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 Post subject: VIN # Explained
PostPosted: Fri Sep 22, 2006 12:05 am 
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VIN # Decoded or How to Understand YOUR VIN#

VIN Number Info

Ducati US Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)

Characters 1-3: World Manufacturer Identifier

Z = Italy
D = Ducati
M = Motorcycle ( i.e. ZDM = Ducati)

Vehicle Descriptor Section. The 4th through 8th positions in the VIN are the Vehicle Descriptor Section or VDS. This is used, according to local regulations, to identify the vehicle type and may include information on the platform used, the model, and the body style. Each manufacturer has a unique system for using this field.

Character 4: Motorcycle Type

1 = street version
2 = dual purpose version
3 = off-highway racing version

Character 5: Motorcycle Model

D = (example: 1987 Paso 748)
G = (example: 1987 750 F1 Laguna Seca)
H = homologation model
K = (example: 1990 750 Sport)
L = supersport
M = (example: 1992 Paso 907ie)
N = (example: 1993 750SS)
P = (example: 1995 E900 Elefant)
S = hypersport/superbike
R = monster,
T = sport touring
U = 9X9 series
V = Multistrada

Character 6: Engine Type

A = air-cooled twin
B = liquid-cooled twin
C = air/oil-cooled twin
7 = race model variations
9 = race model variation

Character 7: Engine Displacement

1 = (examples: none)
2 = 600cc (examples: 620SS)
3 = 750cc (examples: Paso 748, 750 Sport, 750SS, 748/R, Monster 750, 749)
3 = Australian 1996 900SS
4 = 900cc (examples: 900SS, M900e Mike Hailwood)
5 = (examples: 996, 998, 999, ST4S)
6 = (examples: 851)
7 = (examples: 888 SPO)
8 = (examples: 916, Monster S4, Monster 1000)
9 = (examples: 996R)
0 = (examples: Mike Hailwood Mille 1000)

Character 8: Net Brake Horsepower

The following examples are for US models except where noted.

H = (examples: 1990 750 Sport)

K = (examples: 1999 750SS, 2003 620SS)
L = (examples: 1995 E900 Elefant, 1998 Monster 750)
M = (examples: 1993 750SS, 1987 750 F1 Laguna Seca)
N = (examples: 1987 Paso 748, 1992 Paso 907ie, 1992 900SS, 1994 Monster 900, 1999 900SS, 2002 MH900e Mike Hailwood)

P = (examples: 1998 ST2, 2003 Monster 1000, 2004 Multistrada)

R = (examples: Mille 1000 Mike Hailwood, 1990 851, 1993 888SPO, 1998 748/S)
S = (examples: 1995 916, 2002 Monster S4, 2000 748R, 2003 749)
T = (examples: 1988 851 Tri-Color Racer, 2000 996/S, 2002 ST4S, 2003 999)

V = (examples: 1998 916SPS, 2000 996SPS, 1999 998/998S, 2003 999S)

Character 9: Check Digit

A calculated number that is used to verify the validity of the VIN.
A single number or the letter X only.

Character 10: Model Year Code

9 = 1979

A = 1980
B = 1981
C = 1982
D = 1983
E = 1984
F = 1985
G = 1986
H = 1987

J = 1988
K = 1989
L = 1990
M = 1991
N = 1992
P = 1993

R = 1994
S = 1995
T = 1996

V = 1997
W = 1998
X = 1999
Y = 2000

1 = 2001
2 = 2002
3 = 2003
4 = 2004
5 = 2005
etc.

Character 11: Manufacturing Plant Code

B = Bologna Italy
V = Varese Italy (the old MV factory)

Characters 12-17: Production Number (six-digit sequential)

Frame numbers of bikes wich don`t have the US VIN would begin with:
750 Paso - ZDM750P…
906 Paso - ZDM906PC…
907ie - ZDM906PI2…
900 SS - ZDM906SC2...


