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Was wondering if anyone had experience a lower rub to the fairing removing some paint. I believe a few incidents have been reported to Ducati since I brought it to the attention of my local dealer, who have been brilliant in supporting and trying to establish how it happened...
 

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Do you mean a "rub" as in parts rubbing together or rubbing the faring on the tarmac?
 

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Which tyre? The fairing should be nowhere near the tyres. Pictures?
 

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I'm guessing he's talking about the front tire rubbing the front fairings - that area is pretty close in proximity to one another
 

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Maybe. Shouldn't touch though. Odd.
 

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It will come close under heavy braking but obviously it should not touch. Are you bottoming out your forks under braking?
 

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For clarity gents, its the front wheel rubbing the lower section of the front fairing. It could only be achieved on a full lock and bottoming out the suspension. I'm not an aggressive rider and in addition I was still running the bike in so wasn't hard on it. It has remained at manufactures setting and another point worth noting i have never experienced with other bikes Fireblade and S1000RR.


Like I said earlier appears Ducati have had a few on the subject matter, and they are investigating, therefore I was just wondering if anyone on the forum had had a similar experience.
 

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I don't understand how you would get the suspension to bottom out with the steering at full lock unless you seriously backing it into corners?
 

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I don't understand how you would get the suspension to bottom out with the steering at full lock unless you seriously backing it into corners?

Nope I am just the average rider, going with the dealer information that is the only way they can get into bottom out. Consider this site mainly has wider world community was hoping others might have come up against the same thing.
 

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I don't understand how you would get the suspension to bottom out with the steering at full lock unless you seriously backing it into corners?
Yes, that would take some doing for sure.
 
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