Questions tagged [ducati]

An Italian motorcycle manufacturer owned by Audi - and it's parent company Lamborghini.

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Motorcycle clutch lever is too hard to pull

I've got an old Ducati Monster 620ie, which is my first motorbike. Pulling the clutch is a real pain in the ass. I mean it becomes In order to be sure whether the problem is related with my rookiness ...
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Charging problem

Ducati 450 scrambler 1975 converted to 12v with Luas Rita AB11 electronic ignition it is so easy to start with this modification I put a new original alternator 3 face that gives up to 55v at 5000rpm ...
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Ducati Monster shifting gears almost impossible

I bought a brand new Ducati Monster 797 ABS. If I just turn the key the gears are shifting very easy and no problem finding neutral. Once the engine is running it is just about impossible to shift up ...
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CAN bus motorcycle problem. Very weird!

I very much need your experience about CAN bus. My bike (Ducati) got a serious problem about CAN bus. The first time, my bike shows the "CAN line" error, dead totally on the street. I found the CAN ...
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How Does a Quick Shifter work in a motorcycle

I have often seen motorcycles like the BMW S100RR and the famous Ducati Panigale with Quick Shifter technology which allows seamless gear changes. I want to know how these things work mechanically ...
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Ducati Monster 821 - Ignition problems

I have a 2015-Ducati Monster 821 that have started to argue with me. When i turn the key to on - i see the panel light up and the fuel pump etc starts. But when i klick the ignition button, nothing ...
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Ducati Monster S4 electrical problems

I have a 2001 Monster S4. The fuel level sensor hasn't worked since I bought the bike. This is mostly an inconvenience, but as there is no reserve facility it means I need to keep a close eye on my ...
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What are the Advantages of a Single Side SwingArm on Motorcycles?

I have noticed that Ducatis , Honda and Triumph have bikes with a Single Sided SwingArm Much like most of the scooters. Are there any advantages of following this design , if so why are not all ...
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Clutchless Downshifts Using Throttle Blip on a Motorbike/Sequential Gearbox

This is with respect to non synchromesh, sequential transmission. Ducati along with several after market systems, implement clutchless downshifts by automatically applying a slight throttle to unload ...
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Ducati ST4s not starting

I ride a 2002 ST4s that was bought new in 2008 and has now travelled 8800km. I have fitted a power commander and carbon mufflers and done some minor alterations to the air box. Spent some time setting ...
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Swapping the carbs on my ducati m600

The mixer screws are totally seized on the carbs of my 1994 ducati m600, I have found a good set of carbs from a 1997 m600 but will they fit my bike?
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How many kms is too many for a 400cc bike

I am looking at getting a Ducati Monster that is 400cc and 1996 but has done around 42,000kms. How many kms is to many before you will start to run into problems
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Ducati Monster M600 - Engine Vibration/Cold Cylinder

I have a 1995 Ducati Monster M600. Recently I noticed an engine vibration and whilst trying to figure it out I noticed that the horizontal cylinder exhaust is hot (hot enough to burn leather gloves) ...