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Forum: New User Introductions 24-Nov-2020, 14:45
Replies: 3
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Posted By antonye
DOC = Desmo Owners Club, the offical...

DOC = Desmo Owners Club, the offical clubs.

https://docnz.co.nz/
Forum: New User Introductions 23-Nov-2020, 15:40
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By antonye
Welcome! Whereabouts are you in NZ? We know both...

Welcome! Whereabouts are you in NZ?
We know both DOC Nelson and DOC New Zealand guys, and they're all great fun so you should definitely join up :)
Forum: New User Introductions 17-Nov-2020, 11:54
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By antonye
Welcome Alan! Post some pics of your bike!

Welcome Alan! Post some pics of your bike!
Forum: DSC Website - Help and Notices 16-Oct-2020, 12:17
Replies: 1
Views: 410
Posted By antonye
Just a little update: I've been working on making...

Just a little update: I've been working on making the website more "mobile friendly" and so far we have the home page, recent posts and also forum pages working much better on smaller devices like...
Forum: Ducati Press Releases 05-Oct-2020, 16:09
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By antonye
Poor Tommy! Sounds like they need some more of...

Poor Tommy! Sounds like they need some more of those 50p washers in the clutch again :D :D :D
Forum: New User Introductions 24-Sep-2020, 16:31
Replies: 1
Views: 486
Posted By antonye
Thumbs up Welcome to the Club! If you need any help just...

Welcome to the Club! If you need any help just shout as lots of great info available, without the attitude of other places :D
Forum: Sport Touring: ST4 / ST3 / ST2 21-Sep-2020, 17:02
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By antonye
Thumbs up I had a similar problem with a Honda CBR400RR...

I had a similar problem with a Honda CBR400RR that I am rebuilding. The headlight bulbs are 35/60W which are obviously not very bright (35W) for a headlight, but they're also £25 each and both had...
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 20-Aug-2020, 14:21
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By antonye
What was this issue?

What was this issue?
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 10-Aug-2020, 13:15
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By antonye
There's a thread here about Dayco vs Gates...

There's a thread here about Dayco vs Gates (Ducati OEM) belts...
https://www.ducatisportingclub.com/showthread.php?t=83685
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 08-Aug-2020, 12:17
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By antonye
53mm vs 50mm? You would be better off fitting...

53mm vs 50mm?

You would be better off fitting later SSie forks as they are a straight swap but the better (fully adjustable) Showa units.

You will also need to check the brake calipers (40mm vs...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 06-Aug-2020, 12:02
Replies: 11
Views: 1,873
Posted By antonye
The original Ducati Yuasa in my 2008 Hypermotard...

The original Ducati Yuasa in my 2008 Hypermotard is still going strong!
The Yuasa in the 748S has been there for nearly 3 years now and is like new.
The MotoBatt lasted 2 years almost to the day...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 06-Aug-2020, 11:50
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By antonye
Belt materials have improved and will have been...

Belt materials have improved and will have been incorporated into all belts, so yes yours will be better (stronger, last longer, better construction, etc) than they would have been 20 years ago.

The...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 03-Aug-2020, 16:43
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By antonye
Belts are very subjective... We all know that...

Belts are very subjective...

We all know that they should be changed because a failed belt can cause catastrophic failure.

However...

Belts can fail before a two year time and/or mileage limit if...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 03-Aug-2020, 16:33
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By antonye
I used to have Optimate 3s on all my bikes but...

I used to have Optimate 3s on all my bikes but one died unexpectedly and I couldn't bring it back to life.
Before I got round to buying one I picked up a cheap one from Aldi to give that a...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 03-Aug-2020, 16:31
Replies: 11
Views: 1,873
Posted By antonye
I used to have Optimate 3s on all my bikes, but...

I used to have Optimate 3s on all my bikes, but when one died (and I couldn't figure out why!) I bought a cheap trickle charge from Aldi to replace it rather than another optimate.
The 748 now lives...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 23-Jul-2020, 15:04
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By antonye
Hi Dave, Do you have 2 or 3 yellow wires on your...

Hi Dave,

Do you have 2 or 3 yellow wires on your reg/rec?

There’s quite a few options for both!
Forum: New User Introductions 19-Jul-2020, 15:58
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By antonye
Welcome to the forum! Loads of information in...

Welcome to the forum!

Loads of information in the 888 section which has been collected over the last 20 years, so have a look in there.

