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Forum: General Monster Forum   06-06-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Pilot048
Picture of the bike with shield.

Picture of the bike with shield.
Forum: General Monster Forum   06-06-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By Pilot048
Thanks amcjen! I received the windshield today. ...

Thanks amcjen! I received the windshield today. It works great! For those interested in this screen, it installed easily and fit the bike perfectly. I tested it at highway speeds. It blocks all...
Forum: General Monster Forum   05-27-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By Pilot048
That's my isue too, I like the look without the...

That's my isue too, I like the look without the wind screen, but it does come off easily. I'm crazy too with how long I ride here in WI. I'll ride when it's in the 20's sometimes as long as there...
Forum: General Monster Forum   05-27-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By Pilot048
National Cycle VStream Wind Screen

Has anyone tried the National Cycle VStream wind screen? They have a specific model made for the Monster. I have a Monster 696 and ride a lot on the highway, but usually less than 1 hour at a time....
Forum: Ducati Monster 696   04-27-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Pilot048
I believe the guy you are talking about is Jack...

I believe the guy you are talking about is Jack at roadstercycle.com. Many other forums mention him. I bought the Shindengen FH020AA with the Triumph harness from roadstercycle. Looks like a...
Forum: Ducati Monster 696   04-26-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Pilot048
When I bought the used regulator, it was off a...

When I bought the used regulator, it was off a crashed Monster and was OEM. I didn't know the OEM regulators were known to burn out. Regulators typically last the life of a vehicle, I guess not...
Forum: Ducati Monster 696   04-22-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Pilot048
Voltage Regulator Died Again

Last Fall my voltage regulator died and left me stranded. I installed an OEM regulator I bought used on eBay. It worked fine until today. 30 mile ride home. 4 miles away from home my check engine...
Forum: Ducati Monster 696   04-22-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By Pilot048
Update. I had my bike remapped with a Rexxer...

Update. I had my bike remapped with a Rexxer tune and the cold starting problem went away. It now starts fine when cold. Dash does not go dead anymore on first push of the start button. I did do...
Forum: Ducati Monster 696   03-12-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By Pilot048
Thanks for the info. I already bought the K&N a...

Thanks for the info. I already bought the K&N a few years ago.
Forum: Ducati Monster 696   03-12-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By Pilot048
I've researched a bit more and talked to the...

I've researched a bit more and talked to the place doing the tune. They said the extra air intake of the MWR won't help much for my bike as far as power gain. It will however make the bike a lot...
Forum: Ducati Monster 696   03-12-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By Pilot048
Yes, you need to let them know all the mods and...

Yes, you need to let them know all the mods and options (type of air filter/mods, octane, O2 delete, exhaust, DB Killers removed, etc.) and they adjust the flash accordingly. That's why I need to...
Forum: Ducati Monster 696   03-12-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By Pilot048
Air Box Upgrade: K&N vs MWR

I will be sending in my Monster 696 ECU soon to Rexxer for a remap. I have an Arrow slip on exhaust with DBs removed and a K&N air filter installed with stock air box cover. As long as Im paying...
Forum: Ducati Monster 696   03-09-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By Pilot048
I tried your "weird" idea and it worked! I only...

I tried your "weird" idea and it worked! I only tried it once though, but will test it a few more times. I left the brights on for just 30sec.
Forum: Ducati Monster 696   03-03-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,040
Posted By Pilot048
What are you talking about no storage on the...

What are you talking about no storage on the Monster 696. I have tons of storage! This is my Givi Dolomiti 30L case. I also have a big 46L Trekker case if I need more. I also have the Ducati tail...
Forum: Ducati Monster 696   03-03-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By Pilot048
Dash dies when pushing start in cold weather

I have had this issue for several years on my 2010 Monster 696. If it is cold out, below 40F or so, and it's been sitting for a while, the bike won't start on the first push of the start button. ...
Forum: Ducati Monster 696   03-03-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By Pilot048
There is no radiator, air cooled.

There is no radiator, air cooled.
Forum: Ducati Monster 696   03-03-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By Pilot048
Mine had the same issue. It was the rectifier. ...

Mine had the same issue. It was the rectifier. But you need to check the stator first to make sure. It's easy to check if you have a multi-meter, volt meter. Check YouTube on how to do it. I got...
Forum: Accessories and Mods   06-25-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By Pilot048
Thanks for all the info guys. I decided to go...

Thanks for all the info guys. I decided to go with the Pitbull triple tree stand. My brother has had one for 15 years and likes it. I could have just borrowed his and bought the $15 pin to fit my...
Forum: Accessories and Mods   06-22-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By Pilot048
Front Wheel Stand Options

What are some good options for a front stand lift? I have a Monster 696 and need to remove the front wheel for replacing the tire. I'm looking at the Pit Bull triple tree lift, Pit Bull front fork...
Forum: General Monster Forum   06-13-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,039
Posted By Pilot048
I use it for commuting to work. Holds my laptop...

I use it for commuting to work. Holds my laptop bag. It pops right off with the push of a button. Just nice to have as an option. Should get a smaller case though.
Forum: General Monster Forum   06-11-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,039
Posted By Pilot048
Monster 696 with Givi 780FZ Luggage Rack and Trekker Top Case

After 3 attempts over 2 years, I finally have my Givi 780FZ rack installed. The issue was the 4 mounting bolts under the seat. I bought the rack the first time and could not remove any of the 4...
Forum: Ducati Monster 696   03-23-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,507
Posted By Pilot048
Just an update. I waited until 8500 miles to do...

Just an update. I waited until 8500 miles to do the valves. 2 needed minor adjustment and 2 were not adjusted at all. So I guess the 2 are good up to the 15k interval. It was only $250 for the...
Forum: Ducati Monster 696   08-16-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,507
Posted By Pilot048
Thanks for the info. I better stick close to...

Thanks for the info. I better stick close to 7500 miles then.
Forum: Ducati Monster 696   08-16-2016, 06:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,507
Posted By Pilot048
Sounds like I should take it in close to the 7500...

Sounds like I should take it in close to the 7500 mile mark. Obviously that is the safest thing to do. I did talk to my dealer last year about valve checks, and he mentioned the first is the most...
Forum: Ducati Monster 696   08-16-2016, 06:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,507
Posted By Pilot048
Thanks for the info. I bought it used with 2400...

Thanks for the info. I bought it used with 2400 miles on it. The last person did follow the break in procedure.
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