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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 07-07-2008, 10:16 PM Thread Starter
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aftermarket/replacement fender or fiberglass it?

as i approach my project of attaching the rear fender to the swingarm im beinging to thing i cant just mod the orig and have it look right.

anyone know where i can get an aftermarket blank fender?

any reason to not make one from glass?

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Here are a few fenders i found in just a matter of seconds on google

Chopper Surplus
Cruces Choppers
OLDY'S CUSTOM COMPOSITES

I hope this helps you out
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thank you! i had googled fenders earlier, was kinda leaning towards the cheap side though.

i had no idea a metal fender was $170 and up!! jebus.
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another cheaper idea is using a fender from a trailer
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good call on that. theres a tractor supply 10 min down the road.

oh yeah.

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lots of peeps have used tractor fenders with good luck...i have a chopper picture book and noticed three of them used cut up trailer fenders...
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another cheaper idea is using a fender from a trailer
You cheater!! Thats what Duck said to do LOL!!!!!

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lol...i knew i read it somwhere else on here not too long ago...are there any pics of the custom fender up on here yet?

Scoop Used the fender and it was Ogle who suggested it...here is the link to the thread https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5385

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lol...i knew i read it somwhere else on here not too long ago...are there any pics of the custom fender up on here yet?

Scoop Used the fender and it was Ogle who suggested it...here is the link to the thread https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5385
It worked well for what I wanted. It cost about $22 including shipping and tax. Had to special order it from a local trailer supply house. Yoou'll need to find one that matches the OD radius of the tire pretty well, otherwise it will look a little funny.

And oglejust - thanks for suggesting it!

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hrmmm... lookin at them... im not so sure. i was thinking something that covered a bit more of the tire. seems trailer fenders are pretty shallow...
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