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post #638 of (permalink) Old 05-19-2015, 11:15 PM Thread Starter
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ps: serious weight saving is often done by counter boring the ends of all bolts as that part does nothing, or drilling holes through large bolts ... lots of machining for you .
Oh, you mean like this bolt treatment on my KTM SMR? The whole bike is like that. The clutch basket is so drilled out, it looks like a spider's web. In the lower left, you'll see the titanium clutch bleeder screw that I made (has a rubber cap).

I thought about shaving down that pulley nut, but decided to leave some extra meat on it since I knew it would be subjected to an impact wrench.
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