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Dont forget your RR needs airflow to avoid overheating.
Gotcha! I have a couple of options and to do's 1, remove fabricated foam between towers to allow better airflow. Bonehead idea! But looked good at the time... 2, Move RR to right side and 3, possibly add a 12v DC motor thermostat controlled fan. Either directly on the RR itself or very close to it. I have a new SH847, so heat shouldn't be an issue! However, nothing wrong with keeping things cool...
 

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Hey Malo! Found the perfect spot for the twin compressors! And no interference with rear cowling. They sit on that little ledge at the very end of the undertail... Compressor anchor bolt goes through the plastic... A little silicone around both ends of the bolt and were good to go! Great out of the way spot!

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Twin airhorn install complete cont...

Not shown, under the fiber glass Bondo epoxy has already been applied and is dry...
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Will need to modify the under tail slightly to accommodate airhorn bulge and compressor... Pics to come.
Pls don't hate me but isn't it more practical to attach the horn side to the subframe like you did with the compressors.

Less stress on the tail cowl re daily riding plastic fatigue and greater convenience re taking cowl on/ off as no need to disconnect the air lines or navigate two lumpy bumps (the horns) up past around two other lumpy bumps (the compressors)?

I slide my tail on from the back while keeping the free ends slightly wider apart until sliding the rear tailight end into place. Granted your tail light is now attached to you tail so your process will be slightly different anyway.

You've done such a great job I don't wish to rain on your parade, just thinking of the practicalities (albeit we don't usually take our tails off very often).
 

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Pls don't hate me but isn't it more practical to attach the horn side to the subframe like you did with the compressors.

Less stress on the tail cowl re daily riding plastic fatigue and greater convenience re taking cowl on/ off as no need to disconnect the air lines or navigate two lumpy bumps (the horns) up past around two other lumpy bumps (the compressors)?

I slide my tail on from the back while keeping the free ends slightly wider apart until sliding the rear tailight end into place. Granted your tail light is now attached to you tail so your process will be slightly different anyway.

You've done such a great job I don't wish to rain on your parade, just thinking of the practicalities (albeit we don't usually take our tails off very often).
No hating here! Good point. First airhorn on first build was a one piece system and placed it between my front forks.
However, on closer inspection I really have no fears concerning load on undertail.... Essentially the load is carried by two bolts that connect to rear of subframe. The key to handling the stress loads is part 11 steel washer with a neck. Sooooo, no worries! The compressor lies on the small ledge near part 6,7 on both sides. The ledge provides a natural stop. With a bolt going through plastic and heavy duty tie wrap(provided) to further secure it. So again no worries mate!
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Loom fix... did this awhile back... Yep! Stupid clean! Actually feel bad for opening it. But had to... So then, even though I didn’t connect ALL the green wires together I think I’ll be okay!


First set of green wires on my North American 2000 EFI model had two grey dashes. The second set of green wires had one grey dash. And last two large green wires had no dashes.




A whole lot easier to put this back vs that little block...
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Hello Fellow Fighter Pilots!
Well I’m happy to report that after a 5 month hiatus I’m slowly starting back on this amazing build! Pics to come. The Forum has had quite a few new member's in the last little while. Great to see! However, one new member has done some really nice work and provided a number of YouTube videos demonstrating his makeover and upgrades! Truly inspiring! Video to come with awsome music? 🤔🙂 Actually, I now plan on cleaning my injectors! And maybe my forks!(next season )Thanks to this new member. Glad to be back! And will keep y’all posted! Cheers!
 

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Woohoo welcome back to active BB pilot status bro! It's been a while.
Thank you Mate! Been working on tail section... Didn`t like the finished product. So ripped off the vinyl did some more putty work and reinforcing... Will need to sand and re-vinyl. Will look so much better! Pics to come.
 

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Pls don't hate me but isn't it more practical to attach the horn side to the subframe like you did with the compressors.

Less stress on the tail cowl re daily riding plastic fatigue and greater convenience re taking cowl on/ off as no need to disconnect the air lines or navigate two lumpy bumps (the horns) up past around two other lumpy bumps (the compressors)?

I slide my tail on from the back while keeping the free ends slightly wider apart until sliding the rear tailight end into place. Granted your tail light is now attached to you tail so your process will be slightly different anyway.

You've done such a great job I don't wish to rain on your parade, just thinking of the practicalities (albeit we don't usually take our tails off very often).
Malo my man. Re read yur post... Okay! Gotcha! The horns are held in place by metal re-inforced putty and epoxy. So not going to budg! But will keep an eye out for potential cracking. Yep, will need to do some carefull maneuvering when installing tail section. Will need to pass compresor hump either from bottom or top WHILE slightly pulling the ENDS appart for final install. A bit tricky but doable. Great point! Not going to hate ya! Love ya! Lolol Who knows! If it all fails then no choice but to figure how and where to place them on the sub frame... However I think I,m good! The Idea was to have the horn vents as close as possible to grill vents for optimal sound release . As opposed to having the sound "bounce" or reverberate inside the tail section...
 
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