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just wondering what your best mods are for the 1st gen hyper, today I received a lithium battery for mine and I have to admit it is really noticeable, I think because the battery is high up on the hyper the weight saving is more noticeable, it feels more flickable.

I know the lithium batterys are rubbish in the winter (ill keep the old one just in case) as i have one on my other bike but on that the location of the battery is quite low compared to the hyper and the weight difference was not as noticeable.

whats your favorite mod ?
 

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I think lithium batteries are good at any temperature I want to ride in. The trick I was told to starting a bike with a lithium battery in cold weather was to turn it on and wait for 30 seconds before starting the bike. The battery needs time to warm up is what I was told. At the time I had an 04 ST4S and while not cold to most people, I followed the steps above with ice on the seat and the bike fired up as quick as any day in the summer.
 

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I think lithium batteries are good at any temperature I want to ride in. The trick I was told to starting a bike with a lithium battery in cold weather was to turn it on and wait for 30 seconds before starting the bike. The battery needs time to warm up is what I was told. At the time I had an 04 ST4S and while not cold to most people, I followed the steps above with ice on the seat and the bike fired up as quick as any day in the summer.
That's what I do with my hyper, if you put the volt meter up on the display you can watch the voltage increase. My bike sits in a cold garage and will start with temps in the 30's. Haven't tried any lower as I take the truck once there's ice.

My favorite mod is the termi 2 into 1, great sound and dropped a good deal of weight.
 

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My mods are 14T front sprocket, MWR air filter, full SC project exhaust and re-map on standard ECU.

Pulls very hard and the noise is just insane!

Most noticeable mods has to be 14T FS and dyno tune.
 

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trade it in on an "S" version...
Ok that was uncalled for,
The BIG question is how fast do you wanna go? (Spend is what I mean)

Enjoy the bike have fun.
 

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trade it in on an "S" version...
why would I want a lesser bike ? ;)

mods to date

Carlos Checa ltd edition 48 tooth slipper clutch
EVR carbon air box
SC Project oil radiator
Ducati Performance open clutch cover
Lithium battery
BST Carbon Fiber wheels
ceramic front bearings
Armstrong wavey brake disc’s front and rear
Brembo mono block front brake calipers (black)
Brembo “evo SP” black rear brake caliper
driven carbon handlebar
custom rear end/tail tidy (in carbon) inc led brake light
sergeant seat
carbon fuel cap
adjustable racing rearsets
carbon ram air sides
termignoni 2-1 exhaust and evo SP ECU
Oury road hand grips
Interphone handlebar remote
Oberon clutch slave cylinder
CRG Carbon brake and clutch levers (shorty)
Ohlins steering damper
Rental quick release rear sprocket
Renthal front sprocket (15 tooth unlike everyone else)
Tsubaki Sigma X-Ring Chain
tiny LED rear indicators
Ducati Performance Oil Plug
lightweight flywheel
all plastics swapped for 100% carbon fiber
carbon fiber reservoir lids
carbon fibre hand guards
carbon fiber mirros
carbon fiber reservoir mounts
carbon fiber dash
carbon fiber tank top cover
carbon fiber tank side covers
carbon fibre belt covers
carbon fiber front nose
carbon fibre under nose part
carbon fiber front sprocket cover (x2)
carbon fiber rear sprocket cover
carbon fiber rear chain guard
carbon fiber rear brake cylinder cover
carbon fiber front mudguard
carbon fiber front suspension leg protectors
carbon fiber rear mudguard
carbon fibre swingarm cover
carbon fiber mudguard uprights
carbon fiber frame plugs
carbon fibre wind deflector
carbon fiber front triangle part
carbon fiber ignition surround
QD Exbox exhaust

on their way :-

pro bolt titanium bolts
Ohlins suspension front and rear
Aluminium or titanium subframe

then over winter I will try and max out the engine ;)
 

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Funny how everyone rattles off performance mods to make the bike more powerful, go faster :think:
First thing I did with my hyper (and any bike I have) was to set up the suspension, ditching the crap progressive front fork springs and then setting both front and rear spring rates & preload to suit my weight.

