Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

FAQ

General

1.Which is easier to maintain: Polished or Chrome?

2. What do I do if my chrome chips or peels?

3. What kind of warranty does Supreme Legends offer with their product?

4. How easy is it to install Supreme Legends products on my bike?

Forward Controls

1. How do I know if Supreme Legends forward controls will fit my bike?

2. What finishes can I order my controls in?

3. Do Supreme Legends forward controls come with foot pegs?

4. Does mounting hardware come with my forward controls?

5. What is the difference between the Classic and Pro-Smooth forward controls?

6. My bike model has a designation other than FXST, but I know it's a Softail?

7. My bike model has a designation other than Dyna, but I know it's a Dyna?

8. My bike model has a designation other than FXR, but I know it's a FXR?

9. My bike is a Touring (FL) model; do your forward controls fit my bike?

10. My bike is a custom Hardtail, Softail, Chopper, etc.  Which application do I need?

11. Does Supreme Legends make forward controls for Sportsters?

12. My bike is a late model Indian. Which application do I need?

13. I own a metric cruiser. Do you make controls for these bikes?

14. Can I get replacement parts for my forward controls?

15. Can I get 2" extended forward controls?

16. What about 3" extended forward controls?

17. Are the Premium forward controls available in extended models?

18. How do I know if I need extended forward controls?

19. Do you offer folding front foot pegs?

20. Can I replace the: front foot pegs, shifter toe peg and/or brake toe peg?

21. Can I change the position of the shifter & brake arms?

22. Do you offer matching rear/passenger pegs and/or grips?

23. Tell me about the master cylinder you use with your forward controls.

24. Why doesn't Supreme Legends supply the brake line and shift linkage?

25. Do Supreme Legends forward controls use bearings or bushings?

26. I can't seem to maintain pressure in my master cylinder after I bleed the
brake system. Is there something wrong with the unit?

General

1. Which is easier to maintain: Polished or Chrome?

Polished:

First, Supreme Legends polishes our products to a show quality, chrome-like luster. To achieve this finish, we use multiple polishing compounds and only ship the items when we are completely satisfied with the finish. Please keep in mind, polished forward controls do take more time & effort to keep that high luster appearance. We recommend wiping the polished forward controls after each ride with a quality aluminum polish.

Chrome:

Supreme Legends chromes all products prior to assembly. We hold our quality of chrome to the highest standards and guarantee you will be impressed by the finish. To keep your products looking brand new, we recommend that you simply wipe down all chrome components with a damp cloth after every ride.

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2. What do I do if my chrome chips or peels?

Supreme Legends offers an 18 month limited warranty on chrome. In the event you have any problems with your chrome, simply return the forward controls to us. If the chrome is determined to be flawed due to a manufacturing defect, we will replace it free of charge. If however, the chrome was damaged as a result of a road hazard, poor maintenance or some other circumstance, Supreme Legends will not be responsible for repair or replacement.

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3. What kind of warranty does Supreme Legends offer with their product?

All products manufactured by Supreme Legends come with an 18 month manufacturing defect warranty. In the event your product is found to have a defect, we reserve the right to replace or repair the item according to our discretion. Please contact us at (714) 504-0715 for more extensive information on our warranty policy.

In the event your product was not manufactured by Supreme Legends, your product will be warranted in accordance with the original manufacturer's warranty.

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4. How easy is it to install Supreme Legends products on my bike?

Although it is relatively easy to install Supreme Legends products on most bikes, we recommend that you have your local bike shop install all items. Because we do not recommend that our retail customers do their own install, we do not provide instructions for installation. If you have chosen to install your own products and have run into difficulties please contact Supreme Legends and we can provide you with a dealer in your area that may be able to assist you.

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Forward Controls

1. How do I know if Supreme Legends forward controls will fit my bike?

With the exception of Harley-Davidson™ Sportsters, the Classic, Pro-Smooth & Premium controls will fit most Softail's (FXST) Dyna's, and FXR's for years 1958 to present. We have tested our product on most models. To ensure proper fit of Supreme Legends forward controls, we must know the make, model & year of your bike. While exceptions may exist, we have made every effort in designing our products to be as universal in application as possible.

