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Hello,

I'm new here at ducatimonster.org and have a serious question I need answer by monster's owners and this is the only place beside a non-experience motorcycle mechanic to tell me to sell my baby it can't be fixed.

Basically I notice a small crack on the rear cylinder engine mount yesterday. I don't know how it got there but sadly to say it's there. I attached photo links to this post to put this in better details. I know the engine is attached to the frame but it is a small crack that can get serious if not addressed.

I came up with some option beside selling because I believe this can be fixed and I don't believe in selling people problems.

http://giveme5ive.com/Ducati/IMG_0420.JPG
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http://giveme5ive.com/Ducati/IMG_0424.JPG

1. Get used engine online (ebay) but there's no telling if the engine have problem already.

2. Get an experience welder to fix mount crack. (my thought) *

3. Sell it

Please Please tell me the best solution to resolve this issue.

Thanks...
 

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Go to a pro welding shop, plenty of them around, I would think anyone good with a heli-arc unit can fix this as good as new.

Question is, can he do it on the bike, or must you remove engine for repair.

Just make sure, if done in bike, you disconnect the battery so you don't fryt he electronics.
 

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I have seen this before, usually on bikes that had frame sliders on it and experienced a crash or from improper use of a jack on the engine when the bolt was being removed/installed.

If you are going to keep it, weld it and be happy.

I would check the other mounts as well..
 

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Weld it. You may not have to completely disassemble it. Have your welder look at it 1st. There are also lot's of mobile welding services.
 
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