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Forum: Sport Touring   Aug 23rd, 2019, 7:01 am
Replies: 7
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Posted By SS904
You can get used OEM lines on eBay for cheap. I...

You can get used OEM lines on eBay for cheap. I may have set kicking around too, at least the front brake lines. Many aftermarket suppliers, but that can get pricey. Galfer, Spiegler, Goodridge...
Forum: Suspension and Tire Tech   Aug 23rd, 2019, 6:27 am
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By SS904
I've been using Dynabeads for more than 10 years....

I've been using Dynabeads for more than 10 years. They work fine. The technology of using some kind of dry material like the beads or liquids is proven over decades of use in any number of...
Forum: Sport Touring   Aug 22nd, 2019, 5:28 am
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By SS904
I don't have one on mine. Never did.

I don't have one on mine. Never did.
Forum: Superbikes   Aug 20th, 2019, 6:59 am
Replies: 7
Views: 141
Posted By SS904
I've done it. More complicated than an front...

I've done it. More complicated than an front fork service, but not beyond doing it at home. I did not do a complete disassembly or try to revalve it. I simply removed, cleaned and replaced all the...
Forum: Superbikes   Aug 19th, 2019, 8:32 am
Replies: 8
Views: 121
Posted By SS904
Not stock, and I am not sure I'd put any weight...

Not stock, and I am not sure I'd put any weight on that part of the tail. Nothing supporting it beyond the rubber bumpers at the latch if you also have the aluminum sub frame. If the sub is...
Forum: Sport Touring   Aug 18th, 2019, 7:55 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 725
Posted By SS904
Oh boy... Don't get the air box discussions...

Oh boy... Don't get the air box discussions started up again:wink2:
Forum: Sport Touring   Aug 17th, 2019, 7:43 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 725
Posted By SS904
It's 360 degrees of rotation. There is only one...

It's 360 degrees of rotation. There is only one spot. You could spin a cam several times in ether direction and when you get it back on the mark, it will be the right spot. The thing to be careful...
Forum: Sport Touring   Aug 15th, 2019, 4:34 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By SS904
I don't think there is really any part number. ...

I don't think there is really any part number. Just Google Motion Pro Gear Jammer Tool. They are all over the place and less that $15.00 USD. No damage to the gears. Just don't go at it with and...
Forum: Sport Touring   Aug 13th, 2019, 7:15 am
Replies: 26
Views: 661
Posted By SS904
Who? I need names! >:) I actually thought my...

Who? I need names! >:)

I actually thought my 2V 900SSie was by far harder than the ST or 916. To get at the vertical cylinder exhaust valve, the rear shock had to come off. The throttle bodies,...
Forum: Sport Touring   Aug 13th, 2019, 6:09 am
Replies: 26
Views: 661
Posted By SS904
At this point they are all older. A few years...

At this point they are all older. A few years plus or minus wouldn't be an issue depending on the bike. If you're going with the older faring, the 4S is a great bike with some nice bolt on parts. ...
Forum: Superbikes   Aug 12th, 2019, 8:42 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By SS904
LOL... Said I had to figure it out again! Works...

LOL... Said I had to figure it out again! Works now. Link will take you to the parts manual and the service manual.
Forum: Superbikes   Aug 12th, 2019, 4:45 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By SS904
Still had the manuals loaded. ...

Still had the manuals loaded.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/sa1xp2ssq9j3zi0/AABQpwPErrCOpC2eYderHmeca?dl=0
Forum: Superbikes   Aug 12th, 2019, 4:43 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By SS904
I have a scanned copy in PDF format, but it is...

I have a scanned copy in PDF format, but it is too big to email. Dropbox works. What are you looking for? Many parts are the same as the later model bikes. I have found many PNs in the 916 manual...
Forum: Sport Touring   Aug 12th, 2019, 4:31 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By SS904
No, you cannot put it in gear to tighten the...

No, you cannot put it in gear to tighten the flywheel. Engine compression is not enough, holding the rear brake with it in gear is not enough. Maybe jamming something between the rear wheel spoke...
Forum: Parts and Accessories   Aug 11th, 2019, 4:44 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By SS904
If you still need one, I have 2 stock 916 EPROMs...

If you still need one, I have 2 stock 916 EPROMs on hand. One is a 916 Senna EPROM the other is a standard US spec chip. They are probably the same, but I've read in a few spots that the Senna chip...
Forum: Tech Forum   Aug 9th, 2019, 4:14 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 79
Posted By SS904
I think it's 16MM, but unless something has...

I think it's 16MM, but unless something has changed recently, there are no rebuild kits for the gold line masters. I know Brembo sells kits for the rear and some vintage masters, but so far no one...
Forum: Tech Forum   Aug 9th, 2019, 12:10 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By SS904
It's normal for the one relay to stay energized...

It's normal for the one relay to stay energized for around 10 seconds after the key is turned off. Not sure what's happening exactly, but I assume it's the ECU safely booting down... Maybe it's...
Forum: Superbikes   Aug 9th, 2019, 10:00 am
Replies: 8
Views: 194
Posted By SS904
If you're talking about the aluminum stanchions...

