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PostSubject: Re: New Stucchi Geegaw   New Stucchi Geegaw - Page 2 Icon_minitime1Tue Oct 12, 2021 3:28 am


Having a couple of other Stucchi products on the GRiSO, I should have known it wouldn't really be simple bolt-on geegaw, but FFS!, what a palaver!

First, because of the my thermostat installation, the hose fittings interfered with the lower Stucchi bracket. I had to remove one of the extension fittings required for the stock cover, thus introducing a potential oil leak. I did end up with oil from arsehole to breakfast time. Mad
I said "fuck".

The kit is supplied with two M5 screws to attach the cooler and plenum to their top bracket, yet the bracket is drilled and tapped for M6 screws. I said "fuck" again. However, as the stock screws are M6, it was sorted quickly.

After all the stuffing about with the oil lines and wrong screw sizes, I finally got the cooler & plenum fixed to the bike. Next, the "decorative" cover. I then said "fuck" for a third time. The morons had drilled the cover mounting holes in the wrong place! Also, the one of the spacers mentioned in the (useless) instructions was missing from the kit! Fuckitty, fuck, fuck, fuck!

I'm sort of committed now, so I'll have to make my own offset bracket for the top screw. Arse!

Summary:

- The cover arrived with a small bend, despite the plethora of bubble wrap.
- The instructions are shite
- The hardware kit was missing a spacer
- They supply M5 hardware for M6 fittings
- The cover was poorly made, with paint runs and poor finish
- In my not-so-humble opinion, this geegaw will have zero affect on cooling efficiency

I also wonder, given they didn't ship it until I queried it, that perhaps they weren't actually expecting to sell any, and mine was a rush job. silent


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PostSubject: Re: New Stucchi Geegaw   New Stucchi Geegaw - Page 2 Icon_minitime1Tue Oct 12, 2021 4:05 am

I hate to say it but it's basically what I'd expect from this vendor.
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PostSubject: Re: New Stucchi Geegaw   New Stucchi Geegaw - Page 2 Icon_minitime1Thu Oct 14, 2021 6:22 pm

It's ugly too.



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PostSubject: Re: New Stucchi Geegaw   New Stucchi Geegaw - Page 2 Icon_minitime1Thu Oct 14, 2021 8:13 pm


Don't be sorry, Steve. It's even uglier in real life.

I got the poxy thing on. I made a little offset bracket for the hole-drilled-in-the-wrong-place. I'm thinking the middle silver bit needs to be orangified.



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PostSubject: Re: New Stucchi Geegaw   New Stucchi Geegaw - Page 2 Icon_minitime1Thu Oct 14, 2021 9:09 pm

I'm thinking it needs to be taken off and given the floatation test! (Insert 'Puke' emoticon.)

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PostSubject: Re: New Stucchi Geegaw   New Stucchi Geegaw - Page 2 Icon_minitime1Thu Oct 14, 2021 9:14 pm

Acid Bath

Put the original back on...
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PostSubject: Re: New Stucchi Geegaw   New Stucchi Geegaw - Page 2 Icon_minitime1Thu Oct 14, 2021 9:22 pm

beetle wrote:

Don't be sorry, Steve. It's even uglier in real life.

I got the poxy thing on. I made a little offset bracket for the hole-drilled-in-the-wrong-place. I'm thinking the middle silver bit needs to be orangified.



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It is somewhat unappealing at the moment, although I did find myself looking at it longer than I should. It is beguiling!. An orange middle and black outers would make it more appealing but still beguiling none the less. My admiration for you Mark remains un-wavering 'cause you are always prepared to take one for the team.




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PostSubject: Re: New Stucchi Geegaw   New Stucchi Geegaw - Page 2 Icon_minitime1Fri Oct 15, 2021 4:24 am

If I was gong to keep it on, I’d paint it all black to go with the rest of the engine.
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PostSubject: Re: New Stucchi Geegaw   New Stucchi Geegaw - Page 2 Icon_minitime1Sun Oct 17, 2021 10:38 pm


Here it is in all it's hideous orangeness. Behold! Puking permitted.




