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Old 11-05-2007, 01:55 PM   #151
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Originally Posted by caffeine
I posted this on another message board and someone was questioning the maintenance requirements for the monster....something about valve checks being a pain in the ass and at 1000mile incriments....have you run into any of that?
Nope, that someone was not very educated on Ducati's. The valve CHECKS used to be every 3000 miles. They are now set for every 6000 miles; this is part of Ducati's new marketing. Unless they are ridden very hard, most bikes rarely need valve adjustments after the initial break-in.

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