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Old 09-05-2012, 12:00 PM   #175
Sock Monkey
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Originally Posted by GanzR View Post
Both of the brackets that attach the accessory running lights fractured within the first 4,000 miles. Replacents are on back order. While on my long ride, both of the mirrors fractured just where the shaft goes into the mirror/signal light assembly within the first 8,000 miles.
Good to know! I thought the new '12 NTX addressed the aux light mount cracking issue by relocating the lights to new dedicated mounts, but it sounds like you have a '12 and they are still cracking??? The brackets they're mounted on look really beefy....I'm amazed they would crack.

Re. the mirrors, I already replaced my stock mirrors with the ones for the Sport and put the indicators back where they the fairing. The Sport mirrors are rock solid, so I don't anticipate any failures with them. The whole mirror/euro signal "kit" is around $100 from MPH in Houston.

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