A bike that handles sweetly is going to be faster than a bike with all the engine performance mods under the sun but handles like a dog.....

That said after all the above, have since also modded the ECU, exhaust and added stacks :smile2:
 

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Funny how everyone rattles off performance mods to make the bike more powerful, go faster :think:
Nah I know I'm a slow-arse, so I pick the mods that make the best noise. :wink2:

Real talk though, the mod that's done the most so far for my pace was the tank grips. But I'm getting the suspension done soon-ish (after 12000km service) so I'm looking forward to being able to use the brake without kissing my front guard.
 

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The best thing I've done to my 08 has got to be the CA Cycleworks 6+ gallon fuel tank. 250+ mile range and it doesn't swell up like the stock tank. I don't miss the BMW with range like that.

Every Ducati used on the street benefits from a 14T front sprocket unless you've just got to have the absolute top speed.
 

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Modding the title.... into MY NAME :)
 

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how do all of you guys ride with a 14th front sprocket?

Sorry i am new to hypers and only just got mine a couple of days ago, but i have to fight over the front wheel to keep it down in first second and third with a 15th front sprocket. I couldn't imagine a 14 toothed one.
 

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I agree with the 6.4 gal tank. That was tits.

Mine is all done up too, but that tank was legit.
 

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On this bike: 12 Evo Sp
Expensive mods=Noise wise(and weight) has to be exhaust and stack combo. In terms of riding, adjustable rear-sets are the Jam! No peg scraping to be seen!
Cheapish mods= Ram phone/gps mount, open clutch cover/farkles
Free Mods= Time spent to set up suspension properly **Golden Mod for me** (Granted this model comes with a great starting point)
Necessary for ME Mod= Baja Design squadron LED pods. Saved me from being hit at night numerous times.I ride a ton at night so this may also be my most worthwhile upgrade)
 

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why would I want a lesser bike ? ;)

mods to date

Carlos Checa ltd edition 48 tooth slipper clutch
EVR carbon air box
SC Project oil radiator
Ducati Performance open clutch cover
Lithium battery
BST Carbon Fiber wheels
ceramic front bearings
Armstrong wavey brake disc’s front and rear
Brembo mono block front brake calipers (black)
Brembo “evo SP” black rear brake caliper
driven carbon handlebar
custom rear end/tail tidy (in carbon) inc led brake light
sergeant seat
carbon fuel cap
adjustable racing rearsets
carbon ram air sides
termignoni 2-1 exhaust and evo SP ECU
Oury road hand grips
Interphone handlebar remote
Oberon clutch slave cylinder
CRG Carbon brake and clutch levers (shorty)
Ohlins steering damper
Rental quick release rear sprocket
Renthal front sprocket (15 tooth unlike everyone else)
Tsubaki Sigma X-Ring Chain
tiny LED rear indicators
Ducati Performance Oil Plug
lightweight flywheel
all plastics swapped for 100% carbon fiber
carbon fiber reservoir lids
carbon fibre hand guards
carbon fiber mirros
carbon fiber reservoir mounts
carbon fiber dash
carbon fiber tank top cover
carbon fiber tank side covers
carbon fibre belt covers
carbon fiber front nose
carbon fibre under nose part
carbon fiber front sprocket cover (x2)
carbon fiber rear sprocket cover
carbon fiber rear chain guard
carbon fiber rear brake cylinder cover
carbon fiber front mudguard
carbon fiber front suspension leg protectors
carbon fiber rear mudguard
carbon fibre swingarm cover
carbon fiber mudguard uprights
carbon fiber frame plugs
carbon fibre wind deflector
carbon fiber front triangle part
carbon fiber ignition surround
QD Exbox exhaust

on their way :-

pro bolt titanium bolts
Ohlins suspension front and rear
Aluminium or titanium subframe

then over winter I will try and max out the engine ;)
Fuck me, is it still a Ducati?
>:)
 
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