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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 10-05-2011, 07:25 PM Thread Starter
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"L" Shaped Item On Front Left Fork

Got a newbie question. I noticed on the front left fork of my VN700A1 that there is a small "L" shaped looking tool,,,,, anyone know whats this is for? Ive just left it alone and hanging there from what looks like a latch button that releases it.


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Yeah...... Gonna need a photo of this because I have no idea what you are talking about......

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https://www.vn750.com/photopost/showp...0&ppuser=10323
Picture of the attache "L"


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I have absolutely no idea what that is - definitely not an OEM item! This is curious - looks like the long "handle" has been etched for a better grip... the better to throw it with at crazy cagers?

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I know exactly what it is.

It is one of the lower mounting brackets for a Plexifaring Windshield, either the II or the III.

Here is a pic of mine when I had a PFII.


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Well now, thats interesting cause i had NO idea what it was. Thanks for the info, now i can TOSS IT. LOL


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That's exactly what I thought it was.... But when you said "latch button" you through me off, as the the L thing is clamped via a bolt with a knob.

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Yep it threw me off to LOL, now i know what it is if i ever see it again.


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Vulcan #2 1999 - 26k
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#2 Spark
#3 Mechanical
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I'll admit, I had no idea till asbrand told what it was, then it made sense...lol...
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