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I see so many different manufacturers of them. Colony, DS, ultima and Hammer pmPerformance, NRHS. Are the NRHS and hammer kits the same?
Not to mention the adjustable pushrod selection. So many types and manufactures..
i think the Hammer and NRHS kits are just the S&S collapsible kits with the addition of their own single piece billet bases.



and you don't have to buy collapsible pushrod tubes. you could buy just the gasket kit and replace the gaskets. the collapsible tubes are a great convenience if you have them for sure. but you don't need them. and on 03 and under bikes you don't need to pull the heads to get the tubes out. you just gotta take off the rocker boxes and remove the pushrods.
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I believe that both the hammer and nrhs kits are the S&S kit with their own bases. i have just their bases , with stock tubes and it works great. and you don't have to pull the head with the 03 and earlier models, just need to release the rockers.. but it makes the entire job so much easier if they're off..
You use the billet bases that require the removal of the rockets?
I have hammers billet bases. Couldn't make them not leak not leak. May try the crazy glue next time I tear down.

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NRHS uses zippers tubes and bases, not sure about Hammer...

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zippers is a rebranded S&S.. as far as I know from my conversation with one of the Drag specialties reps when I was working at HD
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You use the billet bases that require the removal of the rockets?
I have hammers billet bases. Couldn't make them not leak not leak. May try the crazy glue next time I tear down.

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last time around I ended up using the cometic blue seals they seemed to work great.. just a major pain to get them seated.. lots of lube.. lOL
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