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Author Topic: I rode a C5 and now I know what the fuss is about,,,,,  (Read 1860 times)

Ducati Scotty

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Re: I rode a C5 and now I know what the fuss is about,,,,,
« Reply #15 on: May 07, 2010, 10:12:03 AM »
Ever do Desmo valves on a Ducati? ;)

All easy once you've done it a few times.

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Re: I rode a C5 and now I know what the fuss is about,,,,,
« Reply #16 on: May 07, 2010, 12:37:56 PM »
Well as a matter of fact I have, but it was 25 years ago on a 250 single if that counts  :D
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Ducati Scotty

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Re: I rode a C5 and now I know what the fuss is about,,,,,
« Reply #17 on: May 07, 2010, 01:00:23 PM »
Bevel gears gave way to belts, I think the rest of the valve train is mostly the same.

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Re: I rode a C5 and now I know what the fuss is about,,,,,
« Reply #18 on: May 07, 2010, 01:41:30 PM »
I'll never catch up, I still think overhead valves are a fad.
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Re: I rode a C5 and now I know what the fuss is about,,,,,
« Reply #19 on: May 23, 2010, 07:27:38 PM »
I'd buy a shirt like that!  :D RE's are easy, ever adjust shim and bucket valves on a three cylinder trimph? :o

Here you go then !


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r80rt

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Re: I rode a C5 and now I know what the fuss is about,,,,,
« Reply #20 on: May 23, 2010, 07:29:41 PM »
That is so cool! where can i get one for my grandaughter?
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Re: I rode a C5 and now I know what the fuss is about,,,,,
« Reply #22 on: May 24, 2010, 06:12:31 AM »
Thanks!
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