Moto Guzzi V85 TT

Discussion in 'Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports' started by cabanza, Nov 7, 2017.

  1. speedysheep

    speedysheep Been here awhile

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    I rotated my bars forward a tad, so they work better while standing. The bars just touch the bag at full lock. Not really an issue.
  2. Reichegg

    Reichegg Adventurer

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    Okay, thank you 'Speedysheep' for the answers!
  3. guzzijason

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    Or, Euro4 (E4) vs Euro5 (E5).

    Yeah, the new 11MP ECU is also shared with some Aprilia models. Each new generation of ECU gets harder an harder to crack. I figure I'm just going to plan on leaving my '21 exhaust/fueling stock until maybe next year, which will hopefully give tuners some time to figure out more options.

    __Jason
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  4. TimmyTheHog

    TimmyTheHog Been here awhile

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    Thanks! just happened to found it before you linked it!

    It def has a lot more information...but like you say, there are still things missing.

    Ya, I know this doesn't make a motorcycle bad, but it does put a sour taste in my mouth as I am a manual junky, and I like to know what I am getting into IF and WHEN I have to deal with stuff on the road.

    P.S. do you know what the torque value for the Engine Drain & Transmission Drains are?

    P.P.S. Funny how V7iii Engine manual says 22NM for Oil Sump Drain & Filter Cap, 27NM for Gear Box Filler Cap and 30NM for Gear Box Filter Cap. Meanwhile everywhere else I keep on reading saying these are too high...?

    Anyway, I am digging into nitty-gritty now...
  5. GerardW

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    As I'm very new to MG and specifically this bike, it has a 'drone' in the engine at low gears below 3000revs. You feel it through the pegs. No strange noises. Smooth in all gears above 3000. Feels a bit strange. Is that what it should feel like ?
  6. KeithGB

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    What tyres/tires are using, knobbly treads can be noisy at certain speeds or lean angles.
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  7. Jayell

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    Give it more Rs. Mine is never below 4000.
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  8. TimmyTheHog

    TimmyTheHog Been here awhile

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    Rev More

    None of my Guzzi likes it below 3K...usually run them @4 or more.

    only time I have to go below 3 is in a super slow traffic.
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  9. Jayell

    Jayell Been here awhile

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    I pay attention to torque values on things like wheels, brakes, forks, etc.

    For drain and fill plugs? I don't care. Snug, and no more.
  10. ducwad

    ducwad Livin' the dash Supporter

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    Same here. Thanks for taking the bullet here @RedHawk47 and saving us from learning the same lesson the hard way!
  11. ScottTheFalcon

    ScottTheFalcon Been here awhile

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    I can confirm the same for '21 models, thank you both.

    While in there I became intrigued by this other connector - the 3 way super seal with only the 2 outer contacts used and nothing plugged into it:
    left triangle.jpg

    Unknown - anyone?
  12. SCExpat

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    Diagnostic port to read error codes. Use this to connect Guzzidiag with the right cable.
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  13. DesertPilot

    DesertPilot Long timer

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    Matrix Generator. When enough V85 TTs are in the right position, someone in Mandello flips a switch and everything in this universe shifts over to the Guzzi Universe.
  14. ScottTheFalcon

    ScottTheFalcon Been here awhile

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    Really? I was sure that is the red (from memory) DT looking plug near the ECU under the seat. Pretty sure anyway :)
  15. SCExpat

    SCExpat Ex-expat

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    You may be right. I do not have a V85 yet......but it sure looks like the diagnostic plug. What else could it be???? Could there be one for the ECU and one for all the dash electronics????

    A quick search and I found out that the V85 uses a different connector for the ECU diagnostic plug. https://www.lonelec.co.uk/Motorbike...ke-Adaptors/Euro5-6-Pin-OBD2-Adaptor-ISO19689

    So what is that connector used for???
  16. ScottTheFalcon

    ScottTheFalcon Been here awhile

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    If I'm lucky, oh so lucky - it'll be a high beam signal I can use. Oh that would be nice :)

    I'll put a meter on it next time I'm in there and flick some switches...
  17. jrt

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    There is at least one Centenario (sp?) here at the nationals. Someone from Kentucky. The color scheme looks nice in person.
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  18. Magile

    Magile Long timer Supporter

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    I wouldn't mind something completely different...like this...
    Moto Guzzi 2004-06 MGS-01.jpg
    " A limited edition, ultra-exclusive track-inspired machine modeled on Battle of the Twins racers, the Ghezzi & Brian developed MGS-01 remains about as exotic as Guzzis get by way of its 121bhp, Cosworth-bedecked engine, top spec Brembo stoppers, Ohlins suspension and carbon fibre bodywork... Around 150 were built in total"
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    Heated grip connection possibly
  20. Night_Wolf

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    Just about everything from this thread & the FB Group(s) worth finding/searching for, is contained on those pages. I went through my PDF copy of the service manual & did screen captures for the Torque Values, as it seems to be a question that pops up regularly
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