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Akrapovic Factory Exhaust and Headers of John McGuuinness
EMC Bike.

Trial fit of Sponge ring used on 2013 John Mcguinness TT Bike
to hold fuel cap when refuelling

Braketech floating rear rotor fitted.
Here are some updates for the bike, Its been a while and many of these bits have been sat around for
a while.

I am having one of my damaged Akrapovic exhausts repacked so will be in much better condition. The headers I now have are full titanium and weigh next to nothing. I only noticed a small ding on one of the tubes but as they come from John McGuinness EMC bike can live with it. 

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