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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 02-13-2013, 01:52 PM Thread Starter
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I just installed a set of 2 inch forward control extensions on my bike and am somewhat concerned with how stretched my brake line is. For those that have installed the extensions, does this look normal? Notice the sharp bend....Pic attached
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No, thats not normal...

All I know is that I removed a set of forward controls off my bike that I bought used, and the dealership had to do it, as the brake line had to be cut down - it had been lengthened for the forward controls...

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Loosen the three screws on the lower frame holding the brake line. slide line forward a little to reduce this. then re-tighten the three screws.

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8 ball please tell how this works out for you. I'm thinking of getting 2" extensions also. Thx


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[QUOTE=Eli;123443]8 ball please tell how this works out for you. I'm thinking of getting 2" extensions also. Thx

I loosened the brackets as suggested but this is as good as it got. To be fair there is a little more slack but I am still concerned; I wonder if I should get a brake line extension. Hopefully we can get feedback from others that have done this. I will say it made a huge difference in my riding position, I'm so much more comfortable now. For reference 6'3 w/ 32 inseam.
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Does look a little too tight, but I guess that is the best you can do. Thx for the info and the pics. I will be ordering mine soon.

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ELI..... Hey bro if u or anyone else is thinking about ordering the two inch extension kit.... I have one for sale that I'll give u at a good price. I bought mine from victoryonly.com but decided not to put it on since I want to add the high way bars. It's opened so I cant return it. It's for a 2007 8ball.
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Default Brake line when installing 2 inch forward control extension

I did the 2" on my JP, same deal. Loosen the clamps on the frame and make slack. I've been running mine like that since the beginning of last summer and not had the first problem. No need in spending money on something you don't need.


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Mac.... What do they look like? I was looking at buying chrome ones. I've looked on victoryonly web site before and why are there different prices on 2" chrome extension? One is for $199.99 other for $95.95. Both say chrome, what's the difference? Thx


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Eli.... Mine is the black set. I think it was $99.99. I'd let it go for $50 plus u pay for the shipping. I think the 4 inch extension was where the extra $100 came into play for them.
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