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by Buster
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Ducati Singles Main Discussions (& How to Join)
Topic: 175TS in UK
Replies: 92
Views: 18394

Re: 175TS in UK

Throttle valve cutaway too big?
by Buster
Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Ducati Singles Main Discussions (& How to Join)
Topic: 175TS Fork Strip Question
Replies: 24
Views: 658

Re: 175TS Fork Strip Question

Hi Jason, You mention a groove in the fork top nuts, but no "O" ring. In fact I think there should be an "O" ring there. On my 31.5 mm forks one top nut "O" ring was damaged, you have to feed them in carefully when replacing the top nuts. Oil was appearing around the fo...
by Buster
Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Ducati Singles Main Discussions (& How to Join)
Topic: checking engine oil pressure
Replies: 21
Views: 3387

Re: checking engine oil pressure

Am I right in thinking that, if a rev counter is fitted it acts in the same way. The flat of the drive covers the hole but allows some oil thru?
by Buster
Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: Ducati Singles Main Discussions (& How to Join)
Topic: 175TS in UK
Replies: 92
Views: 18394

Re: 175TS in UK

I have Electrex alternator fitted to my 350 and 250. Always a fully charged battery, good lights, excellent. My 350 was original 6v, I fitted an led headlight and noticed it pulsing at low revs, fitted the 12v conversion, no pulsing. (I admit I live near where they are made but I have no connection,...
by Buster
Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Ducati Singles Main Discussions (& How to Join)
Topic: 175TS Fork Strip Question
Replies: 24
Views: 658

Re: 175TS Fork Strip Question

Hi Jason, Do one leg at a time. Open up the split in bottom steering yolk and hold it open with a wedge (screwdriver?). Screw the top nuts in a few turns and, with a soft mallet, give them a few taps and that should get it moving. The binding may be caused by the positioning of the lower legs on the...
by Buster
Sat Dec 22, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Ducati Singles Main Discussions (& How to Join)
Topic: restoring a 1970 mark 3 desmo 350
Replies: 14
Views: 927

Re: restoring a 1970 mark 3 desmo 350

Hi Flynbulldog,
Where in the world are you?
by Buster
Sat Dec 08, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Ducati Singles Main Discussions (& How to Join)
Topic: Tom Bailey Singles Masterbook
Replies: 7
Views: 804

Re: Tom Bailey Singles Masterbook

Hi Bevel Bob, I bought the book from Tom and decided it was worth a little extra delivery cost to ship a few over to UK. I haven't got round to advertising them so if you want a copy. I have 3 copies new of the singles master book and 3 of the Buyers Guide. £35 + post £5 each. call me 07885 620404 i...
by Buster
Wed Nov 14, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Ducati Singles Main Discussions (& How to Join)
Topic: Mach1 engine stamp
Replies: 12
Views: 1510

Re: Mach1 engine stamp

double diamond wrote:A late production Mach 1 could have had an M3 engine number.
Matt



But it wouldn't be a Mach1.
by Buster
Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Ducati Singles Main Discussions (& How to Join)
Topic: Mach1 engine stamp
Replies: 12
Views: 1510

Re: Mach1 engine stamp

This may help.

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by Buster
Sat Nov 03, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Ducati Singles Main Discussions (& How to Join)
Topic: The most faithful woman I've ever known
Replies: 4
Views: 704

Re: The most faithful woman I've ever known

So that's what it's like living in Paradise?

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