Posted on October 11 2018
Fitting front fenders/mudguards to Springer front ends. So you want to run a fender on your Springer but the front end doesn't have tabs or mounts to do so! These generic type fender mounts are just the ticket however there is some very basic fabrication that needs to be attended to. This particular application is a stock Harley fender being mounted to a late style Meat-Balls Springer. This process is basically the same for any Springer. The factory mounts on the fender look and work best when shortened. When fitting a fender to late style Springers (as we are here) this needs to be done to avoid the mounts and fender fowling with the caliper brake stay arm. There are many ways this can be done. This is just one way. You will need some basic hand tools, electric drill and four inch grinder. Step
- Remove the lower half of the brackets with a cutting wheel and de-burr the edges with a flap disc. This makes life a lot easier and helps prevent scratching your front end.