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Fender was getting a trim when i took this photo. Cant wait till the new bars arrive!
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Although a Nightster owner I think the 72 is a very smart scoota!!
Its got the look.
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Fender was getting a trim when i took this photo. Cant wait till the new bars arrive!
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Nice bike Ricky72, what's the plan for the rear fender?

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Hey Steve. Im Nick. Im doing the same style chop as the factory American style fender just a lot closer to the fender struts. Ill post some pics when Im done. By the way I live in Canada, and the Canadian style fender looks like this. NOT NICE at all.
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Hey, that looks like a Thunder Road pic.
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See, you put that in brass on that intake Folkie..now we are talking.

Brass ring..green mesh or vise verse... sharpish.
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Hey Steve. Im Nick. Im doing the same style chop as the factory American style fender just a lot closer to the fender struts. Ill post some pics when Im done. By the way I live in Canada, and the Canadian style fender looks like this. NOT NICE at all.
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Wow Rick, that fender is ugly, why don't you have the LED lights in Canada?

Nice bike though, here's mine:
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Wow Rick, that fender is ugly, why don't you have the LED lights in Canada?
In Mexico we got the same fender as Canada, dealer said they are required to have this style to meet DOT-like certificate to import the vehicles I also have seen that trend in some VW, Audi, Ford and Jeeps, some for good some for bad.

I really want the chopped fender but dot want to mess with the big flake painting, one suggested way was to cut the fender and just cover the rough edge with a chrome lip, but I'm not 100% in love with the idea if the lip. I would prefer a LED strip for the stop, VROD style

the plan B is to leave the fender as is but change the big stop unit with an aftermarket flat LED unit that keeps the round line of the fender i will wait some months to see what other 72 owners invent
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Hi, I'm Steve,

Thor, I see the problem, why don't you just get a US spec fender?

Must be cool to live in Mexico, I love Mexican food, especially Paella.
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Hi Steve(Drbonglover), are your upper fork tubes powder coated brass or plated? I have tons of brass on my 48 and like the look of your upper forks! Great looking 72!
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