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Yeah, me too.
I'm going to be watching this thread.
My Indian leans over so far that it scares me.
I just don't ride that aggressive anymore.
I'd be willing to sacrifice a few degrees of lean angle for comfort.
 

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Sounds like a great idea for us taller riders. Won't work with front crash bar. And what about shifter location? When I want to lean will ride one of my 500 singles.
 

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Sounds like a great idea for us taller riders. Won't work with front crash bar. And what about shifter location?
Good points Eddie!! ....and if anyone wants to sell their front crashbar just let me know!! ;)

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Sounds like a great idea for us taller riders. Won't work with front crash bar. And what about shifter location? When I want to lean will ride one of my 500 singles.
The shifter is attached to the floorboard, so the geometry should be the same. The shifter rod is adjustable. I too find it mounted too high, but that is one of the few faults I have with the bike.
 

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No crashbar?
Where am I gonna stick my highway pegs?
Scratch this plan.
 

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On a different forum, poster made a set of brackets that lower the boards 1.5" and he still has his crash guards on....apperantly it can be done. I have a copy of his drawing, no specs though. Not sure why Aeromach hasn't developed them yet...maybe they will or maybe the demand isn't there, not sure.
 

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Yeah, me too.
I'm going to be watching this thread.
My Indian leans over so far that it scares me.
I just don't ride that aggressive anymore.
I'd be willing to sacrifice a few degrees of lean angle for comfort.
I finally order the Aeromach Floorboard lowering kit after a long ride last weekend, I decided for more leg comfort. Photos and install notes to follow after I get them from Aeromach.
 

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I went a different direction, since I really wanted to keep the crash bars.

Worked with Corbin to get a seat made that is 1" up and 1" back. I have it and it looks really good, but haven't installed on the bike yet. We shall see...
 

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I went with a Corbin also, I think the seats come an inch taller and the they set you an inch or two further back from the factory. As a side note, the taller seat makes the bike handle different,,,,,better... IMO...Changes the balance point I think.
 

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Yup, the corbin seat does sit you an inch back. I worked with them on the shape and making it an inch higher and had a different pattern on the stitching (the diamond pattern was a little too busy for me).

I have not had great luck with Corbin's in the past, so I am hoping this does the trick and can make the bike easier to ride for longer than 300 miles.
 

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I finally order the Aeromach Floorboard lowering kit after a long ride last weekend, I decided for more leg comfort. Photos and install notes to follow after I get them from Aeromach.
Congrats, Looking forward to how this turns out.
 

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I have the lowering kit installed and put my crash bars back on with a kit I made out of quarter inch stainless steel and 4 new bolts.
 

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I finally order the Aeromach Floorboard lowering kit after a long ride last weekend, I decided for more leg comfort. Photos and install notes to follow after I get them from Aeromach.
Enzo, did you get them mounted? Any problems?
 

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Not sure of what @BORN2XCELL did for a mod, pics would be nice, but stock with highway bars, the floorboards can only be lowered to the middle set of holes on the aeromach bracket, that gives you about 3/4'' down and 1/2'' forward. This is noticeable, but not as much as I would like. Also, the floorboards aren't at the same position - the shifter side actually touches the highway bar, while the brake side board has about 1/8'' clearance. It seems that some people have different results.
 

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Had mine for 2 months now. They work fine no issues. But the Chief has no crash bars. My favorite accessory.
 

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Not sure of what @BORN2XCELL did for a mod, pics would be nice, but stock with highway bars, the floorboards can only be lowered to the middle set of holes on the aeromach bracket, that gives you about 3/4'' down and 1/2'' forward. This is noticeable, but not as much as I would like. Also, the floorboards aren't at the same position - the shifter side actually touches the highway bar, while the brake side board has about 1/8'' clearance. It seems that some people have different results.
We have a kit ready to go if anyone wants to put their crash bars back on. All the indian models have the same frame so it works on them all except the scout. If interested email me at [email protected]. My bars have been back on for months now but i love the lowered floorbiards
 
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