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Suspension comprises a Showa 43mm inverted fork and a cantilevered Sachs shock, both of which are fully adjustable for preload and damping. Brembo supplies the front brakes, twin 330mm rotors, and latest Stylema four-piston calipers.
I don't know what else to say here... In my opinion, this is another proof that Panigale is the best in each and every aspect. This suspension and brakes are one of the best (if not the best) options in the current market. Moreover, these parts are supported by Engine Brake Control EVO and Ducati Electronic Suspension EVO.
 

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Was reading a few interesting points on OverDrive about the Panigale V4 and it looks like Strappazon's systems will adjust the motorcycle's dampening and suspension over time after learning of your riding habits?

Strapazzon explained, "If you brake very hard as a habit, the Ohlins Smart EC 2.0 understands that pattern and can change the damping and suspension characteristics to support the style."
 

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I might just buy the system in the future before purchasing a new exhaust. So I'll get the base first, equip my wheels already coming in then buy the full ohlins later in the year or next.
 

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Can you install the Ohlins Smart EC 2.0 system after delivery? I would assume it's a factory installed unit and not something you can get an year after delivery.
 

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I am sure it’s possible but doubt it would be simple since it’s integrated into the ECU, inertial sensors, Dash, wiring harnesses, etc...

Probably more cost effective to buy the S as opposed to changing the forks.
 

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I might just buy the system in the future before purchasing a new exhaust. So I'll get the base first, equip my wheels already coming in then buy the full ohlins later in the year or next.
As much as I like the electronic suspension, it's also a tad rich for my justification. I'm a fan of the V4S forged wheels however. What wheels are you purchasing for your P-V4?
 

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As much as I like the electronic suspension, it's also a tad rich for my justification. I'm a fan of the V4S forged wheels however. What wheels are you purchasing for your P-V4?
Getting OZ GASS RS-A wheels in Titanium Finish.

Also I most likely will not have the option to retroactively install the electronic ohlins on the bike. Even if it was possible it would most likely be too expensive to be worth it.
 

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Getting OZ GASS RS-A wheels in Titanium Finish.

Also I most likely will not have the option to retroactively install the electronic ohlins on the bike. Even if it was possible it would most likely be too expensive to be worth it.
The OZ GASS RS-A wheels in Titanium finish are sweet. Anodized gold looks good too.
I was discussing the Ohlins electronic suspension with my dealer yesterday. Even him thinks the "S" is overpriced relative to past "S" for what you're getting. The latest iteration doesn't even have any carbon anywhere.
Same with the 959 Corse. Not much to justify the step-up. Will see how many actually bite.

Were you able to get your 959 back to stock? Did you sell all your after-market goodies?
 

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The OZ GASS RS-A wheels in Titanium finish are sweet. Anodized gold looks good too.
I was discussing the Ohlins electronic suspension with my dealer yesterday. Even him thinks the "S" is overpriced relative to past "S" for what you're getting. The latest iteration doesn't even have any carbon anywhere.
Same with the 959 Corse. Not much to justify the step-up. Will see how many actually bite.

Were you able to get your 959 back to stock? Did you sell all your after-market goodies?
I managed to sell my full termi to my co worker in return for his stock system. I took off my ohlins steering dampner and will install it this weekend, when I sold my exhaust I also removed my rapidbike which I will send back to rapidbikeusa as soon as the V4 maps come in.
 

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when I sold my exhaust I also removed my rapidbike which I will send back to rapidbikeusa as soon as the V4 maps come in.
FYI, Rapidbike now has a down-shift clutch-less blipper accessory. Not that you'll need it for the V4 but it does increase the resale value of our RB units. As we know, the aftermarket exhaust guys are currently working to produce V4 compatible slip-ons. Consequently, Rapidbike should have a cable assembly for the V4 available very soon.
 

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What's your intention for the OEM wheels? Sell?, Mount them with road tires?
I will probably keep as backup, I don't think they will go for much considering they are cast wheels. If I ever get a V4R, I'll definitely need them to return to stock and mount the GASS on the V4R in the distant future :).

Forgot to mention that I removed my ohlins steering dampner and put back the stock one on the 959, I'll install it this weekend along with getting a basic suspension setup for my weight.
 

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I will probably keep as backup, I don't think they will go for much considering they are cast wheels. If I ever get a V4R, I'll definitely need them to return to stock and mount the GASS on the V4R in the distant future :).

Forgot to mention that I removed my ohlins steering dampner and put back the stock one on the 959, I'll install it this weekend along with getting a basic suspension setup for my weight.
Good choice you made there, i seen numerous times how owners regretted selling OEM parts. Having the option of returning back to stock is always key regardless if its bikes or cars.
 

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D*mn, I'm envious.
On the odd chance your Ohlins steering damper doesn't fit the V4, I'll buy it from you for my 959.
it fits, but it isn't perfect fit. I'll keep and have dave moss or some other suspension expert take a look at it to see if it's a good idea to leave it as is. it doesn't wobble though so that's good.
 

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it fits, but it isn't perfect fit. I'll keep and have dave moss or some other suspension expert take a look at it to see if it's a good idea to leave it as is. it doesn't wobble though so that's good.
Rat's.
I was hoping it wouldn't so that I can buy it from you. :devil:
 
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