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PostSubject: Re: New Stucchi Geegaw   New Stucchi Geegaw - Page 2 Icon_minitime1Mon Oct 18, 2021 1:28 am

Correct me if I'm wrong, bur doesn't the original set-up direct the airflow through the Cooler from the left (Engine side), to exit on the right?

This thing looks like it's designed to do the opposite . . .
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PostSubject: Re: New Stucchi Geegaw   New Stucchi Geegaw - Page 2 Icon_minitime1Mon Oct 18, 2021 1:35 am

It doesn't really matter I wouldn't think, the engine is so grossly over cooled that the cooler is redundant most of the time, especially if you have a thermostat like Mark.
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PostSubject: Re: New Stucchi Geegaw   New Stucchi Geegaw - Page 2 Icon_minitime1Mon Oct 18, 2021 1:41 am

Where is the little bag of Stucchi magic??
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PostSubject: Re: New Stucchi Geegaw   New Stucchi Geegaw - Page 2 Icon_minitime1Mon Oct 18, 2021 1:50 am

lcjohnny wrote:
Where is the little bag of Stucchi magic??

What? The one that says "Patchy quality control and too high price tag."? Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: New Stucchi Geegaw   New Stucchi Geegaw - Page 2 Icon_minitime1Mon Oct 18, 2021 2:34 am

According to their website it's been designed for 'venturi-type forced ventilation'. Their cover is the venturi that drops the pressure of the incoming air from the front end of their cover, so presume they calculated it will create lower OEM cooler outlet pressure & net extract more air through the cooler than original set up.....makes bit of sense even if it probably makes no difference !

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PostSubject: Re: New Stucchi Geegaw   New Stucchi Geegaw - Page 2 Icon_minitime1Mon Oct 18, 2021 2:57 am

Sounds like a load of insufferable wank to me........ Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: New Stucchi Geegaw   New Stucchi Geegaw - Page 2 Icon_minitime1Mon Oct 18, 2021 3:25 am

Hard no from me - garish even.
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PostSubject: Re: New Stucchi Geegaw   New Stucchi Geegaw - Page 2 Icon_minitime1Mon Oct 18, 2021 3:55 am


Oz1200Guzzi wrote:
Hard no from me - garish even.


Even more of a reason for me to leave it on.


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Pete Roper wrote:
Sounds like a load of insufferable wank to me........ Laughing



It's a complete wank.



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PostSubject: Re: New Stucchi Geegaw   New Stucchi Geegaw - Page 2 Icon_minitime1Mon Oct 18, 2021 3:38 pm

Looks better in orange.
Probably looks even better in the bin. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: New Stucchi Geegaw   New Stucchi Geegaw - Page 2 Icon_minitime1Mon Oct 18, 2021 3:42 pm

beetle wrote:

Oz1200Guzzi wrote:
Hard no from me - garish even.


Even more of a reason for me to leave it on.


cheers




I will inspect it in person soonish - I may get harsher or softer. Cordial, hop-juice and other things may also influence the outcome...
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PostSubject: Re: New Stucchi Geegaw   New Stucchi Geegaw - Page 2 Icon_minitime1Mon Oct 18, 2021 4:51 pm


Doesn’t matter. I’m leaving it on just to annoy people!


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PostSubject: Re: New Stucchi Geegaw   New Stucchi Geegaw - Page 2 Icon_minitime1Mon Oct 18, 2021 5:00 pm

Oh, it doesn't annoy me, Mark, your bike, do what you like. I don't like it and it wouldn't fit on mine anyway... Sad
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PostSubject: Re: New Stucchi Geegaw   New Stucchi Geegaw - Page 2 Icon_minitime1Mon Oct 18, 2021 6:15 pm


Wait ‘til you see the Get-Back whips and the sissy bar…


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PostSubject: Re: New Stucchi Geegaw   New Stucchi Geegaw - Page 2 Icon_minitime1Mon Oct 18, 2021 6:46 pm

Fringes on your jacket too?
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PostSubject: Re: New Stucchi Geegaw   New Stucchi Geegaw - Page 2 Icon_minitime1Tue Oct 19, 2021 1:36 am


Ooh! Good idea!




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