If you're talking about the aluminum stanchions and not the sliders, pick up a used set of OEM 916 series Superbike forks and salvage the needed parts. While you're in there, install the correct...
Forum: Sport Touring   Aug 2nd, 2019, 6:48 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 732
Posted By SS904
On the 916, with the bolts instead of nuts, I...

On the 916, with the bolts instead of nuts, I walk the flange on using bolts just long enough to grab a few threads with the o ring sitting on the edge. It's been a while so I don't remember for...
Forum: Sport Touring   Aug 1st, 2019, 5:19 am
Replies: 21
Views: 732
Posted By SS904
This stuff. ...

This stuff.

https://www.amazon.com/Seal-All-380112-Contact-Adhesive-Sealant/dp/B008VK0JS4/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=Seal-All+Gas+Tank+Sealer&qid=1564654146&s=gateway&sr=8-3

So far I've only used it...
Forum: Sport Touring   Jul 29th, 2019, 3:37 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 732
Posted By SS904
The pic you posted looks like the OEM pump. Not...

The pic you posted looks like the OEM pump. Not much of a "barb", but it holds if done up right. Maybe the stuff you saw on the drain plug threads was a bit of blue lock-tight. With Ethanol gas, I...
Forum: Sport Touring   Jul 29th, 2019, 11:44 am
Replies: 21
Views: 732
Posted By SS904
Should be a copper crush washer, or one of the...

Should be a copper crush washer, or one of the newer aluminium washers like the oil drain plug uses. I've had mine out a few times and have reused it. I know it's not the best practice, but I have...
Forum: Tech Forum   Jul 26th, 2019, 12:56 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By SS904
I honesty don't remember. Both my applications...

I honesty don't remember. Both my applications are DQ bikes, so I'd need to remove the plugs to see. Pretty sure i just used the same heat range as the OEM plugs. Probably a safe bet to do the same...
Forum: Superbikes   Jul 22nd, 2019, 5:21 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By SS904
As someone already said, it times out. My ST4s...

As someone already said, it times out. My ST4s does it too after 15 or 20 seconds, same ECU. The older 1.6M bikes don't do it. Cycle the key off then on. If there was a fuel leak causing pressure...
Forum: Superbikes   Jul 19th, 2019, 11:48 am
Replies: 25
Views: 589
Posted By SS904
I don't know your bike, can't answer about...

I don't know your bike, can't answer about access. I have a long thin transmission oil funnel for such things. Maybe that would help.
Forum: Superbikes   Jul 19th, 2019, 7:08 am
Replies: 25
Views: 589
Posted By SS904
Just grab a bottle of distilled water at the...

Just grab a bottle of distilled water at the grocery store for a $1.00... Can't go wrong there.

Bigger question is how much do you need to add, are you sure you need to? If you really do need to...
Forum: Tech Forum   Jul 17th, 2019, 4:07 am
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By SS904
Doesn't work that way with the ST4s (or any of...

Doesn't work that way with the ST4s (or any of the ST series I believe). Fan is turned on by the ECU. If you managed to change the temp sensor to one that somehow reads lower, not even sure you can...
Forum: Sport Touring   Jul 14th, 2019, 6:00 am
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By SS904
I don't believe you can without changing the...

I don't believe you can without changing the small display. It has one button, that works when it want to, to set the clock. Maybe search on the Euro eBay sites.
Forum: Tech Forum   Jul 11th, 2019, 5:43 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 143
Posted By SS904
Yes, but it seems like a pretty hard match due to...

Yes, but it seems like a pretty hard match due to the matte texture. I've seen a few repaints that just don't look right. Can't go wrong with black.

Found a clean set of black 5 spokes for mine....
Forum: Superbikes   Jul 11th, 2019, 5:08 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By SS904
If you're talking about the V fairing, or oil...

If you're talking about the V fairing, or oil cooler faring, the 748 part will work. You just need to unscrew and remove the screen material.
Forum: Parts and Accessories   Jul 11th, 2019, 4:52 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 152
Posted By SS904
You can expand your search. ST2, ST4, 748, 916,...

You can expand your search. ST2, ST4, 748, 916, 996, 998 and the SSie series are the same. Cables may be longer in some cases, but plug and play. Found a brand new one on eBay with an ST2 part...
Forum: Superbikes   Jul 11th, 2019, 3:29 am
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By SS904
If you are planning to service the chain it's...

If you are planning to service the chain it's nice to have the stand on the other side and out of the way. Really any work on the left side of the bike it is nice to have the stand on the other side.
Forum: Superbikes   Jul 10th, 2019, 5:00 am
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By SS904
Trim pot has a negligible effect on anything...

Trim pot has a negligible effect on anything beyond idle or a cracked throttle, like at cruise speeds. Think of it as a pilot screw / jet (in combination with the bleed screws) from carb days. If...
Forum: Sport Touring   Jul 9th, 2019, 8:04 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By SS904
Thanks. Plastic cage was mentioned in the...

