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Forum: 999 / 749 14-May-2012, 16:20
Replies: 4
Views: 1,719
Posted By KeefyB
Warped disc? Glazed pads? Steering head bearings?

Warped disc?
Glazed pads?
Steering head bearings?
Forum: 999 / 749 14-May-2012, 16:18
Replies: 8
Views: 1,390
Posted By KeefyB
Most likely to be the bottom fixing fell...

Most likely to be the bottom fixing fell out.(Where the two fairing halves join.)
The fairing will flap around like Batmans cape without it.
Has your bike got two fixings or one? Some early bikes had...
Forum: 999 / 749 24-Apr-2012, 16:47
Replies: 8
Views: 1,835
Posted By KeefyB
Ive got the 2006 brochure,....but there is only a...

Ive got the 2006 brochure,....but there is only a tiny thumbnail pic of the gloss black 749.The bikes featured are red or the matt black Dark.
Forum: 999 / 749 22-Apr-2012, 19:26
Replies: 9
Views: 1,823
Posted By KeefyB
I thought your bike had the full 2-1-2...

I thought your bike had the full 2-1-2 system?:confused:
Forum: 999 / 749 13-Apr-2012, 17:25
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By KeefyB
Be carefull when you refit the tank.Its very easy...

Be carefull when you refit the tank.Its very easy to trap the fuel lines between the tank and the rear cylinder head.The tank has a shallow trough on the underside for the pipes to tuck into.
Forum: 999 / 749 11-Apr-2012, 19:18
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By KeefyB
Yep,that is correct. Yes the tank should be...

Yep,that is correct.

Yes the tank should be sealed when the connectors are removed.You may get a small amount of fuel drain out.

You can unbolt the seat unit off the tank.Dont know if you have a...
Forum: 999 / 749 04-Apr-2012, 11:39
Replies: 6
Views: 2,582
Posted By KeefyB
Yep,probably the h/light relay. Its clipped...

Yep,probably the h/light relay.
Its clipped inside the headlight casting.You can get to it by removing the plate under the nose of the fairing.Quite common for the pins to corrode.
Forum: 999 / 749 22-Mar-2012, 09:04
Replies: 11
Views: 1,875
Posted By KeefyB
Depends which system you have.If its the...

Depends which system you have.If its the asmmetric can and front pipe the power gains are very small,...if anything.Not that loud either,tbh.My old 999 passed the MOT no problem.(I did grind off the...
Forum: 999 / 749 21-Mar-2012, 08:51
Replies: 14
Views: 1,587
Posted By KeefyB
Its inside the tank.When you lift the tank,you...

Its inside the tank.When you lift the tank,you will see a round plate where the fuel lines and wiring connect.Filter and fuel pump are behind the plate.As in my previous post,you might also need a...
Forum: 999 / 749 20-Mar-2012, 11:14
Replies: 14
Views: 1,587
Posted By KeefyB
Ducati dealer is the best bet.:rolleyes: Also...

Ducati dealer is the best bet.:rolleyes:
Also budget for tank 'o'ring seal and a couple of clips to clamp the fuel filter hose.The standard clips are the clic type and you should'nt really use them...
Forum: 999 / 749 19-Mar-2012, 21:26
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By KeefyB
The handbook says the standard plug is a Champion...

The handbook says the standard plug is a Champion RG4 HC,....or you could use an NGK CR9E.
Just be aware when you change plugs,you will need a very thin walled socket to get them out.There aint a lot...
Forum: 999 / 749 16-Mar-2012, 11:24
Replies: 2
Views: 757
Posted By KeefyB
They just push on and give it half a turn.(if...

They just push on and give it half a turn.(if that makes sence?)
If its loose and wobbly,it probably means the rubber sealing 'o' ring is missing.
Forum: 999 / 749 16-Mar-2012, 11:16
Replies: 14
Views: 1,587
Posted By KeefyB
What voltage have you got at the battery?A good...

