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Old 05-15-2009, 05:54 PM   #1
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Cheap, Easy Mod for the Doors Off Guys (and Gals)

Cheap Harley Davidson rear passenger footpegs, (mine were spares, but they're cheap on ebay) and $1.34 of Lowe's hardware. Now cruisin' w/ the doors off is even more cool and comfy.


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Old 05-15-2009, 06:10 PM   #2
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Now that's cool. I already have the harley mirror, i never thought about the pegs. Nice thinking! Are they the foldable ones.

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Old 05-15-2009, 06:12 PM   #3
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Dunno what you mean by foldable. They're stock Dyna/Sportster rear footpegs. Now, they can rotate in and out, but I have them locked down pretty tight so to fight the urge to rock the peg forwards and back and eventually loosen it up.
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Old 05-15-2009, 06:46 PM   #4
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The highway pegs fold up.
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Old 05-15-2009, 06:54 PM   #5
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i don't hang my feet out the door, but if i did i guess this is a good foot peg, i have seen others but this looks better than them
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Old 05-15-2009, 08:04 PM   #6
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i have a wing nut on the bottom of mine. its a easy take on and off
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Old 05-15-2009, 08:08 PM   #7
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i have a wing nut on the bottom of mine. its a easy take on and off
I thought about that, but do they make them as big around as my bolts are? I've only seen them for smaller bolts. (?) Anywho, I stuck w/ this since my doors are basically off until November anyways.
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Old 05-15-2009, 08:30 PM   #8
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thats funny because I was driving today with my foot out the door resting on the slider and was thinking about some sort of foot mount or peg and then I see your mod. Ill be stopping at the Harley dealer tomorrow to grab a pair. Good write up.
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Old 05-16-2009, 04:13 AM   #9
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Damn that a good idea, I have some extra pegs in the garage. When I get back home after this business trip I am doing this.
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Old 05-16-2009, 02:18 PM   #10
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This is a great idea! I love it.
Nice write up.
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Old 05-16-2009, 03:28 PM   #11
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i just run the set of footpegs off of dpg offroad.. my exs dad did install harley footpegs on his wrangler tho
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Old 05-16-2009, 03:52 PM   #12
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Good idea. Thanks for sharing.
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I just rest my foot on the hinge of the door. Call me crazy.
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I just rest my foot on the hinge of the door. Call me crazy.
OK, you're crazy.
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Old 05-21-2009, 10:17 PM   #15
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I loved the idea so I went on eBay bought 2 pegs for 6.45$ (plus shipping) and I can't wait until the weather is nice again! The pegs look just like yours too!
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I just rest my foot on the hinge of the door. Call me crazy.
I do this Im crazy too.
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Old 05-21-2009, 10:40 PM   #17
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someone on here did this last summer or the one before with fold up pegs. I think its a super cool mod. wish I could have done it on mine before I got rid of it cause I never had the doors on in the summer.
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I either rest my foot on the hinge, or just let it hang...I know I'm crazy
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I either rest my foot on the hinge, or just let it hang
+1

Anyone have any ideas for an arm rest for when I take the doors off?
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I like hanging my foot out the door but the wind blows my shorts up and my manties show.

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Anyone have any ideas for an arm rest for when I take the doors off?
Tube doors.


I used to put my feet on the hinge too, but I got tired of WD40 and rust stains on the backs of my shoes... that's what made me decide to do this mod.
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I like hanging my foot out the door but the wind blows my shorts up and my manties show.

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I just rest my foot on the hinge of the door. Call me crazy.
U r crazee
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A peg gifted to me to figure out how to put it on my heep. Think it is a Harley Peg but I'm not sure. It is a little big to fit into the door hinge I think.
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Levisnoss, If you take the far right part of that peg off (the part without rubber) and you get an extended bolt, it should fit through just fine..
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+1 . Take off the bracket and just use the peg. Sweet. Looks like a Kuryakyn ISO peg.
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i made my peg out of stuff that was just laying around the shop on friday. i used a lance handle from a pressure washer wand, a 3.5" shoulder bolt, 3 flat washers, a lock washer, and a nut. total cost $0. if these things are not just laying around then the total cost would be about $7.






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What could you make with a paper clip, bubble gum, and some duck tape?
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a mess, and one pisses off dog.
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Hey, I like the underside mount. Good idea!

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