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I found a nice original front fender for my '83 a couple weeks ago, so I went a little retro with the XLX and put the original tank and seat back on it. First pic was Friday when I finished and had returned from a gas/shakedown run, second pic was early Saturday morning, cloudy and 35 degrees. I rode to breakfast with some friends and took the scenic way home, and that was enough...lol



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I found a nice original front fender for my '83 a couple weeks ago, so I went a little retro with the XLX and put the original tank and seat back on it. First pic was Friday when I finished and had returned from a gas/shakedown run, second pic was early Saturday morning, cloudy and 35 degrees. I rode to breakfast with some friends and took the scenic way home, and that was enough...lol



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Actually did this Saturday, but installed a set of Firebrand Rip-Rod slip-ons on my '19 Custom, as well as flipped the mirrors. Was kind of worried about going with the smaller exhaust, but they look great, and the sound is amazing. It sounds like how a Harley-Davdison should sound from the factory (in my opinion, of course)

Although today I did help my buddy install tuner, filter, and exhaust on his Indian Scout. Talk about a pain in the rear to work on. For example, seat and fuel tank have to come off to change the air filter.


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