What voltage have you got at the battery?A good battery is critical on these bikes.You need at least 12.5v at the terminals for reliable starting.Dont go by the voltmeter in the clocks either,...its...
Forum: 999 / 749 23-Jan-2012, 09:09
Replies: 3
Views: 1,131
Posted By KeefyB
This one is really nice and the easiest...

This one is really nice and the easiest...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 16-Jan-2012, 16:13
Replies: 12
Views: 3,699
Posted By KeefyB
Any...

Any good?
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Aprilia-RSV-Mille-Tuono-front-clutch-Lever-brembo-pushrod-/370577037497?pt=UK_Motorcycle_Parts&hash=item56481cd8b9#ht_500wt_969
Forum: Rideouts, Meets and other Events 09-Jan-2012, 11:13
Replies: 2
Views: 1,791
Posted By KeefyB
Yep,I went on the sunday.Mrs.KB and I had a good...

Yep,I went on the sunday.Mrs.KB and I had a good day out.I prefer the smaller shows to the monster that is the Stafford Show.Its so big,you need two days to see it all.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 04-Jan-2012, 16:50
Replies: 12
Views: 3,699
Posted By KeefyB
The pin assembly is part of the lever and not...

The pin assembly is part of the lever and not available separately.AF1 racing in the USA sell spare pins,but they work out around 45 with the postage.:eek:
AFAIK,nobody in the UK sells them.Best...
Forum: 999 / 749 25-Aug-2011, 11:59
Replies: 6
Views: 2,127
Posted By KeefyB
What are your rear disc bolts like?Not replaced...

What are your rear disc bolts like?Not replaced them with titanium have you?
Also make sure you have the correct gap between the sensor and bolts.(Sorry dunno what it is!!)
Forum: Hypermotard: 950 / 939 / 1100 / 796 02-Aug-2011, 16:54
Replies: 5
Views: 2,500
Posted By KeefyB
Quite a common problem,...also can happen on...

Quite a common problem,...also can happen on 749/999's.
Forum: Multistrada: Enduro / Pikes Peak / 1260 / 1200 / 1100 / 1000 10-May-2011, 07:45
Replies: 7
Views: 2,114
Posted By KeefyB
No way!!?? I loved that bike,....broke my heart...

No way!!??
I loved that bike,....broke my heart having to sell it.
Sato racing also do rearsets.Pure bike porn,but the price is a real choker.
http://www.satoracing.com/rearsetsmultistrada.htm
Ive...
Forum: Multistrada: Enduro / Pikes Peak / 1260 / 1200 / 1100 / 1000 09-May-2011, 11:41
Replies: 7
Views: 2,114
Posted By KeefyB
Woodcraft do some pretty funky rearsets that are...

Woodcraft do some pretty funky rearsets that are both race and std shift.
http://www.woodcraft-cfm.com/cgi-bin/commerce.cgi?preadd=action&key=05-0650B
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 27-Apr-2011, 11:09
Replies: 14
Views: 2,109
Posted By KeefyB
I'm afraid yer wrong there. Pretty sure the...

I'm afraid yer wrong there.
Pretty sure the Cagiva 500GP bike made its first appearance in 1981,while Bazza retired in 1984.He DID ride the bike much later on,.....but only on parade laps at big...
Forum: 999 / 749 30-Mar-2011, 07:51
Replies: 8
Views: 1,224
Posted By KeefyB
Mebbe the bike has had a new frame at some stage...

Mebbe the bike has had a new frame at some stage of its life?I thought that new frames were not numbered?:confused:
Forum: Rideouts, Meets and other Events 28-Mar-2011, 09:45
Replies: 6
Views: 1,399
Posted By KeefyB
Its on my calendar.:biaggi:

Its on my calendar.:biaggi:
Forum: 999 / 749 28-Mar-2011, 09:40
Replies: 8
Views: 1,224
Posted By KeefyB
There is nothing on the ECU regarding the bikes...

