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Just saw a piece from Visordown about what they would tweak on the 959 to prepare it for track days.

Quite an extensive list from Ben Cope.
Engine
-stronger con rods
-a full system
Chassis
-full Öhlins (NIX30 / TTX) or K-Tech (DDS) set-up front and rear
-adjustable damper
-Brembo Z04 pads
-Pirelli SC2 tyres
-Ducati Superpole seat
-adjustable aftermarket foot pegs
-crash protection

Extensive list and very expensive if he does end up going through with all of them but maybe his list will give you ideas on what you can do with your 959.

What will you mod?
 

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Im more curious about the biggest bang for your buck. What things are going to make the bigest impact on your riding.
BST wheels will make a big impact. Its right up there with suspension. Its so good that some races ban lightweight wheels.

For me the brakes on the 899 is probably the worst part of the bike. They are not what i like. The brakes are by no means subpar (some people think they are because after a certain riding limit they actually hold you back). I prefer brakes with a different feel. I think the reviewers say they are using the same brakes so this may be the first mod before the wheels.

Next is probably an autoblipper by tuneboy. I hope they make one for the 959.

Depending on clutch feel, a slave cylinder.

A upgraded steering damper.

i haven't gotten to the point of outriding the suspension yet so that would be last for me. ohlins fgrt, nix30 cartridges/ttx, or Mupo K911/ab1

Going to try the Pirelli Superbike Pro 180/55 on dtc2.

Contact Yaman to see if the rapid bike on the 899 can be fitted to the 959.

This is probably my list until something pops up down the line.
 

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BST wheels will make a big impact. Its right up there with suspension. Its so good that some races ban lightweight wheels.

For me the brakes on the 899 is probably the worst part of the bike. They are not what i like. The brakes are by no means subpar (some people think they are because after a certain riding limit they actually hold you back). I prefer brakes with a different feel. I think the reviewers say they are using the same brakes so this may be the first mod before the wheels.

Next is probably an autoblipper by tuneboy. I hope they make one for the 959.

Depending on clutch feel, a slave cylinder.

A upgraded steering damper.

i haven't gotten to the point of outriding the suspension yet so that would be last for me. ohlins fgrt, nix30 cartridges/ttx, or Mupo K911/ab1

Going to try the Pirelli Superbike Pro 180/55 on dtc2.

Contact Yaman to see if the rapid bike on the 899 can be fitted to the 959.

This is probably my list until something pops up down the line.
Yeah, the autoblipper (no need of touching the clutch whist downshifting) is practical, safer and reduces fatigue.

It is around 1100€ I believe, VAT incl. The one from blipbox:

Tested: Blip-Box Throttle Blipper for Ducati 1199 Panigale -
 

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Wheels/rims are a good upgrade, but they are expensive.
Yup. Reason why I don't see it being a common enough move to make, usually a lot of other areas get attention before wheels.

Can always change color of the wheels, easy and cost effective way to get a slightly different look going on.
 

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According to Rick at Colchester Ducati (UK) this con-rod fault was in the 2013/14 899 models, the 2015 899 and 959 have the stronger con-rods fitted as standard so do not need changing for track use.
 

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Surprised to see adjustable footpegs on that initial list but no grips listed. They are fairly inexpensive as a mod, but do make a huge difference in feel.
 

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Surprised to see adjustable footpegs on that initial list but no grips listed. They are fairly inexpensive as a mod, but do make a huge difference in feel.
I'd imagine things of this nature are implied like brake fluid, coolant flush etc

How does this differ from the Ducati DDA?
Gps lap timer exclusively. No engine load brake load gyro data.
 

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BST wheels will make a big impact. Its right up there with suspension. Its so good that some races ban lightweight wheels.

For me the brakes on the 899 is probably the worst part of the bike. They are not what i like. The brakes are by no means subpar (some people think they are because after a certain riding limit they actually hold you back). I prefer brakes with a different feel. I think the reviewers say they are using the same brakes so this may be the first mod before the wheels.

Next is probably an autoblipper by tuneboy. I hope they make one for the 959.

Depending on clutch feel, a slave cylinder.

A upgraded steering damper.

i haven't gotten to the point of outriding the suspension yet so that would be last for me. ohlins fgrt, nix30 cartridges/ttx, or Mupo K911/ab1

Going to try the Pirelli Superbike Pro 180/55 on dtc2.

Contact Yaman to see if the rapid bike on the 899 can be fitted to the 959.

This is probably my list until something pops up down the line.
Significantly less unsprung mass will hands down be the biggest improvement both objectively and subjectively.

Tune boy is releasing the package for us. They just haven't yet
 

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I didn't pull that out of my ***, I emailed them lol
 
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