Engine numbers

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examples:

ZDM 916W4 000xxx

ZDM = Ducati
916 = 916cc capacity
W = water-cooled
4 = 4 Valves

ZDM 904A2C XXXXXX

ZDM = Ducati
904 = 904cc capacity
A = air-cooled
2 = 2 valve
C = carburated

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Testing the Voltage Regulator

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stator & regulator rectifier fault finding chart (from ELECTREX)

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Front Fork Springs

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Wire Size Conversion US AWG to METRIC

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Alternative ignition coils

for Ducatis with Kokusan ignition

NOLOGY: ProFire PFC-30S (152 051 300)
Andrews: CW140403
Dynatek: DC3-1 (the green ones) or DC10-1 (the black ones)
Dynatek miniature: DC3-3 (DC3-2 = set of two coils)
VOLT-Tech (VTwin Manufacturing) (VT No: 32-0484, orange)
Daytona Twin Tec Mini Single Fire Coils (p/n 2006)
Andover Voodoo Single Fire Coils (voo-021 = 3 ohms, voo-023 = 5 ohms)
original coils of carbed (not fuel injected!) Monster/SS (primary 3.8-5.2 ohms, secondary 10.8K - 16.2K ohms, plug cap 5K ohms)
Silent Hektik: MotoCoil (recommended only for use with Silent Hektik ignition module as coil resistance is 2.7 ohms)

note: listed NOLOGY, ANDREWS, DYNATEK, VOLT-TECH & Twin Tec are coils with 3 ohms primary resistance (the Dyna DC10-1 are 5 ohms). Using coils with lower resistance than 3 ohms can lead to ignition module damage.
(only the 907i.e. being fuel injected and with a different CDI unit uses lower resistance coils. See 907ie FAQs)


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Paso Magazine Articles

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Key Switch Rebuild

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Quick links for searching Ebay

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907 Swing Arm On 750

907 swingarm fit info?

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Details on the clock

in case it`s not working and you try to fix it

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Steering, wheel and suspension bearings (P750 & 906)

Steering head bearing (2x)
id* 25mm od* 47mm width 15mm
SKF 32005-X/Q or
TIMKEN 32005X-90KA1 (inner bearing: XAA32005X, outer ring: YAA32005X) or
SNR 32005.V.C12

...with seal (2x)
id 45mm od 52mm width 4mm
i.e. SKF # 17692


Front and rear wheel bearing (2x per wheel)
id 20mm od 42mm width 16mm
SKF 63004-2RS1 / C3 or
FAG 63004-2RS or
RIV 30 L 20

Bearing in the sprocket carrier (2x)
SKF 6005-2RS1 / C3

(in 750Sport: SKF 6204-2RS1 / C3 or
FAG 6204.2RSR)


Swingarm (same on the 907ie)

Bearing in the right side of the swingarm (2x)
id 20mm od 42mm with 16mm (same as wheel bearings)
SKF 63004-2RS1/C3 or
FAG 63004-2RS or
RIV 30 L 20

Needle bearing in the left side of the swingarm (2x)
id 25mm od 32mm width 20mm
SKF, FAG or INA HK 2520 or
IKO TLA 2520 Z or
SKF (Old No.) RHNA 253220

...with seal (2x)
id 25mm od 32mm width 4mm
i.e. INA 62 G 25-32-4 or Cortego A13 CFW B1OF* 25-32-4 (*B1 = metal ring, OF = ring w/o spring)

Bearing in center linkage mount of the swingarm (2x)
id 20 od 26mm width 20mm
SKF, FAG or INA HK 2020 or
IKO TLA 2020 Z or
SKF (Old No.) RHNA 202620

...with seal (2x) (Ducati part# 075549265, Anello Tenuta ST4-900M-SS/03)
Cortego BAOF* 20-26-4 C18 or Cortego A3 CFW B1OF* 20-26-4 (*BA = rubber shrouded, B1 = metal ring, OF = without spring)

Bearing in center linkage arm (where it mounts to the frame)
id 20mm od 26mm width 30mm
SKF, FAG or INA HK 2030 or
IKO TLA 2030 Z or
SKF (Old No.) RHNA 202630

