fit is tight, it could be there is a washer in there sitting on top of the clip, it could be plastic, If needle has multiple clip grooves, all ya gotta do is move clip down one notch and try it there, generally the washer is half of one clip movement.
'97 VN1500 91 Cubes Of Custom CLASSIC
Vance & Hine 2to1
engine, forks, ignition & carb mod's
WebCam cam & rockers hard weld & grind
NEW TOP END, NO LOOKS ALL GO GO
Maxx intake manifold system & super G carb 44mm