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Re: Need help removing the front fender
« Reply #15 on: June 12, 2011, 05:10:15 pm »
Put some rags between the fender and the forks on both sides. Remove the reflector bolts on both sides then the fender bolts. Slide the fender up to make more room to get at the clips from behind (carefull to not scratch fender).  The clips sit in sort of a groove slide a 6mm socket up there on the end of your finger put over the clip points wiggle and wahlah out they come total time maybe 10 minutes for thw whole operation.
Excellent advice about the 6mm socket. I did this yesterday to install a fenda extenda and had the fender off in minutes.
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Re: Need help removing the front fender
« Reply #16 on: June 12, 2011, 11:02:02 pm »
I never put my clips back...
Wise man. The clips cause serious problems if your fender ever falls off and gets run over by your front wheel.
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Re: Need help removing the front fender
« Reply #17 on: June 13, 2011, 05:09:19 am »
Wise man. The clips cause serious problems if your fender ever falls off and gets run over by your front wheel.

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Re: Need help removing the front fender
« Reply #18 on: June 13, 2011, 08:39:00 am »
Should we ask how you know this....?    ;)
No, just use the search function  :rotflmao:
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Re: Need help removing the front fender
« Reply #19 on: June 13, 2011, 11:52:05 am »
Excellent!  :rotflmao:
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Re: Need help removing the front fender
« Reply #20 on: June 13, 2011, 03:13:57 pm »
What a shame it would be for some of my finer moments to be lost to posterity....
remember this:
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Re: Need help removing the front fender
« Reply #21 on: June 13, 2011, 04:31:21 pm »
A nightmare for sure...
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Re: Need help removing the front fender
« Reply #22 on: June 13, 2011, 04:50:24 pm »
Think i'll go check my fender bolts again.   :yikes:

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Re: Need help removing the front fender
« Reply #23 on: June 13, 2011, 05:05:15 pm »
Picture pinching the clip with your thumb and  index finger, roll them so one side of the leg is forced down, and the other up.  Easy as running over yer fender ;)

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Re: Need help removing the front fender
« Reply #24 on: June 13, 2011, 05:29:36 pm »
Picture pinching the clip with your thumb and  index finger, roll them so one side of the leg is forced down, and the other up.  Easy as running over yer fender ;)
but not as exciting.
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Re: Need help removing the front fender
« Reply #25 on: June 13, 2011, 05:36:09 pm »
but not as exciting.
True that, so, what has more traction, the stock 021s or the front fender? :yikes:

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Re: Need help removing the front fender
« Reply #26 on: June 13, 2011, 05:41:57 pm »
My guess would be the fender!   ;D
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