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post #1 of 20 (permalink) Old 12-02-2013, 02:24 PM Thread Starter
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How to lower stock front fender?

Is there a mounting kit or similar that will lower the front fender? I have a 19" Agitator up front. I would like the stock fender to sit a little tighter on the tire. Was hoping there was an easy way to do that... I really want to stay with my stock fender.


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Simply drill your holes out a little and bring it down.

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Simply drill your holes out a little and bring it down.

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Don't think that will get the fender down far enough, I'm assuming you want to tip of the fender down tight, roughly 1.5" or so.....Native Custom Baggers makes a fender lowering kit, drill the rivets out of the OEM fender, moch up the brackets and test fit, weld and repaint that's the best/cleanest way to go about it. Plus it leave you with a clean, rivet less, fender in the end :thumbup:

I've done a few in the past with great success, mike has also posted some pictures in the past of fenders that he's shaved the rivets on....the look itself is worth the effort!!

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native custom baggers also has a bolt-on kit available if you don't want to weld and repaint. you still need to drill out the old rivets then the bolts use the rivet holes.

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Thanks for the tip! I like the stock fender and keep going back and forth between a 21 or fat 18. Also, I agree the Agitator will look better with less tire gap. I wasn't familiar with Native Custom Baggers, but they have some cool stuff. http://www.nativecustombaggers.com/i...ering-kit.html

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The 21" wheel/tire combo makes the stock fender gap look ok without using a lowering kit.

Shaving the rivets give it a nice smooth look!





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Keep the 19" and lose the stocker.

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try this place...I have something similar but looking to go back to stock:

http://bitchinbaggers.com/products/b...drop-brackets/


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do it the way i did. put your bike on a lift, and then lower it just a tad too far so your bike falls over and dings up the front fender. freak out, scream and holler, and cuss a bit. get the bike picked back up and go in the house in frustration. calm down, call the insurance agent and make a claim. when insurance agent comes out and cuts you a check, order a primed cvo fender and send it off to be painted your color of choice (in my case, big blue pearl). when it comes in in a couple of weeks, remove old fender and replace with new, lowered fender..... (wheel is a 19'' agitator)

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Check the thread "Front fender slam kit".

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