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Lines and master cyl) front brake system from a 999. Should this bolt on to a 748 or are there any other mods needed.Check fit the master cylinders on your handle bars. The MC does not clear some 2 piece clip-ons. The reservoir on the 999 master cylinder sits very low and often hits the clip-on portion. If it does not clear your clip-ons---I know these will fit. We installed these on a 999 a few months ago. SPEEDYMOTO Adj. Clip-ons: 53mm Silver . You'll get a little bit of angle adjustment and a 5/8 rise for comfort as well.,

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lines and master cyl) front brake system from a 999. Should this bolt on to a 748 or are there any other mods needed.Check fit the master cylinders on your handle bars. The MC does not clear some 2 piece clip-ons. The reservoir on the 999 master cylinder sits very low and often hits the clip-on portion. If it does not clear your clip-ons---I know these will fit. We installed these on a 999 a few months ago. SPEEDYMOTO Adj. Clip-ons: 53mm Silver . You'll get a little bit of angle adjustment and a 5/8 rise for comfort as well.,

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