2018/2019 Harley Davidson Softail saddlebag installation guide
With a new purchase there always are new things to learn; things can get complicated especially if it needs to be installed on something. Usually instruction booklets are not really straightforward; filled with missunderstandable passages that would be difficult to follow even by the most expert of us. Here is, in a couple of steps, how to install a saddlebag on 2019 softail easily and safely on a motorcycle.
If you are not accustomed with this kind of works, please contact an Harley Davidson shop.
Installation of a saddlebag on sofatil 2018/2019
Remove all fender origina bolts
To do so, on some models, is important to keep the fender back bracket in posizion
Place washers on the provided bolts and insert them into the bag holes
Apply other two washers on the outside and place both spacers (The longer spacer needs to be placed on the bolt near the seat, and the shorter spacer needs to be placed on the bolt near the blinker)
On motorcycles equipped with detachable sissybar use the sissybar bushings instead of the provided spacers
Place the bag on the original fender (Some models require you to hold the bracket in place)
Tight both bolts and close the bag
Large bags installation requires a supplied spacer on these models:
- Low Rider
- Street Bob
- Fat Bob
- Fat Boy
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After tightening the bolts your bag is ready for use.
Installing a saddlebag on the 2018/2019 Softail models is easy and intuitive, but in the event that you encounter problems during installation we advise you to visit the site or contact us immediately.
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