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Forum: StreetFighter   Yesterday, 6:43 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 231
Posted By flynbulldog
That's a lot of corn! :surprise: Great review...

That's a lot of corn! :surprise:
Great review SS!
Forum: StreetFighter   Jul 3rd, 2015, 7:20 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By flynbulldog
Jeeze, I have a hard enough time riding some of...

Jeeze, I have a hard enough time riding some of my bikes. I don't think I could bare to take those out on the street, the work is so beautiful. The problem is I know how much work goes into making a...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jul 2nd, 2015, 10:24 am
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By flynbulldog
WTF? are you back in the SF family? Just couldn't...

WTF? are you back in the SF family? Just couldn't live without a streetfighter huh... :smile2:
Good to see you again sfarchie!

Bike looks amazing please do post more pics
Forum: Riders Discount   Jul 1st, 2015, 9:36 am
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By flynbulldog
Hmmm retails for 599? Since you are Riders...

Hmmm retails for 599? Since you are Riders Discount, and uh, we are all riders... how much is our discount? :wink2:
Forum: Scrambler   Jun 30th, 2015, 10:40 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By flynbulldog
mostly because I like cafe bikes and not so much...

mostly because I like cafe bikes and not so much scramblers... :wink2:
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 30th, 2015, 10:15 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 480
Posted By flynbulldog
Two things; I don't think the sound is any...

Two things; I don't think the sound is any different between the slips and the full system, they both use the same mufflers.

And, we all know that the DP ECU has a notoriously bad map that is way...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 30th, 2015, 4:15 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By flynbulldog
Hmmm well usually when the pipes are louder your...

Hmmm well usually when the pipes are louder your mind tends to think its faster - not slower... My guess is you are right about losing a little poop up top. Not many exhaust companies have the R&D of...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 30th, 2015, 3:59 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 480
Posted By flynbulldog
You can't really compare dyno figures from two...

You can't really compare dyno figures from two different bikes on different dynos in different states (or countries!) - especially when you're trying to get down to small differences in HP. Believe...
Forum: Sport Touring   Jun 30th, 2015, 1:29 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 1,242
Posted By flynbulldog
It's been a few years since spike passed away -...

It's been a few years since spike passed away - it was really tough. I've had a few relatives pass this year and none of that was as hard as losing spike. We are still without a dog -and I still...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 30th, 2015, 1:23 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By flynbulldog
I'm guessing the starter button is not making...

I'm guessing the starter button is not making good contact - it has to stay in contact for the bike to run.
Forum: Scrambler   Jun 30th, 2015, 10:35 am
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By flynbulldog
yeah, it would be fun... Who knows? maybe in a...

yeah, it would be fun...
Who knows? maybe in a year or so. I think the scrambler would make a great cafe platform
Forum: Scrambler   Jun 29th, 2015, 10:57 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By flynbulldog
I like it but personally would do it a little...

I like it but personally would do it a little different - still a very sweet custom cafe scrambler
Forum: Sport Classic   Jun 29th, 2015, 10:50 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By flynbulldog
I knew those damned bikes would start to go up in...

I knew those damned bikes would start to go up in value sooner or later. I just sold mine about 4 years too soon.
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 29th, 2015, 8:35 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 480
Posted By flynbulldog
that's how I would describe it on the 1098 as...

that's how I would describe it on the 1098 as well. It gives the bottom end a nice boost but really comes alive on top!
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 29th, 2015, 8:29 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 480
Posted By flynbulldog
In case you didn't know that is a $3600 exhaust...

In case you didn't know that is a $3600 exhaust and IMO it's the best one (performance wise) ever developed for the SF.
I spent about a year researching exhaust systems reading dyno sheets and...
Forum: Sport Touring   Jun 29th, 2015, 8:17 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 1,242
Posted By flynbulldog
I'm pretty sure that my resolution to just leave...

I'm pretty sure that my resolution to just leave had a far better outcome... :|
Forum: Sport Touring   Jun 29th, 2015, 5:03 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 1,242
Posted By flynbulldog
If the ultimatum didn't come after a crash I'd...

If the ultimatum didn't come after a crash I'd say - "your gonna miss her". But accidents have a way of changing ones perspective - sometimes other things in life are more important than riding.
...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 27th, 2015, 11:17 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By flynbulldog
This is why I have a multistrada... :surprise:

This is why I have a multistrada... :surprise:
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 27th, 2015, 11:09 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 674
Posted By flynbulldog
Does it also disable the trouble code you get...

