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post #1 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-05-2008, 04:26 AM Thread Starter
 
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Build quality - F4 v 1098

I would be interested to see what the rest of you think. Build quality of the F4 against the 1098. I don't own a 1098, but on close inspection, the MV would appear to be head and shoulders above Ducati. Even the attention to detail and finishing touches seem better on the F4. Considering the prices of a new 1098 S, I would expect better quality.
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have a close look at the weld on a 1098 swing arm

I did and sure wasnt impressed!
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have a close look at the weld on a 1098 swing arm

I did and sure wasnt impressed!
I noticed that when i looked at a 1098R, welded by a monkey
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post #4 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-05-2008, 08:16 AM
 
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Thumbs down 1098

yes, and the fasteners and bolts seem inferior quality, and again the welding is crap ! you wouldnt want that to crack while lent over big time.
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post #5 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-05-2008, 08:46 AM
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You can't even compare it because the F4 built quality is miles ahead from the 1098
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post #6 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-05-2008, 09:02 AM
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I remember going to a Ducati meeting one night. And seeing my first 1098R.
Looked great with all the fine carbon fiber. But then the ducati people were commenting on the heat shield on the side just being a piece of black metal shielding.It really stood out with all this carbon fiber.And why the 1098 dont have any more the quick release clips ons.
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It's more like you should compare the build quality of a R1 with a 1098.
Or a Desmo with the F4.
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As I saw all the other posts. I sort of agree with the swing-arm welds.

From my poor photographic memory I don' think MV even have any visible swing-arm welds.
Or if I am right, there arn't any visible welds at all (other than the pipes).

1098 looks more like it came from a production line which is designed by Yamaha (Super Mass production).

Motorcycle is more than just a transport.

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post #9 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-05-2008, 01:31 PM
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cant agree more ,the swing arm on the MV is one of the most striking ,art and engineering pieces,on any bike thats made,its perfect.
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post #10 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-05-2008, 01:34 PM
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No comparison
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