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drimner
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HANDLEBAR question, please look

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Post by drimner » Thu Jul 08, 2010 10:38 pm

Hello all. I'm just trying to get the measurements for the 48 panhead, like this one:

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Can anyone PLEASE tell me the width, rise, pullback, and centre measurements?

I'm buying an FLSTS and want this style in an aftermarket bar...but I am having a hell of a time finding any info on them!

Thank you in advance!



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Post by drimner » Sun Jul 18, 2010 3:33 am

No one can tell me the handlebar dimensions??? All you lucky owners...please, someone...

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Post by steve_wood » Sun Jul 18, 2010 4:53 pm

Drimner:

Sorry, mine has the "speedster" bars which are different from those in the picture.

For what it's worth, I used to have a sportster that had the swept back bars like those in the picture. I felt like I was driving a wheel barrow!

Perhaps you could go to the dealership and try out bars. Just hold them in your hands and pick the one that is the most like the one in the picture, but also feels comfortable in your grip.

Just a thought.

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Post by RUBONE » Sun Jul 18, 2010 5:42 pm

Go into the knowledge base on this site,
Go to documentation,
There you will find the Panhead service manual as a PDF file
Within that are the specs for straightening the stock bars which give the width, rise, and pullback dimensions!
Robbie

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Post by drimner » Sun Jul 18, 2010 6:30 pm

steve_wood wrote:Drimner:

Sorry, mine has the "speedster" bars which are different from those in the picture.

For what it's worth, I used to have a sportster that had the swept back bars like those in the picture. I felt like I was driving a wheel barrow!

Perhaps you could go to the dealership and try out bars. Just hold them in your hands and pick the one that is the most like the one in the picture, but also feels comfortable in your grip.

Just a thought.
Thank you very much for your response. Actually, without being able to buy replica panhead bars, I've settled on a Flanders 'Roadster' bar...It's width is 34.5, pullback 8.5, centre 7, and rise 5.25.

I'd be interested to see whether or not these bars are similar to your speedster bars, as I had initially WANTED the speedster bars from Flanders, but the knurling is off...another speedster bar I inquired about was from Paughco, and it too will not fit the flsts....

If you can, let me know!!

Thanks.

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Post by drimner » Sun Jul 18, 2010 6:30 pm

RUBONE wrote:Go into the knowledge base on this site,
Go to documentation,
There you will find the Panhead service manual as a PDF file
Within that are the specs for straightening the stock bars which give the width, rise, and pullback dimensions!
Robbie
doing it now, thank you very much!

......spent 45 mins looking....can't find any info on bars....you know where or what page to look on???

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Post by steve_wood » Sun Jul 18, 2010 11:43 pm

Drimner:

Sorry, sold my Sportster and most of the parts.

Steve

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Post by drimner » Mon Jul 19, 2010 2:59 am

steve_wood wrote:Drimner:

Sorry, sold my Sportster and most of the parts.

Steve
I think you misunderstood me...can you tell me your speedster bar measurements? That IS the bar I'm looking at getting, or as close to it, as they don't replicate the panhead bar for my bike.

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Post by Kurt » Mon Jul 19, 2010 8:28 am

I think you misunderstood me...can you tell me your speedster bar measurements? That IS the bar I'm looking at getting, or as close to it, as they don't replicate the panhead bar for my bike.

Sure they do....... http://www.45partsdepot.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; .......look at the Buckhorn's or Standard Wide bars.....off set......we also have the Speedsters

Kurt

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Post by steve_wood » Mon Jul 19, 2010 5:55 pm

Drimner:

Where are you located? I'm in the Annapolis Valley NS but moving to Winnipeg....

My bars are:

Width is 34.5, pullback 9, centre 11, and rise 4. Kinda similar to the bar that you settled on.

steve

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Post by drimner » Tue Jul 20, 2010 11:52 pm

Kurt wrote:
I think you misunderstood me...can you tell me your speedster bar measurements? That IS the bar I'm looking at getting, or as close to it, as they don't replicate the panhead bar for my bike.

Sure they do....... http://www.45partsdepot.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; .......look at the Buckhorn's or Standard Wide bars.....off set......we also have the Speedsters

Kurt
those wont fit on a stock heritage springer FLSTS though...that's my problem...

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Post by UPSROD » Wed Jul 21, 2010 12:45 am

drimner, I had Flanders knucklehead bars on my 93 Springer for many years, I loved them & they looked great. They had the correct Springer spacing & knurling.....Rod

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Post by drimner » Wed Jul 21, 2010 3:27 am

UPSROD wrote:drimner, I had Flanders knucklehead bars on my 93 Springer for many years, I loved them & they looked great. They had the correct Springer spacing & knurling.....Rod
thx, i checked them out too, and they are very similar to the flanders roadster bars...if i wasn't planning a pogo seat, i think i'd opt for the knucklehead bar, but sitting a bit more forward, the roadster have 2" less pullback...i think that will help...but i could be wrong!!

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