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Forum: Monster   Today, 12:26 pm
Replies: 7
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Posted By duc96cr
I had an issue with my Monster that was similar,...

I had an issue with my Monster that was similar, except it was dead all the time. It turned out to be a bad connection in the wiring harness. I unplugged each connector, checked for corrosion,...
Forum: Tech Forum   Sep 19th, 2019, 9:30 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 195
Posted By duc96cr
I just mention it because I recently had one go...

I just mention it because I recently had one go bad on a bike that hadnít tipped and only found it while eliminating all possibilities, I.e , all the sensors that would keep the bike from starting,...
Forum: Tech Forum   Sep 19th, 2019, 9:06 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 89
Posted By duc96cr
Is 3:00 too big a jump ? If youíre gearing...

Is 3:00 too big a jump ? If youíre gearing totally for best performance at that one track donít you ideally want to not be able to quite hit redline by the end of the longest straight ? Thatís what...
Forum: Tech Forum   Sep 19th, 2019, 8:18 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 195
Posted By duc96cr
Does the bike have a tipover sensor ? Many...

Does the bike have a tipover sensor ? Many injected bikes have a sensor that cuts fuel delivery if the bike goes over a certain lean angle. If it has one, you can bypass it to see if thatís the issue.
Forum: Monster   Sep 19th, 2019, 9:46 am
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By duc96cr
I think that you may be moving the bike with the...

I think that you may be moving the bike with the immobilizer set causing it to go into immobilizer mode. Try moving it with the key on, kick stand up.
Forum: Monster   Sep 19th, 2019, 9:38 am
Replies: 59
Views: 1,755
Posted By duc96cr
This is truly the bad side of owning a Ducati....

This is truly the bad side of owning a Ducati. The only mechanics I trust are the ones on this forum. I have no dealer anywhere near me, closest is 75 miles away. The thought of paying someone $100+...
Forum: Multistrada   Sep 19th, 2019, 9:06 am
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By duc96cr
I cured the low speed surging on my carby because...

I cured the low speed surging on my carby because at the time I had to ride through RV parks with a 10 mph speed limit. Using non ethanol fuel will smooth them out a lot. Put the engine in a good...
Forum: Road Racing   Sep 19th, 2019, 8:37 am
Replies: 6
Views: 97
Posted By duc96cr
Great racing. Iíve got them set up to record....

Great racing. Iíve got them set up to record. Iíve always had a love for racing on real roads, but the bikes have gotten so fast I think it may be time to limit them in some way, engine size or...
Forum: Supersport   Sep 16th, 2019, 9:04 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,684
Posted By duc96cr
My Siciliano Grandpa cracked two raw eggs into a...

My Siciliano Grandpa cracked two raw eggs into a large tumbler every morning, filled it with homemade grape wine, and chugged it for breakfast . 2 glasses of wine at lunch ? ��
Forum: Supersport   Sep 16th, 2019, 8:53 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 681
Posted By duc96cr
Iím pretty sure itís based on the 600 motor, but...

Iím pretty sure itís based on the 600 motor, but not sure if they share crank stroke or valve sizes. I know it sounds appealing, a little Ducati twin, but itís not little. Now, if you had a bigger...
Forum: Supersport   Sep 16th, 2019, 10:07 am
Replies: 31
Views: 681
Posted By duc96cr
Itís a close to 400 pound SS with a 400 cc engine...

Itís a close to 400 pound SS with a 400 cc engine in it, so basically itís going to be a slow but nice handling bike. Has your SS ever quit running on one cylinder ? Thatís basically what it will...
Forum: Tech Forum   Sep 15th, 2019, 3:00 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 365
Posted By duc96cr
Blowby but no smoking ? I would check the...

Blowby but no smoking ? I would check the breather valve first. Then check the plugs and do a compression check to figure out which cylinder is the culprit .
Forum: Monster   Sep 15th, 2019, 9:25 am
Replies: 13
Views: 234
Posted By duc96cr
I can tell quickly when mine is starting to swell...

I can tell quickly when mine is starting to swell because the rubber bumpers on the bottom of each side of the tank donít line up with the frame the u-shape fits onto the frame rail.
Forum: Superbikes   Sep 15th, 2019, 9:10 am
Replies: 31
Views: 563
Posted By duc96cr
This may not help, but when my Hayabusa dash...

This may not help, but when my Hayabusa dash started flashing crazily it turned out to be a bad battery. The battery checked between 12.6 and 13.1 volts but could not crank the bike and all was cured...
Forum: Supersport   Sep 15th, 2019, 9:03 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,684
Posted By duc96cr
People ask more for a bike with a low plaque...

People ask more for a bike with a low plaque number, and apparently it means nothing. Your precious low number SP could be a counterfeit. No one would know, would they ? Apparently, not even Ducati.
Forum: Supersport   Sep 15th, 2019, 8:57 am
Replies: 28
Views: 581
Posted By duc96cr
Hanging idle with carbs can be 4 things, 1) a...

