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I was wondering if the forward control layout for the fury was unique or if it was highly similar to the vtx 1300, 1800 or the shadow sabre. I was looking at my VLX shadow and they looked kind of similar.

I want to get forward controls fairly soon and am trying to open up more options rather than what accutronix and Supreme legends has. I figured if another bike had enough in common on the forwards i could check drag specialties, Jardine, and a few of the other companies to see what all i liked and try finding something that will keep me very happy
 

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Going to bed, hate homework... here you go... Which one is which? Also, they are both different... ;)

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"Honda Street Chopper, Honda Street Cruisers." Honda.com: Official Site of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. American Honda Motor Co. Web. 25 Mar. 2010. <http://www.honda.com/>.
 

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rt is fury left is 1300, the 1800 looks closer. wonder if clueless would have a clue
 

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I want to get forward controls fairly soon and am trying to open up more options rather than what accutronix and Supreme legends has. I figured if another bike had enough in common on the forwards i could check drag specialties, Jardine, and a few of the other companies to see what all i liked and try finding something that will keep me very happy[/QUOTE]

Good luck I don't think your going to find anything to solve your dilemma unless you are willing to spend a min. of $600 for a complete set of controls. I have also always had on all my bikes an inexpensive set of control brackets that simply move all of your existing controls and pegs forward 2" to 4" for the small cost of about $150. Forward control brackets are available for most bikes and I thought that this would be one of the first modifications that would be available for the fury and that I would make. I am surprised and disappointed they not available but it seems there is a lot more profit in selling you a complete set of forward controls rather than just a couple of brackets that could move your existing controls forward and accomplish the same trick.
 

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I want to get forward controls fairly soon and am trying to open up more options rather than what accutronix and Supreme legends has. I figured if another bike had enough in common on the forwards i could check drag specialties, Jardine, and a few of the other companies to see what all i liked and try finding something that will keep me very happy

Good luck I don't think your going to find anything to solve your dilemma unless you are willing to spend a min. of $600 for a complete set of controls. I have also always had on all my bikes an inexpensive set of control brackets that simply move all of your existing controls and pegs forward 2" to 4" for the small cost of about $150. Forward control brackets are available for most bikes and I thought that this would be one of the first modifications that would be available for the fury and that I would make. I am surprised and disappointed they not available but it seems there is a lot more profit in selling you a complete set of forward controls rather than just a couple of brackets that could move your existing controls forward and accomplish the same trick.
Dave, this is what I am having shipped to my house now, might want to check it out... it's a slick way of adding highway bars to your ride and extending it, and still having the security of the controls never being out of your reach. Plus, the reason I didn't go with Xoprodox for the pegs is that I wanted safety when riding in all weathers, and chrome under my feet in rain makes me nervous just thinking about it. Plus, I don't think they'll detract from the Fury's look and may even add to it... We'll see I suppose



What they look like on a bike:



I will post a pic of mine when I get them on and installed.
 

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i thought i saw a set of the brackets at a show a while back dave, they were roughly 200 which i felt was a ripoff. They were spraypainted black and just bent to offset out a little more, it was like 1/8th inch steel, cut in like an I shape, then but on a brake to bend in a zigzag pattern, and drilled out.
 

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i thought i saw a set of the brackets at a show a while back dave, they were roughly 200 which i felt was a ripoff. They were spraypainted black and just bent to offset out a little more, it was like 1/8th inch steel, cut in like an I shape, then but on a brake to bend in a zigzag pattern, and drilled out.
Ya that sounds like a cheap knock off and hopefully as time goes on somebody will recognised the demand for such an item and they will make a nice well built polished or chrome set for the fury. I think James my have the best idea for now and we will see how he makes out the with that style of pegs. I have found it a lot better on the long rides now that I have changed my pegs and gone with the kuryakyn switch blades and now have a place to rest the heel.
 

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Ya that sounds like a cheap knock off and hopefully as time goes on somebody will recognised the demand for such an item and they will make a nice well built polished or chrome set for the fury. I think James my have the best idea for now and we will see how he makes out the with that style of pegs. I have found it a lot better on the long rides now that I have changed my pegs and gone with the kuryakyn switch blades and now have a place to rest the heel.
What i have found is the right shoes (noticed yesterday) help alot, I have a pair that are kinda light weight, but have the arch area notched out, it grabs right there on the peg so my legs kinda just lay there. I just get a little bunched up at times and think a 3/1 stretch would be alot more comfy. I think today im going to wash the bike do some brainstorming, ride over to the harley shop since the only local non harley shop is a ripoff and our chopper shops are outragous on prices.
 

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The forward control brackets are such a simple device but they make a world of difference. Every time I have purchased a set in the past I say the same thin why didn't I think of that. I think a nicely made chrome set for this style bike will bring in a large demand especially given the alternative cost for a complete set of controls. Hopefully something will come out in the future.
 

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The forward control brackets are such a simple device but they make a world of difference. Every time I have purchased a set in the past I say the same thin why didn't I think of that. I think a nicely made chrome set for this style bike will bring in a large demand especially given the alternative cost for a complete set of controls. Hopefully something will come out in the future.
All it needs is an extender plate and longer levers on each side, CBFury has it done on his bike, why are all these manufacturer's going balls, all out 110% on the forward controls is beyond me. Sure, do I like the 800$ forward controls, you betcha... but seriously, there isn't enough aluminum, steel, chrome and R&D time into those things to account for such an outrageous price.

Least give us some levers that will go onto our stock rides that have some kind of design, so we don't have to have a flat piece of bar for them... They try to purdy up the Fury to their standards and forget the average American Plummer Joe out there, just wanting to add simple modifications to their bikes... Ugggg, these guys kill some sometimes!!! Seriously, offer us some new lever bars for like 100-200$ (for the set), in all size ranges with some designs on it and call it a day! Freagin people...

