Originally Posted by SLV
The fatboy lo turn signals I bought are rear signals in black. They need to be modified because the side-mount license plate bracket (2013) is sandwiched between the left signal and the fender strut. Because of this, the stock left signal has a shorter stem than the right signal. The fatboy lo has two equal length stems on the signals.
The mod will be to cut the fatboy left signal stem and remove about 3/8" of material. OR. Move the license plat to a different location. (The HD plate relocation is not attractive IMHO.). I like what Wykd and Rob have done with the plate.
Whoa... don't cut anything. You can get those shorter turn signal arms like i used in 1 or 2 inch versions on ebay in black. If you cut the arm it will not fit properly its a tapered unit and if you shorten on on end then that base will be to fat and if cut the other end it will be to skinny.
Move the plate its really ez, I done the hard work and that was finding some place to mount it without modifying the bike itself (no wires cut or holes drilled). Seriously the longest part of the mod after figuring out how to do it was pulling the wiring out and rerunning it and letting the paint dry on the mounting bar. If you think you will run bags then simply make the mounting bar longer and push the plate further toward the end of the swing arm to clear the bag. Thats the beauty of it you can place the place close to the engine or further back this way and run it vertical or horizontal.