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On my 750 mirrors I had a great view of my shoulders but almost nothing behind me. I purchased Harley Black Mirror Extension Kit - 56000042 which was not meant for the 750. Needed to do some modifications to make it work. There are bolts provided to attach through the hand levers. The 750 does not have through holes. I purchased 5/16-24 x 1" grade 8 steel bolts to replace the through hole bolts. The threaded shaft of the mirror was too long for the extension so I purchased some grade 8 5/32 nuts and drilled them out to use as spacers. I painted the nuts and bolts black as I could not find blackened material.

This all worked great as I now have a much better field of view.
 

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Too bad you spent money on that extender first and now will have to go with the bar end mirrors as well. I think the bar end mirrors are the way to go. I think they match the style of the bike best.
 

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"Shoulder mirrors" are an HD specialty, just like their wooden seats. HD makes a lot of money selling parts they should have installed to begin with.
Glad you got your mirror situation sorted out.
Fortunately for them they created a lifestyle around their brand and were smart enough to do this, but of course it sucks for us.
 

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Too bad you spent money on that extender first and now will have to go with the bar end mirrors as well. I think the bar end mirrors are the way to go. I think they match the style of the bike best.
Does Harley or some after-market supplier make bar end mirrors for the Street 750?
 

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There are Chinese knock-offs of the Harley mirror extensions available of eBay for $12.99. As already indicated, you will have to replace the hardware with 5/16x24x1 button-head bolts, 5/16 split washers, 5/16x25 cap nuts, and 5/16 x 1/4 spacers.
 

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They're OK

They look and work 'OK'. By that I mean they make the mirrors work better, but not perfect. They look a little like a kluge, but you don't notice them after a while. Incidentally, you don't need all that hardware unless you put them on backwards (swapped end-to-end). The button head bolt that is supplied is too long and can be cut off (with a dremel tool or hack saw) or replaced.
 
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