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21" Conversion On A FLHTC

I have an Electra Glide Classic and want to go to a 21" front wheel with stock fender. I need the conversion parts to raise the fender up and anything else. Any pointers for my conversion or Pics?

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Remove the fender and drill the mounting holes out to 3/8".  Get someone to help you hold the fender and wrap it in a blanket or beach towel.  Also tape up the bracket area with masking tape so you prevent scratches on the paint.  I cut a short piece of 2X4 which fit perfectly between the mounitng brackets so I don't flex the fender while pushing down with the drill motor.  When mounting the fender back on the bike, install the bolts barely hand tight, then install the new 21" wheel.  Take a 3" piece of 3/8 o.d. rubber hose and tape it to the tire tread, inline with the tire, and then spin the wheel around with the bike still up on the lift.  You will find the tightest spot will be at the back, about 5" behind the forks, almost exactly in line with the crossmember between the two frame downtubes.  Rock the fender forward, pushing the front down and the rear upwards.  tighten the bolts a little more to hold it in position and spin the wheel again until you get the most clearance in the tight area.  If you do not drill out the brackets to 3/8" then you will probably end up with the tire rubbing the inside of the fender once it heats up and expands.  I saw a beautiful Road Glide a few weeks ago with the rear of the fender completely burnt and the paint flaking off from the excessive heat, the owner just tried to loosen the bolts and didnt bother to drill out the brackets.  I have done 3 of these convesion myself and none of them rub.

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I have installed many 21" wheels on all the touring modles and have never had to raise the fender with any conversion kit.It should fit rite on without any parts. Yo do need to loosen up the mounting bolts and rock the nose of the fender down a little to get more clearanse at the bottom.

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In feb 09 issue of baggers they put a 21 inch rc compoent wheel w/metzeler me880 on 2000 road king all they did was remove front fender &tape original holes &drill out to 3/8 so fender can be lifted up in back a little bit.

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