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The Red Baron's Ultimate Ducati Desmo Manual

Belt-Driven Camshafts L-Twins 1979 to 2017 by Veloce Code: 48850 Format: Paperback / 288 pages Publication date: 23/10/2018 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2018 Price: AU $120.25

With the rhythm of their mechanical soul, and powerful twin heartbeat, Ducatis are motorcycles for true lovers of voluptuous Italian style and character.If youre passionate about your Ducati, wish to know your motorcycle in real depth, and keep it in perfect shape with the loving care shell only receive from you, this is your book.This is a comprehensive service manual for you, and your Ducati, that will help you to perform all maintenance & repair operations in your own home workshop. From basic servicing to the most complex repair and adjustment operations, everything is covered.The bike range covered here goes from the first 1980 "Pantah" to the latest "Testastretta Evoluzione" models, and covers 30 years of Ducati models.Within these pages you will discover the secrets of your pride and joy, and be enabled to enjoy making repairs or carrying out maintenance in your workshop or garage.

Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
Illustration: B&W THROUGHOUT
Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: October 2018
Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD
Publication date: 23/10/2018
Country of publication: UNITED KINGDOM
Weight: 0 g
Dimensions: 270mm X 207mm
Code: 48850

Introduction 1. The workshop 2. Fairing removal (in preparation)FIRST PART: MAINTENANCE 1. Engine oil & filter replacement. Cleaning the mesh oil filter 2. Spark plugs replacement 3. Timing maintenance: Setting 4. Timing belts replacement and tensioning on "desmodue" (2V) and "desmotre" engines (3V) 5. Timing belts replacement and tensioning on "desmoquattro" engines (1st gen. 4V) 6. Timing belts replacement and tensioning on "testastretta" and "testastretta evoluzione" engines (2nd gen. 4V) 7. Valve clearance adjustment. Introduction. 8. Valve clearance adjustment on "desmodue" (2V) and "desmotre" (3V) engines 9. Valve clearance adjustment on "desmoquattro" engines (1st gen. 4V) 10. Valve clearance adjustment on "testastretta" and "testastretta evoluzione" engines (2nd gen. 4V) 11. Clutch discs&housing replacement 12. Coolant replacement 13. Final transmission replacement 14. How brakes&hydraulic clucht work 15. Brake pads replacement 16. Brake fluid replacement and air bleeding 17. Brake&clutch master cylinder overhaul 18. "Showa" front fork overhaul 19. "Ohlins" front fork overhaulSECOND PART: ENGINE 1. Theoretical engine concepts 2. Taking the engine apart 3. Engine reassembly 4. Taking apart and reassembly of 2&3V "desmodue" and "desmotre" heads 5. Taking apart and reassembly of (1st gen.) 4V "desmoquattro" heads 6. Taking apart and reassembly of (2nd gen.) 4V "testastretta" and "testastretta evoluzione" heads 7. Engine carbon build up removal 8. Metrology 9. Crankshaft&conrods overhaul 10. Crankcase bearings&seals replacement 11. Valve lapping 12. Valve guide replacement 13. Engine settings&adjustmentsTHIRD PART: ELECTRONIC INJECTION&EMS (in preparation) 1. Electronic injection 2. Throttle body adjustment (non-linear TPS) 3. Throttle body adjustment (linear TPS) 4. Diagnostic software