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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-02-2009, 11:40 PM Thread Starter
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Springer Front End

I searched and didn't find anything so sorry if a thread already exists. I'm looking for info on a springer front end for my 08 speedmaster. Anyone done this yet? Thanks.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-03-2009, 11:46 AM
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Seen piccies of a few americas, it can be done and looks good, just be aware your doing it for the looks/image not handling

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I was going to post the same question, e.g. "bolt on springer front ends for the Speedy". At a recent local Bike Night I seen a great, thrown out (although not a springer) front end on a Harley Sportster. The owner informed me that there was no cutting or welding. The front end had a great rake on it and simply bolted on replacing the original front forks. The manufacturer used a "ball joint" type design to allow the bolt on but resulted in a very nice raked, thrown out look. He (the owner) gave me the name of the company that sells the kit, but I forgot and lost their name. Anybody out there know of any such distributors, let me know, thanks and take care.

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-30-2009, 01:42 PM
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Back in the 70's I sold my Norton 850 to buy my first house. The next time I saw it, it had been turned into a chopper. It was one of the saddest things I ever saw. And now you want to do it to a Speedmaster. Can't someone do an intervention of some kind.

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LOL! I agree with you 100% on Chopping or Bobbing out some of the Classics....but I have a few bikes, and when I find them almost in original condition, I keep them that way. With that said, there is just something unique when you take a somewhat new bike, not a true classic yet, and make it your own. I am not going (at least right now) going to take any saws or torches to the "Speedy", just want to throw a little custom look to her. That is why I am looking for the "bolt on" stuff....like the front end. You can do this, keep all the original equipment and if and when you want to bring her back to original, it's just a few weekends, a few brown bottle a good cigar and Wallla! there she is. Thanks for the comments.
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LOL, I guess thats different than a 70s style chopper

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