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Synergy1978 11-12-2007 01:09 AM

VN750 Rear Fender
 
Hello everyone,
I was wondering if anybody knew of any aftermarket or rear fenders from other bikes i could swap out for the stock 750 fender? I am overhauling a bike i picked up this summer and want to customize it over the winter. I want to give the bike a lower stance look without sacrificing too much tire clearance. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated , since i am realizing now how hard it can be to find certain parts. Thanks

Loran in Npvl IL 11-12-2007 08:32 AM

Until a year or two ago, there were fiberglass fenders (front & rear) made in Europe. You might get lucky and still find one but with the exchange rate it will not be cheap.

shameless 11-12-2007 08:56 AM

Depends on what your looking for. I'm bobbiing my bike and using a trailer fender. I haven't seen much in the way of aftermarket finders. You can more than likely find a blank from Paugho that might work as well. If you want a stock rear fender let me know I have one that I'd be willing to part with for fairly cheap.

BMan23777 11-12-2007 10:56 AM

Most custom bike parts suppliers have fenders in different widths and styles.you'll have to figure out some mounts but it can be done.

Scoop 11-12-2007 03:33 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Synergy1978 (Post 46222)
Hello everyone,
I was wondering if anybody knew of any aftermarket or rear fenders from other bikes i could swap out for the stock 750 fender? I am overhauling a bike i picked up this summer and want to customize it over the winter. I want to give the bike a lower stance look without sacrificing too much tire clearance. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated , since i am realizing now how hard it can be to find certain parts. Thanks

I used a trailer fender I cut to fit. I hardtailed the frame so I don't have any clearance issues with the rear suspension. I suppose you could mount the fender on the swing arm instead of the frame and mount it very close to the tire. Here are some pics of what I did.

Here is the trailer fender blank
https://www.vn750.com/photopost/data/...m/DSC03380.JPG

Here is it cut with the struts mounted.
https://www.vn750.com/photopost/data/...m/DSC03396.JPG

And here it is on the bike.
https://www.vn750.com/photopost/data/...m/DSC03410.JPG

It would not be hard to mount this kind of fender on the frame using the original attachment points.

Good luck with yours! :smiley_th

Live Long and Prosper 11-12-2007 07:47 PM

It's ironic I suppose but I've been thinking for several days now about posting a thread asking if anyone knew of any custom fenders also. I want my rear fender to extend downwards another 6 to 9 inches if possible. Getting a stripe of dirty water drawn on my back every time I ride in the wet is something that I really............... dislike.
I'm more interested in the rear fender but extending the front 6 inches or so would be nice, too.
I'm surprised that there seems to be a vacuum of products available.

Scoop 11-12-2007 08:33 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Live Long and Prosper (Post 46249)
It's ironic I suppose but I've been thinking for several days now about posting a thread asking if anyone knew of any custom fenders also. I want my rear fender to extend downwards another 6 to 9 inches if possible. Getting a stripe of dirty water drawn on my back every time I ride in the wet is something that I really............... dislike.
I'm more interested in the rear fender but extending the front 6 inches or so would be nice, too.
I'm surprised that there seems to be a vacuum of products available.

The trailer fender obviously would not work as a total replacement to do what you want - the radiused portion is too short to wrap around as much as you would need. Why not leave the orignal fender and simply add a drop down piece 6 to 9 inches? Similar to what Kawasaki and Honda add to their sport bikes under the rear body piece? You could make it out of a trailer fender or even out of thick moulded rubber. Just a thought.

BMan23777 11-12-2007 09:05 PM

Another option would be to get a spare front and rear fender cut and weld them on to your fenders to extend them.

Live Long and Prosper 11-13-2007 06:00 PM

I'll probably go the route of getting spare fenders and having someone local do the cutting/welding/painting for me.
I haven't had the time recently to actually LOOK to see how much difficulty there is in pulling the rear fender but if I got this done and it's not an all day affair to pull/replace the fender then I might even actually have a summer and winter fender arrangement.
Here in the North West summer and winter equate to not raining and raining.
But I was hoping that someone knew where I could go to find a fender or fenders already ready to bolt on.

adwalker67 02-20-2011 12:35 PM

Im thinking about going to a hardtail and fabing a new mount so i can put a fender from a newer model shadow or HD rear fender....i want the back to be lower than stock for a more smooth look....any comments?


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