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Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 13-Aug-2021, 07:25
Replies: 4
Views: 1,132
Posted By Iconic944ss
Weather booked :o ; bike prep'ed and ticket money...

Weather booked :o ; bike prep'ed and ticket money sent last night (sorry for lateness) so really looking forward to getting to event once more.

I have a feeling this crusty old rider might be the...
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 04-Aug-2021, 10:21
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By Iconic944ss
Hello and well done on your Supersport...

Hello and well done on your Supersport purchase!

I could well be interested in your SL unit, my email is the same as my username here with the addition of gmail . com :D

Re: the brake hoses, I...
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 17-May-2021, 10:41
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By Iconic944ss
Hi Speedy! Not sure what year SS you have but...

Hi Speedy!

Not sure what year SS you have but care is needed when changing levers, esp brake.

I've heard more than 1 tale of pressure being created by an aftermarket lever and binding or even...
Forum: Technical - Help or Info - NON Motorcycle 03-Apr-2021, 09:57
Replies: 2
Views: 970
Posted By Iconic944ss
Hello and Welcome Franco! Not sure what your...

Hello and Welcome Franco!

Not sure what your exact paddock stand needs are but I did find an interesting thread elsewhere with some different options for...
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 13-Mar-2021, 12:08
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By Iconic944ss
Sweet, Neil is a diamond geezer and will sort it...

Sweet, Neil is a diamond geezer and will sort it well! LoL

Please tell him Frank with the 944cc from here says Hi and still thinks of 'Bloo' Duke often, where did that 100 bhp SS go to???

Feel free...
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 08-Mar-2021, 21:00
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By Iconic944ss
Not sure about a 900FF but a 900FE (Final...

Not sure about a 900FF but a 900FE (Final Edition) is quite a desirable machine.

CLock could be replaced, updated or converted to MPH using a speedo healer.

Good luck.
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 19-Feb-2021, 22:14
Replies: 8
Views: 1,443
Posted By Iconic944ss
Hi Ray! Looking good Sir - glad you have been...

Hi Ray!

Looking good Sir - glad you have been able to get to Johns and sorted in these awful times.

I think we need a big Ducati get together, when lockdown lifts.

Need something to look forward...
Forum: Sport Touring: ST4 / ST3 / ST2 18-Sep-2020, 10:45
Replies: 3
Views: 2,325
Posted By Iconic944ss
Hi Phil, I recently fitted an LED bulb (eBay...

Hi Phil,

I recently fitted an LED bulb (eBay special) for someone to a SuperDuke KTM and the results were much better than I expected for the no-make brand.

Installation was average, little space...
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 31-Aug-2020, 13:22
Replies: 3
Views: 2,020
Posted By Iconic944ss
Seen elsewhere: "There was also a bad batch...

Seen elsewhere:

"There was also a bad batch of OEM Ducati filters that had the threaded part not recessed deep enough, causing them to leak even when correctly tightened. So if you recently had a...
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 31-Aug-2020, 13:07
Replies: 3
Views: 2,020
Posted By Iconic944ss
Parts pdf shows a single plate under the...

Parts pdf shows a single plate under the cartridge thread boss that is called 'cooler bypass spring' and come in two listed diameters.

For running without carb heaters - or a complete oil...
Forum: New User Introductions 23-Aug-2020, 05:26
Replies: 3
Views: 1,422
Posted By Iconic944ss
Hello and welcome to the forum, Sleepless of...

Hello and welcome to the forum,

Sleepless of Hartlepool here, at least I can try and do something more useful that just browsing at this crazy time of a morning!

Ducati Ohmaha have a great online...
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 13-Aug-2020, 11:21
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By Iconic944ss
Hello, I tend to follow unusual stuff up these...

Hello,

I tend to follow unusual stuff up these days as I'm rebuilding my 1993 900ss.

I've never heard of this before, but the parts manual shows a double ended, threaded adapter - number...
Forum: Rideouts, Meets and other Events 25-Jul-2020, 15:42
Replies: 6
Views: 8,757
Posted By Iconic944ss
Hi Chris, Thanks for the update. I'm hoping to...

