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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-21-2014, 12:27 PM Thread Starter
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Broken Highway Light Bar

We had some great weather in St. Louis yesterday. About 30 min. into my ride the light bar dropped to the front fender! The dam light bar broke off. It was just hanging there by the wires. Fortunately I had some parachute cord in the saddle bag to tie it up for the trip home. It appears the quality of the weld between the bar and mounting bracket wasn't first rate. Not much penetration at all. I've disconnected the wires from the headlight bucket and stripped the wires out of the bar. My plan is to re-weld it and hopefully get the bar/bracket re-chromed. I wonder what a minimum charge for chroming is. Have many of you experienced this problem?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-21-2014, 12:41 PM
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A broken OEM light bar does seem to be a common problem for the Road Star.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-10-2014, 09:07 PM
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Maybe I can Help

I am about 30 mins knew to this site so if I am braking rules I am sorry. I Have a OEM light bar off my 2000 I wanted the driving lights so I changed if your interested. Let me know I think would be cheaper then fixing. USPS flat rate shipping I think is $11 make me a offer.
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