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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-24-2009, 10:20 PM
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Wild 1 Chubby WO517 RG

Anyone familiar with these bars? They are promoted by Wild 1 to be built specifically for Road Glides and does not require cable modifications.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-26-2009, 10:40 AM
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Here is a set of 517s on a RG:
http://hdforums.com/forum/touring-mo...8-rg-bars.html

Here is a set of 518s on a RG:
http://hdforums.com/forum/touring-mo...oad-glide.html


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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-22-2010, 07:49 PM
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I tryed the 517s they had to much pull back for me were wery close to body especially when turning. Now hace the 10 apes. They are quality bars.
 
post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-27-2010, 11:49 PM
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Yes, Chubby bar, the quality is very good.
I was buy a ape hanger 12.5" for my street bob 1-1/4. good chrome, beautiful, strong.


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I have W1 517s and love them. The hand position is different in that it's more like a wheel barrow. The hands are at 7 and 5 o'clock with the 517 bars. I'm 5'-10" and the pull back and elevation are perfect. The stock cables (including TBW) are long enough. I ran my wiring internally for a cleaner look. Rider and side view pics are in my photo album.



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