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2. What finishes can I order my forward controls in?

We offer our Classic & Pro-Smooth forward controls in polished, chrome & anodized finishes.

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3. Do Supreme Legends forward controls come with foot pegs?

Yes, the controls come complete, as pictured, on the Supreme Legends website.

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4. Does mounting hardware come with my forward controls?

Yes, all our forward controls come complete with mounting bolts.

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5. What is the difference between the Classic and Pro-Smooth forward controls?

Both controls are manufactured using the exact same process. The basic difference is the contoured look & the folding foot pegs that come standard on the Pro-Smooth. All of the edges have rounded radii and most of the hardware has been recessed and/or hidden from immediate view. The folding pegs on the Pro-Smooth extend out approximately 1¾" longer than the fixed/rigid pegs on the Classic. Additionally, the 3 rubber bands on the Pro-Smooth are equal size, whereas the Classic utilizes a center band that is slightly wider than the outer bands.

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6. My bike model has a designation other than FXST, but I know it's a Softail?

We understand that Harley-Davidson has made various Softail models & has created different variations of the FXST designation. However, the mounting bolt patterns are the same for all variations of the Softail, including Fat Boy, from 1984-1999 (3 mounting bolts on the left side, 2 on the right side). All 2000-present Softails, including Fat Boy, utilize a different mounting pattern (3 mounting bolts on either side) from the earlier bikes. All Softail models have the kickstand mounted on the left side forward control. When purchasing a set of forward controls for a 2000-present Softail, a 1999 & earlier kickstand bracket is required to re-mount your factory kickstand.

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7. My bike model a designation other than Dyna, but I know it's a Dyna?

We understand that Harley-Davidson has made various Dyna models & has created different variations of the FXD designation. However, the mounting bolt patterns are the same for all variations of the Dyna models. On this model, the kickstand is mounted to the frame. Both the brake side & shifter side have 2 mounting bolts, spaced 1½" apart, center-to-center.

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8. My bike model has a designation other than FXR, but I know it's a FXR?

We understand that Harley-Davidson has made various FXR models & has created different variations of the FXR designation. However, the mounting bolt patterns are the same for all variations of the FXR models, except for certain year Sturgis models (requires Dyna application). The kickstand is mounted to the frame on all FXR's. Both the brake side & the shifter side have 2 mounting bolts, spaced 2" apart, center-to-center.

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9. My bike is an Touring (FL) model; do your forward controls fit my bike?

We understand that Harley-Davidson has made many Touring models over the years & has created different variations of the FL designation. However, the mounting bolt patterns are the same as FXST’s for all variations of the FL from 1958-1999 (3 mounting bolts on the left side, 2 on the right side). All 2000-present FL's utilize a different mounting pattern from the earlier bikes. All FL models have the kickstand mounted on the left side foot control. Please note, some late model applications may require modification to the mounting points on the bike frame.

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10. My bike is a custom Hardtail, Softail, Chopper, etc??? Which application do I need?

Mostly likely your bike will use a FXST application. Please refer to the previous questions to determine the proper mount for your bike. In the event you are unable to determine the proper fit for you bike, please contact your local dealer or e-mail us at sales@supremelegendsusa.com. We will be happy to respond to your question within 24 hours of receiving your e-mail.

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11. Does Supreme Legends make forward controls for Sportsters?

No, Supreme Legends does not make forward controls for Sportsters. However, we are continue to develop & add exciting new products to our website on a regular basis. Please be sure to check back frequently for updates, news & events.

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12. My bike is a late model Indian. Which application do I need?

All 1999-2003 Indian motorcycles will accept Harley-Davidson FXST, 1999 & under forward controls.

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13. I own a metric cruiser. Do you make controls for these bikes?

Currently we manufacture controls for Yamaha cruisers, including Stryker, Raider, Roadstar, Roadliner, V-Star 1100 andd V-Star 1300; Honda Fury, VTX 1300 and VTX1800, and Victory.

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14. Can I get replacement parts for my forward controls?

