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04-30-2019 04:16 PM
MidNightRGU
Or Paint the Bezels to match...

Touch up colors are offered at Touchup Direct. I painted the bezel on my '13 Ultra with Midnight Pearl.

https://touchupdirect.com/touch-up-p...rley-davidson/
04-08-2019 09:55 AM
RoadglideinMO Sorry it took me a few days to get back on this- been traveling around the PA area all last week and enjoying some spring weather finally!

I simply wiped them down with alcohol and let them dry before painting them.... I used a paint/primer spray can made by Krylon that I just picked up at the local Lowes, figured this way, if I need a touch up etc., it's super easy to find another can and do whatever I need to do!

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Originally Posted by Raineman View Post
roadglideinmo, when you painted your bezels, did you sand them at all or just wipe them down clean and paint?
03-28-2019 03:01 PM
RedBlack I did mine last year as well when I had my bike custom painted. I does look way better.
03-28-2019 02:36 PM
Raineman roadglideinmo, when you painted your bezels, did you sand them at all or just wipe them down clean and paint?
01-30-2019 06:29 AM
duglauraflht Looks great on your Roadglide......Anything helps to make it look better than stock!!!So many stock looking bikes out there....Meh
Congrats and keep it modding!
01-29-2019 09:28 PM
RoadglideinMO Have FUN.... super easy mod that really is going to hook you into the bug of modifying!! Once you take the top vent off, make sure you unplug the turn signals from their quick detach mounts. Those are the only two (one for the right side and one for the left side) plugs you have to worry about and the rest are just taking out bolts.

Take your time and remember, slow is smooth, smooth is fast!!

Here's a video for reference of those plugs you are going to disconnect:


.... and here's a video to watch for a safe/easy way to remove the outer fairing:




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Originally Posted by Taboofire View Post
Thanks for info going to try this myself.
01-29-2019 08:44 PM
Taboofire Thanks for info going to try this myself.
01-29-2019 05:23 PM
RoadglideinMO Like was already said, you take the bezels off either side of the headlight and fit the vent screens into the air ducts. There is already an indention inside the ducks, and these screens sit right inside those indentions (would be super easy to trace out a template and just cut some gutter guard on your own and paint whatever color you prefer).

To hold these captive, you will put the bezel(s) back on and screw them back into place- once you do that, the screens are held captive and aren't going anywhere. When you put the outer fairing back on, it will overlap the opposite side/outside of the duct (that the bezel isn't on) and clean everything up and keep everything looking like it belongs! I've attached a photo with the outer fairing off, so you can see the bezel holding this in place and also the shape of the duct and how the screen fits inside.

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Originally Posted by Taboofire View Post
I know you have to take front fairing off but how do you attach the vent screens to the fairing? also looking at doing this looks sweet.
01-29-2019 04:00 PM
JayKS I'll join the chorus on this one. That looks really damn good. Well done.
01-29-2019 03:53 PM
craigffb
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Originally Posted by Taboofire View Post
I know you have to take front fairing off but how do you attach the vent screens to the fairing? also looking at doing this looks sweet.
The two side ones are held in place by the two pieces that are getting painted gloss black and the outer fairing. They sit in a little groove...almost like they were designed for a screen to sit in them.
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