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I'm thinking of replacing the tank molding on my 05 XL Custom with a leather tank bib. Anyone done this? Any pics? Mustang has a plain one. Anyone else sell these for Sportsters? Thanks.
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Been thinking of the same here, only I don't have the tank trim... May I ask you , why the switch ???

Edited... Forgot to add link for you, have not done any business with this company so don't know any thing about them out side of they have a nice looking product on their site...

http://www.chilhowee.net/harley-davi...bra/TB013.html

It say's tank bra but shows full length bib...

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Well, like most motorcycle decisions, I don't have any rational reason. I think they look sharp on the Fat Boy and thought it might dress up the Sportster. Not sure I am going to do it, but I got the bug in my head and thought I'd check it out.
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What ever you decide I'm sure it will look good, after all it's on a Sporty... Ha
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I've seen them on sportsters and they look great in my opinion. Although I'm not sure I like the one in the link bow6 provided. That one looks too thick for my liking.

Here's a picture of it on someone else's bike (not a very clear one though):

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Thanks for the Link man . I just ordered one of these babies. I've been looking to dress up the tank and I wasn't sure I wanted to remove the chrome strip because of some of the others with scratches however with this it will cover that chrome strip and I wont have to remove it. Thanks again...
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I just ordered a new Mustang seat with studs and a leather tank bib with studs and rear fender bib with studs from www.cyclespot.com can't wait to get them on. I will post pics afterwards.
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I just ordered a new Mustang seat with studs and a leather tank bib with studs and rear fender bib with studs from www.cyclespot.com can't wait to get them on. I will post pics afterwards.
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