Does it also disable the trouble code you get from disconnecting the o2 sensors from the ECU?

I'm curious how this works. So far no other piggyback tuning solution has been able to do this, not...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 27th, 2015, 5:11 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 674
Posted By flynbulldog
The rapid bike is a "piggyback" system. It...

The rapid bike is a "piggyback" system. It intercepts the signal from the ECU to the injectors and modifies it to add or subtract fuel at any point in the map. Unfortunately a stock ECU runs full...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 24th, 2015, 9:49 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 3,586
Posted By flynbulldog
Wish I could go, I used to live in Long Valley...

Wish I could go, I used to live in Long Valley between Chester and Hackettstown I didn't own a bike when I lived in NJ - but I wish I had - some of the roads are so cool - but so tight!
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 24th, 2015, 4:05 pm
Replies: 115
Views: 8,314
Posted By flynbulldog
Couldn't agree more - dished seats are for...

Couldn't agree more - dished seats are for cruising while the style of the DP and OEM seats are better suited for spirited riding.
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 23rd, 2015, 9:15 pm
Replies: 115
Views: 8,314
Posted By flynbulldog
My letter to the court is dated 11/22/2011

My letter to the court is dated 11/22/2011
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 23rd, 2015, 6:03 pm
Replies: 115
Views: 8,314
Posted By flynbulldog
The reality is that the tanks, legally being part...

The reality is that the tanks, legally being part of the bikes emission system, had a US mandatory warranty of 5 years and each time it was replaced that warranty started over in perpetuity. After...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 23rd, 2015, 9:02 am
Replies: 55
Views: 3,586
Posted By flynbulldog
Very well said! Now for a little visual to go...

Very well said! Now for a little visual to go with it...

http://www.daidegasforum.com/images/317/ducati-streetfighter-impennata-wheelie.jpg
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 22nd, 2015, 4:55 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 3,586
Posted By flynbulldog
The engine will fit the the swap won't be easy -...

The engine will fit the the swap won't be easy - new ECU, wiring and gauges are just the start of the swap. It would be easier, cheaper and end with a far better outcome to just sell the 848 and buy...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 22nd, 2015, 4:49 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 3,586
Posted By flynbulldog
It does sound like the 1098 SF is not for you -...

It does sound like the 1098 SF is not for you - it really isn't a bike for most riders.

But the 899 being the replacement for the 848 :frown2: That is just a salesman trying to direct you to...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jun 22nd, 2015, 3:28 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 2,909
Posted By flynbulldog
We got ya - no worries :smile2:

We got ya - no worries :smile2:
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jun 22nd, 2015, 2:38 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 2,909
Posted By flynbulldog
This is the only response to this thread so far...

This is the only response to this thread so far that answers the question. and It's spot on.
If we are being picky about the order I'd put the 1098R in front of the MH900e

I will add that the...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jun 18th, 2015, 4:23 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 1,926
Posted By flynbulldog
What you call over-engineering feels to me like a...

What you call over-engineering feels to me like a bit of a superiority mindset - to me I feel like the Germans think they know more than everybody else and they are going to control what we do with...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jun 17th, 2015, 4:55 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By flynbulldog
Comfort on a bike is a very personal thing, For...

Comfort on a bike is a very personal thing, For some a sport bike is comfortable - the other end of the spectrum is a cruiser style bike and some people think that is what comfort is all about. I...
Forum: Vintage   Jun 17th, 2015, 9:54 am
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By flynbulldog
if it's a steel tank and has decals then the tank...

if it's a steel tank and has decals then the tank has been modified and the badge area has been filled in. No steel tanks came with solid sides and decals.
I can take a photo of what the tank should...
Forum: Road Racing   Jun 16th, 2015, 5:09 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 461
Posted By flynbulldog
Not only did DMG fail at increasing AMA racing...

Not only did DMG fail at increasing AMA racing popularity by trying to indoctrinate Nascar fans to it but they lost the thousands of Diehard Motorcycle racing fans in the process. I feel the same way...
Forum: Apparel and Accessory Chat   Jun 15th, 2015, 2:42 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 1,181
Posted By flynbulldog
I agree with you Chuck on the fit and the use of...

