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Do i need to keep the headlight brow on my 07 XL883? i wanna remove it because i just don't like the look of it, but it looks like i need to keep it on for function. basically i wanna know if the headlight will remain level without the brow on. let me know please.

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If the headlight rattles after you remove the brow simply place a spacer where the brow was to stop it from being loose. Do use a peice of material that will not brake the headlight

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