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Author Topic: Do 350 rear fenders fit 500's (easily?)  (Read 2916 times)

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Do 350 rear fenders fit 500's (easily?)
« on: December 08, 2007, 09:06:02 PM »
They have them for sale in the re catalogue. Has anybody done this yet? They look great. It looks to me as though the fender stays are different.

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Re: Do 350 rear fenders fit 500's (easily?)
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2007, 10:36:32 PM »
The 350 fenders do look great on a 500. To change to 350 fenders on a 500 you will need new shorter fender stays. To change out the rear you should get new mudguard carriers although I am told that it is no big deal to drill a couple of holes in the 350 rear fenders to make them fit.

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Re: Do 350 rear fenders fit 500's (easily?)
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2007, 09:30:37 PM »
Sounds encouraging coming from an administrator. I emailed the store ,as they ask you to when ordering fenders of a specific color (black) , and asked if the 350 stays are in stock also. so we'll see.

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Re: Do 350 rear fenders fit 500's (easily?)
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2007, 11:52:53 AM »
Well its done, $211 for everything , painted and pinstriped fender, the stays, even the hardware. Thats about what a rear tire for a ducati costs. AMAZING

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Re: Do 350 rear fenders fit 500's (easily?)
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2007, 03:44:50 PM »
How did it turn out? Any pics?

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Re: Do 350 rear fenders fit 500's (easily?)
« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2007, 08:32:45 PM »
They called and told me that did not have the fender, This was after I  called the order in as they request at the website, To "make sure its available" Oh well 4 weeks
' gives me some time to mount the Lucas plateholder and rear signals. came up with this "strut end mount" the other day. The bracket goes in the tube like a bar end mirror.  see pics

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Re: Do 350 rear fenders fit 500's (easily?)
« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2008, 10:56:03 PM »
you should get new mudguard carriers

I ordered a set of the blemished 350 fenders from the clearance section. What are mudguard carriers?

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Re: Do 350 rear fenders fit 500's (easily?)
« Reply #7 on: January 01, 2009, 12:30:01 AM »
you should get new mudguard carriers

I ordered a set of the blemished 350 fenders from the clearance section. What are mudguard carriers?

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They are the black tubular things that the fender (mudguard in the UK) is bolted to.
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Re: Do 350 rear fenders fit 500's (easily?)
« Reply #8 on: January 01, 2009, 08:43:08 AM »
Does anyone have any photos of the 350 rear fender with the 500 mudguard carriers? I like the deep look of the front fender, but am becoming concerned about the look of the rear.

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