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Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Yesterday, 5:48 am
Replies: 35
Views: 954
Posted By 1198SP
Car was almost out of gas and I was late for...

Car was almost out of gas and I was late for work. Took the 1198.....it was 115 degrees. Roasted ma nuts
Forum: Welcome and Introduction   Jul 11th, 2019, 6:52 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 82
Posted By 1198SP
Welcome aboard. Riding up The Lemmon, I see ...

Welcome aboard. Riding up The Lemmon, I see

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-ZSbfW4r/0/1fa52f60/XL/i-ZSbfW4r-XL.jpg
Forum: Diavel   Jul 11th, 2019, 3:50 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By 1198SP
Can't go wrong with the Termis - sounds great. ...

Can't go wrong with the Termis - sounds great.

I have them on my 1198 and it sounds phenomenal. No way I'd put a DB killer in there and muffle that beautiful sound....
Forum: Superbikes   Jul 10th, 2019, 9:17 pm
Replies: 6,306
Views: 2,764,733
Posted By 1198SP
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-V6hLqXX/0/426d...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-V6hLqXX/0/426d9a61/O/i-V6hLqXX.jpg
Forum: HyperMotard   Jul 9th, 2019, 12:47 am
Replies: 20
Views: 479
Posted By 1198SP
Marking the belts is a good a way to make sure...

Marking the belts is a good a way to make sure you don’t jack something up if you’re new to the procedure - cheap insurance in case you feel a little unsure about changing belts.

I fucked up the...
Forum: HyperMotard   Jul 7th, 2019, 9:27 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 479
Posted By 1198SP
Sorry buddy, didn't mean to confuse anyone. I...

Sorry buddy, didn't mean to confuse anyone. I think Belter was thinking about the markings on the pulleys while I was thinking about the markings you made on the belts before you removed them, that's...
Forum: HyperMotard   Jul 7th, 2019, 8:34 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 479
Posted By 1198SP
My bad if I misunderstood but, I think he was...

My bad if I misunderstood but, I think he was talking about the marks he made on the belts/pulleys when he swapped them out. Once you start rotating the crank, those marks will no longer line up each...
Forum: HyperMotard   Jul 7th, 2019, 7:47 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 479
Posted By 1198SP
As long as all of your markings on the cam...

As long as all of your markings on the cam pulleys and the lay shaft lined up perfectly on both cylinders when you installed the belts, you should be fine. The marks won't line up again after you...
Forum: Diavel   Jul 5th, 2019, 6:27 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By 1198SP
I’ve heard the same thing and that’s one of my...

I’ve heard the same thing and that’s one of my pet peeves. My 1098 had that abrupt on/off throttle response and it was a pain when leaned over, especially in slow corners.

Everything else sounds...
Forum: Supersport   Jul 4th, 2019, 2:20 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By 1198SP
That looks right to me. There should be no...

That looks right to me. There should be no resistance between cam lobe and rocker arm while the valve is closed (look a the opening cam lobe as well).
Why do you ask? Are you having issues after...
Forum: Supersport   Jul 3rd, 2019, 7:01 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By 1198SP
Uhhh, there should be no drag with the cylinder...

Uhhh, there should be no drag with the cylinder at TDC on the combustion stroke - this is where you check the clearances.

And yes, if the closing shim is too thick it will force the rocker arm...
Forum: Supersport   Jul 3rd, 2019, 12:07 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By 1198SP
I just went through this on my Diavel. Not sure...

I just went through this on my Diavel. Not sure what bike you have but, the brake light circuit on the Diavel is Normally Closed, meaning you will see an Open Circuit at the switch when you depress...
Forum: Superbikes   Jun 29th, 2019, 12:47 am
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By 1198SP
48 tooth EVR - very nice upgrade. I did the same...

48 tooth EVR - very nice upgrade. I did the same on my 1198 and the physical damage to the basket/friction plates is greatly reduced. Think it was about $450 for the basket/plates from Motowheels
Forum: Superbikes   Jun 29th, 2019, 12:37 am
Replies: 23
Views: 939
Posted By 1198SP
I love the older bikes. There's no doubt that the...

I love the older bikes. There's no doubt that the newer stuff is faster/better/slicker etc. but, that's not really what I'm looking for as a recreational rider. When I decided to get a second bike, I...
Forum: Multistrada   Jun 27th, 2019, 2:18 pm
Replies: 485
Views: 85,764
Posted By 1198SP
Can't do it....need my stuff to work properly....

Can't do it....need my stuff to work properly. Besides, if I jumped it out, my senile old ass would eventually forget and I'd run out of gas in the middle of the desert and die of exposure.....just...
Forum: Multistrada   Jun 25th, 2019, 8:33 am
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By 1198SP
I have the EBC HH pads on my Diavel and they work...