Hi Chris,

Thanks for the update.

I'm hoping to get to the event so have just paid for a ticket via Paypal, easy.

My Aprilia will have to make a return journey this time as my 900ss is STILL to...
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 18-Jan-2020, 12:02
Replies: 4
Views: 6,423
Posted By Iconic944ss
Please dont even think of trying to start it...

Please dont even think of trying to start it without changing the belts first...
Forum: New User Introductions 30-Nov-2019, 20:26
Replies: 4
Views: 2,317
Posted By Iconic944ss
Hi There! Great choice of machines you have, ST3...

Hi There!

Great choice of machines you have, ST3 might well be on my list in the future.

Enjoy your new members badge :)
Forum: New User Introductions 10-May-2019, 12:15
Replies: 2
Views: 6,656
Posted By Iconic944ss
Welcome, A great and 'Iconic' bike to have, lots...

Welcome,

A great and 'Iconic' bike to have, lots of info in the forums for you.

Post up a photo please when you get chance?
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 07-May-2019, 11:05
Replies: 2
Views: 2,337
Posted By Iconic944ss
Clutch slave is most likely in my experience. You...

Clutch slave is most likely in my experience. You could try topping the container back up and check for leaks with paper towel etc but it is nasty stuff.

Brembo dont like end users rebuilding their...
Forum: DSC Website - Help and Notices 16-Apr-2019, 17:22
Replies: 5
Views: 2,279
Posted By Iconic944ss
and sadly, the waybackmachine does not appear to...

and sadly, the waybackmachine does not appear to have a copy of the thread either.....
Forum: General Motorcycles only 24-Mar-2019, 10:14
Replies: 1
Views: 14,289
Posted By Iconic944ss
I did find this in the past but didnt look into...

I did find this in the past but didnt look into it further:

https://www.cerakotehightemp.com/

uk service:

http://www.hi-speccoatings.co.uk/
Forum: Ducati Press Releases 29-Jan-2019, 10:07
Replies: 1
Views: 1,638
Posted By Iconic944ss
Exclamation 5,433.18 Pound sterling :o :o :o

5,433.18 Pound sterling

:o :o :o
Forum: Sport Touring: ST4 / ST3 / ST2 24-Jan-2019, 13:46
Replies: 3
Views: 13,117
Posted By Iconic944ss
Hi Phil, I've heard good reports of Brooks but...

Hi Phil,

I've heard good reports of Brooks but not used them personally.

The ST4s rear Ohlins shock is a good upgrade and the remote preload adjuster is useful for loading variations.

I paid 120...
Forum: Sport Touring: ST4 / ST3 / ST2 22-Oct-2018, 09:02
Replies: 2
Views: 3,337
Posted By Iconic944ss
Hi Stu, I'm wondering if you could have...

Hi Stu,

I'm wondering if you could have disturbed the ignition sensor on the LHS front of the bike?

Failing that, try undoing the changes you made, new components can be faulty from new, perhaps...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 28-Sep-2018, 13:30
Replies: 7
Views: 2,883
Posted By Iconic944ss
Glad you got sorted!

Glad you got sorted!
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 26-Sep-2018, 10:27
Replies: 7
Views: 2,883
Posted By Iconic944ss
HI there, Electrics would be my first...

HI there,

Electrics would be my first thought...

Correct HT lead to correct spark plug? etc. etc.

Good luck and keep us posted please.

Cheers - FRank
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 12-Aug-2018, 11:07
Replies: 2
Views: 1,863
Posted By Iconic944ss
I believe the Forks from the ST series are very...

I believe the Forks from the ST series are very similar, so as a guide here are those figures:

Tables never work so a * shows the main Nm figure

Category Component Torque (Nm) Torque (inch pounds)...
Forum: New User Introductions 30-Jul-2018, 11:21
Replies: 1
Views: 3,800
Posted By Iconic944ss
Hello and Welcome to the site, Johan! Superb...

