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Forum: StreetFighter   Aug 25th, 2015, 9:22 am
Replies: 645
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Posted By flynbulldog
brushed aluminum always fits... with everything...

brushed aluminum always fits... with everything 0:)
Forum: StreetFighter   Aug 20th, 2015, 5:08 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,351
Posted By flynbulldog
It should last several years - I'm going on 4...

It should last several years - I'm going on 4 years with my coated tank.
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Aug 19th, 2015, 10:42 am
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By flynbulldog
I can see from what's in the picture that it has...

I can see from what's in the picture that it has the Ducati Performance belt covers, mirrors and fluid reservoir covers. These were all special accessory parts designed only for the MH900E and are...
Forum: StreetFighter   Aug 18th, 2015, 11:34 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 3,445
Posted By flynbulldog
kdehkordi you reasoning completely confuses me....

kdehkordi you reasoning completely confuses me. The SF is exactly what I want it to be - an upright 1098 sportbike that allows me to see in traffic, ride all day, and perform in the canyons and on...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Aug 17th, 2015, 4:04 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By flynbulldog
They may bring that money in OZ but here in the...

They may bring that money in OZ but here in the states you're looking at around $20K even with low or no miles...

The cover was not included with the bike that was an accessory. I can get you a...
Forum: StreetFighter   Aug 17th, 2015, 2:01 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,351
Posted By flynbulldog
I got one - 6 people have had SF tanks...

I got one - 6 people have had SF tanks delivered...
Forum: StreetFighter   Aug 17th, 2015, 1:57 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 3,445
Posted By flynbulldog
This makes no sense; you said it was supposed to...

This makes no sense; you said it was supposed to be a superbike for the street and then you went on to say its a shame its not more of a touring bike...
It is a superbike for the street and not a...
Forum: StreetFighter   Aug 5th, 2015, 12:14 pm
Replies: 2,720
Views: 348,935
Posted By flynbulldog
can you please explain to me what the throw out...

can you please explain to me what the throw out bearing is and where it's located?
Forum: StreetFighter   Aug 5th, 2015, 12:12 pm
Replies: 2,720
Views: 348,935
Posted By flynbulldog
People report this all the time but I installed...

People report this all the time but I installed one and honestly it's more bling than anything else for me - I can't tell any difference in how it performs compared to the stock slave...
Forum: StreetFighter   Aug 5th, 2015, 12:08 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 3,445
Posted By flynbulldog
I'm surprised the 848 lasted as long as it did -...

I'm surprised the 848 lasted as long as it did - there are lots of devoted and enthusiastic owners of the 848 but sales have been slow here in the states for a couple of years.
Those of us who get...
Forum: StreetFighter   Aug 2nd, 2015, 5:44 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,917
Posted By flynbulldog
I'm not very good at it but I love to wheelie...

I'm not very good at it but I love to wheelie when all of the stars align...

http://www.ducati.ms/forums/attachments/streetfighter/539849d1430346832-streetfighter-pics-only-please-002.jpg
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jul 20th, 2015, 10:30 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,493
Posted By flynbulldog
fantastic and well deserved!!!

fantastic and well deserved!!!
Forum: StreetFighter   Jul 17th, 2015, 11:55 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,262
Posted By flynbulldog
Have you looked at all the threads on tuning in...

Have you looked at all the threads on tuning in the FAQ? if not you should spend some time perusing those threads before you lay down your cash - they are all still very relevant and they apply to...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jul 17th, 2015, 11:37 pm
Replies: 85
Views: 9,291
Posted By flynbulldog
everything on the internet is true... 0:)

everything on the internet is true... 0:)
Forum: StreetFighter   Jul 17th, 2015, 5:37 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,262
Posted By flynbulldog
That's right, they can flash any map to your ECU....

That's right, they can flash any map to your ECU. So it could be anything.

You need to ask them but my guess would be that it's the DP ECU map and if that's the case it won't help you. You can get...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jul 16th, 2015, 9:38 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By flynbulldog
also, if the crankcase is over full - from a...

also, if the crankcase is over full - from a recent oil change or because of adding a little too much oil, the crankcase pressure can cause oil to enter the airbox and exit the airbox drain hose....
Forum: StreetFighter   Jul 16th, 2015, 3:26 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,262
Posted By flynbulldog
You're asking about a rexxer reflash but you...

You're asking about a rexxer reflash but you didn't say who is providing the map - the Rexxer unit simply copies a pre-made map and reflashes it to your bike. Different providers use the Rexxer unit...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jul 13th, 2015, 10:50 am
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By flynbulldog
Welcome Matt. You're gonna love your new bike....

