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1988 Ducati 888 Kit bike

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1988 Ducati 888 Kit bike

Ducati 851 Strada Tricolore

Make Model: Ducati 851 Strada Tricolore

Year: 1988

Engine: Liquid cooled, four stroke, 90 twin cylinder, DOHC, desmodromic 4 valve per cylinder.

Capacity: 851

Bore x Stroke: 92 x 64 mm

Compression Ratio: 10.6:1

Induction: Weber electronic fuel injection. 2 50mm throttle bodies

Ignition / Starting: Inductive magnetically triggered / electric

Max Power: 119 hp 89 kW @ 10500 rpm

Max Torque: 7.26 kgf-m @ 7250 rpm

Transmission / Drive: 6 Speed / chain

Front Suspension: Marzocchi Upside-down fork with rebound compression damping adjust.

Rear Suspension: Marzocchi mono shock with preload and damping adjust.

Front Brakes: 2x 280mm disc 4 piston calipers

Rear Brakes: Single 260mm disc 2 piston caliper

Front Tyre: 120/70 ZR17

Rear Tyre: 180/55 ZR17

Dry Weight: 165 kg

Fuel Capacity: 20 Litres

The first production Ducati desmoquattro was the 851 of 1988, with four-valve desmodromic cylinder heads, liquid cooling and weber marelli electronic fuel injection. only a small number of tri-colore 851’s were produced during 1988, with approx. 54 designated for the us. the 851 superbike kit was the homologation model for world superbike racing and approx 20 came to the us. the tubular steel frame was derived from the f1 with an aluminum swing arm and a rising rate linkage rear suspension. the wheels on the 851 superbike kit are 17 inch racing magnesium. these bikes came with an electric start, headlight and taillight. the brakes are full floating brembo.

Differences between Strada and Superbike kit

851 Superbikes Kit version

Braced swingarm

Close ratio gearbox

Open dry clutch cover and factory race clutch

17 inch magnessium Marvic light wieght wheels ( slicks supplied )

Race cam shafts

Race ecu

Faring cut out on the left hand panel for air ram duct

Reverse cone race mufflers

Tacho and temp guages only

Plastic shield on the head light for endurance racing at night

One thing that was a tell tail sign of it being a Kit was a round ring on the seat which only the 1st 200 bikes had , it was a fault in the mould for the seat by the manufacturer.

There was only 207 units hand built of this bike and they are basically a factory race bike with a output of 120hp and not actually road legal in this trim.

851 Superbike Strada

16 inch marvic and akront composite wheels

Street ratio gear box

Street cams

Unbraced swing arm

Closed clutch cover

Full dash with speedo

Road legal mufflers

This bike is in great shape and just waiting to be added to your collection

Engine: 888
Chassis: ducati
Electronics: Maranelli
Special Modifications: fiberglass/kit ducati

Price (USD): $35000

Mileage: 0
Stock # 33
Type: Street



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