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After many years of I can now admit that I owned two Twin 500s: one an ex-BEARS racer, with lights and the other, a GTL I bought for $1000, and running, for spares. As such, I the jibes of the Ducatisti with fortitude, and would like to some of my knowledge of the model, owned them for 15 years seeing the folly of my ways.

You find spares plentiful, as the faithful hated the model, and of these bikes were to a dark corner of the shed in after throwing a rod, to … or sending their broke.

The model suffered from cranks, leakage, and very electrics. In 1977, Taglioni to remedy the major faults parallel twin was designed by a team, due to political BS) by fitting gear to the head; but poor machining and lack of quality in all other areas did not facilitate a outcome.

Spoked wheels after 1976, to be replaced by 5 or star pattern alloys, on the prevailing Italian religious at the time of assembly. However, the are excellent, and on the 1977 version, a disc appeared, all by Brembo. I been told that cloned the design, and certain (XJ 650 I pads will fit.

The 32mm Del’Orto Carbs are but the slides will most be seized. USE EXTREME CAUTION in them up, because parts are v.

Italian electrickery of the time … spaghetti in pretty and randomly attaching it to important-looking using Picasso’s Rule of Replace all major components sensible Bosch or ND gear, reg-rectifier, coils, and all recharging Fit an aftermarket solid-state ignition and the points.

If your bike has the standard you will have a kick-start. is good, because the electric sucked heaps of amps and the battery after four when you don’t use the choke Later model engines had the optimistically deleted in 1977.

bother to try a push-start: the clutch is too to handle the 178psi of compression in pot, and will just

I’m not sure if the GTL cases are magnesium alloy like the on the 500S; but back in the 70’s, the were cast by Italian labour and were of shithouse If your cases are alloy, get X-rayed asap if you can foot the — they get hairline and leak. I had my cases x-rayed in a ditch attempt to stop the weep, just before I her out and shot her.

The results like shattered glass.

your torque setting Good quality fasteners crack old alloy cases no more than an eighth of a

When you get her running, oil will out of the dirty great breather exiting your cases beneath the carbs, and grease up rear wheel and brakes you have a rear drum a very old model). Short of baffles into your (expensive, and likely to stuff up the of the older metal in the cases) or a collector can, there is you can do to fix this.

Don’t expect in the end your model will be at a Ducati owner’s rally. destined to always be the red-headed built when Taglioni had his turned for a minute.

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