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Jul 23rd, 2019 2:18 pm
Desimoto
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See, now THAT'S the way you do it! Safety first!
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Jul 23rd, 2019 12:41 pm
ProphetPVD
Jul 23rd, 2019 12:19 pm
Desimoto Totally not even kidding!
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Jul 23rd, 2019 12:15 pm
Desimoto
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Haha.... true, but a lot of people have reviewed these things, and wondered why it was necessary to remove the entire front end and gauge assembly, to install the bezel. Unfortunately, the bezel didn't come with any instructions, and several reviewers thought the bezel holes were "cut too small by mistake," and Dremelled the openings up to clear the gauges. 🤦‍♂️
Well then , they’re idiots <img src="https://www.ducati.ms/forums/images/Ducati_ms_2015/smilies/tango_face_devil.png" border="0" alt="" title="Devil" class="inlineimg" />

Hey, you wrote it up & it was all good .... can you do one for all those who can’t tie their shoes too? Joking, you did a great job
,, actually I had a giggle whilst reading it because if I can do it , I thought anyone could do it without a set of detailed instructions
&#x1f609; I hear ya.
Still, my chainsaw came with a plethora of warnings, one being not to sit on the branch you're cutting off...... so apparently, "those" people are out there.
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Jul 23rd, 2019 4:21 am
Nikk11
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Originally Posted by Desimoto View Post
Haha.... true, but a lot of people have reviewed these things, and wondered why it was necessary to remove the entire front end and gauge assembly, to install the bezel. Unfortunately, the bezel didn't come with any instructions, and several reviewers thought the bezel holes were "cut too small by mistake," and Dremelled the openings up to clear the gauges. &#x1f926;&#x200d;&#x2642;&#xfe0f;
Well then , theyíre idiots

Hey, you wrote it up & it was all good .... can you do one for all those who canít tie their shoes too? Joking, you did a great job
,, actually I had a giggle whilst reading it because if I can do it , I thought anyone could do it without a set of detailed instructions
Jul 22nd, 2019 9:31 am
Desimoto Haha.... true, but a lot of people have reviewed these things, and wondered why it was necessary to remove the entire front end and gauge assembly, to install the bezel. Unfortunately, the bezel didn't come with any instructions, and several reviewers thought the bezel holes were "cut too small by mistake," and Dremelled the openings up to clear the gauges. &#x1f926;&#x200d;&#x2642;&#xfe0f;
Jul 22nd, 2019 9:04 am
Nikk11
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If you do not know how to do this, then perhaps working on a Ducati is beyond your mechanical abilities, so stop, and seek a professional technician
Detailed , Iíve gotta Hand it to you ....... but the above wouldíve been sufficient & a lot less time consuming
Jul 21st, 2019 9:07 pm
Desimoto Wipe off any fingerprints, and enjoy a delicious, tasty beverage. When you install these bezels, you begin to understand why gauge removal us necessary. The manufacturer could have made them to go around the gauge surrounds, but the installation would not be very secure, and the result would not be very clean. It may take a little effort, but is well worth the time invested.

(Pictured, is the one I did on my yellow 748.)

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Jul 21st, 2019 9:01 pm
Desimoto SECTION 7: BODYWORK INSTALLATION

Installation is the reverse of removal. One note... make sure the mating edges of the front nose fairing clears the plastic nubs of the air runners. Also, you will want to check function of the turn signals, as this process might have unplugged one if the bullet connectors holding the wires together.
Jul 21st, 2019 8:55 pm
Desimoto SECTION 6: HEADLIGHT INSTALLATION
Step 1: Headlight installation

Reinstall the headlight assembly by removing the suspension cord, pressing the rubber grommets into the corresponding slots in the headlight bucket. Reaching from below, install the spring behind the adjuster hole, then insert the screw into the hole.

Step 2: Headlight adjustment.

Install the adjuster screw, using the 5mm Allen wrench. Remember when we counted the number of rotations for removal? Reinstall this screw by tightening it with the same number of turns. This will assure that your headlights are restored to the proper alignment height that they were sitting before the build began.
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