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  Topic: Steering Head Bearings
PaulDB2

Replies: 6
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PostForum: Bimota Chat   Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:50 pm   Subject: Steering Head Bearings
Mine had cracked along the brim of the dust cover, about 2.5 cm long, I suspect due to over-tightening of the pinch bolt in the past. The cover on my YB9 also has a similar crack in it. To eliminate a ...
  Topic: Steering Head Bearings
PaulDB2

Replies: 6
Views: 403

PostForum: Bimota Chat   Posted: Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:33 am   Subject: Steering Head Bearings
I just did mine by hand as tight as I could to remove any play. It is then locked in place with the grub screw, but do not overtighten it or the dust cover will develop a crack. After the yokes and th ...
  Topic: YB9 for Sale on facebook in Ireland Colraine
PaulDB2

Replies: 14
Views: 1528

PostForum: Bikes For Sale   Posted: Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:56 pm   Subject: YB9 for Sale on facebook in Ireland Colraine
The yellow was by far the more popular colour for the YB9SR.

YB9 Bellaria 142 built (+3 kits)
105 - light blue
20 - light blue and white
17 - red

YB9SR 651 built
506 ...
  Topic: YB9 for Sale on facebook in Ireland Colraine
PaulDB2

Replies: 14
Views: 1528

PostForum: Bikes For Sale   Posted: Thu Dec 05, 2019 6:47 pm   Subject: YB9 for Sale on facebook in Ireland Colraine
Nowt wrong with 'sheepdip' colour schemes (yellow is the best of course) though Laminators' Gobert inspired scheme is very tasty.
You had some bad experiences with sheep 2bims to explain your defama ...
  Topic: 1983 SB3 in California
PaulDB2

Replies: 12
Views: 1391

PostForum: Bikes For Sale   Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:41 pm   Subject: 1983 SB3 in California
Up early DB2??.....You jogging down to the Gym to bench some weights? I was thinking of jogging over and sparring with you in the ring later if youre up for it?....As long as you go easy on me....you' ...
  Topic: 1983 SB3 in California
PaulDB2

Replies: 12
Views: 1391

PostForum: Bikes For Sale   Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:36 pm   Subject: 1983 SB3 in California
Magnesium is commonly used for racing components and is strong enough, but racing items usually 'lifed' and are replaced. Their longevity in a road bike environment may be limited more by weakness cau ...
  Topic: 1983 SB3 in California
PaulDB2

Replies: 12
Views: 1391

PostForum: Bikes For Sale   Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:22 am   Subject: 1983 SB3 in California
Front forks on HB3 were originally 40mm Italia with the pivoting fork cap and 8 position adjustment.
M1R forks are usually 41.7mm, unsure if they did magnesium sliders on them, they certainly did fo ...
  Topic: DB10 how many bikes have been produced
PaulDB2

Replies: 9
Views: 1224

PostForum: DB Series   Posted: Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:44 pm   Subject: DB10 how many bikes have been produced
Thought as much Laughing Laughing Laughing
  Topic: DB10 how many bikes have been produced
PaulDB2

Replies: 9
Views: 1224

PostForum: DB Series   Posted: Tue Dec 03, 2019 5:29 pm   Subject: DB10 how many bikes have been produced
You can chip in as well now that you have a copy, or is yours so 'precious' that it has gone straight in to your 'Museum' unopened. Laughing
  Topic: DB10 how many bikes have been produced
PaulDB2

Replies: 9
Views: 1224

PostForum: DB Series   Posted: Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:18 pm   Subject: DB10 how many bikes have been produced
Saverio Livolsi book L'Era d'Oro Bimota has 33 built between 2012 and 2014 using the 1078 Ducati engine.
  Topic: more hoses
PaulDB2

Replies: 1
Views: 722

PostForum: Tesi   Posted: Sun Nov 24, 2019 10:02 pm   Subject: more hoses
To join two hoses together use a hose joiner like below.
https://www.merlinmotorsport.co.uk/s/samco-silicone-hoses-kits/hose-joiners
You should be able to find them at most motor-sport retailers.
H ...
  Topic: DB1 restoration
PaulDB2

Replies: 177
Views: 30168

PostForum: DB Series   Posted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:32 am   Subject: DB1 restoration
Getting them off is the easy bit, the fun starts when you put them back on Laughing
  Topic: Ethanol Fuel
PaulDB2

Replies: 16
Views: 3318

PostForum: Bimota Chat   Posted: Sat Oct 26, 2019 2:09 am   Subject: Ethanol Fuel
Anybody tried this system?
http://www.ethanil.co.uk/
  Topic: DB6 admirer
PaulDB2

Replies: 15
Views: 2349

PostForum: DB Series   Posted: Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:12 am   Subject: DB6 admirer
DB6 Production numbers (source - Livolsi book)

DB6 1000 199
DB6 1100 238
DB6 1100 Borsalino 1
DB6 1100 Evo 20
DB6R 1100 80
DB6 ...
  Topic: Bonhams Stafford Auction October 20th
PaulDB2

Replies: 11
Views: 1399

PostForum: Bimota Chat   Posted: Fri Oct 04, 2019 1:03 am   Subject: Bonhams Stafford Auction October 20th
Are Bonhams right they only made one in this colour Paul? Ref the bible

https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/25384/lot/410/

This could be right. The Sarti 'bible' indicates 165 white/red/purple and ...
 
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