There is nothing on the ECU regarding the bikes identity.The ecu could be fitted to any bike,....as long as it has'nt been coded to another bike.
Forum: 999 / 749 22-Mar-2011, 07:15
Replies: 3
Views: 1,774
Posted By KeefyB
I very much doubt it.Most,if not all, of the...

I very much doubt it.Most,if not all, of the 749/999 goodies are now obsolete.:(
Some of the bigger dealers may have some new old stock,if not,...its ebay.:eek:
Forum: 999 / 749 21-Mar-2011, 13:41
Replies: 3
Views: 1,774
Posted By KeefyB
Official kit,straight out of the Ducati...

Official kit,straight out of the Ducati Performance catalogue.(2006)
Part no.97086B03B.
Forum: 999 / 749 21-Mar-2011, 13:28
Replies: 2
Views: 1,071
Posted By KeefyB
Is the bike running rough then?Some of them run...

Is the bike running rough then?Some of them run fine on the std ecu.(dont ask me why!)I think the ecu has to be removed to check the numbers on the sticker.Be warned tho,if you take it off...
Forum: 999 / 749 20-Mar-2011, 08:37
Replies: 3
Views: 918
Posted By KeefyB
Most likely one of the safety circuit...

Most likely one of the safety circuit switches.
Check the side stand switch,clutch switch and neutral light.My Multistrada once failed to start due to a manky connection on the neutral switch.It was...
Forum: 999 / 749 20-Mar-2011, 08:28
Replies: 1
Views: 946
Posted By KeefyB
Back in the day,I owned a 999 and 999S,Red Seb...

Back in the day,I owned a 999 and 999S,Red Seb had a 749S,and Marko owned a 749 plus a 999S.None of us had an oil leak like that.So,bit of a guess,.....base gasket,rocker cover?
A little oil can go a...
Forum: 999 / 749 18-Mar-2011, 21:26
Replies: 11
Views: 3,473
Posted By KeefyB
Yep,had a few bits off carbon trader.Excellent...

Yep,had a few bits off carbon trader.Excellent service and not too pricey.Just fitted an Oberon slave cylinder and shorty levers to my Aprilia.Quality,fit and finish is superb.
Forum: 999 / 749 18-Mar-2011, 08:31
Replies: 11
Views: 3,473
Posted By KeefyB
Loads of options,have a look around the...

Loads of options,have a look around the internet.Look at Avanti,Carbon Trader Oberon Performance and MPL Tuning.
MPL's English shop is down so you have to view the German...
Forum: New User Introductions 14-Mar-2011, 14:37
Replies: 14
Views: 283
Posted By KeefyB
Well thats alright then! A kinda before and...

Well thats alright then!
A kinda before and after,....but in reverse!:biaggi:
Forum: New User Introductions 14-Mar-2011, 07:04
Replies: 14
Views: 283
Posted By KeefyB
Oh dear you have spoilt it with those 'orrible...

Oh dear you have spoilt it with those 'orrible stickers,I fookin hate them.
Besides,Infostrada belongs on those shonky old 996's and the like.:rolleyes:





Did I mention that I hate...
Forum: New User Introductions 13-Mar-2011, 08:07
Replies: 14
Views: 283
Posted By KeefyB
You might want to add sort out the popping on the...

You might want to add sort out the popping on the over run to the planned list.There is a very good chance that air is getting in to the system.At best its proably just a couple of gaskets,..at worse...
Forum: 999 / 749 28-Feb-2011, 10:27
Replies: 21
Views: 6,779
Posted By KeefyB
I think there is a measurement in the...

I think there is a measurement in the handbook.From memory,the adjusting nuts have 1 1/2-2 threads showing.
Forum: 999 / 749 27-Feb-2011, 18:48
Replies: 8
Views: 4,005
Posted By KeefyB
32f,....34r.Have a look in the handbook.;)

32f,....34r.Have a look in the handbook.;)
Forum: 999 / 749 27-Feb-2011, 18:41
Replies: 21
Views: 6,779
Posted By KeefyB
Dont forget that everytime you fook about with...