Hello and Welcome to the site, Johan!

Superb looking bike you have crafted there, didnt used to be my cup of tea at all but quite appreciate the design.

I really dont think it needs wire wheels,...
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 14-Jun-2018, 11:31
Replies: 2
Views: 2,149
Posted By Iconic944ss
Hi there and well done for getting your SS on the...

Hi there and well done for getting your SS on the road again!

I do seem to remember an issue related to voltage bleed in the instrument cluster, when riding at night I could see my other idiot...
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 14-Jun-2018, 11:24
Replies: 3
Views: 1,910
Posted By Iconic944ss
I never would of imagined a LOW battery voltage...

I never would of imagined a LOW battery voltage could cause this issue but it appears so...

Might be a pre-cursor to a failing solenoid?

Hopefully your charging issues are no more than Rectifier,...
Forum: 999 / 749 13-Jun-2018, 20:26
Replies: 2
Views: 2,127
Posted By Iconic944ss
Pg 52/53 any help? Good...

Pg 52/53 any help?

Good Luck

http://issuu.com/ducatiomaha/docs/749_usa_04_ed_00?e=1222863/10927228
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 13-Jun-2018, 20:04
Replies: 3
Views: 1,910
Posted By Iconic944ss
Hi There! I'd not heard of this before but these...

Hi There!

I'd not heard of this before but these guys have:

http://www.ducati.ms/forums/56-superbikes/95906-will-not-stop-cranking.html

I have a Mini (yes as in Austin) solenoid on my 944ss and...
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 15-May-2018, 22:01
Replies: 2
Views: 2,768
Posted By Iconic944ss
Well done Kev! Photo 121 I think...

Well done Kev!

Photo 121 I think...
Forum: 851 / 888 04-May-2018, 09:06
Replies: 14
Views: 7,584
Posted By Iconic944ss
Gorgeous! Looking forward to the rebuild,...

Gorgeous!

Looking forward to the rebuild, complete restore to original?

I cant help trying to upgrade bikes, Ohlins, Radials and sensible engine mods are all fair game in my book.

Cheers.
Forum: Rideouts, Meets and other Events 29-Apr-2018, 17:12
Replies: 7
Views: 6,900
Posted By Iconic944ss
No problem Chris, glad to help. Just posted your...

No problem Chris, glad to help.

Just posted your event on the DSC FaceBook page and since I recently received an Email from The Biker Guide, I posted on there too, hope that...
Forum: Rideouts, Meets and other Events 25-Apr-2018, 21:01
Replies: 7
Views: 6,900
Posted By Iconic944ss
Many Thanks again Chris! I've shared this to...

Many Thanks again Chris!

I've shared this to just about every bike group I'm in on FaceBook!!!

I note the event isnt listed on the Lincs Heritage website - not very Sporting :)

(I'll get my...
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 08-Apr-2018, 00:48
Replies: 1
Views: 2,591
Posted By Iconic944ss
Dont agree with these but most others are paid eg...

Dont agree with these but most others are paid eg Glasses:

http://www.wisebuyers.co.uk/motorcycles/bike-prices/Ducati/
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 28-Mar-2018, 20:01
Replies: 1
Views: 2,446
Posted By Iconic944ss
Hi There! Photo's all worked fine for me. Wish...

Hi There!

Photo's all worked fine for me.

Wish I could give a decent response on a price but I do suspect that modern wisdom points to returning the bike to as original a spec as possible and...
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 23-Mar-2018, 08:42
Replies: 0
Views: 2,990
Posted By Iconic944ss
Forum: Panigale: V4 / V2 / 1299 / 1199 / 959 / 899 27-Jan-2018, 20:27
Replies: 3
Views: 3,016
Posted By Iconic944ss
Gorgeous - Enjoy. Videos asap please :D

Gorgeous - Enjoy.

