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Old 01-15-2013, 12:15 PM   #16
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Ah, that makes sense. You know I have two '07's with steel lids and both lids are just a little bit different. One fits great and the one on the bike with the later production date fits tight and has a larger gap around the perimeter. Consistency on some parts seems to vary by whatever subcontractor HD was using that week.
Never understood why they kept using Aluminum on the painted bikes anyways.
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Could you place steel plate under the fiberglass? Would magnet bag be able to stick to that?
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Rift, tried that, in fact put some magnets (4) on the under side, all was well till a cross wind caught the bag.... lucky had it attached with another strap.
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Old 01-15-2013, 08:17 PM   #19
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If you are handy pic up a dented up one from here or ebay and fix it up, paint match it.
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Old 01-16-2013, 06:56 AM   #20
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That is the route I have gone, found one with a few scratches that will be a fix-it-up project. Appreciate your suggestion, carry on bravely.
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HMmm I wonder if this is why HD started making PLastic airboxes now to force people to buy horrendous HD saddle bags?
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the new boxes are made of plastic?
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Luxlamf, who could you think such crazy thoughts?
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FastVRJohnny, we are talking about the Air Box cover correct?
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the new boxes are made of plastic?
THe F is all plastic. Box, Fenders etc...
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Harley made the F into a Buell!
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FastVRJohnny, we are talking about the Air Box cover correct?
That's what I'm asking. If so, wow, I wouldn't pay 11g for an F.
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