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post #1 of 5 Old 09-15-2009, 09:32 PM Thread Starter
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rear fender

Hey all,
Anybody ever cut the rear fender back? move the license plate bracket? Seem to remember seeing one on adv rider and it looked nice
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post #2 of 5 Old 09-15-2009, 10:15 PM
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I've shortened both fenders. I cut the rear fender and relocated the license plate so that the bottom edge is even with the mufflers. I cut 3" off the lower end and 2" off the upper end of the front fender. I can now roll the tires out without hassle. And it looks much better.
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post #3 of 5 Old 09-15-2009, 10:28 PM
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post #4 of 5 Old 09-15-2009, 11:50 PM
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The PO cut the fender on my bike. Today, I just added a Pelican 1150 box and LED License Frame. I remove the license plate light. I put a Stainless Plate to cover the holes of the light bracket.. It will serve as an inspection sticker plate. I will take a few pictures and post them. Originally I wasn't happy about the cut fender. It really grows on you. The pelican box makes it look kinda "Normal".


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post #5 of 5 Old 09-16-2009, 06:47 PM
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These are the photo's of the pelican 1150 on a cut fender. I removed the license plate light and installed a plate for the inspection sticker. I put a LED licence plate bracket on the Pelican Case. The license plate reflection made that photo pretty dark. I put the Helmet Locks on the side of the Pelican Case.

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