Hanging idle with carbs can be 4 things, 1) a mechanical issue not allowing the slides to close quickly 2) an issue in the enrichener, leaking or not closing 3) a lean condition caused by either...
Forum: Monster   Sep 14th, 2019, 10:03 am
Replies: 13
Views: 234
Posted By duc96cr
The catastrophic problem is that it can ruin your...

The catastrophic problem is that it can ruin your paint. Though the plastic will expand and contract, your paint wonít necessarily expand and contract at the same rate. This causes bubbling, ripples,...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Sep 14th, 2019, 9:32 am
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By duc96cr
People, especially new to Ducati riders, are...

People, especially new to Ducati riders, are constantly questioning why their bike doesnít run smoothly below 3500 rpm. My theory has always been to make sure the bike is in good tune first, then if...
Forum: Supersport   Sep 13th, 2019, 5:52 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,684
Posted By duc96cr
I worked in the American automotive industry from...

I worked in the American automotive industry from the Ď60ís until Ď04 . The amount of documentation we had to do on everything was astronomical. I could have told you detailed information on anything...
Forum: Supersport   Sep 13th, 2019, 5:38 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 1,173
Posted By duc96cr
Iím surprised that the Silmoto wasnít...

Iím surprised that the Silmoto wasnít significantly better than a stock 2-1-2 with slip ons. The x pipe on the stocker seems quite restrictive, just looking at the design and size of the pipes. I...
Forum: Supersport   Sep 13th, 2019, 5:21 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,684
Posted By duc96cr
Itís disappointing that Ducati couldnít be...

Itís disappointing that Ducati couldnít be bothered to keep things straight and keep records. Surely it isnít as disorganized on the other SP models ? Am I understanding that the Plaque number and...
Forum: Welcome and Introduction   Sep 13th, 2019, 5:12 pm
Replies: 4
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Posted By duc96cr
What are you finding uncomfortable ? There are...

What are you finding uncomfortable ? There are bar risers, seats, taller wind screens, and suspension adjustments. Itís not going to be a GoldWing, but you should be able to ride 3 hours without...
Forum: Monster   Sep 13th, 2019, 4:42 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 84
Posted By duc96cr
I think youíre referring to the clutch safety...

I think youíre referring to the clutch safety switch that allows the starter to spin if the lever is pulled in.
Forum: Monster   Sep 13th, 2019, 10:02 am
Replies: 13
Views: 234
Posted By duc96cr
I use non ethanol whenever I can. If I have to...

I use non ethanol whenever I can. If I have to put ethanol in itís only a gallon or two until I can get more straight gas. Stations in my area only carry regular, not premium. It runs fine. I too use...
Forum: Monster   Sep 13th, 2019, 9:53 am
Replies: 4
Views: 84
Posted By duc96cr
Are you sure after adjustment of the screw that...

Are you sure after adjustment of the screw that you have the pressure bleeding off as it should ? I wonder if there is an instructional vid on this adjustment. Probably. That doesnít explain...
Forum: Monster   Sep 13th, 2019, 9:48 am
Replies: 4
Views: 84
Posted By duc96cr
Very interesting, but strange. Increased noise...

Very interesting, but strange. Increased noise from the clutch itself after replacing only the lever . That would imply increased clearance in the clutch pack. You didnít bleed the clutch, so where...
Forum: Surveys and Polls   Sep 13th, 2019, 9:19 am
Replies: 54
Views: 1,398
Posted By duc96cr
Iím not on any forum that has all these problems....

Iím not on any forum that has all these problems. Maybe itís the rules, the waiting period, minimum posts. I donít know. Anyway, it appears thereís a lot of opposition, and I donít really care one...
Forum: Multistrada   Sep 11th, 2019, 5:51 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 1,697
Posted By duc96cr
Question: Is there anyone on this forum who has...

Question: Is there anyone on this forum who has raced a motorcycle and NOT exceeded their level of skill ? Every time I was ever on a track I know I did.
Forum: Monster   Sep 11th, 2019, 5:39 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 7,934
Posted By duc96cr
Itís funny that people will spend so much on...

Itís funny that people will spend so much on super light wheels and then pay no attention to the relative tire weights . There is definitely enough weight savings to make it worthwhile. The Pilot...
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 11th, 2019, 5:21 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 718
Posted By duc96cr
It just keeps getting better ! I had no idea...

It just keeps getting better ! I had no idea there were so many.
Forum: Surveys and Polls   Sep 11th, 2019, 5:13 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 1,398
Posted By duc96cr
I say YES. Seriously, why not ? Itís a resource...

