Chrome primary, or primary cover?

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by ol55forever, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. ol55forever

    ol55forever Member

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    Would like an opinion on which way to go since I'm getting into the CHROME thing.

    Thanks again:)
     
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    The Kuryakyn inner primary cover is a nice piece. I would rather go with that like I had than to change the inner to a chromed piece. Some have had problems with leakage after the buffing process that it goes through for the chroming.

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  3. ol55forever

    ol55forever Member

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    Looks real good. So how is the fit?
     
  4. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    The fit is excellent. There's a rear tail piece that is a separate part and I used it but it is a bit of a puzzle to get it in under the pipe but worth it IMO. I covered the rear piece with masking tape so it wouldn't get scratched. It's a close fit.
     
  5. roadking milo

    roadking milo Member

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    looks good, i just ordered primary (Kuryakyn) cover myself. did you also get front extension cover? (over shifter linkage) if so, any installation problems, also was wondering about how important torque wrench is, you have to remove top 3 primary bolts to install cover. dont want to spend extra cash on wrench if i dont have to, would rather spend it on chrome, even though "chrome wont get you home" it still looks good.
     
  6. jaceddie

    jaceddie Junior Member

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    Like Glider, I put the Kuryakyn cover on and it looks great.
     
  7. Bud White

    Bud White Well-Known Member Retired Moderators

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    Harley also makes a Primary cover piece now to
     
  8. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    The one I used has the extension cover as part of the unit. You should really use a torque wrench but if you've done enough wrenching, you can get by with just the top bolts to secure the cover.
     
  9. allaco

    allaco Member

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    i put the cover and front extension on fit and finish were very good it has held up well
     
  10. threesteps

    threesteps Junior Member

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    I have a chrome inner primary and have really liked it. I got it when some warranty work was being done so the dealer didn't charge me any labor for installation. It isn't the most economical way to go but I think it looks much better than the covers.