998S and 996R all share the same wiring harness.

1st thing that is clear is that...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 12-Mar-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By ChrisBushell
Whilst not having exactly the same problem, we...

Whilst not having exactly the same problem, we are going to have to look at the electrics on my Sons 998S next weekend.

The DataTool alarm had been playing up because of poor fitting and a couple of...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 09-Mar-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By ChrisBushell
Guy I went out and measured the one in the...

Guy

I went out and measured the one in the garage and they are:

Tank 110 x 20mm
Fairing 210 x 40mm

Chris
Forum: DSC Website - Help and Notices 07-Mar-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,247
Posted By ChrisBushell
Frank, I am fairly certain that this is a...

Frank,

I am fairly certain that this is a problem related to IE9
Forum: DSC Website - Help and Notices 06-Mar-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,247
Posted By ChrisBushell
Guys, I have been suffering the same symptoms on...

Guys, I have been suffering the same symptoms on my desktop. It seems that Microsoft decided that I should upgrade to Internet Explorer 9.0, did so without ask me.

The DSC site is the only one that...
Forum: Classic 06-Mar-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,080
Posted By ChrisBushell
Tonio Give me a call, depending on size we may...

Tonio

Give me a call, depending on size we may find that I have some spares.

CHRIS
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 05-Mar-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,049
Posted By ChrisBushell
Thank you for that -will try on Saturday!

Thank you for that -will try on Saturday!
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 05-Mar-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,049
Posted By ChrisBushell
Belts on a 998S

Guys inspired by AntonyE's article about changing belts, I have downloaded the checking software, got a microphone working off the lap top and thought I would have a go at checking the current...
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 05-Mar-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,417
Posted By ChrisBushell
Send an e-mail to events@ducatisportingclub.com...

Send an e-mail to events@ducatisportingclub.com and they will sort you out.

Chris
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 20-Feb-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,738
Posted By ChrisBushell
To answer your question of "best" I was...

To answer your question of "best" I was meaning quality.

Every comparative test I have seen in the last 10 years on tyres, be it cars or bikes, has never seen a "budget" tyre come out near the top. ...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 19-Feb-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,738
Posted By ChrisBushell
Having had to put two tyres on our Polo last week...

Having had to put two tyres on our Polo last week for the MOT and being offered "budget" tyres at my local tyre fitters - it was pointed out that you get what you pay for with tyres!

So the Polo got...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 08-Feb-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By ChrisBushell
Paul, That is very cruel!

Paul,

That is very cruel!
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 08-Feb-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,417
Posted By ChrisBushell
Just confirmed that nearly a third of the tickets...

Just confirmed that nearly a third of the tickets have gone already - so get in quick if you want to go!
Forum: DesmoDue Bikes For Sale & Wanted 31-Jan-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,930
Posted By ChrisBushell
Come and make a good offer and you can pick it up...

Come and make a good offer and you can pick it up at 18.30 on Sunday evening. That way Peter doesn'y have to come and collect it.

The sucessfull buyer wil also get a free entry to the show on...
Forum: SS & SuperSport 25-Jan-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By ChrisBushell
Dont see why not.

Dont see why not.
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