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Big thanks to Craig (Tinz) for hooking me up with a Hammer 3 inch air cleaner. Have my doubts about the forcewinder style one I have. And thanks to Rocketman for getting it to me with a set of HP600 cams. Big f***in chur chur to George all round. Hes been receiving parts for me and sending them from Cali to NZ, esp when suppliers dont ship outside US. So yea top man George, I appreciate ya making the effort bro!
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Ive said it before, you guys in the US dont know how lucky you are having parts on your doorsteps. I was reading here a guy in the US was complaining about it taking like 4 days to receive parts.. I had a wee chuckle to myself lolz..
Oh, yeah... I've had that reaction in the past too. At least now I'm back in the South East corner, things are a bit quicker and more accessible than they were in North Qld... but still... 4 days would sure be nice.

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So yea I had it coated, then laser engraved with my family crest, a wild boar with a deer thighbone in its mouth. Audentes fortuna juvat (Or-den-tis for-toona ee-vart) means fortune favours the brave. Before they engraved it I had them stick on a vinyl layer that would act as a mask, the I found some really cool copper and bronze metallic paints online, then airbrushed the bronze into the engraving. Its kind of a metallic bronze ghosting effect. Ya kind of notice it when the light catches it in a certain way. Nice touch I thought..







That looks very schmick! Love the colours; the way your air cleaner came up is awesome! Cool crest
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Is it easy to get a Hammer air cleaner to bolt up to a Mik48 through a Flo/Forcewinder style mount? , No, no its not.
About half a day, a couple of trips to the hardware for some bits, and a fair bit of grindey grindey with the compressed air powered dremel on the Mik adapter plate, and its solid, and restriction free. Still needs a bit of work on the internals but will do for now.



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Ban 1080! Good stuff!

That's an amazing piece of kit you are developing right there...I reckon I'll hear ya loud n clear as, and if, you come over the Brynderwyns!
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While it’s true my heart beats a little faster seeing the progress on your bike recently my eyes started crossing which I believe may be due to you recent change in avatar. Yikes.
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