Hydraglide Lower Fork Bracket, Tree

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Hydraglide Lower Fork Bracket, Tree

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Post by RooDog » Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:24 pm

Question: I have two Hydraglide lower fork brackets. They have been in my possession for many, many, years and are not aftermarket pieces. I just now happened to notice that the pinch bolts are of differing sizes, one has 3/8 fine thread CP bolts, and the other uses 7/16 fine, CP marked bolts, or should I say "hex head cap screws"? So my question is what years justifies this change. Both trees are unchopped and are drilled for the center mount headlight bracket and tin covers. RooDog



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Re: Hydraglide Lower Fork Bracket, Tree

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Post by 1950Panhead » Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:33 pm

Panhead trees, 49 used nuts, 50 to 54 used 3/8 bolts, 55 to 57 used 7/16 bolts.

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Re: Hydraglide Lower Fork Bracket, Tree

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Post by Buddhahoodvatoloco » Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:41 pm

Have a pic of the 49 Example

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Re: Hydraglide Lower Fork Bracket, Tree

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Post by RooDog » Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:11 pm

Buddah....
Is that a statement or a question?
BTW: All my later model Softail/Japanese/repop trees use 3/8 cap screws

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