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alllright so i finally picked up my girl and i love her. That note she makes...yum. I've got a 2012 848 evo with 3k bonnnne stock. The guy I bought it from was a friend and not a mechanically inclined individual.

1st. How good of quality are the front rotors? B/c it feels like they are warped to high hell already. Once I apply about 30% braking it vibrates hard. The guy I bought it from does not ride hard at all.

2nd. Is it common for it to go into neutral when trying to no clutch upshift? I'm about to adjust the clutch lever so it is close to my foot, that should help out...but damn. The fluid is also black, how often should I bleed it?

So far loving it and already modded it...lol. Just the mufflers.

Haven't even had the bike for 10hours yet HAHA


Painted the mufflers flat black
 

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Congrats on finally getting what you truly wanted in the garage there!
I see you also got your screen name changed now too eh?
The bike looks sharp man, even if you are another Ducati rider that refers to your bike as a female , lmao ;)
**Just breaking balls on that brother- it's one of those things I can't do. Even wrote a thread here on it once too if I can find it. :)

Regarding your questions, I'm sure another member w same bike can give you a better explanation about the issues. Either way you have a sweet bike now for sure DuckDuck!
 

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Congrats on finally getting what you truly wanted in the garage there!
I see you also got your screen name changed now too eh?
The bike looks sharp man, even if you are another Ducati rider that refers to your bike as a female , lmao ;)
**Just breaking balls on that brother- it's one of those things I can't do. Even wrote a thread here on it once too if I can find it. :)

Regarding your questions, I'm sure another member w same bike can give you a better explanation about the issues. Either way you have a sweet bike now for sure DuckDuck!
haha Thanks bud! I call it a girl cus shes a badddddd bitch. lol

I did a quick search and some1 said to scotch brite the rotors and put new pads on. I see a lot of people saying they have warped rotors. Kind of crappy but hey, not every bike is perfect.

I'm working the kinks out slowly but surely.
 

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That looks like a clean 848 stealth you have there.. great buy !

Its a good idea to service your brake, clutch, and engine oil seasonally.

Hard to believe that your rotors warped with less than 3K of street riding.
 

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Looks good man! I like the black mufflers. Now remove all those awful frame stickers....
Thanks! I'm not sure if im going to remove the decals or not...that's an iffy.

That looks like a clean 848 stealth you have there.. great buy !

Its a good idea to service your brake, clutch, and engine oil seasonally.

Hard to believe that your rotors warped with less than 3K of street riding.
Ok. I'll def look up how to bleed the clutch. I've only owned cable clutches. I googled the rotor issue and it seems like a bunch of people are having the issue. Im gonna order some pads and scuff the rotors up and see how she does.

-Anthony
 

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Yeah check the rotors like WERA said, but normally they're pretty good quality. I'm still on the stock rotors and I have 6000 hard miles on my bike. Most of those are track miles involving very heavy braking and they're straight and still have a lot of life left in them (5 mm thickness...minimum is 4.5 I believe).

Don't worry about the clutch fluid. You can bleed it once a year to be safe, but it turns black right away. You'll never see it clean for long, but it's fine.

Regardless clutchless upshifts, I assume you mean going into a false neutral? If you do it right it shouldn't, but it can happen from time to time if you don't quite get it right. I still do that sometimes, and it annoys me every time...but I blame myself not the bike.
 

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you can warp rotors pretty quickly. Get them hot, splash them with water (puddle or a hose to wash it)....TWANG....warped rotor.
 
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