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Forward controls loose after dumping the bike

 
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On my 2011 Forty-Eight, I recently put her down for a short slide and now the clevis that the peg attaches to is loose in the mount. Is there a bushing or something in there that needs to be replaced to fix this? There's a bolt that appears to hold it all together but the bolt is tight and has not moved so the issue appears to be between the clevis and the mount. I'm planning to take it apart to investigate but I'm moving next week so things have been busy around the house.

Second question, does anyone know of a forward control for the brake side that will allow use of a shifter peg instead of the stupid pad? I bought some aftermarket controls that work this way but they're garbage other than allowing the use of matching foot pegs and shifter pegs on both sides.

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You really need to dismantle it first, to assess the actual damage if there is any. It would help if you can post a photo. Which side went down?
 
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If I am reading you correctly the footpeg is wedged in with what HD calls a spring washer. Part #20

http://partsfinder.onlinemicrofiche....STS%20ASSEMBLY

The "bolt" is a clevis pin held in with a circlip.
 
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Something is broke...
 
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If I am reading you correctly the footpeg is wedged in with what HD calls a spring washer. Part #20

http://partsfinder.onlinemicrofiche....STS%20ASSEMBLY

The "bolt" is a clevis pin held in with a circlip.
It's actually part 14 moving around in part 15. I need to replace 14 anyway because a) the sporty has different size ears on the clevis and b) the clevis (14) took damage in the slide. It most recently went down on the shifter side but has been down on the brake side which is also loose but not nearly as bad.
 
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Well as you can see the bolt goes all the way through. It would appear then that the hole in part #14 is possibly elongated or you have damaged the mounting bracket part #15. You can see that you have to remove a circlip after the bolt in order to get the two parts apart.
 
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I'm going to try to get it apart this week and see. With any luck, it'll be the clevis that's damaged since I need to replace them anyway.
 
 


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