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Information needed: 1980 Ducati 900 MHR rebuild
« on: April 19, 2017, 06:18:08 pm »
As per topic line - a connection of mine is looking at rebuilding his 1980 Mike Hailwood Replica. The bike suffered a front end prang about 20 years ago so the frame needs to be checked and possibly tweaked into alignment again.
is there anyone in the KZN Durban area or surrounds that can be recommended for this work?

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Re: Information needed: 1980 Ducati 900 MHR rebuild
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2017, 08:13:30 pm »
 I made a frame jig, when I straighten my SSD. Need to see how bad the frame is.
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Re: Information needed: 1980 Ducati 900 MHR rebuild
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2017, 08:59:50 pm »
As per topic line - a connection of mine is looking at rebuilding his 1980 Mike Hailwood Replica. The bike suffered a front end prang about 20 years ago so the frame needs to be checked and possibly tweaked into alignment again.
is there anyone in the KZN Durban area or surrounds that can be recommended for this work?
Unfortunately not, I'll buy it though  :thumleft:

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Re: Information needed: 1980 Ducati 900 MHR rebuild
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2017, 06:59:17 am »
Those Mike Hailwood Replica's are beautiful bikes - one of my all time favourites. I hope your mate is able to pull off the restoration.
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Re: Information needed: 1980 Ducati 900 MHR rebuild
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2017, 07:32:26 am »
This one was outside my local pub the other day, he is just waiting for a replacement seat cover to finish it.  8)

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Re: Information needed: 1980 Ducati 900 MHR rebuild
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2017, 09:38:42 am »
Beautiful bikes, that big fairing hooks on the ground though. (its nothing like the Hailwoods race bikes actual fairing). My old man had one when I was a youngster and we ended up putting an SS half fairing on it but stored the origninal and replaced it before selling it. I still have my SSD though and another incomplete SSD that I kept for spares or rebuild but the motor is incomplete.
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Re: Information needed: 1980 Ducati 900 MHR rebuild
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2017, 01:38:06 pm »
Saw these two last year. Very naais

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Re: Information needed: 1980 Ducati 900 MHR rebuild
« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2017, 05:52:16 pm »
Ja - that's the same bike. Legend has it that my buddy's bike back in the day was running race cams and all sorts of other go faster stuff and geared for 260 top end.
As with any good old story there may have been some embellishments along the way. Whatever.

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