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by rospo
Tue Dec 11, 2012 6:44 am
Forum: Ducati Singles Main Discussions (& How to Join)
Topic: primary pinion and woodruff key on Ducati single
Replies: 5
Views: 1485

Re: primary pinion and woodruff key on Ducati single

Mine seems to be bigger than just an oil groove. I know the previous owner did quite a lot of work on the engine. Thanks for your help. I am going to try again with a tab-washer.
by rospo
Mon Dec 10, 2012 7:45 am
Forum: Ducati Singles Main Discussions (& How to Join)
Topic: primary pinion and woodruff key on Ducati single
Replies: 5
Views: 1485

primary pinion and woodruff key on Ducati single

Hi. Me again. Is the primary drive helical pinion on my 450 Ducati supposed to have a recessed interior? I can't see the point unless the previous owner was into some weight saving. If that is normal, what size of woodruff key goes into the shaft / pinion? Which work better: tab washers or spring-ty...
by rospo
Wed Mar 07, 2012 10:09 am
Forum: Ducati Singles Main Discussions (& How to Join)
Topic: Making gaskets
Replies: 2
Views: 965

Making gaskets

I am going to make a gasket for the barrel / crankcase of my 450 MkIII. I have got some fairly thick gasket making material that a friend gave me, but I would prefer something a bit thinner. I imagine that the oil pressure can get quite high at times, and the reason I am doing this is that the metal...
by rospo
Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:26 pm
Forum: Ducati Singles Main Discussions (& How to Join)
Topic: Torque settings for 450 cylinder head
Replies: 3
Views: 1316

Re: Torque settings for 450 cylinder head

Great! Thanks for your help.
by rospo
Sun Mar 04, 2012 6:15 am
Forum: Ducati Singles Main Discussions (& How to Join)
Topic: Torque settings for 450 cylinder head
Replies: 3
Views: 1316

Torque settings for 450 cylinder head

The subject says it all. I have looked through my Haynes manual, and unless I am stupider than I thought I was, I can't find the torque settings for the four head bolts. Can anyone help please?
by rospo
Wed Nov 16, 2011 5:23 am
Forum: Ducati-engined Condor Motorcycles
Topic: Condor at Barber Vintage Motorsport Museum
Replies: 2
Views: 11203

Re: Condor at Barber Vintage Motorsport Museum

Can you give me a ball-park figure of how much one of these might cost, shipped out to NZ? Thanks. Ross at rospo45@hotmail.com
by rospo
Mon Nov 14, 2011 1:19 am
Forum: Ducati Singles Main Discussions (& How to Join)
Topic: narrow case gear shafts in wide case?
Replies: 1
Views: 909

narrow case gear shafts in wide case?

Can I use a mainshaft from a narrow case 250 in my wide case 450?

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