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Ducati ST2 Mad Max apocalypse custom - complete, not a project

1998 Ducati ST2 Mad Max apocalypse custom street motorcycle



Completed Custom Build – not a project – turn key daily rider. Clean title.

Built to look, feel and SOUND as if ridden straight off a Mad Max movie set – yet daily rideable. Bike has 3,000+ miles since build completion including a 2,200 mi tour, FL to TN mountains and back.

2 min. video walk around:

Additional, detailed pics available at this album or upon request.

1998 Ducati ST2 Sport Turismo, 944cc liquid cooled L-twin, 90 hp/66 lb ft torque, demsodromic valve actuation driven by Kevlar belts, dry clutch, Ducati Performance computer chip, opened airbox w/Termignoni Carbon Fiber mufflers, Brembo brakes and master cylinders with stainless steel lines and HH sintered brake pads, Brembo wheels, 14/43 tooth sprockets.

Customization/Fabrication:
• Battery relocation under seat
• Earth-X Lithium-ion Phosphate battery with built in over/under charging protections – uses standard 12V trickle charger, charging pigtail included
• Custom fabricated battery cables
• Relocation bracket for starter solenoid and master fuse
• Auxiliary fuse block under left inner fairing panel
• Stainless steel brackets for starter cable routing
• Digital voltmeter
• Yamaha MOFSET voltage regulator conversion w/custom, water proof, fabricated wiring
• New, integrated LED stop/tail/turn smoked lens
• Discrete auxiliary rear LED turn signals
• Brake light flasher w/red LEDs in painted skull license plate bolts
• LED front turn signal bulbs with flash rate capacitors – from SuperBrightLEDs.com
• Denali Sound Bomb 120dB electric dual tone air horn – discrete mount
• 22 sharpened metal spikes:
o 4 on hand-built mirror block off plates
o 6 for clutch pressure plate
o 2 valve stem caps
o 6 windscreen bolts
o 4 custom-made axle sliders
• Carbon fiber fork guards
• Painted front fender mounts
• Black rubberized paint for fairing, swingarm & brackets
• Black fuel-resistant bed liner painted gas tank
• 3 Immortan Joe “screaming skull” vinyl logos
• Titanium color header wrap
• Hidden header wrap stainless steel straps at exhaust flanges
• Metal oil drain guard to keep oil changes off header wrap (incl w/accessories)
• Cut and painted horizontal cam belt front guard
• Hand cut vented clutch guard
• Rear fender eliminator
• Blacked out stainless end caps and hangers for mufflers
• Cut, drilled and painted steel muffler hanger brackets
• Frame sliders
• Monster side panels shaped & added to bottom edge of upper fairing
• Customized modular luggage system, shaved OEM saddlebag mount lugs
• Hash marks on windscreen:
o In Mad Max world represents victories or kills
o In reality represents the number of times the bike left me stranded as I worked out all the bugs!!

Bolt Ons:
• After market hand grips
• Under grip heated grips with high/low/off settings
• 3” lane-splitter foldable bar-end mirrors
• Speed bleeders for clutch and brakes
• 90-degree tire valve stems
• New headlight bulbs
• All new instrument bulbs
• Ducati Performance e-prom ECU computer chip
• K&N air filter
• Dark smoke Ducati Performance wind screen
• Titanium color billet oil cap
• New GZ billet clutch slave cylinder
• Gold anodized swingarm end covers

Maintenance/consumables:
• Good tires
• New synthetic engine oil
• New Engine Ice coolant
• New fuel filter and internal gas tank lines
• New clutch pressure plate throw-out bearing
• New Speedymoto stainless steel clutch pushrod pin
• Fresh brake/clutch fluid
• Rear master cylinder and caliper rebuilt
• Rear stainless steel braided brake line added
• New 525 chain, sprockets and front sprocket lock plate – OEM sprocket sizes = 15/42, new sprockets = 14/43
• New stator
• New cam belts
• Valve inspection with documentation
• New spark plugs
• New EBC HH sintered rear brake pads
• New spare key
• Speedometer dead-on accurate
• Red tape on tach signifies electronic rev limiter cut-in = 10k rpm


Quirks:
• Side-stand safety switch removed – you can ride off with the stand down – don’t do that
• Transmission safety disabled – you can accidentally try to start it in gear – don’t do that either
• Don’t put your foot/leg into the open clutch – it has spinning spikes
• Battery/charging idiot light not plugged in – digi voltmeter more reliable
• Actual mileage unknown, odometer was broken, replaced with used unit.

Extras:
• Comfort seat
• Custom painted fenders in Italian flag - front and rear full fenders
• Ventura luggage bags and modular brackets – easy to change
• Sedici magnetic tank bag
• Printed Ducati factory shop manual (not shown)
• Spare OEM parts includes: light smoke windscreen, mirrors, rear brake line, cam belt covers, license plate bracketry, tail lens, brake/clutch bleed screws, misc fasteners/hardware, e-prom ECU chip, sprockets
• Full set of 6 clutch springs, caps and stainless steel bolts
• Desmo Times rider footpeg relocation brackets – not installed
• New can of Herculiner bed liner
• Spiked bolt kit – black
• Spare header wrap
• Fuel pump sealing o-ring
• Spare aftermarket footpegs

Call/text, Indy ~ 612- four three two -1208

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