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Old 12-15-2012, 02:19 PM   #1
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Hey guys, I have some changes in mind for a winter project.
I have a 2000 800B (classic) and my plan is to make a bagger out of it. Im going to change the pipes to a 2 into 1 and put some nice big hard bags on.

What are my options for a bat wing? Im comfortable with having to fab a bracket but what would be a good piece to start with? How about this one. It lists the 800A as compatible, shouldnt I be able to modify it to make it work?
Im not familiar with the 800a front end.

http://www.tsukayu.com/QuickDetachab...ngforDyna.html
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Old 12-15-2012, 10:01 PM   #2
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the difference is the upper fork covers the A doesn't have them. as far as I can tell that will be your only problem

why don't you contact them? it says they offer custom fittings for bikes not listed, for that kind of money I think I would let them do it.
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Old 12-16-2012, 10:07 AM   #3
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thanks guys

If the difference between the A and B is the for covers, then that should be no big deal to just remove them.
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Old 12-17-2012, 01:38 PM   #4
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I put an older HD batwing on my 800A, the upper covers would have been in my way to do it the easy way, could easily remove them or use large stainless hose clamps around them.
The stuff that'll fit a 1500 classic will fit an 800 classic as well. They share almost a 100% interchangeable parts list on th forks.
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Old 12-17-2012, 02:05 PM   #5
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In addition to all the options already mentioned, the Memphis Shades Batwing is compatible with a lot of bikes. Since you mentioned making your own brackets, you may also want to check Wide Open Customs and Hoppe. Neither of those specify the 800 on their website but you might be able to make it work.
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Old 12-18-2012, 10:39 PM   #6
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Thinking of doing a quick release batwing style build on my next bike. Here is another option that is really affordable, but does not have a inner panel:


http://www.mutazu.com/products.php?c...380&s=prod.php
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Old 12-19-2012, 08:20 PM   #7
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So I should be able to just take the upper covers off and be good right? Maybe some small mods?
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Depending on how the lower mount works you may be able to use a stainless hose clamp over the covers and not have to fuss with taking them off
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Depending on how the lower mount works you may be able to use a stainless hose clamp over the covers and not have to fuss with taking them off
Thanks Bob. Ill post some pics when I get started on it.
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:55 PM   #10
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I put a street glide fairing on my bike and mounted to a windshield
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