I have the EBC HH pads on my Diavel and they work great imho. Nice progressive feel, good stopping power, and minimal brake dust
Forum: Multistrada   Jun 25th, 2019, 1:00 am
Replies: 485
Views: 85,764
Posted By 1198SP
Yup....sensor will die shortly. I kept my old one...

Yup....sensor will die shortly. I kept my old one after I replaced it the second time and the float now moves just fine after drying out in the garage for 8 months or so. Gonna polish the float and...
Forum: Diavel   Jun 24th, 2019, 11:24 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 1,254
Posted By 1198SP
So I finally got some time to conduct my little...

So I finally got some time to conduct my little experiment - I initially installed the belts by counting teeth and tensioned the belts to 110Hz. I also checked the tension on the opposing side of the...
Forum: StreetFighter   Jun 24th, 2019, 5:41 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 169
Posted By 1198SP
Not sure about the SF but the 1098 had issues...

Not sure about the SF but the 1098 had issues with radiator cracking at the mount on the top left side (looking from the front). Had to get mine repaired once
Forum: Hall of Wisdom   Jun 21st, 2019, 5:24 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By 1198SP
Great info! Thanks for taking the time to...

Great info! Thanks for taking the time to make/post those.
Forum: Supersport   Jun 21st, 2019, 5:24 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By 1198SP
Great info! Thanks for taking the time to...

Great info! Thanks for taking the time to make/post those.
Forum: Vintage   Jun 20th, 2019, 6:41 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By 1198SP
Oh wow, I bet that was a great feeling. Nice work...

Oh wow, I bet that was a great feeling. Nice work - she's a beauty
Forum: Diavel   Jun 20th, 2019, 6:26 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 1,254
Posted By 1198SP
Well, the new Belt Roller Timing Tool finally...

Well, the new Belt Roller Timing Tool finally arrived - kind of expected something a little less shabby for $140 but, what the hell. It's gonna get greasy anyway.

There is no chance you can reach...
Forum: Superbikes   Jun 20th, 2019, 12:20 am
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By 1198SP
Looks good to me. I installed a Luimoto with the...

Looks good to me. I installed a Luimoto with the Tricolore on my 1198 a couple of years ago and the colors are still holding up fine
Forum: Sport Classic   Jun 19th, 2019, 9:46 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 5,437
Posted By 1198SP
Check out Catalina Highway - runs all the way to...

Check out Catalina Highway - runs all the way to the top of Mt. Lemmon. Absolutely beautiful ride. I climb it all the time on my bicycle.

Don't lane split and watch out for cyclists and the pudgy...
Forum: Superbikes   Jun 19th, 2019, 12:37 am
Replies: 154
Views: 5,074
Posted By 1198SP
Could it be that you're supposed to wrap some of...

Could it be that you're supposed to wrap some of the graphic in to the holes for the headlights? Just guessing.... looks like there's way too much material around the nose
Forum: Superbikes   Jun 19th, 2019, 12:00 am
Replies: 154
Views: 5,074
Posted By 1198SP
Damn, that's way off. Looks like it was probably...

Damn, that's way off. Looks like it was probably made for the Panigale....but that has a much pointier nose.
Forum: Monster   Jun 18th, 2019, 4:51 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By 1198SP
I've had CRG's on several bikes - Pazzo's,...

I've had CRG's on several bikes - Pazzo's, Rizoma's - all need slight adjustments since most require you to remove the barrel and plunger from the stock lever and transfer it to the new one.

But...
Forum: Monster   Jun 18th, 2019, 12:43 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By 1198SP
Adjust the plunger that goes from the barrel in...

Adjust the plunger that goes from the barrel in to the master cylinder. Screw it out a couple of turns and you'll get earlier activation of the brake.
...
Forum: Ducati Motorcycle Chat   Jun 18th, 2019, 12:35 am
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By 1198SP
lmao I was about to say the same thing....one...

lmao I was about to say the same thing....one small burnout and the thing would turn to dust :D

I have a set of Conti Attacks on my 1198 and I really like them. They are about 10 years newer than...
Forum: Monster   Jun 17th, 2019, 12:50 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By 1198SP
No, you shouldn't have to add resistors. The...

No, you shouldn't have to add resistors. The integrated tail light has to pull the signals for the indicators from somewhere. Follow the wiring from the rear turns signals back and see if they...
Forum: Monster   Jun 17th, 2019, 12:09 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By 1198SP
Sounds to me like the turn signals are still...

Sounds to me like the turn signals are still wired in parallel....we're all of the turn signals changed to LED's or just two? What I mean is, did the previous owner install resistors for both the...
Forum: Monster   Jun 17th, 2019, 11:55 am
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By 1198SP
Did you remove the resistors that were installed...

