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I just noticed CNW's web site has a complete FCR 35 kit available inlcuding air cleaners. The air cleaner has been an issue on these. I assume these fit without frame mods.
Pricey, but looks interesting.
 
One of the guys in our club has a CNW motor and he's been running those carbs for a while. I believe he's been pretty happy with them.

To me though, they just don't look right. Too modern-looking against the classic lines of the Norton engine. I think I'll just stick with my funky old Amals 8)

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Michael,
The picture on their website shows the carbs are pretty far back. In fact, it appears that the top of the carb is touching the frame gusset. I don't think this is going to be a very satisfactory bolt-on. You probably would need to cut away part of the gusset. I know Kenny Dreer was using these on his VR880 rebuilds also.
I just put a set of 41 mm FCR's on my Ducati and I can't wait for the weather to break so I can try them out.
 
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