...with seal (2x) (Ducati part# 075549265, Anello Tenuta ST4-900M-SS/03)
Cortego BAOF* 20-26-4 C18 or Cortego A3 CFW B1OF* 20-26-4 (*BA = rubber shrouded, B1 = metal ring, OF = without spring)

Bearing in center linkage arm (where the 2 connecting rods are connected) (2x)
id 20 od 26mm width 20mm
SKF, FAG or INA HK 2020 or
IKO TLA 2020 Z or
SKF (Old No.) RHNA 202620

...with seal (2x) (Ducati part# 075549265, Anello Tenuta ST4-900M-SS/03)
Cortego BAOF* 20-26-4 C18 or Cortego A3 CFW B1OF* 20-26-4 (*BA = rubber shrouded, B1 = metal ring, OF = without spring)


*id = inner diameter, od* = outer diameter


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Starter Brush Replacements / starter rebuild

In case the starter motor is starting to act up never hit it with a hammer ! On the inner side of the starter housing there are magnet plates which can break. Also if the brushes are worn they could fall out of their guide ruining the rotor.

The brushes are 6x9x12,5mm.

Also used on:

Kawasaki ZX750 (1996-2003) & ZX900 (1994-1997); part numbers: 14079-2055 & 21169-1058
Honda; part numbers: 31201-HA0-004 & 31231-ZA1-003

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=2573

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=4449

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=4870

http://www.electrexworld.co.uk/smbk175- ... 221-0.html

The bearing on the power take-off side is a 6002 (verify with your original if it is a RS, 2ZR or other).
On the rear there`s a low maintainance slide bearing with the measurements 10mm x 14mm x 10mm (Id x Od x height).
The oil seal is a BASL 15-24-6 (or 5, manufacturer Simrit).

In case the starter motor turns but you hear strange noises from the engine and the bike won`t start after replacing the brushes it could be the starter was not assembled correctly making it spin in the wrong direction. The noise comes from the starter sprag clutch which is then also running reverse (which can damage it). Looking at the left side of the engine (alternator cover removed) the starter pinion has to turn counterclockwise. This is the same rotating direction the starter sprag clutch will lock.
There are marks on the front and end cap of the starter motor as well as on its center body which must align. While there are line marks on the end caps and the front (drive shaft side) of the starter body its rear mark is a square and on the opposite side. The marks of the rear cap have to align with this square.
In case you replaced the starter sprag clutch, too you should verify if it`s an incorrectly assembled starter motor or a reversed mounted starter sprag clutch.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 07, 2008 3:53 pm 
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aftermarket exhaust systems that existed for the Paso series

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 Post subject: Instrument Cluster Vibration Damper Alternatives - Cheap
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Instrument Cluster Vibration Damper Alternatives - Cheap


From May of 2007....
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1750&p=12992#p12992

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Public Service Announcement - For future reference, the vibration dampening mounts for the instrument cluster have an M4x.70 thread with each thread section being 3/8" (9.5 mm) long and the rubber section 3/8" (9.5 mm) in diameter and 3/8" (9.5mm) in length. I surfed through McMaster-Carr's catalog and the M4x0.7 with the same sized rubber or neoprene section but 1/2" (12.7 mm) threaded sections are Part #9376K111 and $1.50 each. This means that you can buy this part MUCH cheaper than the OEM, but you will have to cut 1/8" (3.2 mm) off of the threaded section that will go into the instrument cluster so you don't break the housing (it is a blind hole). I hope this helps save someone a few bucks in the future.


Edit - Price on December 18, 2008 is $1.54 each for part #9376K201 listed as the one with the metric thread....

http://www.mcmaster.com/ctlg/DisplCtlgP ... 4977851946

In Germany you can find them at http://www.enduro-versand.com/
http://www.enduro-versand.com/shop/Gummiteile/Gummiformteile/103473/

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Headlight Relay Kit

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