Speaking of saddlebags.

Charles Scappaticci scapco at ecentral.com
Sat Mar 22 18:53:47 PDT 2008


Swap them out for allens and use a short wrench.  Worked great for me 
back when I had the US OEM bags.

Charles S.

William K Denton wrote:
> I like the OEM bags, too.  The backing plates for the dzus style 
> fittings keep falling off, so I have to zip tie them in place when the 
> bags are off. My only other issue with the OEM bags is that when you 
> relocate the rear blinkers, the bracket that they mount to interferes 
> with any and all attempts at removing two of the rear cowl mounting 
> screws w/o first removing the stalks and the bracket.  The end result is 
> that when you need to get at the battery you have to start by removing 
> the license plate and working forward, which is a real pia 10 minute job.
> Bill in Yardley, PA
> wkdenton at verizon.net
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jeffrey L. Walker" 
> <walkerjl at charter.net>
>> I like the OEM bags.  (++) They look right, (+) they attach securely, (+)
>> don't stick out far, and (+) can handle plenty of weight.  (I've had them
>> loaded with textbooks.) and (+) I like that hard outer shell. 
> .

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