Author Topic: V85TT front fender opinion  (Read 207 times)

Offline Phil/TX

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V85TT front fender opinion
« on: April 14, 2021, 08:56:22 PM »
I am thinking of adding a caponord front fender to my V85, any opinions out there?
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Re: V85TT front fender opinion
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2021, 10:09:05 PM »


If you want it to look like this..
Go right ahead.


I trimmed a fair bit away.
« Last Edit: April 14, 2021, 10:12:50 PM by Huzo »

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Re: V85TT front fender opinion
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2021, 10:14:32 PM »
Only opinion that matters is yours.  I know I would if it was me, but alas............... .........
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Re: V85TT front fender opinion
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2021, 10:24:55 PM »
I did.  It looks a little busy up front, but I value the fact that it deflects water and road grime.
I added a little flap of neoprene.  So, basically the opposite direction that Huzo took!
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Re: V85TT front fender opinion
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2021, 10:24:55 PM »

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Re: V85TT front fender opinion
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2021, 11:03:23 PM »
I did.  It looks a little busy up front, but I value the fact that it deflects water and road grime.
I added a little flap of neoprene.  So, basically the opposite direction that Huzo took!

I only trimmed away around the forks.
I have not removed any of the length.

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Re: V85TT front fender opinion
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2021, 12:34:54 PM »
Not the prettiest thing but highly functional. There's a separate post on what I used to make it.

« Last Edit: April 15, 2021, 04:55:37 PM by egschade »
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Re: V85TT front fender opinion
« Reply #6 on: April 15, 2021, 02:29:58 PM »
They work well keeping mud and grime off the front of the engine.  Without one... you get mud and grime on the front of the engine.  You may also want to add one of Pyramid's Fenda-Extendas or a bit of neoprene like jrt did to the back to get a bit more coverage.  I heated mine up in the oven and straightened it out a bit to get more clearance in front and back (see below), but this was just a bit of OCD on my part. 

 

 

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