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Old Nov 24th 2018, 05:47 AM   #1
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Rearsets:Ducati performance or Lightech

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just wandering about one of these two. Which one are better(if any) for 1299S?
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Old Nov 24th 2018, 07:40 AM   #2
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Lightech R

1 Full needle bearing construction(the DP plain bushing/bearing setup is crap especially for what they charge for those things. Its like putting small tits on a playboy model)
2 Fewer parts
3 No need for the funky link on the shifter which gives a more precise feel
4 less money
5 It's a way to protest overpriced Ducati parts.
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Old Nov 24th 2018, 11:01 AM   #3
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I must admit quite a long list.
For me the most important is the quality build of the equipment and its reliability. The price of Ducati Performance Vs Lightech R is similar(still performance 80$ more)Thanks for opinion.

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Lightech R

1 Full needle bearing construction(the DP plain bushing/bearing setup is crap especially for what they charge for those things. Its like putting small tits on a playboy model)
2 Fewer parts
3 No need for the funky link on the shifter which gives a more precise feel
4 less money
5 It's a way to protest overpriced Ducati parts.
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Old Nov 24th 2018, 02:21 PM   #4
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I have had both. I started the build with the build with the DPs GP shift. I did not like the precision of the bearing assembly, excessive use of parts and choice of movable friction surface material (some sort of bronze bearing over teflon). You cannot adjust for wear on the lever or the cam and for me, it became sloppy fairly quickly. Again the Lightech has fewer parts so mathematically all things being equal reliability goes up. The shift rod end bolts directly to the lever so there are no additional cam or linkage assemblies as on the DPs and lastly, the bearing issue. I have over 15K miles on the Lightech's with zero issues and the precision bearings are as smooth as the day they went on. Build quality, both the Lightech and the DP are excellent.
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Old Nov 25th 2018, 03:54 AM   #5
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Thanks a lot for such a comprehensive answer.
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I have had both. I started the build with the build with the DPs GP shift. I did not like the precision of the bearing assembly, excessive use of parts and choice of movable friction surface material (some sort of bronze bearing over teflon). You cannot adjust for wear on the lever or the cam and for me, it became sloppy fairly quickly. Again the Lightech has fewer parts so mathematically all things being equal reliability goes up. The shift rod end bolts directly to the lever so there are no additional cam or linkage assemblies as on the DPs and lastly, the bearing issue. I have over 15K miles on the Lightech's with zero issues and the precision bearings are as smooth as the day they went on. Build quality, both the Lightech and the DP are excellent.
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