If you have any questions just post as someone will know the...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 15-Jul-2020, 15:57
Replies: 11
Views: 1,873
Posted By antonye
You’re in luck, there’s one on ebay right...

You’re in luck, there’s one on ebay right now!
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/254581215732
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 15-Jul-2020, 15:43
Replies: 11
Views: 1,873
Posted By antonye
Thumbs up Here's a picture of the old MotoBatt fitted...

Here's a picture of the old MotoBatt fitted (before I removed it!) for reference.
You can see the YT-12 adapter is the black step under the battery.
It’s just a wedge that converts the YT-16...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 15-Jul-2020, 15:34
Replies: 11
Views: 1,873
Posted By antonye
You can simply fit the YT-12 (as used on the...

You can simply fit the YT-12 (as used on the later 998 and 748 bikes) and move the cables around.
The relays will now fit inside the battery holder instead of outside!
Ducati added a battery tray...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 15-Jul-2020, 12:42
Replies: 11
Views: 1,873
Posted By antonye
I had a MotoBatt (the yellow ones) that lasted...

I had a MotoBatt (the yellow ones) that lasted for 2 years before it died completely and couldn't be revived.
Fellow club member Andy had the same problem with TWO MotoBatt batteries in the same...
Forum: New User Introductions 26-Jun-2020, 13:35
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By antonye
I like the Tricolore design on that! Did you do...

I like the Tricolore design on that! Did you do it yourself or did the dealer?
Forum: New User Introductions 26-Jun-2020, 12:17
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By antonye
Help with posting images is in this...

Help with posting images is in this thread:
https://www.ducatisportingclub.com/showthread.php?t=85276

:up:
Forum: Multistrada: Enduro / Pikes Peak / 1260 / 1200 / 1100 / 1000 04-Jun-2020, 17:17
Replies: 4
Views: 1,293
Posted By antonye
These normally fit inline with one of the sensors...

These normally fit inline with one of the sensors that are used to adjust the fuel - so either the atmospheric sensor, temperature sensor, etc - and override the value so that the engine management...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 07-May-2020, 19:57
Replies: 2
Views: 1,029
Posted By antonye
They're called "well nuts" or...

They're called "well nuts" or "rubber nuts" and you can buy them off ebay quite cheap or at specialists.
Forum: New User Introductions 07-May-2020, 14:59
Replies: 1
Views: 651
Posted By antonye
Hi Joel, welcome to the forum. Whereabouts in...

Hi Joel, welcome to the forum.
Whereabouts in London? There are a few of using Chelmsford, Essex, so just 10 miles outside the M25 along the A12 and we often get together.

Now that Hyside has moved...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 28-Apr-2020, 18:04
Replies: 1
Views: 960
Posted By antonye
Thumbs up You should be able to find an STM Evo 48T as they...

You should be able to find an STM Evo 48T as they are still being made!

Not cheap though, around £800 for the full clutch including the 48T STM plate set.
Forum: Ducati Press Releases 17-Apr-2020, 21:33
Replies: 1
Views: 809
Posted By antonye
https://img-comment-fun.9cache.com/media/azE818b/a...

https://img-comment-fun.9cache.com/media/azE818b/a2KMWpwo_700w_0.jpg
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 17-Mar-2020, 11:35
Replies: 1
Views: 1,889
Posted By antonye
Obviously given the current situation Ducati...

Obviously given the current situation Ducati Chelmsford are monitoring government advice and will notify everyone should the event change.

:up:
Forum: Club Discounts 10-Mar-2020, 17:42
Replies: 12
Views: 6,469
Posted By antonye
Thumbs up I got a notification today that 2020 kits have...

I got a notification today that 2020 kits have been dispatched and will arrive this week!

Don't worry ... they will be fully disinfected before being sent to all members! :D

Another update soon!
Forum: Club Discounts 03-Mar-2020, 11:19
Replies: 12
Views: 6,469
Posted By antonye
Still lots of people left to register with Ducati...

Still lots of people left to register with Ducati and kits are being sent out already!

Don't miss out - make sure that you are registered!

:up:
Forum: New User Introductions 27-Feb-2020, 22:07
Replies: 4
Views: 3,492
Posted By antonye
Welcome... but we need pictures! :D

Welcome... but we need pictures! :D
Forum: Club Discounts 25-Feb-2020, 10:50
Replies: 12
Views: 6,469
Posted By antonye
And another one off the list :D

And another one off the list :D
Forum: Club Discounts 25-Feb-2020, 09:09
Replies: 4
Views: 1,638
Posted By antonye
That's actually a really good point! I would...

