Originally Posted by GoreWound
from what I've been picking up around here, the real issue is where the support arm mounts to the fender itself. If that connection lets go, the support bar becomes a 'sudden destructive emergency brake'
I think that welding or otherwise reinforcing that joint is fairly simple, but a must.
GW, If the fender lets go, it follows the wheel around and jams up an' bam. Face plant. Really, really hurts. Really, really hurts. Most often the little "L" bracket gives way after failing.
Lots of ideas around on how to shore em up. They will try and kill you. Dang traitors!