Chopped rear fender?

Discussion in 'Dyna Models' started by cdn-bigfoot, Mar 19, 2008.

  1. cdn-bigfoot

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    I've got a 2006 FXDBI "Street Bob".
    Tons of extras already, including dual longshot pipes, Kuryakin Hypercharger, Drag bars, Deuce rear wheel and 21" custom chrome front wheel.

    Has anyone tried cutting back their rear fender on a streetbob to show more rear tire? It would mean moving the taillight to the side. And I'm not convinced it would look right with just a 180 rear tire.
     
  2. cdn-bigfoot

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    I plan on riding from AZ to Canada beginning of May.
    I've read the posts on the Hypercharger issues.
    I believe the "vacuum effect" may be a myth. The butterflies close at speed in order to prevent this from happening.
    I would love to see some real life evidence that this will reduce performance at highway speeds. If I feel it, and believe it, the Hypercharger will go in the trash.

    WOULD LOVE TO SEE PHOTO'S IF ANYONE HAS CUT BACK THEIR REAR FENDER ON A STREET BOB, FXD, FXR OR SPORTY.
     
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  3. cdn-bigfoot

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    I don't like the ducktail. I'm looking to fashion something that fits snug to the tire.
     
  4. irishwolf

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    I went for the Kuryakin Hi five air intake its an excellent bit of kit.
    Irishwolf
     
  5. cdn-bigfoot

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    Was just looking through some photos. The Nightster fender is similar to the Street Bob and chopped just the way I envisioned. Time to grind!
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