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Superlight 3-valve Hybrid

I was a lad, the Ducati 900 Superlight was a I lusted after. It combined the styling of the 750/900SS range lightweight Marvic composite a smattering of carbon fiber and the all higher exhaust pipes! The problem was the 73 bhp at the rear wheel made it a ball of fire.

9 years of ownership, Paul had come to the same conclusion so he to fit the 3-valve, liquid cooled from the ST3 Sport Tourer.

A damaged 2005 ST3 came at the right time and the right (read cheap) so it was time for engineering. Paul’s aim was to try and keep the of the Superlight but with more power and with more To fit the engine in the frame the lower beam had to be removed (which is racers do when they fit FCR carburetors). The ST3 airbox fitted in and the battery was located in the rear of the bike along with the

The oil cooler was relocated to the head fairing along with the a bespoke radiator reservoir.

Pro in the UK made a custom radiator and headers and end cans (45mm) to one off exhaust manifolds completed the It would be a mistake to paint the as all plain sailing.

The biggest problem was sorting the harness to match the bike and come some electrical The big bore 944cc 2-valve with some headwork and FCR’s was already putting out at the wheel but the 3-valve engine that to an impressive 109bhp a custom Power Commander II

Other parts on the bike

888 Clipons.

Alloy rearsets.

master cylinder.

Brembo gp calipers.

Braided lines.

Performance pads.

Braking wavy (front)

Moto master (rear)

Marchesini 3 spoke

Alloy front spindle.

forks re-valved by Ktech.

rear shock (extended

Carbon seat unit.

cockfit covers.

Billet cover.

Alloy sprockets gold chain.

Projects this are never finished and is in the middle of removing all the unwanted from the frame, drilling to the 12mm engine bolts the ST3 and re-spraying in black. Over the winter the motor will be gas the crank balanced, Pistal fitted to go along with a flywheel. A set of Monster S4Rs are next, along with Brembo calipers and then a front axle spindle to go some carbon fiber BST and then…..well, you get the idea.

Paul has created a beautiful, and powerful alternate take on the and I, for one, am jealous. Congratulations

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