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Forum: General Monster Forum   11-14-2019, 09:30 PM
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Posted By Mostro di Calamari
Ducati Monster T-Shirt

Did a sketch of the '99 M900S I brought back from the brink a little while ago. Was trying to think of what to do with the sketch and thought of trying to make a t-shirt out of it for fun and ended...
Forum: General Monster Forum   03-31-2018, 06:37 PM
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Posted By Mostro di Calamari
Finally got a sunny day for a sunny bike! Rides...

Finally got a sunny day for a sunny bike! Rides great! Awesome all around bike as well! Finally got a chance to dial in the idle as well! YAY! Haha
Forum: General Monster Forum   03-31-2018, 10:56 AM
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Haha! Thanks! The Monster rides amazingly. Seems...

Haha! Thanks! The Monster rides amazingly. Seems like the suspension was set just for me. Almost like no suspension and just hovering over the road if that makes sense. I am NOT going to mess with...
Forum: General Monster Forum   03-03-2018, 02:54 PM
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Posted By Mostro di Calamari
Removed pumpkin orange fairing stripes. The...

Removed pumpkin orange fairing stripes. The stripes were under clear so the surface was uneven where they were. Sprayed fairing with filler primer and sanded down to remove imperfections. Repeated...
Forum: General Monster Forum   03-01-2018, 12:27 AM
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Posted By Mostro di Calamari
Haha! Thanks!

Haha! Thanks!
Forum: General Monster Forum   02-28-2018, 09:40 PM
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Posted By Mostro di Calamari
Last pieces of fairing hardware came in. Got the...

Last pieces of fairing hardware came in. Got the special blinker screws, blinker screw grommets and triple tree L brackets for around $30 NOS. Got the fairing for $35 plus shipping a few weeks ago....
Forum: General Monster Forum   02-28-2018, 11:46 AM
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Posted By Mostro di Calamari
Fun Fact of the Day: Due to having...

Fun Fact of the Day:

Due to having aftermarket bars on the bike the ID of the bars and the OD of the bar end weights don't match up. The OD of the bar end weight's bushing is roughly 3/16" smaller...
Forum: General Monster Forum   02-26-2018, 08:54 PM
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Posted By Mostro di Calamari
FINALLY got some bar end weights installed! Been...

FINALLY got some bar end weights installed! Been having the damnedest time finding a set. Even got some universals that said they were for 7/8" bars but looked like they were scale models when they...
Forum: General Monster Forum   02-26-2018, 08:43 PM
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Posted By Mostro di Calamari
Cleaned the cam covers up and sanded/polished the...

Cleaned the cam covers up and sanded/polished the Ducati logo with some 400 grit to give the engine a little subtle bling. Like the looks of em.
Forum: General Monster Forum   02-26-2018, 08:36 PM
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Posted By Mostro di Calamari
Mailbox was full of goodies today! Mostly odds...

Mailbox was full of goodies today! Mostly odds and ends but were necessary.

Got some Ducati bar end weights for $12 shipped. Those were pretty hard to track down surprisingly.

The cam covers...
Forum: General Monster Forum   02-21-2018, 11:09 PM
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Posted By Mostro di Calamari
Almost forgot! The bike rides GREAT! No issues...

Almost forgot! The bike rides GREAT! No issues what so ever with the Dynojet kit that was in it. I got the install instructions from their site and followed it exactly. No flat spots or surging at...
Forum: General Monster Forum   02-21-2018, 10:52 PM
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Posted By Mostro di Calamari
The $25 plus shipping CF front fender came in!...

The $25 plus shipping CF front fender came in! That was the one S part that was missing so I'm very happy about the find!

Used Krud Kutter to clean it. Used brake cleaner to remove paint smudges....
Forum: General Monster Forum   02-21-2018, 10:11 PM
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Posted By Mostro di Calamari
Took it for inspection and other than a minor...

Took it for inspection and other than a minor issue it went right thru. Needed to borrow a 10mm wrench and switch the brake light wires. The brake light and the riding light were reversed. I was so...
Forum: General Monster Forum   02-21-2018, 09:57 AM
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Posted By Mostro di Calamari
Picked up this mag since it had a cover feature...

Picked up this mag since it had a cover feature on the first gen M900.

Like Practical Sportbikes since it covers 70's thru 90's sportbikes. Two stroke, four stroke, whatever really. It's a British...
Forum: General Monster Forum   02-21-2018, 09:30 AM
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Posted By Mostro di Calamari
Thanks! Ditto! Never thought mirrors would...

Thanks! Ditto!

Never thought mirrors would be the last critical part I'd be waiting for but build went quicker than I thought it would. Couldn't find any decent used ones for a decent price. You'd...
Forum: General Monster Forum   02-15-2018, 01:38 PM
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Posted By Mostro di Calamari
Neglected and Squided 99 M900S Budget Build

Crankcase breather came in.

Went with the K&N 62-1560 filter. Much smaller than the other one I've seen recommended at only 1.375" wide and 1.9" tall overall. Very snug fit. Didn't need hose...
Forum: General Monster Forum   02-14-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By Mostro di Calamari
Spent a while routing and rerouting cables til I...

Spent a while routing and rerouting cables til I was happy. Spent more time getting the main tank fuel line just right. The filter that was not quite right proved a bit of a hassle. Used some 5/16...
Forum: General Monster Forum   02-14-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By Mostro di Calamari
THANKS! Haha. No. Guy I got it from had it...

THANKS!

Haha. No. Guy I got it from had it since 2002. All the squid stuff happened between 99-02. Someone was busy! Has a few good mods tho like the bars/controls, tach, and Staintunes. The...
Forum: General Monster Forum   02-13-2018, 11:59 PM
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Posted By Mostro di Calamari
Had to pull battery and airbox off again to take...

Had to pull battery and airbox off again to take a closer look. Make sure the CO2 wasn't screwing with my head. Nope. CO2 wasn't screwing with my head. No carb sync screw at all. The idle screw was...
Forum: General Monster Forum   02-13-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By Mostro di Calamari
Of COURSE there is no carb sync screw.

Of COURSE there is no carb sync screw.
Forum: General Monster Forum   02-13-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,374
Posted By Mostro di Calamari
Here's the video link. Enjoy with headphones for...

Here's the video link. Enjoy with headphones for best results! Haha

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMJBjOqwWr0

Still some things to do but the biggest problems have been solved. Will keep...
Forum: General Monster Forum   02-13-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By Mostro di Calamari
It's alive!!! It's running!!! It sounds amazing!!!

It's alive!!! It's running!!! It sounds amazing!!!
Forum: General Monster Forum   02-12-2018, 08:02 PM
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Posted By Mostro di Calamari
2000+ headlight brackets came in. Installed them....

2000+ headlight brackets came in. Installed them. Installed 2000+ blinkers.

Can see the chintzy blinkers that were on it in the first pic resting on the headlight.

Reason the blinkers were so...
Forum: General Monster Forum   02-12-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By Mostro di Calamari
"The skies parted and the angels sang..." ...

"The skies parted and the angels sang..."

Went on ebay to see if there was a decent yellow front fender to match the tank. Gave up on finding a carbon S fender like it should have and was resigned...
Forum: General Monster Forum   02-11-2018, 08:39 PM
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Posted By Mostro di Calamari
Cut down and cleaned up the airbox lid. Pic of...

Cut down and cleaned up the airbox lid. Pic of what I had to start with below.

Plugged evap hole in the airbox. Used some black Yamabond 5 to seal it. Did more for vacuum sealing rather than water...
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