Mert was gonna make that thing(waffle iron) run . . . and hold together, if it was the last thing he would do. Mert's innovations for performance and strength with inferior equipment changed the game for motorcycle flat track racing in the early 1970s. Regardless, it was still a fast and well handling race bike. Oil cooler, dual carbs, trick frame geometry, Lawwill's own ignition systems, and cam profiles.