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post #21 of 24 (permalink) Old 12-11-2012, 11:46 AM
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Originally Posted by roqnron View Post
I came across this Joker Machine cap at the IMS in Long Beach, it also come's in chrome and one other style, it looks well made, it's not cheap at $200, has anyone bought one yet, wondering how it compare's to a UK made monza cap?
It will be very well made like all there parts, but yes a joke at that price.

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Originally Posted by plasma View Post
It will be very well made like all there parts, but yes a joke at that price.

And a bit over-styled IMO. I love the Joker stuff because of the quality -- I have used quite a bit of it in the past on custom HD builds. I don't have any JM parts on my Bonnie because of my preference for clean, simple styles. The only thing I'm considering at this point are the levers...

And I don't think the price point is far off considering what some of the vendors are getting for Monza's. Each to their own...
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Originally Posted by easttex View Post
Take a look at Dime city's caps. I ran across theirs last night, their adapter and Monza
cap may fit the bill, and seems a good price.

Interesting option! I went with the DIY ebay cap from the UK (and I'm very happy with it), however this looks like a cheaper alternative.


They even show it installed on a Thruxton:

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post #24 of 24 (permalink) Old 12-11-2012, 02:12 PM
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I wonder, if the Bonneville came with a hinged cap from the factory, would there be an after market for retro screw caps?
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