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Hi,I purchased an original 3 piece front fender for my 49 wl without braces.I was told it is a 46 wl fender.when I put the fender next to the one on my bike I notice the brace holes line up but the 2 holes that mount on the springer is about 2 inches forward.I thought all the wl fenders were the same except for the braces.Does anybody know why?thanks



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Re: wl front fender

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WL fenders only interchange from '40 up, '39 and earlier (to '34) were used on I-Beam forks and the top two holes are in a more forward position to mount. It sounds like that is what you have.

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I had a feeling when comparing my fender with knucklehead and WL.The only fender I found that looked like it was the VL and VLh.Is a VL front fender worth more than a WL.the person I purchased it from said I could return it if I am not happy.I purchased it for 600 dollars total with shipping.Also the fender had no braces.Thanks

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I had a feeling when comparing my fender with knucklehead and WL.The only fender I found that looked like it was the VL and VLh.Is a VL front fender worth more than a WL.the person I purchased it from said I could return it if I am not happy.I purchased it for 600 dollars total with shipping.Also the fender had no braces.Thanks
Return the fender.
WL fenders sell for $600 - $700 with braces.

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Thanks

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