View Full Version : Heat Shield Information Needed

04-28-2011, 11:00 PM
Just managed to score a new set of old school pipes for an 86 Harley FXR and they look sweet. They are part number 4MSS-71340 and I'm wondering what the part number (and availability) would be for a set of matching heat shields.

If I cannot find them then I am happy to make a set up, but would prefer to OEM version over the work involved in making my own ones.



04-29-2011, 07:48 AM
Most of the stainless systems did not have shields-that one included, you are on your own to fab some up.

04-30-2011, 04:45 AM
Thanks for that...

Quick question. if the pipes are 1.75 inches diameter (for example) are shields normally from the same diameter or are they actually a size larger than the pipe they are covering? It will help me to order the right pipe stock.

I have a TIG welder so adding brackets etc should not be too hard. Once i learn to weld stainless...lol


05-02-2011, 07:01 AM
Our current 1.75" headpipes have heatshields made from 2.0" tubing.