Yes, you can obtain any replacement part for your forward controls from Supreme Legends. Simply contact your local dealer for availability or e-mail us with a list of parts needed.

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15. Can I get 2" extended forward controls?

Yes Supreme Legends offers the Classic & Pro-Smooth forward controls in 2" extended models, for all years of FXST, Dyna & FXR. Just be sure to let your dealer know you want extended controls.

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16. What about 3" extended forward controls?

Supreme Legends offers the Classic & Pro-Smooth forward controls in 3" extended models for FXSTs only. Please note: 3" extended controls will not work on Fat Boy and FL models.

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17. Are the Premium forward controls available in extended models?

The Premiums are offered only in standard position for FXST's and only 1½" extended for Dyna's and FXR's. However, 3" extension plates are available for 1999 & earlier FXST's (except Fat Boy).

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18. How do I know if I need extended forward controls?

Supreme Legends recommends that if you are between 6'0" and 6'4", you consider purchasing 2" extended controls forward controls. This will enable you to obtain a more comfortable leg position and thus enjoy a better ride. 3" extended forward controls are recommended for riders over 6'4".

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19. Do you offer folding front foot pegs?

Yes, Supreme Legends offers folding front foot pegs on both the Pro-Smooth & Premium models. The Classic forward controls are not available with folding front foot pegs.

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20. Can I replace the: front foot pegs, shifter toe peg and/or brake toe peg?

Yes, all of the pegs are removable. However, we recommend that you make sure the pegs you are going to use as replacements have the same thread count and bore size as those provided with the forward controls.

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21. Can I change the position of the shifter & brake arms?

Yes & no, both sides can be adjusted on our Classic & Pro-Smooth controls. However, Supreme Legends forward controls are assembled to a very high tolerance and it is not recommended that retail customers disassemble any component of the forward controls for safety reasons. Please have your local bike shop or builder make any adjustments for you.

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22. Do you offer matching rear/passenger pegs and/or grips?

Yes, we have matching rear pegs and grips for each of our controls. Please refer to the corresponding web pages for descriptions & part #'s.

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23. Tell me about the master cylinder you use with your forward controls.

Supreme Legends manufactures the master cylinder housing in-house. We offer a ¾" bore with our Classic & Pro-Smooth forward controls & a 11/16" bore with our Premium controls. The internal components of the master cylinder are standard Harley-Davidson Parts and are easily obtainable from Supreme Legends or your local bike shop. Supreme Legends master cylinders are designed to work with 99.9% of braking systems currently available.

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24. Why doesn't Supreme Legends supply the brake line and shift linkage?

The brake line required for installation varies with bike model and year. Thus, we recommend you consult your local dealer for the proper application. We do not supply a shift linkage with our forward controls because off the dizzying array of options currently on the market. As such, we leave it to the owners discretion to order a standard polished or chrome shift linkage or a designer billet or stainless steel linkage.

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25. Do Supreme Legends forward controls use bearings or bushings?

Supreme Legends has determined that bushings are a far better application on forward controls than bearings. Additionally, Harley-Davidson uses bushings in their stock controls.

Supreme Legends uses a special oil saturated bushing that is guaranteed to last for the life of the forward controls. Bearings are best used in an application where the component rotates in excess of 180 degrees. The application in a forward control rotates less than 10 degrees. Thus, the surface area friction with bushings is distributed over a greater area, causing less stress on the applied area.

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26. I can't seem to maintain pressure in my master cylinder after I bleed the brake system. Is there something wrong with the unit?

Because of the many variables that exist relative to fitting custom parts on your bike, there a few simple steps that need to be taken, to ensure proper brake actuation. First, make sure that the set nut on the brake rod is backed off to allow at least 1" of front-to-back free play in the brake arm. Now, bleed you brakes according to standard procedure. Lastly, once a solid & consistent brake pressure has been achieved, adjust the brake arm free play to your liking.

If your are still having difficulty maintaining pressure, you may have small concentrations of air in the system. Supreme Legends recommends that your local dealer power bleed your line, while following the procedure outlined above.

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