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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-19-2010, 10:28 AM Thread Starter
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Close but no cigar...

I spent a good bit of time last night in the garage working on re-routing my cables & hoses so I could get my ape hangers on without waiting for the money to buy new braided ones. Everything has gone pretty smoothly and I think I can get all the wires and cables where they need to be. The problem is the front brake hose seems to short for my 14" apes

Is this something I can buy somewhere off the shelf? Can anyone give me some insight as to how difficult it will be to replace the hose with something longer relatively quickly? Any tricks to making this work that I'm not seeing?

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1995 VN 750 (bought as 2nd owner 11/2008)
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Stator replaced (55 Days!)
V&H Cruisers
Relocate rear turn signals
Highwayman Saddlemen bags
Wingerline Highway bars
Ear Shave
Rejet carbs
R/R relocate
Coastered
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Haven't tried this on my vulcan yet but I know we got some universal hoses from the harley shop that worked on a suzuki and a honda we built. the harley dealer had tons of different lengths of brake hoses and different fittings might be worth a shot.

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Cables

Hey try this link. Cruiser customizing .com has alot of videos on care and upgrades. I saw your post and I remembered this video here is the link. . . .
http://community.cruisercustomizing....177/22960.html

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Not necessary after all. It took some creativity and dismantling the headlight assembly, but I got 'er done! Looks great, cant wait to ride!

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1995 VN 750 (bought as 2nd owner 11/2008)
26,440 miles
MF Battery
Stator replaced (55 Days!)
V&H Cruisers
Relocate rear turn signals
Highwayman Saddlemen bags
Wingerline Highway bars
Ear Shave
Rejet carbs
R/R relocate
Coastered
Kuryakin ISO Duallys all around
HD Heritage seat
12" ape hangers

To Do:
Some sort of new grips
Mirrors
Paint Job- should I do it myself?
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