Videos asap please :D
Forum: Rideouts, Meets and other Events 17-Jan-2018, 11:14
Replies: 0
Views: 3,313
Posted By Iconic944ss
Any ST riders fancy a UK Meet up?

Just an idea being kicked around on FB at the moment.

Looking to be as central as possible for everyone and in the summer months (thats June and July then :bouncy: ) possibly around a Ducati...
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 06-Jan-2018, 19:53
Replies: 1
Views: 2,595
Posted By Iconic944ss
Howdy you! Superlight register is a good...

Howdy you!

Superlight register is a good starting point...

www.ducati900sl.com
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 08-Dec-2017, 19:17
Replies: 2
Views: 3,668
Posted By Iconic944ss
Funny what you find on the Internet!

>
https://www.redbubble.com/people/tinapope/works/789213-ducati-love?grid_pos=34&p=canvas-print&rbs=92b4868e-0744-49a2-81d3-46d24c7c758c&ref=shop_grid
>

https://ih1.redbubble.net/image.3743851.9213/f...
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 14-Nov-2017, 11:38
Replies: 1
Views: 2,203
Posted By Iconic944ss
600ss Wanted - Scotland

Guy over on DuN is after a 600....

"Hello folks...

Looking for a 600ss if anyone has one tucked away who might be tempted to sell. There's got to be someone on here

Trying to keep the budget to...
Forum: DSC & Ducati Events 30-Oct-2017, 23:43
Replies: 3
Views: 4,592
Posted By Iconic944ss
Hi There! Flying out late Tues, day off Wed and...

Hi There!

Flying out late Tues, day off Wed and also EICMA on Thurs / Fri, flying home early Sat morning.

Feel free to drop me a PM - Cheers
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 07-Sep-2017, 22:44
Replies: 3
Views: 3,326
Posted By Iconic944ss
Hmmmm. 4900 Good luck finding a cheaper...

Hmmmm.

4900

Good luck finding a cheaper one...

http://www.halcyonmotors.co.uk/ducatisuperlight.html
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 07-Sep-2017, 17:11
Replies: 1
Views: 2,718
Posted By Iconic944ss
From memory shouldnt really be needed as the...

From memory shouldnt really be needed as the standard header exits are a double sleeve and the silencer inlet sits in between two tubes and is loosely sealed, if that makes sense!
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 06-Sep-2017, 11:23
Replies: 3
Views: 3,326
Posted By Iconic944ss
Prices are HIGH for Superlights, just buy a...

Prices are HIGH for Superlights, just buy a supersport and build it to you own spec...

IMHO :cool:
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 04-Sep-2017, 22:02
Replies: 4
Views: 3,328
Posted By Iconic944ss
In the North East, I had my rear Ohlins serviced...

In the North East, I had my rear Ohlins serviced by:

http://www.krg-motorcycles.co.uk/

and was really happy at the result for 120.
Forum: Sport Touring: ST4 / ST3 / ST2 15-Aug-2017, 13:45
Replies: 4
Views: 3,178
Posted By Iconic944ss
Hi Gary, disappointing that the later quality is...

Hi Gary,

disappointing that the later quality is poorer. Ive always fancied an ABS model but I guess that will have to wait.

My Baglux cover came 2nd hand of eBay, never seen another like it. Can...
Forum: Supersports: SS / SuperSport / Supersport 950 10-Aug-2017, 22:15
Replies: 4
Views: 2,787
Posted By Iconic944ss
Hi Martin, No problem on the advice here, ever...

Hi Martin,

No problem on the advice here, ever :)

I'd be wary of the Ebay fees unless you were sent a special offer.

It seems to me a 1% final value fee applies to Motors, as indicated...
Forum: Sport Touring: ST4 / ST3 / ST2 07-Aug-2017, 21:17
Replies: 4
Views: 3,178
Posted By Iconic944ss
Thanks Gary, The colour has grown on me but I...

Thanks Gary,

The colour has grown on me but I prefer the colour of your Senna and the lighter grey model.

I've easily spent more than the purchase price on upgrades and recently a full suspension...
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