Woodcraft Ducati 848/1098/1198 Under Bodywork Frame Slider Kit
The frame slider kit for the 848/1098 spent a lot of time in R&D. The narrow engine makes for a somewhat long slider needed to reach the bodywork. We were concerned that a standard slider would have a tendendcy to bend and/or break - causing damage to the frame and engine.
With this in mind, we made a support bracket that clamps securely to the frame to reinforce the slider. Again we had a test rider try them out (with a crash while racing) and they held up perfectly, helping to protect the tank and water pump. These are a little more expensive than our standard sliders, but well worth the investment when it comes to protecting your Italian beauty.
This is a special set that sits behind the bodywork - offering valuable protection for the water pump & other vulnerable pieces, but which does not require cutting the bodywork. This kit utilizes our 50-1399 pucks for replacement pucks.
NOTES: This kit requires the elimination and/or removal of the exhaust flapper valve motor. We confirmed with Ducati NA that this is just a low rpm noise reduction device. On our bike (which just has slipons) we trimmed off the small drain plug on the bottom of the piece and zip tied the valve motor to the frame about 1/4" above the original mount. All full exhaust systems we are aware of eliminate this device completely anyway, so if you have a full system none of this will apply to you.
Standard kit shown in photo.
$209.99 with plastic pucks