I agree with you Chuck on the fit and the use of baggies as riding pants; it just doesn't work in a crash, and after all that's the only reason to wear pants with armor. I don't know about the...
Forum: Multistrada   Jun 15th, 2015, 11:30 am
Replies: 14
Views: 854
Posted By flynbulldog
a couple of factors that go into determining oil...

a couple of factors that go into determining oil change intervals are, of course, how the new synthetics break down, the amount of oil being circulated in the system, and the quality of filtration. ...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 14th, 2015, 8:09 am
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By flynbulldog
Dyno numbers are not really indicating anything...

Dyno numbers are not really indicating anything unless you compare all bikes on the same dyno on the same day. Your 137 number could be better than a corrected for sea level 155 output we get here in...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 14th, 2015, 8:01 am
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By flynbulldog
Mine has shown signs of doing the same thing. If...

Mine has shown signs of doing the same thing. If you find a solution other completely replacing the right switch harness please let us know. I bet I'll be next.
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 13th, 2015, 8:28 am
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By flynbulldog
Most people modify something from Airtech for the...

Most people modify something from Airtech for the belly pan. I used one made for a Honda CB160 on my Duc 250.
you might be able to chop something like this up to fit - it was designed for a Busa:...
Forum: Vintage   Jun 12th, 2015, 4:20 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By flynbulldog
71 to early 73 had a glass tank with a single...

71 to early 73 had a glass tank with a single color and decals. Late 73 and 74 had a steel tank with badges and two tone paint. Yours should have two tone paint and badges.
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 12th, 2015, 1:59 pm
Replies: 628
Views: 71,731
Posted By flynbulldog
It has been generally reported that if the tanks...

It has been generally reported that if the tanks are dried out and left sitting open for 3 to 6 months they will return to the original shape. One could conceivably do that and then coat an otherwise...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 12th, 2015, 11:21 am
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By flynbulldog
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Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 12th, 2015, 11:07 am
Replies: 55
Views: 3,586
Posted By flynbulldog
I'm not sure what you mean about horrible...

I'm not sure what you mean about horrible throttle response - Do you mean it's too quick and uncontrollable or do you mean it hesitates and sputters? The streetfighter can be either depending on how...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 12th, 2015, 8:46 am
Replies: 55
Views: 3,586
Posted By flynbulldog
The difference in handling and manners in the...

The difference in handling and manners in the city is slight but the 848 is a bit more civilized in town and just a bit more comfortable. However, the sfs is more stable in the canyons and at speed...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 11th, 2015, 5:34 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By flynbulldog
Well, that stuff may have been top spec at one...

Well, that stuff may have been top spec at one time but that time was long ago. Those old brembos and conventional mounts on the olde style ohlins forks are at least 15 years out of spec.
I...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 11th, 2015, 11:16 am
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By flynbulldog
I hope so! ...

I hope so! http://www.ducati.ms/forums/17-chit-chat/456554-1982-suzuki-gs1000sz-katana-restoration.html

I don't think guy did very well with his Suzuki - as I recall it had some problems but I...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 11th, 2015, 9:46 am
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By flynbulldog
perfect! I have a couple more for you if you'd...

perfect! I have a couple more for you if you'd like :smile2:
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 11th, 2015, 9:28 am
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By flynbulldog
First of all I've not yet seen a set of intakes...

First of all I've not yet seen a set of intakes for the SF that even registers on the dyno in a before and after test. Secondly some airflow usually needs to take place before intakes can do their...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 11th, 2015, 9:20 am
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By flynbulldog
That is a Streetfighter Ducati not a Ducati...

That is a Streetfighter Ducati not a Ducati streetfighter...:o

Reasonably well done IMO but the design seems a little dated. It's not something I would own but if any of you decide to buy...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 10th, 2015, 9:48 am
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By flynbulldog
It took me a while (years actually) to figure out...

It took me a while (years actually) to figure out just exactly what the instructions meant on these SSSA ducs but after talking with a number of techs (who all do it differently) and trying different...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 10th, 2015, 8:33 am
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By flynbulldog
I'm not sure that part would be great idea if you...

I'm not sure that part would be great idea if you ride in the rain a lot. because of the way it fits against the swing arm rain and dirt will seep in between the part and the swingarm and it could...
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