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Thank you very much for the write-up!

I'll add these in the Sportsterpedia.
They look good.
How much time did you spend installing them?
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How much time did you spend installing them?

Never having done this, it took me about 3-3.5 hours with test fit/ removal then the loctite and reinstall etc.
If I knew what I know now (info in the post), it should only take me about 2hours do the same removal/install on a ‘90 model etc.
Note: the instructions were kind of blurry and I just worked off the last page where it showed what number # bolt when where.
Once I figured that all out it went ok.


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Same here.
I fumbled around with the OEM instructions only to find it was easier to just wing it with the included diagram.
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Got em up Rollbar.
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Nice job, they look great. By the looks of those oil lines you might want to change them, look like the are cracking and could start leaking. Ride safe!
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Nice job, they look great. By the looks of those oil lines you might want to change them, look like the are cracking and could start leaking. Ride safe!


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Have done that. I’ll see if I can find some pretty easy to get a strap wrench and remove the brake arm off the frame support.



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I have developed a small leak and I think it is from removing the bottom case bolt to put on the forward controls.
-Never had a leak but my question is, does this bolt have a "O" ring on the ends that I might have missed?
-Could be the center of the case.
-Just a drip every few days, nothing major.
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Update: the leak I found is from the sprocket seal.

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