I say YES. Seriously, why not ? Itís a resource for both buyers and sellers. Parts are sometimes hard to find, so the more the merrier.
Forum: Tech Forum   Sep 11th, 2019, 4:35 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Posted By duc96cr
Iíve had the best luck with VHT wrinkle black,...

Iíve had the best luck with VHT wrinkle black, durability wise. I realize that may not be what youíre looking for. I used their brake caliper paint too, in silver. It will handle the heat, but I got...
Forum: Tech Forum   Sep 11th, 2019, 4:18 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By duc96cr
Well, see, Tonyís my cousin , and he works at...

Well, see, Tonyís my cousin , and he works at Ducati, and at lunch... oh, never mind.😁
Forum: Monster   Sep 11th, 2019, 4:09 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,288
Posted By duc96cr
Charge to do the job correctly because you know...

Charge to do the job correctly because you know what youíre doing: $90
Charge to learn how to do the job on your bike : $180
Charge to fuck...
Forum: Tech Forum   Sep 10th, 2019, 3:47 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By duc96cr
Tony put that one on after a vino break.

Tony put that one on after a vino break.
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 10th, 2019, 3:39 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 1,920
Posted By duc96cr
I see this guy is already dragging everything...

I see this guy is already dragging everything there is to drag. What more would you like him to do ? ď Chrome Donít Get Ya Home ď is the correct phrase. Harley riders have said that forever. How...
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 10th, 2019, 3:27 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 1,920
Posted By duc96cr
A large percentage of Harley riders are very...

A large percentage of Harley riders are very prejudiced towards their brand. Most of them owned other brands before switching to HD. Brand loyalty is probably the highest of any brand. These guys...
Forum: Supersport   Sep 9th, 2019, 9:16 am
Replies: 12
Views: 282
Posted By duc96cr
My 96 had the chrome studs.

My 96 had the chrome studs.
Forum: Sport Classic   Sep 8th, 2019, 7:24 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By duc96cr
I had that issue on a Triumph and it was the...

I had that issue on a Triumph and it was the clutch not releasing . Are you spinning the rear wheel as you shift ? Sometimes there needs to be some rotation of the parts to help things slide and mesh.
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 8th, 2019, 7:08 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 1,920
Posted By duc96cr
I donít think they move a lot , but enough that...

I donít think they move a lot , but enough that thereís a little give when you start grinding chrome and you can feel it. There are aftermarket running boards that are longer and narrower and give...
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 8th, 2019, 10:58 am
Replies: 79
Views: 1,920
Posted By duc96cr
When I ride my Ducati with my Harley buds Iím...

When I ride my Ducati with my Harley buds Iím constantly having to wait for them, and Iím not riding at all aggressively. I miss the group I used to ride with. Theyíd fly through the twisties...
Forum: Supersport   Sep 8th, 2019, 10:41 am
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By duc96cr
Thank you, belter. That was very helpful.

Thank you, belter. That was very helpful.
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 8th, 2019, 10:31 am
Replies: 79
Views: 1,920
Posted By duc96cr
Something was definitely wrong with it. My wife...

Something was definitely wrong with it. My wife had a Ď95 Soft Tail and it wouldnít have a problem with that even loaded down for touring. There is a faction of Harley riders that does absolutely...
Forum: Monster   Sep 8th, 2019, 10:17 am
Replies: 16
Views: 304
Posted By duc96cr
Ok, now Iíve got it. Thanks for the help belter.

Ok, now Iíve got it. Thanks for the help belter.
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 8th, 2019, 8:51 am
Replies: 79
Views: 1,920
Posted By duc96cr
I guess everyone needs someone to hate.

I guess everyone needs someone to hate.
Forum: Chit Chat   Sep 7th, 2019, 8:01 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 718
Posted By duc96cr
There are a lot of movies I havenít seen. I have...

There are a lot of movies I havenít seen. I have a feeling some of these will be hard to find.
Forum: Monster   Sep 7th, 2019, 7:52 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 304
Posted By duc96cr
Ok , now Iím confused. What carbs are on this...

Ok , now Iím confused. What carbs are on this thing ? What vacuum slide seals are you referring to ?
Forum: Sport Touring   Sep 7th, 2019, 7:40 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 715
Posted By duc96cr
This is where being color blind is an asset. I...

This is where being color blind is an asset. I just assume that the color is what they say it is.
Forum: Multistrada   Sep 7th, 2019, 7:35 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 1,697
Posted By duc96cr
Racing is dangerous, everyone knows that and...

Racing is dangerous, everyone knows that and accepts the risk. Have there been any high speed mountain races that havenít had fatalities ?The car guys run the race and it sounds like they were...
Forum: Supersport   Sep 7th, 2019, 7:23 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 282
Posted By duc96cr
APE also. Theirs are full diameter vs tapered on...

APE also. Theirs are full diameter vs tapered on the others, if that matters to you. Some people have posted that the CCW studs fit the cases better. I bought the APE and the fit was fine.
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