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  1. To torque or not to torque

    Australia
    Hey guys. I am starting to get mechanical and am going to do my own oil changes. After reading many of the posts on this matter, i would like some feedback or opinions on wether or not to use a torque wrench for the oil drain plug. Who does and doesn't and why. And I'm not being cheap, I am...
  2. Oil, oil filter and magnets

    Technical
    I was just curious what oil everyone prefers to use in their ducati 848 evo or its counterparts. I always used royal purple in my other bikes and this is my first ducati. Also do you have preferences on oil filters? Does anyone use an oils filter magnet; if so what brand? I would like to get one.
  3. To ride or not?

    848
    I have a lil over 800 miles on my duc and my scheduled appointment with the dealer is in two weeks. I'm not sure if I should let the bike sit during perfect riding weather and :cry: or take it out and feel :D . Should I change oil my self (of course with help from the forum) and get it done...
  4. Bronze particles in oil strainer

    1098/1198
    Hi Guys. Dropped the oil on my 1098 today and found a fair bit of bronze particles in the sump oil. No magnetic particles. I cut open the oil filter and there were a few flecks of bronze there but not a lot. I removed the suction strainer and there are a few largish bits there. It says big end...
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