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I'm in need of a new outer primary cover for my Nightster. V-twin man. Has one to fit and I'm wondering if anyone has any experience with them and their product. Any feedback would be appreciated.
 
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I have been buying vintage reproduction parts from vendors that sell V-twin parts and have been satisfied with the quality and fitment.
 
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The dealership I worked at only ordered from them when no other options were available and only if the customer insisted.

We had more fitment/quality issues than I even care to discuss.

Buy new from Harley or find a used one.
 
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You may want to check out Paughco, Inc. www.paughco.com
 
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Back in the day, there was Ted's V-Twin. Now we have V-Twin . . . aka Taiwan Ted's. LAST RESORT ONLY!!!!
 
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Always get Harley Davidson OEM first if and when available..

I just installed dual crossovers on my 71 FLH....I first bought Paughco 735-1. Had crossover alignment issues so Paughco replaced it with a new set...but still had alignment issues. I then bought V-Twin Manufacturing dual crossovers 29-1101 and the alignment was fine although not perfect. Both were good quality pipes,
 

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There was a shop called Ted Cycle Shed in Vails Gate, New York. We went there for OEM Knucklehead and Panhead parts back in the early 1970's.
 
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What's wrong with eBay? Get an OEM take-off for cheap, not one made in China.
 
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Chinese parts have been getting a bad rap from American and European markets...I understand the sentiment if it was way back, when they were producing cheap 2-wheelers for developing countries which was financially profitable for them.

However in recent times, OEM representatives of American, British, Japanese and European motorcycle marques have admitted to utilizing Chinese precision parts. In fact, BMW employed a Chinese manufacturer to produce some of BMW's OEM engines and now produce whole units.

That being said, I have used China parts on my 2011 XL1200L and never had issues with them. I know you don't give a rats a$$......however for my shovel, I use only OEM or USA reproductions if I can help it. .
 

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What's wrong with eBay? Get an OEM take-off for cheap, not one made in China.
The last one I bought off of eBay came with some really nice custom stripped bolt holes.
 

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