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post #1 of 66 (permalink) Old 03-30-2013, 11:03 AM Thread Starter
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Indian /Drifter fender for the VN 900 classic lt

FINISHED, finally. After 3 trips back to the fiberglass guy, it's done and painted. While the painting was being done, we went ahead and had the plain jane white side covers dressed up with a little titanium. Here's how the finished product looks on the wife's VN 900 Classic LT. I used 1" spacers to back the caliper cover away from the fender, allowing for more air flow. All in all, we're well satisfied with the results. It's probably the only one of it's kind.
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That looks amazing! As I have gotten older, I have come to love the look of the full Indian-style fenders. She's BOTM material.
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I'm 60, been riding since my teenage years. Like you, I've got a special fondness of Old School stuff. The wife fell in love with this look when she saw her first Indian in person. After calling around, I found a guy in Iowa who was willing to work with me in designing this fender to fit the VN 900 Classic LT.
Her bike also has blue LED accent lights. I just might drag it outside again after church tomorrow, take more pics, submit it for BOTM. Glad you like it ! What are you riding?
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I'm on a 900 Custom. The new Indians appear to be awesome machines, but not readily accessible to the working man's wallet.
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the fender was a LOT cheaper than buying an Indian !
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Sweet looking, did you have the seat redone ?

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Actually, that's a gel seat from Saddleman !
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I've seen a few done with the Drifter fender, and I love it... was the first thought I had with the LT when I bought it, but never taken the time to do it.. did you use a stock Drifter fender, or were those trips to the fiberglass place to get a custom piece? I know I've heard that the Drifter fender CAN fit.. but I'm curious what it takes to get it there.. Beautiful job, btw. Gorgeous.

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thank you for the compliment ! I worked with a fiberglass shop to make something that will bolt right up to the VN 900.
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And is this item now commercially available? I finally found your old threads lol

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