Welcome Matt. You're gonna love your new bike. Like secret squirrel says the bike loves some RPMs, it's not at all like a Harley and was designed for mid to high RPM operation. So ride it more like...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jul 12th, 2015, 10:33 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 1,014
Posted By flynbulldog
The Dalai lama says I'll receive total...

The Dalai lama says I'll receive total consciousness... so, you know, I got that going for me

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X48G7Y0VWW4
Forum: StreetFighter   Jul 12th, 2015, 6:20 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 1,014
Posted By flynbulldog
yeah man helpful - I was just offering my years...

yeah man helpful - I was just offering my years of experience to your obviously poorly thought through decision to buy a bike that is too tall for you. Perhaps now that you have a clearer vision of...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jul 12th, 2015, 4:21 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 659
Posted By flynbulldog
do they allow that kind of noise in London?

do they allow that kind of noise in London?
Forum: StreetFighter   Jul 12th, 2015, 4:16 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 1,014
Posted By flynbulldog
Hmmm I thought my comments not only relevant but...

Hmmm I thought my comments not only relevant but also quite helpful... Man, short guys sure are testy... :wink2:
Forum: StreetFighter   Jul 12th, 2015, 8:09 am
Replies: 35
Views: 1,014
Posted By flynbulldog
Sounds to me like you bought the wrong bike - you...

Sounds to me like you bought the wrong bike - you just got it and already you want to lower it and put taller bars on it...

perhaps this may have been more to your liking?
...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jul 8th, 2015, 5:32 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,187
Posted By flynbulldog
That's great and all but the damned thing is just...

That's great and all but the damned thing is just too ugly...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jul 8th, 2015, 5:29 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,143
Posted By flynbulldog
Yep I have to agree - not really a Ducati issue...

Yep I have to agree - not really a Ducati issue or fault - I'd highly suspect the ducabike caps... :frown2:
Forum: StreetFighter   Jul 8th, 2015, 5:26 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,143
Posted By flynbulldog
No that does not look like tank expansion or...

No that does not look like tank expansion or deforming at all. The symptoms are very different. You would get long waves or warps in the tank or even just notice tighter clearances to surrounding...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jul 7th, 2015, 8:59 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,143
Posted By flynbulldog
I can't really tell from the pic but to me it...

I can't really tell from the pic but to me it looks like you have something on your tank like sap or some other road debris. Are you sure that is the paint deforming?
I've never seen a defect like...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jul 7th, 2015, 8:33 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,187
Posted By flynbulldog
I think you use it to moisten your lady parts......

I think you use it to moisten your lady parts... :|
Forum: StreetFighter   Jul 6th, 2015, 5:09 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,083
Posted By flynbulldog
Here's the perfect example of the difference...

Here's the perfect example of the difference between the full system and the slip-on exhaust:



http://i.imgur.com/oxn8ukn.jpg
...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jul 6th, 2015, 1:35 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,103
Posted By flynbulldog
hmmm I don't see a speed triple listed on that...

hmmm I don't see a speed triple listed on that page... :frown2:

As for the topic at hand I have to agree with SS - the DP comfort seat on my streetfighter is hands down the most comfortable seat...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jul 6th, 2015, 11:17 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,103
Posted By flynbulldog
That's hilarious!!!! Typical British "home...

That's hilarious!!!! Typical British "home cookin"...

I had a chance to ride a new S3R (with ohlins) at the track and found it to be clearly lacking in performance all around compared to any of...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jul 6th, 2015, 11:06 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,674
Posted By flynbulldog
Hey it's no problem. I know that BMS uses tuneboy...

Hey it's no problem. I know that BMS uses tuneboy and they may use other systems as well. A long long time ago BMS installed a rapidbike on my s2R1000 monster and it worked fantastic. They did a...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jul 5th, 2015, 10:07 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,674
Posted By flynbulldog
Jason the stock ECU adjusts for altitude as do...

Jason the stock ECU adjusts for altitude as do all modern fuel injection systems. The rapid bike tunes for parameters in the bike
Forum: StreetFighter   Jul 4th, 2015, 6:43 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,103
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: 839
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: 839
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: 206
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: 1,250
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: 23
Views: 1,083
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: 319
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: 23
Views: 1,083
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: 59
Views: 3,426
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: 266
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: 1,250
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: 1,250
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: 692
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: 23
Views: 1,083
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: 23
Views: 1,083
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: 59
Views: 3,426
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: 59
Views: 3,426
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.
...
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