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  • Turtle Posts: 24
    Mackay Qld
    Stock Poster Turtle
    07 Nov 2019 09:40 PM
    Anyone have any issue with risers bought from ya local HD dealer where the chrome started blistering? I bought a set of 6" risers for the 2018 FXLR and within 3 months they started pitting or blistering. I took them back and got replacement under warranty only to have the second set do the same. The manufacturer supposedly told the dealer it was a maintenance issue. If it was then why isn't the other chrome from OEM doing similar! HD Forums Australia - Risers corrosion a.jpg

  • Ken in Cairns Posts: 581
    Cairns FNQ
    Performance Poster Ken in Cairns
    08 Nov 2019 11:12 AM
    I have the 4 inch curved ones, and chrome is mint still, going on two years old now.

  • Turtle Posts: 24
    Mackay Qld
    Stock Poster Turtle
    09 Nov 2019 03:57 AM
    A mate has similar 4" pullback risers and no problem. 
  • Turtle Posts: 24
    Mackay Qld
    Stock Poster Turtle
    21 Dec 2019 05:15 PM
    I got a second set of risers same brand, distributor and style and same issue. HD Mackay offered a refund which I accepted. The folks [including the HD Mackay] that have looked at the risers have all agreed it is pour quality chrome work on them, except the distributor who says it was maintenance issue. I now have a borrowed set on the bike that were bought around 2000 and they show very little wearing or chrome peel. Thanks, Noddy.
  • keith Posts: 1884
    Perth West Aust {SOR}
    Motor Head keith
    27 Dec 2019 10:54 PM
    Had similar on my deluxe, more comfortable riding long distance. No issues with the chrome.
  • paulybronco Posts: 12308
    Forum Legend paulybronco
    28 Dec 2019 10:41 AM
    Typical Harley for blaming others for sourcing shit components.  The ACCC needs to move on to the bike industry to start pulling a few manufacturers into line with gettng them to abide by the consumer laws of the land.
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