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Where did you get your aftermarket rear highway bars. The OEM ones from Indian are very expensive and I have read numerous posts that several of you have bought aftermarket bars. Did they fit correctly? I have read some reviews on Ebay that a couple of sellers have a very bad reputation and I would like to avoid them. Also when you bought yours did it come with the mounting hardware?

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Revrent - Did you get my response? Check your first post about the bars.
 

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I would also like to see people's opinions and responses. I would like a set of rear bars for my Chieftain too. The Indian branded set is $399.99 CAD. I am not sure why they would be so expensive. It's crazy!
 

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I bought a set from Amazon for around $90. Here's a set for even less.

https://www.amazon.com/XMT-MOTO-Mot...keywords=indian+motorcycle+highway+bars&psc=1

Mine are every bit as good, IMHO, as the Indian OEM bars. I can't tell any difference, and they are robust and well made.

I can't remember if they came with the bolts, but the bolts in the covers that come on the bike would work just fine.
Wow! That's an awesome deal. The exact same product from the same seller is $213.99 on Amazon Canada. Even with the exchange and duties etc., if they will let me order them from Amazon US, they would be half that price. I will give it a go. Thanks for the tip - I always forget to check Amazon US!

EDIT: I ordered these. $50.50 for shipping so the total was $114.49 USD so far.
 

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Wow! That's an awesome deal. The exact same product from the same seller is $213.99 on Amazon Canada. Even with the exchange and duties etc., if they will let me order them from Amazon US, they would be half that price. I will give it a go. Thanks for the tip - I always forget to check Amazon US!
And I thought we were the ones with all the tariffs! ;)
 

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And I thought we were the ones with all the tariffs! ;)
Nope. The US has nothing on Canada when it comes to tariffs - at least those imposed on its own citizens! I would hazard to say that Canada is one of the most self-tariffed countries in the world. Canada hates its citizens buying anything from outside the country and does everything in its power to stop it. It's ridiculous.
 

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Nope. The US has nothing on Canada when it comes to tariffs - at least those imposed on its own citizens! I would hazard to say that Canada is one of the most self-tariffed countries in the world. Canada hates its citizens buying anything from outside the country and does everything in its power to stop it. It's ridiculous.
When my son was in grad school in Scotland we wanted to buy him one of those new-fangled (at the time) Kindle Fires. The ones on Amazon UK were about twice as much as the ones on Amazon US. We got the bright idea of buying it here and shipping it over. It sat in customs for three months and they charged me another $120. :(
 
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I bought mine from Amazon, brand TCMT and they cost me $131.99 shipped. I just looked them up and they are now $89.99 with free shipping. They came with the fasteners and instructions. No issues with the fit or chrome.
 

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I bought mine from Amazon, brand TCMT and they cost me $131.99 shipped. I just looked them up and they are now $89.99 with free shipping. They came with the fasteners and instructions. No issues with the fit or chrome.
I bought the same brand, which looked and worked perfectly. They come with mounting bolts, but check the threads, because my hole threads were a different pitch than the mounting bolts.
 

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Update: I got the rear highway bars from US Amazon today. The product with shipping and exchange from USD was $154 CAD. I did not get dinged with any duties or other customs charges (which is interesting considering what's been in the news lately on tariffs between Canada and the US!).

The bars installed easily with the included chrome hardware. They look great and now I have some protection for my saddle bags in case.....well, I'm not going to even say it!
 

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Checkout my rear crash bars. Note the additional horizontal protection. These bars are "fat bars". They are larger in diameter than the Indian ones or any other ones I have seen. I never use bags but they are designed to be used with them. I just like the added protection and the shinny fat look. They match my front "fat" crash bars. I got them from Aeromach and they were a lot cheaper than the Indians ones.
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Update: I got the rear highway bars from US Amazon today. The product with shipping and exchange from USD was $154 CAD. I did not get dinged with any duties or other customs charges (which is interesting considering what's been in the news lately on tariffs between Canada and the US!).

The bars installed easily with the included chrome hardware. They look great and now I have some protection for my saddle bags in case.....well, I'm not going to even say it!
 

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No, they can't hear you, they have those $200 'Pinnacle' foam plugs in their ears.
And $500.00 air cleaners and $10.00 FOB batteries.
 

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Exactly! I saved about $250, so now I am looking for some highway pegs! ;-)
I'm not trying to drum up business, but I've got a set of Kuryakyn Longhorn pegs I'd let go for about half price. PM me if interested. They're just gathering dust.
 
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