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Forum: Technical Yesterday, 05:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,070
Posted By Shazaam!
Eliminating the connector solves any future local...

Eliminating the connector solves any future local overheating problem but you still need to replace any adjacent wiring that has heat-damaged insulation. That's not just the crispy part. That heat...
Forum: Technical Yesterday, 05:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,070
Posted By Shazaam!
Ducati charging systems have stator wires that...

Ducati charging systems have stator wires that are seriously undersized and they overheat. In particular, the in-line connector develops a high resistance from being either too loose or from...
Forum: 916/996/998/748 March 27th, 2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By Shazaam!
Here are the service requirements listed in the...

Here are the service requirements listed in the Owners Manual:

You need to verify that valve clearance checks, compression checks, and timing belt replacements have been done and documented - or...
Forum: Monster March 25th, 2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 577
Posted By Shazaam!
Smart.

Smart.
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200 March 23rd, 2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 280
Posted By Shazaam!
Check that the pressure plate bearing has not...

Check that the pressure plate bearing has not seized causing the pushrod to spin.

A high rpm spinning pushrod can (via friction) overheat the slave cylinder piston and adjacent hydraulic fluid -...
Forum: Ducati Monster 1200 March 23rd, 2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 280
Posted By Shazaam!
It's easier to sense a slipping clutch if you get...

It's easier to sense a slipping clutch if you get into top gear and, from about 4,000 rpm (so it won't bog down), give it wide open throttle.
Forum: 899 March 20th, 2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 93
Posted By Shazaam!
The standard test for detecting worn-out clutch...

The standard test for detecting worn-out clutch plate friction material is to watch for slippage when accelerating in top gear. Some people are just harder on clutches than others, so service mileage...
Forum: Technical March 12th, 2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,159
Posted By Shazaam!
Right, it's not charging because of an...

Right, it's not charging because of an heated-damaged in-line connector and adjacent wiring to the voltage regulator or because of a failed regulator itself.
Forum: 916/996/998/748 March 1st, 2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By Shazaam!
Remove the slave cylinder from the engine and...

Remove the slave cylinder from the engine and check the slave backside for a fluid leak.
Forum: 1098/1198 February 24th, 2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By Shazaam!
You seem to misunderstand what you're looking at....

You seem to misunderstand what you're looking at.

There are two types of clutch plates interspersed.

There are smooth plain plates (no friction material) that are splined to attach and move...
Forum: 848 February 24th, 2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 626
Posted By Shazaam!
My first choice would be BrakeTech AXIS ductile...

My first choice would be BrakeTech AXIS ductile iron rotors. At 3.0 lb. each, they offer weight savings over most stock rotors and the rotor material offers better heat dissipation and a higher...
Forum: Technical February 7th, 2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By Shazaam!
According to Brembo: "Generally speaking,...

According to Brembo:

"Generally speaking, most semi-metalllic brake pads are good for use on iron rotors. Particularly those recommended by the manufacturer for such use. Ferodo CP911, CP901,...
Forum: Technical February 6th, 2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By Shazaam!
My first choice would be BrakeTech AXIS ductile...

My first choice would be BrakeTech AXIS ductile iron rotors. At 3.0 lb. each, they offer weight savings over most stock rotors and the rotor material offers better heat dissipation and a higher...
Forum: Technical February 5th, 2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By Shazaam!
The problem is that you really don't know what...

The problem is that you really don't know what material quality you're getting when you buy no-name Chinese-manufactured rotors on eBay.

Your concern should be that you're trading cost savings off...
Forum: 1199 Panigale January 16th, 2020, 04:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,678
Posted By Shazaam!
I used the same solution. I installed inexpensive...

I used the same solution. I installed inexpensive foam grips from a bicycle shop.
Forum: 848 January 12th, 2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By Shazaam!
This is how Kevin Cameron Puts it*: "In...

This is how Kevin Cameron Puts it*:

"In tires, everything is compromise, so you must consider the whole picture, not just a single variable like size. The bigger the tire, the greater its rolling...
Forum: 848 December 27th, 2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By Shazaam!
Make sure you use TYGON 2075 or 2375 for...

Make sure you use TYGON 2075 or 2375 for hydraulic fluid. Brake fluid will "sweat" through most other clear tubing.
Forum: Ducati Monster 696 December 23rd, 2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By Shazaam!
As Tchase has said, are you sure that the...

As Tchase has said, are you sure that the regulator is damaged? It's common that only the connector has overheated. The connector corrodes or loosens, develops a high resistance and overheats due to...
Forum: 916/996/998/748 December 11th, 2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By Shazaam!
One reason for using an airbox and intake runners...

One reason for using an airbox and intake runners is to direct cool air to the engine. This design approach also results in a small pressurization of intake air that increases with bike speed. It...
Forum: Technical December 11th, 2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,070
Posted By Shazaam!
First determine whether the battery is being...

First determine whether the battery is being drained or is simply failing to hold a charge.

Disconnect the battery's positive connection and wait two or three days. Reconnect it and if it fails...
Forum: 916/996/998/748 December 3rd, 2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By Shazaam!
The Pipercross MPX038 filters are the same shape...

The Pipercross MPX038 filters are the same shape as the stock filters, but thicker, so they seal better around the edges.

They also filter better since they use a coarse layer (similar to the...
Forum: 999/749 November 28th, 2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By Shazaam!
Here's the deal: Every additional tooth on...

Here's the deal:

Every additional tooth on the rear sprocket shortens your distance between sprocket centers (and wheelbase) about 4 mm. So going from a 36 to a 38 tooth rear sprocket shortens it...
Forum: 1098/1198 November 24th, 2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By Shazaam!
Forum: Technical November 18th, 2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By Shazaam!
All other things being equal, the longer a spring...

All other things being equal, the longer a spring is, the softer it will be (i.e. it will compress more under the same load).

However, in a Ducati clutch the spring compressed length is fixed by...
Forum: Technical November 16th, 2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By Shazaam!
Clutch slippage is usually caused by plate wear ...

Clutch slippage is usually caused by plate wear that results in reduced clutch plate stack height that in turn reduces the preload in the clutch springs. A new clutch pack should have a height of...
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