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Spine Registry & Pic Thread

Discussion in 'Spine' started by GT-Rx®, Dec 30, 2009.

  1. MedicAndy

    MedicAndy Tuned and Synch'ed

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    The Canadian 1100 Sport finally made it home early Sunday morning after I bought her four month ago. This bike turned out much nicer then I expected her to be in. There is not a single scratch or flaw on this bike. This bike also rides really nice. The engine was blue printed and the Cam balanced. A Power Commander was installed for the fuel mapping before the bike was dyno tuned.

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    I also had time a couple of weekends ago to convert the factory rectangular headlight / fairing setup on one of my bikes over to the trapezoid headlight design. I then installed new wheel bearings and Pirelli GT II tires after the wheels were powder coated in gold. The installation of a new set of Staintune header pipes and crossover and a set of golden powder coated cylinder crash bars finished that bike off nicely.

    Before the conversion and color changes.
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    Still with the US rectangular headlight setup
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    New look. I think that the golden wheels look good with this bikes golden decals.
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  2. scottmastrocinque

    scottmastrocinque High Miler GT Famiglia

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    Sweet stuff Andy! Looks great!
     
  3. blakbird

    blakbird Cruisin' Guzzisti GT Famiglia

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    That's a very nice gaggle you have amassed>

    I never realised how very,very nice the yellow is.
     
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  4. Craig C

    Craig C Just got it firing! GT Famiglia

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    Makes me miss the yellow 1100i Sport that I had...:p
     
  5. scottmastrocinque

    scottmastrocinque High Miler GT Famiglia

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    Andy, I'm almost positive that those carbon fiber cans are the exact same ones I had on my new V-10 Centauro in 1998. They are exactly like my D&D pipes from Texas. Even the handing bracket is identical. If so, they are SWEET cans. Very Sweet! Basso Profundo for sure.
     
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  6. MedicAndy

    MedicAndy Tuned and Synch'ed

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    Hi Scott,

    I would love to find out on who made this exhaust. The header pipes and crossover are definitely made by Staintune. I was told that the original owner of this bike had many parts for this bike custom made, but I don't know the original California owner, so it's just hearsay for now. I hope that I will in time find the original owner / collector of this bike. I talked to several people, of which some who have known of this bike back when it received many of it's upgrades, repaint, and engine tuning at Pro Italia, out of Glendale CA, and the general consensus are that this exhaust was a very rare carbon Staintune system. But again, that is just hearsay. The actual exhaust has no manufacturing markings that I see, but the mounting braked is made by Staintune also, which really doesn't mean anything. I did place this bike with the carbon exhaust next to another 97 with a full Stainless Staintune exhaust, and they sounded pretty much identical.

    Either way, this bike sounds and rides great. The bike was dyno tuned after the engine was blue printed and the cam balanced. Fuel mapping is done via a Power Commander.


    I looked briefly over the exhaust, and I didn't see a manufacture stamp, but the mounting bracket wears the Staintune logo.
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  7. GT-Rx®

    GT-Rx® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    If the bike was handled by P.I., ring and speak with Bill Nation on them. They (P.I.) had some made to sell in the early 90s, and sold them unbranded. They look like the ones I bought from there early 90's and put on my '91 Duc 900SS.
     
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  8. scottmastrocinque

    scottmastrocinque High Miler GT Famiglia

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    We have a winner! Todd is correct.

    Staintune carbon fiber Ducati 900SS pipes.

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    Funny, they are dead ringers for my D&D’s except mine had a larger joint area at the bottom of the pipe than the Staintunes.

    Mystery solved!

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    MedicAndy Tuned and Synch'ed

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    Thanks for the info,

    That is too cool my friend..... It's nice knowing now for sure on what I have mounted on this bike. The next task is to track down another set or two of those pipes for some of my other bikes.

    I have a 96 1100 Sport which has 41mm Keihin FCR's, K&N filter, and a full stainless Staintune exhaust, and that bike also sounds great. There is something to be said when you hear a big V-Twin that is setup right!
     
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    scottmastrocinque High Miler GT Famiglia

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    Yes, I know... :D

     
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