Dont forget that everytime you fook about with the ecu,...the tps has to be reset.Has to be done by a dealer with a Ducati Mathesis meter.Whike your at it,get the co and fuelling checked,...makes a...
Forum: 999 / 749 22-Apr-2010, 07:00
Replies: 16
Views: 2,861
Posted By KeefyB
I recently read about a poor starting 999 on...

I recently read about a poor starting 999 on another website.The cure was to remove the shim from the crank position sensor and run a new 'earth' cable from the battery to the back of the starter...
Forum: 999 / 749 31-Mar-2010, 19:34
Replies: 12
Views: 4,880
Posted By KeefyB
This...

This one?
http://www.duc.nu/manuals/?model=superbike
Forum: Classic 21-Mar-2010, 18:43
Replies: 35
Views: 12,289
Posted By KeefyB
Not Italian,but so what,its my Bonnie and Bsa 250.

Not Italian,but so what,its my Bonnie and Bsa 250.
Forum: Hypermotard: 950 / 939 / 1100 / 796 13-Feb-2010, 17:26
Replies: 5
Views: 4,368
Posted By KeefyB
No,do you have a link? The official Ducati site...

No,do you have a link?
The official Ducati site is diabolical.
Forum: 999 / 749 27-Dec-2009, 06:05
Replies: 4
Views: 1,344
Posted By KeefyB
Hmm,yeah,some of the early ones did that.Yours...

Hmm,yeah,some of the early ones did that.Yours did'nt still have the single dzus fastener underneath,did it?:eek: They should have been replaced by a bolt and wellnut.
The later bikes have revised...
Forum: 999 / 749 22-Dec-2009, 16:35
Replies: 4
Views: 1,111
Posted By KeefyB
There ya...

There ya go;
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Ducati-749-999-Billet-Reservoir-Cap-SET-colour-choice_W0QQitemZ360211361176QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUK_Motorcycle_Parts?hash=item53de452d98
...
Forum: 999 / 749 22-Dec-2009, 05:28
Replies: 4
Views: 1,111
Posted By KeefyB
Yeah they all do it. The fluid has got under the...

Yeah they all do it.
The fluid has got under the paint and bubbled up on my reservoir covers.I usually whip 'em off,clean 'em up and give them a coat of paint once a year.
The alternative is to buy...
Forum: 999 / 749 21-Dec-2009, 08:27
Replies: 8
Views: 1,639
Posted By KeefyB
Well the orange light is not staying on,....thats...

Well the orange light is not staying on,....thats a good thing.
As for the engine cutting out,it could be something simple like the recent change of ambient temperature,....my 999 used to cut out a...
Forum: 999 / 749 20-Dec-2009, 17:00
Replies: 8
Views: 1,639
Posted By KeefyB
You are gonna have to be more specific,....any...

You are gonna have to be more specific,....any other symptoms?
Any warning lights on the dash,....eg,the orange EOBD light?
When was it last serviced,and where?


These are the most common...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 10-Dec-2009, 10:12
Replies: 30
Views: 3,403
Posted By KeefyB
Its true ya know. Back in the days of when I was...

Its true ya know.
Back in the days of when I was an impoverished grass track racer,I made an airfilter from my mums old tights.I could'nt afford one of those fancy foam jobbies.Now big singles...
Forum: 999 / 749 25-Nov-2009, 09:17
Replies: 2
Views: 1,065
Posted By KeefyB
Ive owned both........a very early (52reg)...

Ive owned both........a very early (52reg) 999bip,....and a 2005 'S'.
The bip was a very good bike,the only thing that went wrong with it was a duff battery that was replaced under warrenty.It was...
Forum: 999 / 749 21-Nov-2009, 08:15
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By KeefyB
Leave the one you have in already.Everytime you...

Leave the one you have in already.Everytime you swap the ECU the throttle position sensor needs resetting,they are not just fit and forget.The dealer should be able to set up the bikes fuelling to...
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