That's actually a really good point!

I would expect to go through a pair of tyres (at least!) for this trip as it's 2,000 miles at least and mainly upright motorway as well, so that's...
Forum: Club Discounts 24-Feb-2020, 10:35
Replies: 12
Views: 6,469
Posted By antonye
Now 22... :D

Now 22... :D
Forum: Club Discounts 24-Feb-2020, 10:21
Replies: 12
Views: 6,469
Posted By antonye
I think it was a joint effort but the whole DCO...

I think it was a joint effort but the whole DCO (Ducati Club Organiser) system changed last year and we can no longer add people ourselves but they now have to request to be a member of the Club.

In...
Forum: Club Discounts 23-Feb-2020, 14:04
Replies: 12
Views: 6,469
Posted By antonye
24...

24...
Forum: Club Discounts 21-Feb-2020, 23:02
Replies: 12
Views: 6,469
Posted By antonye
Now 25... :D

Now 25... :D
Forum: Club Discounts 21-Feb-2020, 22:20
Replies: 4
Views: 1,638
Posted By antonye
Yes, I actually thought that it was really cheap...

Yes, I actually thought that it was really cheap too!
Forum: New User Introductions 21-Feb-2020, 22:19
Replies: 5
Views: 1,325
Posted By antonye
Hi Matt, welcome to the club! Membership packs...

Hi Matt, welcome to the club!

Membership packs are usually sent out every 2 weeks for new members, so something should drop through the post soon. We've just had a Pronto magazine out before...
Forum: Club Discounts 21-Feb-2020, 18:09
Replies: 12
Views: 6,469
Posted By antonye
Now 26... :D

Now 26... :D
Forum: Club Discounts 21-Feb-2020, 14:24
Replies: 12
Views: 6,469
Posted By antonye
I have sent out an email to all those who are...

I have sent out an email to all those who are members but not registered, so if you receive it (except the one person whose email bounced!) then please follow the instructions!

We still have 27...
Forum: Trackdays & Race Schools 20-Feb-2020, 19:02
Replies: 3
Views: 4,642
Posted By antonye
Full of ego-heros and dribblers unfortunately...

Full of ego-heros and dribblers unfortunately :D

Places are sold to dealers so you will need to contact your local dealer to get a spot.
Forum: New User Introductions 19-Feb-2020, 18:38
Replies: 1
Views: 1,275
Posted By antonye
Wow that looks very nice and original! Welcome!

Wow that looks very nice and original!

Welcome!
Forum: DSC Website - Help and Notices 10-Feb-2020, 18:20
Replies: 3
Views: 4,959
Posted By antonye
Exclamation Server move complete! If you're reading this,...

Server move complete!

If you're reading this, then you're looking at the new server!

Yes, it looks exactly the same as the old one, but it now means that we can start working on improving the...
Forum: Panigale: V4 / V2 / 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 27-Jan-2020, 11:01
Replies: 1
Views: 4,806
Posted By antonye
I would go titanium as you know it will be strong...

I would go titanium as you know it will be strong enough, it's blingy and you won't have to worry.
Forum: New User Introductions 15-Jan-2020, 09:20
Replies: 2
Views: 1,670
Posted By antonye
Welcome to the Club Andy! Let's see some...

Welcome to the Club Andy!

Let's see some pictures of the bike and keep us updated on progress :)
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 04-Jan-2020, 12:56
Replies: 13
Views: 5,580
Posted By antonye
Thumbs up :D :D :D Draw has been done by my faithful...

:D :D :D

Draw has been done by my faithful assistants (children!) so go for it!
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 18-Dec-2019, 16:01
Replies: 4
Views: 1,222
Posted By antonye
Thumbs up I have already raised this with DUK at the...

I have already raised this with DUK at the meeting we had at the NEC in November, which was attended by the DOC co-ordinator from the Factory.

Previously it has been down to dealers to organise...
Forum: DSC Website - Help and Notices 17-Dec-2019, 21:39
Replies: 3
Views: 4,959
Posted By antonye
Thanks Lloyd, much appreciated ... but we're not...

Thanks Lloyd, much appreciated ... but we're not done for the year yet!

...one more thing to go ;)
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