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Do not go by fitment by catalog, measure your headlight and fork diametre. One will find alternant fittings with math and adaptation.
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Do not go by fitment by catalog, measure your headlight and fork diametre. One will find alternant fittings with math and adaptation.
I'm pretty adept at Mcgivering but, I prefer one that will bolt right on with little fanfare. Even the Harley unit says it wont my ride.....no buggy
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With most yes, however as one gets older, better math requires less hammer. You and i know it is best to use the brain more than banging 2 empty 'alves of coconuts together, besides we tend to go against regualtions.

I mean really, it comes down to making it fit for individual vision isn't. I can not see anyone just going by MoCo pretty pictures without saying " bit of that, bit of this " and now can i make it happen for myself.
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What is the diametre of headlight?
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...cut of the CX part?

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HD has this small windshield for the Roadster-

https://www.harley-davidson.com/stor...-in-windshield
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https://www.harley-davidson.com/stor...-in-windshield
I hate those part, no fun fitting them. Why I bought Big F... Hammer and a grinders then.

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You can get 55 mm fork clamp from Memphis shades. I really like the national cycle Mohawk windshield on my CX.
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