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Ended up picking up this bike. Lots of unavailble and amazing parts, hopefully will look at doing the 1250/1200 kit this spring. Has rwd shocks, hugo moto skidplate, s&s exhaust and ac, easyriders fender and seat kit
Why not the 1275???

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Quick question - I'm planning on purchasing the Hammer kit, the Basic 1275, but i want to do a few other things first, and make sure that I log some miles on the bike to make sure there's nothing else that needs addressing first.

My thought - are there any parts I should be on the lookout for in the meantime to save costs/look for deals? Things like:
-Ignition modules
-Clutch assembles
-Clutch pullers

I'd like to keep an eye out for these parts to slowly acquire stuff I know I'll need. Are the parts listed on the hammer site the only ones that are recommended?

For example, the 2 ignitions listed are the TwinTec, or the Daytona TC3. My bike is a 2005, which should I be on the lookout for?


Note: I've thoroughly read everything on Hammer's website. Very impressive, just wanting to expand on questions I had during my research
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Ok, you have read stuff on Hammwr site. Have you looked at their videos
Their YouTube channel has lots of videos dealing specifically with the 883 upgrade

Ignition: the only one I have come across that I think seems to be the one Hammer recommends is the Daytona Twin Tec TC88A
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Clutch: I went with Energy One

Clutch tool is not a puller, it is a compressor that releases the spring weight to allow you to drop a collar back and release a circlip
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