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Forward controls?
 

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Side hack.
 

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I'm piecing this bike together from scratch, I have very little history on the frame. My 94 Fatboy doesn't have the loop, I've got a friend checking his 87 to see if he has it. The loop has a couple notches top and bottom on the back side, looks like whatever goes there isn't supposed to turn. Yes Gator, LOL I have the engine.
 

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Just Ride
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What Schmidtys said
 

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That is the mount boss for the oil filter adapter.
 

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Just Ride
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It's the suicide horn rod mounting hole.
 

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Here ya go, this pic aint from the web, it`s from my garage...

It is the best mount scenario for an oil filter, plenty of room.

It works and made changing the filter easy, so the MoCo fixed it in `92.....
 

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Nice. Moved it from under the trans case. Good idea !
 

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That is the Softail oil filter adapter setup that was used through the `91 model year. They should have never changed it...
 

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Oops, my bad ...so we've been talking about Softails have we ? !!!
The touring models had the filter mounted under the trans housing just ahead of the rear tire.
 

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First time I've ever seen that .
 
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