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Forum: Engine   Today, 9:40 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By ducatiman
are you using a proper gasket scraper tool? ...

are you using a proper gasket scraper tool? Really, this should be a 20 minute job, give or take a few.
Forum: Carburetors   Yesterday, 8:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 31
Posted By ducatiman
Carbs can not leak from the seam at the black cap...

Carbs can not leak from the seam at the black cap in your picture, it would appear fuel is migrating downwards from your leaking petcock area.

I'd suggest to check that fuel delivery hose as...
Forum: Northeast U.S.   Yesterday, 8:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 721
Posted By ducatiman
cool weather + Ducati Desmodue ......no further...

cool weather + Ducati Desmodue ......no further explanation necessary :wink2:
Forum: Carburetors   Yesterday, 5:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 35
Posted By ducatiman
as I'm a site authorized vendor/supporter its...

as I'm a site authorized vendor/supporter its easy to find me here.....
A PM or email [email protected] and I'll get back promptly
Forum: General Discussion   10-18-2019, 7:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 617
Posted By ducatiman
or you get stuck with an alleged fake RK chain

or you get stuck with an alleged fake RK chain
Forum: General Discussion   10-18-2019, 7:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 617
Posted By ducatiman
Burglar? Can you prove it was a burglar? Maybe it...

Burglar? Can you prove it was a burglar? Maybe it was YOU! :wink2:
Forum: General Discussion   10-18-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 617
Posted By ducatiman
"May end up having to change the name of the...

"May end up having to change the name of the thread to
Counterfeit chains/Amazon bashing"

Compelling me to repeat and challenge:

Though suspect via realistic experiences here within this...
Forum: General Discussion   10-17-2019, 3:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 617
Posted By ducatiman
researching some needed Keihin FCR parts , I...

researching some needed Keihin FCR parts , I stumbled upon this. Minkuni carburetors...just wonderful.

http://www.sudco.com/genuine_vs_fake_carburetors.html
Forum: General Discussion   10-16-2019, 3:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 617
Posted By ducatiman
beware fake Rockwell testers :wink2:

beware fake Rockwell testers :wink2:
Forum: General Discussion   10-16-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 617
Posted By ducatiman
early on in this thread, I included a link to NGK...

early on in this thread, I included a link to NGK spark plug fakes. Within the link, the NGK *factory* has been consulted, involved and responded with 4 very specific ways to spot NGK fakes.

As...
Forum: Other Motorcycle Talk   10-15-2019, 7:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 139
Posted By ducatiman
A $30,000 sales flop in the making.

A $30,000 sales flop in the making.
Forum: General Discussion   10-14-2019, 9:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 617
Posted By ducatiman
I'd agree to contact and provide RK with a short...

I'd agree to contact and provide RK with a short length of the chain so THEY can evaluate. I'd include the packaging (box) as well. If found to be a fake, I'd guess RK would quite interested in the...
Forum: General Discussion   10-13-2019, 8:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 617
Posted By ducatiman
fakes not limited to chain....this one quite...

fakes not limited to chain....this one quite alarming https://www.thecounterfeitreport.com/product/400/Spark-Plugs.html
Forum: Troubleshooting   10-10-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 400
Posted By ducatiman
Good move, but they must be totally disassembled...

Good move, but they must be totally disassembled to accomplish, I'm sure you know that. Is the job being done by a carb specialist there?
Forum: Northeast U.S.   10-10-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 311
Posted By ducatiman
My brother (the elite electrician) calls them...

My brother (the elite electrician) calls them "turd chasers". At their pay rate, I'd be willing to chase a few myself.
I'll submit they really wack the retail (homeowner) customer.

...
Forum: Northeast U.S.   10-9-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 9,456
Posted By ducatiman
owner advises the Triumph 675 (aka "the Pile")...

owner advises the Triumph 675 (aka "the Pile") has passed NY State inspection! On the path to road legal....our overall goal.
Forum: General Discussion   10-9-2019, 9:54 PM
Replies: 7,544
Views: 160,250
Posted By ducatiman
not today but a couple days ago...not EX but on...

not today but a couple days ago...not EX but on my Honder CBRrrrrr :

*check, adjust tire pressures
*check engine oil (level remains stable since the 600 mile change)
*check chain tension (within...
Forum: Northeast U.S.   10-9-2019, 9:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 311
Posted By ducatiman
Rain forecast next few days...clickin' off some...

Rain forecast next few days...clickin' off some indoor projects...

replaced a kitchen faucet set today with a nice quality Delta unit...under sink laying on my back, half in half out of the lower...
Forum: How-To's / FYI   10-8-2019, 8:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 624
Posted By ducatiman
You are kidding, right? I'd never advocate nor...

You are kidding, right?
I'd never advocate nor encourage riding under such circumstances. In any sort of traffic incident, you are immediately vulnerable, in a legal sense.

A step further, if...
Forum: How-To's / FYI   10-8-2019, 9:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 624
Posted By ducatiman
And a registration/licence plate would come...

And a registration/licence plate would come from...?
Forum: General Discussion   10-7-2019, 1:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 972
Posted By ducatiman
a bargain!

a bargain!
Forum: Introductions   10-5-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 77
Posted By ducatiman
Welcome! And I sense another participant to the...

Welcome! And I sense another participant to the Northeast winter projects thread
Forum: Troubleshooting   10-5-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 553
Posted By ducatiman
https://www.ex-500.com/119-basic-maintenance/64257...

https://www.ex-500.com/119-basic-maintenance/64257-drive-chain-clean-lubricate.html

More info than you'd like....from the basic maintenance area of our very own forum, a long, detailed chain...
Forum: Troubleshooting   10-4-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 553
Posted By ducatiman
Some info on the replacement chain, please?...

Some info on the replacement chain, please? Brand, model, size x length. And please confirm...original EX sprockets @ 4500 miles?

Does the rear damper exhibit the usual play or have you corrected...
Forum: Troubleshooting   10-4-2019, 8:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 553
Posted By ducatiman
OP has chosen to make the running video as its...

OP has chosen to make the running video as its his only way to convey via forum what is happening. I'm not seeing any options in that regard.

Very specific ..at exactly 18 seconds of the video...
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