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Author Topic: Deep valance mudguard  (Read 1714 times)


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Deep valance mudguard
« on: January 27, 2008, 09:07:53 am »
Has anyone had trouble fitting the  deep valance chrome mudguard to the disc braked Electra?  When fitting one to mine, I found that the fit was so tight it pushed the rubber gaiters up on the forks.  By way of solution I have cut out a half-moon shaped hole in the stays just large enough to accomodate the gaiters and their clips.  Once fitted, the hole is not noticable.  I put some galvanising paint round the edges of the new holes to deter rust.

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Re: Deep valance mudguard
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2008, 10:41:34 am »
You are not alone. That is what you have to do to make it work.
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Re: Deep valance mudguard
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2008, 03:53:59 pm »
Another alternative is to use our aftermarket gaiters. This does require a lot more work to install them, but they are thiner and will fit. They also will require some stretching to get them over the lower fork leg.
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Re: Deep valance mudguard
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2008, 02:37:04 pm »
Sounds like you got it all right then by doing this mod!!!!
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