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they certainly look the business regardless of price....machined out of a hardened block of metal as apposed to cast and plated....makes for a definite diferrence worth considering for sure.
 

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they certainly look the business regardless of price....machined out of a hardened block of metal as apposed to cast and plated....makes for a definite diferrence worth considering for sure.
actually, the factory stuff is forged.
 

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super rockers

Too bad Ducati wouldn't buy back their inferior rockers and replace them with
ones of your choice that actually do the job. These look the balls; definately appear to be quality machined. I just replaced all of mine (16) and wish I felt confident it would be for the last time.
 

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You're damned right it is Mark. It is an inferior "duplicate" of the ones that used to work just fine !

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actually, the factory stuff is forged.
 

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Those are sick!!! I was wondering when someone would come out with a solid piece rocker arm... A solution that finally solves the flaking rocker arms for good!!!
 

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Tool steel is good stuff. I make my shims out of it. But it is harder to machine, especially milling. It wears out the cutting tools fast, and you have to take smaller cuts. These rockers do look nice though.

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Has anyone seen this? http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Elec...ewItemQQcategoryZ35603QQitemZ4633614036QQrdZ1

IMHO, I don't know if this is any better than megacycle, but it sure is ALOT more money.

2400$ for a complete motor...for that kind of money, I'd just purchase megacycle rockers, and spend the extra cash on some nice carbon or ohlins stuff.
But what about your typical flaker, two to four and your done. However, from all the stuff I've seen on the subject, megacycle is an excellent choice, doing the job based on performance and a way better price, right?
 

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Seems to me that they are marketing these to the ultraparanoid. When I have a problem with my ST4S rockers I will undboutedly go with Megacycle, which I have been using on Ducs since well before the four valve engines came along. ( Radical cams can really whack a rocker !)



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But what about your typical flaker, two to four and your done. However, from all the stuff I've seen on the subject, megacycle is an excellent choice, doing the job based on performance and a way better price, right?
 

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I don't like all the sharp edges, and wonder how much they weigh. Do look nice, though.
 

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sblea said:
Those are sick!!! I was wondering when someone would come out with a solid piece rocker arm... A solution that finally solves the flaking rocker arms for good!!!

How do we know? Just because it is solid billet machined from solid tool steel through-hardened blah blah blah doesn't mean they're worth one dime. I have never heard of this outfit nor have any of my Duc-knowledgeable friends. I don't see any claims of X miles of testing on their site. Who's going to be the guinea pig at that price?
 

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How much do they weigh? How does this compare to stock? How would you feel about spending that money and getting less performance?
 

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Those are sick!!! I was wondering when someone would come out with a solid piece rocker arm... A solution that finally solves the flaking rocker arms for good!!!
Megacycles also solve the problem permanently.

But the ones above....look real sweet. They also appear to have radiused edges.
 

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You see radiussing on the closers, Mark? I see LOTS of very sharp edges everwhere....
 

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I got one of their throttle cams, havent tested it yet since my 853 isnt done yet, its sitting on my TBs just waiting to be mounted.

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wow, very nice but out of my price range.



but the 1/4 turn throttle looks enticing! will have to get one of these for $47. anyone use one of these?

http://www.electraeon.com/throttlecam.html

 

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You see radiussing on the closers, Mark? I see LOTS of very sharp edges everwhere....
Hi Barry,

I look at where "opener arm A" is and go to the left, then follow the first edge down and to the right and I see a radius indicated by the reflection of the light.
 

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More Paranoia....?

Okay, so these rockers are made of stuff that is hard and doesn't flake. I wonder how it acts as it slides against a cam lobe? I'd rather wear out rockers than chew up cams any day.

For that kind of money, I'd go with Megacycle rockers. At least there are documented cases where they work and work well.

For $2400 for a complete set of rockers, I would have expected a roller design. They do look nice, though.
 
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