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Here is the link to the video that was live streamed from the dealership where I work. I can't post the video here because it's 48 mins long. Lol. It does show everything except for the Burly Slammer shocks that I installed on the rear of the bike.

https://youtu.be/jq7wi7usIWI
 

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Good video and great job on the work. Even though you didn't use your paint protection. I would have to take 10 points for that one. :wink:

Also, the other reason you will scrape the floor boards is that you have decreased your lean angle by lowering the bike but yes the fat tire will feel really stable.

Can you post a link to the parts list for this kit?

Thanks for posting the vid!
 

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Outstanding ! $4200 did that include suspension front and back rubber & rim all oparts n Labor? I'd like to have the complete parts list if it's possible to post it including that front wheel. Looked badass. Thanks for posting the link.
 

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Good video and great job on the work. Even though you didn't use your paint protection. I would have to take 10 points for that one. <img src="http://www.roadglide.org/images/RoadGlide_2015/smilies/tango_face_wink.png" border="0" alt="" title="Wink" class="inlineimg" />

Also, the other reason you will scrape the floor boards is that you have decreased your lean angle by lowering the bike but yes the fat tire will feel really stable.

Can you post a link to the parts list for this kit?

Thanks for posting the vid!
No problem. Glad you liked the vid! You are correct about lowering the bike and scraping but I lowered the bike just so you wouldn’t see the fork tube through the notches in the cans. I will get a parts list on Monday when I go back to work.



Outstanding ! $4200 did that include suspension front and back rubber & rim all oparts n Labor? I'd like to have the complete parts list if it's possible to post it including that front wheel. Looked badass. Thanks for posting the link.
That price includes everything, ride in ride out, and a single color painted front fender. If you have a CVO or factory graphics, the cost to paint the new front fender is higher.
 

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Here is the parts list that I keep in my toolbox to show customers when they are talking to me about the fat tire frontend. The Talon rim that you see on here is gloss black and pretty close to what a Special wheel looks like, has a Pirelli tire and reuses the black brake rotors.
 

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Really great video. You made it look easy, lol.

I just did this upgrade this weekend. I wanted stock ride height, so I reused the stock internals. I’m not too proud to say that putting those fork tube caps back on with the stock springs and spacer was a pure bitch. My hands are sore as hell.


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Really great video. You made it look easy, lol.

I just did this upgrade this weekend. I wanted stock ride height, so I reused the stock internals. I’m not too proud to say that putting those fork tube caps back on with the stock springs and spacer was a pure bitch. My hands are sore as hell.


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Pics? After your hands heal up, of course.
 

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Really great video. You made it look easy, lol.

I just did this upgrade this weekend. I wanted stock ride height, so I reused the stock internals. I’m not too proud to say that putting those fork tube caps back on with the stock springs and spacer was a pure bitch. My hands are sore as hell.
Thanks for the compliments. Glad you joined the fat tire club! I’m actually ordering the kit for my personal bike within the next week.

A trick I learned for the forks, if you’re not changing any of the internals; once you remove the fork assemblies, stand them upside down for about 10 mins. Then you can remove the damper bolt, the snap ring and slide hammer the forks apart. As long as you keep them upside down, you only lose about a quarter size amount of fork fluid. You can then reassembly with the shaved lowers, new damper bolts and then flip over and set your seal in place.

Your bike looks great man. I was going to lower mine with I did my kit but after seeing yours, I don’t know that I will
 

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Thanks for the compliments. Glad you joined the fat tire club! I’m actually ordering the kit for my personal bike within the next week.

A trick I learned for the forks, if you’re not changing any of the internals; once you remove the fork assemblies, stand them upside down for about 10 mins. Then you can remove the damper bolt, the snap ring and slide hammer the forks apart. As long as you keep them upside down, you only lose about a quarter size amount of fork fluid. You can then reassembly with the shaved lowers, new damper bolts and then flip over and set your seal in place.

Your bike looks great man. I was going to lower mine with I did my kit but after seeing yours, I don’t know that I will

Man, I hope everyone realizes how great it is to have you on the forum and contributing your knowledge and experience. Really, very much appreciated.


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Man, I hope everyone realizes how great it is to have you on the forum and contributing your knowledge and experience. Really, very much appreciated.


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Thanks for that man. I try to help as much as possible.
 

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Ok, started getting all of the parts together for own Fat Tire conversion. Lol. Got the Progressive lowering springs for the front, the Burly Slammers for the rear and ordered my Pirelli "front" tire. Once the owner of Native Custom Baggers gets back in town, I'm going to order my kit and Talon wheel. Once I have all of the parts, I'll post berfore, during and after install pics for anyone that is interested. On a side note; my RGS wheel with tire, black cans and lowers and rear shocks will be hitting the For Sale section once they're off my bike,.
 
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