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I'm thinking the problem with my fender is caused by traffic lights, this thing really vibrates sitting at idle, and that's just above 1000 rpm.
That sounds likely. My Commando did this after it was dynamically balanced. All the vibration was deliberately in a narrow range just above tick-over but
thereafter it spun smoothly to beyond the redline. Fair enough as it was set up for racing but on the road I used to have to replace rear bulbs several times a week!
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part # 59674-81C* used from 83-03 ??
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I may just get one in raw metal and attempt to weld the signal mount on from the old fender.
it's just a strip of metal with 2 holes in it welded to the bottom side and i think slightly raised where the holes are.
who knows .. maybe just leave the signals off make it look sleeker ..
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Nowadays I tend to run with indicators, as most car driver don't seem to know what hand signals mean anymore or are too daft to work it out.
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Yea, I was signalling the other day and the drivers oncoming thought i was waving at them .. lol . .
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