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That chopper was Kannon Motorsports (vs. Kannon Motorcycles) first chopper. Gary has the #2 and I have the #3 version. Not all have had the Demon's removed because I still have mine and so does Gary. I like the Demon a bunch once setup right (which is a chore).
Ours were unfinished and didn't yet have a neutral safety switch, a kill switch, or an decent throttle return amongst other things. Again, our two weren't actually completed or ready for sale when we wanted them. I don't know about the accident bike. We fabricated and installed all on ours before riding them which was actually a condition of sale.
Since then, they sold another to a friend in Punta Gorda, Fl. (site of Hurricane Charlie) and two more in Sturgis. One went to the owner of Dixie Choppers, the badass riding mowers. That's the same guy who had a custom chopper done by Orange County Choppers on one of their shows. Damn thing had a lawnmower motor on it. Obviously, the guy has the good taste to want a V8. I understand Stan took 1st and 2nd place in class at the Rat Hole show in Sturgis.
I've got to say that we're (Gary, myself, and John) enjoying these bikes more than any we've ever had. The looks, performance and engineering are top drawer. They're also unique which we always enjoyed with the Bosses til there were 30+ of them in this neck of the woods. Stan Hughes and the other Kannon guys are top notch when it comes to knowledge and communication.
I have a pair of 2 lb bottles on mine and Gary has a single 2 1/2 lb on his both with a 100 h.p. nitrous shot. Until we change pistons, we don't want to go with more. We knock the snot out of the smallblock Bosses we street race with and the few local guys with bigblocks have avoided us. Mike Kelly, the new Boss dealer and bud in Marco with his 540 nitrous stroker wants a piece of us but his tranny is AGAIN crapped out. He will undoubtedly spank us if he can keep his tranny from puking every 200 miles.
I would encourage any of you guys who really like choppers, wouldn't give up a V8, and don't need a long range cruiser to look into one of these beasts. In spite of what one of the unknowledgeable guys on the Yahoo site have said about them, they're top drawer. I'm not of the type to have that little decal on the car that shows Chevy pissing on Ford or visa versa. All these V8 bikes are cool as can be but the choppers really add a nice piece of variety and uniqueness to the quotient. Best regards,