Bottom Of The Fork Bracket, What Is It For?


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Bottom Of The Fork Bracket, What Is It For?

Postby patbrandon1 » Fri Apr 27, 2012 3:27 am



Another what is it. The photo below shows a bracket on the bottom of my forks of my Goldwing 1982 GL1100i, There is one on each side. Just curious to see if anyone has an idea of what they are/were for. My only guess is maybe a reflector? I would like to maybe utilize them if it is a good thing. Thanks for your time.
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Re: Bottom Of The Fork Bracket, What Is It For?

Postby SteveB123 » Fri Apr 27, 2012 5:30 am

Is that hole on top threaded? I think it's an aftermarket mount, maybe for lights.
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Re: Bottom Of The Fork Bracket, What Is It For?

Postby WingAdmin » Fri Apr 27, 2012 7:01 am

I've never seen a bracket mounted using the axle pinch bolts before...I think that would make me a bit nervous, to be truthful. Those bolts are awfully important. :)

But I would agree, I would guess it was for a light of some kind.

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Re: Bottom Of The Fork Bracket, What Is It For?

Postby virgilmobile » Fri Apr 27, 2012 7:30 am

Yes,I had a set on mine when I bought it.They were 2" x 2" yellow marker lights in a rusting chrome housing.I promptly discarded them to leave the bike stock.The bracket didn't affect the pinch plate either.




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