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A further update so far for the swingarm

Here is a test fitting of the kit for the stock wheel and spindle. The kit has a sleeve which allows the caliper bracket to be held in place.
HRC Swingarm with Standard
HRC Axle blocks
Here are a couple of pics of the quick release kit. This is on the wrong side but has a clever locking piece that keeps this piece attached to the Swingarm.
HRC Quick Release spindle 
Here is the racket with its cover. This will be held together using titanium m6 x 10 race spec bolts. 
HRC Quick Release Axle
This is what can be seen inside. Very clever and simple.
HRC Quick Release Spindle
Here is the finished article of the Honda branded GBRacing covers. These were 3d printed in white and professionally painted to suit the covers. They are a great match to the Honda originals. The positive side is that I no have spares in case of s spill.
Honda branded GBRacing HRC
Alternator cover

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