Did you remove the resistors that were installed to limit the current to the LED's before installing the standard bulbs? If not, that's a good place to start....
Forum: Diavel   Jun 17th, 2019, 8:44 am
Replies: 39
Views: 1,254
Posted By 1198SP
Thanks - Think I might tighten up a couple of the...

Thanks - Think I might tighten up a couple of the closers a little. Otherwise, they look pretty good to me.
Forum: Diavel   Jun 16th, 2019, 3:22 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 1,254
Posted By 1198SP
So I went through the clearances again with a...

So I went through the clearances again with a different set of feeler gauges and basically averaged out the results between the measurements.

Another question for the experts - the service manual...
Forum: Sport Classic   Jun 15th, 2019, 5:06 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 5,437
Posted By 1198SP
There are cops everywhere around here but, they...

There are cops everywhere around here but, they generally don’t seem to give two shits about speeding - it’s rare to even see a cop with his radar on. They do target stupid/aggressive/angry driving...
Forum: Bikes   Jun 14th, 2019, 9:48 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By 1198SP
Absolutely gorgeous. I'd be all over it if I...

Absolutely gorgeous. I'd be all over it if I didn't already have one....it's not quite as decked out as that one though lol

Good luck with the sale
Forum: Superbikes   Jun 14th, 2019, 9:40 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By 1198SP
There is an alternative though - you can install...

There is an alternative though - you can install a little cam on the shaft of the servo to trick it. I made my own for my 1098 but you can buy them on e-bay
...
Forum: Superbikes   Jun 14th, 2019, 7:48 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 410
Posted By 1198SP
The code won’t go away without a Servo Buddy. It...

The code won’t go away without a Servo Buddy. It may disappear temporarily but it’ll come back
Forum: Multistrada   Jun 12th, 2019, 12:33 am
Replies: 32
Views: 929
Posted By 1198SP
Nice - I’d support a local business like that.

Nice - I’d support a local business like that.
Forum: Multistrada   Jun 11th, 2019, 7:15 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 929
Posted By 1198SP
I'd love to be able to support my local...

I'd love to be able to support my local dealership like that. I would gladly pay an extra $75-100 a set for tires + an additional $60 for mount and balance but, that is quite rare. I can get a nice...
Forum: Welcome and Introduction   Jun 11th, 2019, 12:49 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Posted By 1198SP
There really isn't much you can do as far as the...

There really isn't much you can do as far as the key fob is concerned besides what you've already done i.e replacing the battery. Maybe try another battery (I have had bad batteries right out of the...
Forum: Diavel   Jun 11th, 2019, 11:46 am
Replies: 39
Views: 1,254
Posted By 1198SP
Looks like I have a few adjustments to make....

Looks like I have a few adjustments to make. Nothing too far out of spec but, I might as well make the needed corrections while I'm in there. Gonna measure everything again with a different set of...
Forum: Photography   Jun 10th, 2019, 11:49 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By 1198SP
The owner was freakin' hilarious. Totally...

The owner was freakin' hilarious. Totally down-to-earth guy. He hobbled his way out of the car holding his aching back and a Brookstone back pillow while bitching about the carbon fibre racing seats...
Forum: Multistrada   Jun 10th, 2019, 10:11 am
Replies: 32
Views: 929
Posted By 1198SP
$1,300 for a Desmo service seems fair to me if...

$1,300 for a Desmo service seems fair to me if they do the job right. There is a lot of disassembly work involved just getting to the valves so that wouldn't bother me at all. The only issue I really...
Forum: Diavel   Jun 10th, 2019, 8:09 am
Replies: 39
Views: 1,254
Posted By 1198SP
It looks to me like the cutout on each side of...

It looks to me like the cutout on each side of the tool matches the bolt pattern of the pulley so, I’m hoping that won’t be an issue.
Forum: Photography   Jun 9th, 2019, 8:42 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By 1198SP
This guy showed up when we stopped at the coffee...

This guy showed up when we stopped at the coffee shop before heading up to Payson. He asked "Can I come along?"....we said sure. He said "Can I bring a friend?"....we said sure. He friend shows up in...
Forum: Diavel   Jun 9th, 2019, 8:34 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 1,254
Posted By 1198SP
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-RvHCNGh/0/f096...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-RvHCNGh/0/f096aafb/O/i-RvHCNGh.jpg
Forum: Diavel   Jun 9th, 2019, 7:06 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 1,254
Posted By 1198SP
It's a 103 outside....I live in flip-flops :grin2:

It's a 103 outside....I live in flip-flops :grin2:
Forum: Multistrada   Jun 9th, 2019, 7:02 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 929
Posted By 1198SP
It's against the law for them to void the...

It's against the law for them to void the warranty if you perform the work according to their documented service requirements....

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MagnusonĖMoss_Warranty_Act
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