FS: 3D printed Mikuni Airhead Rubbers Made to Order

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  1. Klrhani

    Klrhani Been here awhile

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    These are full 3d printed rubber intakes. Works on 32-34 Mikuni Round-slides. Will come with Better clamps. Priced at 70 bucks shipped USA. For outside of the U.S. message me.
    We can also do them in Red, Blue, Clear, or black. They will come with our Dunn Lewis Branding.

    2in diameter from head to 1.5in to Mikuni port.

    They come with proper size clamps (Not shown in the pic below).

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  2. groop

    groop So much to ponder

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    Might want to post this down in the airheads subforum in Oldschool
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    TUCKERS the famous james

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    Or post it in vendors. Not allowed to do business outside of vendors.
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  4. Klrhani

    Klrhani Been here awhile

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    These are full 3d printed rubber intakes. Works on 32-34 Mikuni Round-slides. Will come with Better clamps. Priced at 70 bucks shipped USA. For outside of the U.S. message me.

    We can also do them in Red, Blue, Clear, or black. They will come with our Dunn Lewis Branding.

    2in diameter from head to 1.5in to Mikuni port.
    They come with proper size clamps (Not shown in the pic below).


    IMG_2465.jpg
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  5. Plaka

    Plaka Brevis illi vita est

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    you might want to post in vendors.
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  6. bmwrench

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    Good work.
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  7. Steve in OC

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    Suggestion: why not make it one piece? In other words, why not make it a complete rubber elbow that replaces the OEM plastic elbow and the two rubber collars. That would eliminate a total of four hose clamps (two on each side) and four joints where air and dirt can leak into the intake.
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  8. SculptD

    SculptD Smells like tech

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    ^^^

    Because it’s way harder?

    Not to be glib. But the time involved with perfecting the part would require a lot more trial and error on the printer. Then, assuming they are making a mold and casting these in polyurethane or some such “rubber” there would be a much more complex process there as well. The price would be so much higher, and we would all groan and not buy them.

    Everytime I invent something like this my friends tell me I should sell them. If they knew the amount of time involved, and thus the minuscule profit motive...
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    Brun Been here awhile

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    I'm interested in the material. What filament are you using?
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    globalt38 "A Fist Full of Throttle" Super Supporter

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    That's how you know it's "a labor of love"! :thumb
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  11. szurszewski

    szurszewski Long timer

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    Very cool. I don’t know how much info you want to give out regarding specific materials etc. but I would like to know how much flex these have as compared to the originals - maybe a short video? I would also love to see a pic of them printed in clear!

    Do post in vendors for sure and put a link to that thread here. Good luck :)
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  12. Steve in OC

    Steve in OC Been here awhile

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    Exactly. I'm old enough to remember when guys had hobbies, and they created cool stuff just for the fun of it. Their first thought was not about monetizing it or how much they could charge their fellow hobbyists for it. The objective was to make something better than OEM, not just another half-assed, cheap, compromised part.
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  13. Klrhani

    Klrhani Been here awhile

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    Would love to but alas my 3D printer isn’t big enough. Also, the bmw part had slight changes over the years so I wouldn’t be able to guarantee proper fitment.
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  14. Klrhani

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    Good amount of flex but a pain to install over the angled carb to air box intake. Which is what I was going for. Very tight fit. You could quite possibly run it without the clamps. I recommend a heat gun on the 3D printed intake then forcibly pushing it over the bmw part.
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