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by Desmor
Sat Jun 02, 2007 11:40 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission Shop
Topic: The dreaded oil Question!!!
Replies: 53
Views: 37813

I'm sorry, but the use of SAE 50 is essential in warm climes! See 'Ducati Tuning' by Steve Eke. I also corresponded with the Silkolene technical department, regarding what oil is suitable for bevel engines. Their recommendation was Hardwicke 50, a fairly high detergent oil, and remember, Silkolene p...
by Desmor
Sat Jun 02, 2007 11:07 pm
Forum: Squarecase Dry Clutch Engines > S2, MHR, 'Mille'
Topic: Sprag clutch failures
Replies: 12
Views: 14283

What oil are you using? maybe fully synthetic would help?
by Desmor
Sat Jun 03, 2006 10:30 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission Shop
Topic: Clutch Problem on 900S2
Replies: 6
Views: 3097

Thanks. At least this disproves my theory.

Desmor
by Desmor
Sat Jun 03, 2006 10:11 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission Shop
Topic: Clutch Problem on 900S2
Replies: 6
Views: 3097

The problem is, I've already tried this when I fitted the Surflex lightweight kit, and the clutch would not work at all. My suspicion is that the problem is to do with the lack of kickstart. I feel that when the plates are freed on a cold engine by kicking the engine with the clutch lifted, the plat...
by Desmor
Sat Jun 03, 2006 1:16 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission Shop
Topic: Clutch Problem on 900S2
Replies: 6
Views: 3097

900S2 Clutch

Hi Steve, thanks for the reply.

I have always run the bike on SAE 50, so I don't think this is the cause.

Thanks,

Desmor
by Desmor
Sat Jun 03, 2006 9:56 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission Shop
Topic: Clutch Problem on 900S2
Replies: 6
Views: 3097

Clutch Problem on 900S2

Please can anyone help me? I am a bevel owner with 30 years experience, but this one has me licked. I have owned my 900S2 from new and it has suffered from a clutch that is reluctant to free all of this time. The bike has no kickstart fitted, so the only way to free the plates is to put the bike in ...

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