Featured Newbie With A 748r

Discussion in 'Newbies Hangout' started by TelRobinson, Jul 28, 2018.

  1. Hi guys,

    Picked myself up a 2000 748R not long ago with a view to tidying it up and getting it 100% before hitting the road.

    The bike itself has had a pretty good life, but has sat doing not alot for the past 6 years. So just before I bought it, it was treated to new belts, fluids and filters.

    Made a start on checking it over now it's got a space in the man cave, found all 4 fork pinch bolts loose and the steering damper wobbling about, so will definitely be checking everything!

    Anyway, this is how it stands

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  2. Welcome along :cool:
     
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  3. Unless you have a receipt indicating a recent battery change then I'd cover all bases, get a new battery and keep the old one as a spare. You'd be surprised how many older batteries show a strong and full charge but are so old they can't hold it and then you get, can you help me on the electrical's posts.

    Looks quite nice, proper colour for the 748 too
     
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  4. Welcome Dave
     
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  5. Tank's probably got rust and crap in there too - could use a good swish out and a new fuel filter at the very least.
    Pump assembly 'O' ring also required. Get 2 in case you bollox one up. Unlikely but possible.

    Have you started it yet?
     
  6. Welcome dude :cool::upyeah:
     
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  7. Don't use the 2002 parts book as there are a lot of differences, if you go to Ducati's main site the 2001 parts book will download and is close, someone on here may have a MY00 one, your bike was probably assembled in 99. Even then there will be a few anomalies depending on the construction date of your bike http://www.ducati.com/ducati_genuine_parts.do
     
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  8. Welcome dude
     
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  9. Not on my PC it won't.
    The final choice (language) is greyed out.
     
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  10. Welcome Yellow fever:upyeah:
     
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  11. Welcome, chipboard loving Tel. :) :upyeah:
     
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  12. Very nice, welcome to the forum. :)
     
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  13. Welcome and enjoy. Lovely bike, very nice in yellow!
     
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  14. Hello and welcome dude
     
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  15. Osb...
     
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  16. Welcome along ,nice bike,you’ve got wood
     
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  17. I stand corrected. :)

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  18. Fantastic looking machine, great find.
     
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  19. Yellow = awesome
    748 = awesome

    Niiiiice! :upyeah:

    Welcome, let's see your bins!
     
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