Hey Tony_fury, did ya tell LAC to do just that? Make some purdy levers for this bike... ??? Hope so...

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All it needs is an extender plate and longer levers on each side, CBFury has it done on his bike, why are all these manufacturer's going balls, all out 110% on the forward controls is beyond me. Sure, do I like the 800$ forward controls, you betcha... but seriously, there isn't enough aluminum, steel, chrome and R&D time into those things to account for such an outrageous price.

Least give us some levers that will go onto our stock rides that have some kind of design, so we don't have to have a flat piece of bar for them... They try to purdy up the Fury to their standards and forget the average American Plummer Joe out there, just wanting to add simple modifications to their bikes... Ugggg, these guys kill some sometimes!!! Seriously, offer us some new lever bars for like 100-200$ (for the set), in all size ranges with some designs on it and call it a day! Freagin people...

Hey Tony_fury, did ya tell LAC to do just that? Make some purdy levers for this bike... ??? Hope so...

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RSS I have an idea, but would be cheaper if a MFG or chromer could do it then sell to us. If they bent a new lever for the brake to allow clearance around the frame and had it where we could add our own peg, drilled out a basic chrome plate where we would have a 3/1 stretch or so, then we could get the pegs Forward Control Folding Pegs (189 for that) and the gears side we would just need a plate drilled out for the peg and shifter mount, and shift linkage.

Brake lever would have to be stock for the inside part that hits the master cyl, then the arm is what they would have to change with a different angle coming off sleve that it mounts with, and the kicked out bend to get around the frame

The kit would amount to brake lever, shift linkage, and 2 plates
 

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Think you missed the part where I said I didn't want chrome pegs... but, also here is a pic of what they did to CBFury's ride and wouldn't take freagin 800$ to do it... See the extender plate? See the lever is a little longer? That is all these freagin guys have to do, again... not 110-120%, we would settle for 80-90% capability... Add some lever that have a little style or shape to them, and voila... done... this was L&R Extreme Forward Controls btw, think he gave up on the project for some reason?





 

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Nice find James!! That is exactly what I was talking about and have always been able to purchase for other bikes in the past. A couple of forward control brackets just like what you have shown in the photo and it moves you existing pegs and controls forward a couple of inches. Once you ride with a set of these babies you wonder how you ever rode without them. You are so right about the cost of a complete set of forward controls and this is all you need. These could be a big seller and when I purchased them my VTX and my VLX they were about $150 and they came with just a couple simple linkage extension to move the clutch & brake linkage out.
 

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it would work, but im not too much of a fan, it isnt quite clean enough for me. With the idea i mentioned i just used those pegs as an example, since they include the clevis mount (and brake peg, to mount gear peg you could cut and drill like you and others did). You could take any clevis mount that fits whatever hole size they would use and add whatever pegs fit that mount.

If they sold my plate idea with a brake lever and shift linkage it would probably run about 150-200+ cost of whatever pegs you would want or could afford at that time. (A hd shift linkage since that is first i could find is $35ish, the Clevis mount is about $25, and brake lever should run about $75) which would leave at a $200 price tag about $65 for the plates) since they can probably get the parts at a cheaper price, and for me since i would look at different options for the clevis to allow more of a flow with whatever pegs i would pick i would be willing to spend $200 on just plates, linkage and brake lever allowing them an $85 margin (using retail prices, for a layout i would be content with) to cut, drill and chrome a set of plates
 

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Nice find James!! That is exactly what I was talking about and have always been able to purchase for other bikes in the past. A couple of forward control brackets just like what you have shown in the photo and it moves you existing pegs and controls forward a couple of inches. Once you ride with a set of these babies you wonder how you ever rode without them. You are so right about the cost of a complete set of forward controls and this is all you need. These could be a big seller and when I purchased them my VTX and my VLX they were about $150 and they came with just a couple simple linkage extension to move the clutch & brake linkage out.
Thanks... yea, I kept bugging Shane for the longest time, wondering if these were ever going to come out... nothing, maybe if we all bug him enough http://lrextreme.com/ , since he has the plates molded now... maybe he would change his mind, don't think he knows what kind of a following the Fury has now... Just a thought though...
 

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Man I think he could make a fortune and I will place an order now if he decides to do it. I am dead serious about the added comfort that couple of inches gives to your ride and once you have had it them it is very hard to live without. I had this on the top of list of things I wanted when I first bought the fury and was so disappointed to find no one made them and my only other choice is like you said $800 set of controls.
 

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Man I think he could make a fortune and I will place an order now if he decides to do it. I am dead serious about the added comfort that couple of inches gives to your ride and once you have had it them it is very hard to live without. I had this on the top of list of things I wanted when I first bought the fury and was so disappointed to find no one made them and my only other choice is like you said $800 set of controls.
If you have some good machining ability or know somebody that has some cool machines, you can order the plates and fab some extensions yourself, would just have to either find pieces to weld into the levers to make them longer or make the whole thing yourself.

Here's a price quote for some aluminum:

 

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Good info. James but I am sure someone will be smart enough to recognize the the demand for them in the near future and will produce a set and capitalise on the market to sell them and then I'll pick up a set.
 

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I agree with you Dave, someone could make some coin on that idea and the cost would be minimal, I would think. Some of the simplest mods have the best margins.

Since were on the topic of Forward Controls, is there anyone running the Fuggin Air Intake and Accutronix controls on here? I’m trying to get an idea of how the two go together. I am a little concerned about my knee hitting the intake.
 
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