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Post  Steve G on Thu Feb 27, 2014 5:41 pm

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Post  TRR Motorsport on Thu Feb 27, 2014 8:42 pm

There's a bit of fabrication work but it's not difficult. 

Martin did it some years back on Cyclops so maybe he can fill on the blanks for you
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Post  Steve G on Thu Feb 27, 2014 10:07 pm

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Post  GT3Rob on Sun Mar 02, 2014 12:51 pm

Out of interest why solid mounts ?
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Post  Steve G on Sun Mar 02, 2014 8:53 pm

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Post  Rum Tum Tugger on Mon Mar 03, 2014 8:19 am

As you can see, it has been done - sorry, can't remember who owns this Scamp.  I'd guess you'll have to make up a new set of solid spacers, and enlarge the centre hole.  The bracing, or some bracing at least, is a recommended mod on Mk2s.  The plastic tube attached to the bolt is, I believe, an experimental lubrication system that supplies WD40 under pressure to keep the bolt from seizing (IYBTYBA).

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Post  Ferretboy221 on Mon Mar 03, 2014 8:27 am

^ obviously an adapted auto oiler system from a Touring bike...obviously study whistle 
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Post  Steve G on Mon Mar 03, 2014 9:26 am

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Post  TRR Motorsport on Mon Mar 03, 2014 3:21 pm

That photo looks Like Martin's Cyclops (upturned manifold with Chaz's revised steel inlet manifold extensions that tilt the carb at the correct angle.

Was it repainted Lilac by someone?
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Post  SUMB on Mon Mar 03, 2014 7:46 pm

TRR Motorsport wrote:That photo looks Like Martin's Cyclops (upturned manifold with Chaz's revised steel inlet manifold extensions that tilt the carb at the correct angle.

Spot on James. I can also see the heat proof sleeving that I found to stop the throttle cable getting fried by the exhaust.
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Post  Steve G on Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:46 am

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Post  red_leader on Sat Mar 29, 2014 9:51 am

When I fitted a rubber mount subframe I cut about 8 inches off the back of a solid mount subfame. Then overlapped the 2 and bolted each each side together with 4 bolts (8 total) then could bolt the extensions to the standard Scamp frame holes.
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