Thanks. Plastic cage was mentioned in the bearings I searched. Didn't consider it would be visible from the one side as it is. Makes more sense. I did read when I was doing my own work that it...
Forum: Sport Touring   Jul 9th, 2019, 5:34 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By SS904
I bought the OEM seal when I replaced the one in...

I bought the OEM seal when I replaced the one in my 916. Wasn't having issues with it, but i was in there for a light weight flywheel and new stator anyway.

The OEM bearing had a transparent oil...
Forum: Sport Touring   Jul 9th, 2019, 5:00 am
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By SS904
Another thought is to be sure you're installing...

Another thought is to be sure you're installing the new bearing correctly. The OEM replacement bearing has an oil seal / shield on one side. Seems odd, but that seal needs to go toward the engine...
Forum: Tech Forum   Jul 6th, 2019, 3:41 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By SS904
The benefit of Iridium plugs is they feel like...

The benefit of Iridium plugs is they feel like new plugs for a very long time. People who say they make the bike "run better" probably replaced a well shagged set of standard plugs with them. You'd...
Forum: Superbikes   Jul 6th, 2019, 10:34 am
Replies: 32
Views: 863
Posted By SS904
Ahh. Bummer for him then! Surely they have...

Ahh. Bummer for him then! Surely they have somthign similar?
Forum: Superbikes   Jul 6th, 2019, 5:37 am
Replies: 32
Views: 863
Posted By SS904
Date on the filter means nothing. I have a...

Date on the filter means nothing. I have a supply of spares on hand that won't get used for a few years. No idea what dates are printed on them.

If you buy your pump at the dealer, you are going...
Forum: Sport Touring   Jul 3rd, 2019, 3:55 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By SS904
Vince. I've owned my ST4s since May of 2005....

Vince.

I've owned my ST4s since May of 2005. Had just under 4K miles on it when I got it, well over 50K now. I lived in SE Virginia at the time and commuted daily with it for a few years before...
Forum: Sport Touring   Jul 3rd, 2019, 4:30 am
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By SS904
Yikes. Two fans running? That does seem hot with...

Yikes. Two fans running? That does seem hot with two fans running. I have those temps in traffic with the one OEM fan running, but it comes down fast once moving again.

Can't help with the...
Forum: Sport Touring   Jul 2nd, 2019, 3:48 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By SS904
Yeah, there are easier ways to manage temps at...

Yeah, there are easier ways to manage temps at idle and in traffic that don't include replacing water pump impeller... These bikes get hot in traffic and at idle, the manual fan switch and better...
Forum: Sport Touring   Jul 2nd, 2019, 4:38 am
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By SS904
That's probably about right. Three .5 gallon...

That's probably about right. Three .5 gallon containers of Engine Ice fills the ST4s and the 916 with just a bit left over for any top offs. That's not a fill from completely dry, just a fluid...
Forum: Sport Touring   Jul 1st, 2019, 12:39 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By SS904
Good call, but maybe important to point out this...

Good call, but maybe important to point out this isn't an issue with a majority of the ST series. At some point, maybe in 1998 when Cagiva gave way to TPG, they came equipped with braided steel...
Forum: Sport Touring   Jun 28th, 2019, 4:47 am
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By SS904
My first thought is a split in-tank fuel line,...

My first thought is a split in-tank fuel line, but the fact it can get to 6K makes me question that. Still, I'd go for the fuel line possibility to start.

What is that last service you, or...
Forum: Sport Touring   Jun 24th, 2019, 5:07 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By SS904
There is a thread you can search for that has...

There is a thread you can search for that has several ideas. My solution (and several others) was to by a RAM ball with a stud that replaced one clip on bolt.
...
Forum: Sport Touring   Jun 24th, 2019, 3:10 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,033
Posted By SS904
That I do not know. THe shock I've polished was...

That I do not know. THe shock I've polished was standard chrome. I will say that the TiN coating of my ST4s is pretty much gone in the area that receives the most contact with the bushing and seal....
Forum: Sport Touring   Jun 23rd, 2019, 6:26 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,033
Posted By SS904
. Maybe it was just the lint, or whatever...

.

Maybe it was just the lint, or whatever debris it was, that caused the leak. I've never used one of these tools, but some say they are great. I guess it's possible to have grunge get in there...
Forum: Superbikes   Jun 18th, 2019, 10:00 am
Replies: 21
Views: 832
Posted By SS904
LOL. Calling my tool box orderly would be a...

LOL. Calling my tool box orderly would be a stretch at best. I mostly know where everything is, sort of. I will admit to repurchasing small parts I forgot I had on hand, for some reason I have a...
Forum: Sport Touring   Jun 18th, 2019, 6:56 am
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By SS904
That's brutal. Did you try Ducati Omaha? Any...

That's brutal. Did you try Ducati Omaha? Any local dealers?

https://www.ducatiomaha.com/pages/ducati-oem-parts

The seal is listed a 35x52x7. Maybe you can find one that fits.
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