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Saddlebag Lid Latch Spring

Do you have any information on how to change the saddlebag lid latch spring? It looks like the end of the rod is welded. Via Email On an older m/c you will be much better off replacing the entire assembly. Have more questions? Check out our Q&A index page to find some answers.

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Saddlemen Desperado and Drifter bags

The Desperado and The Drifter This isn’t the name of a Cowboy movie or even a country duo. These are the names of some of the most popular saddlebags for Harleys. The Saddlemen Desperado and Drifter lines of bags can be seen on Harleys across the country and it’s because they look great, are durable…

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Harley Saddlebag Mount

Q: Hi Team FMH, I have a 2006 Street Glide, while out on a run last week the 7/16ths bolt sheared off that holds the left rear Harley saddlebag mount (s-shaped ), I went to the local H.D. dealer to get a new rubber mount ( under the bag ) but couldn’t find in their…

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Carrying a Gun on a Motorcycle

Easy Rider: Handgun Carry While Riding a Motorcycle By Deryck Poole Motorcycle riding continues to increase in popularity. For some it’s because of increased gas prices. For others it’s a sense of freedom, a way to temporarily unplug from the world. And for others it’s something they grew up doing and it’s become a way…

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Road King Classic Fender Brackets Cracking

Q: Do you have a permanent fix for an ’03 Road King Classic fender brackets cracking at the turn to where they connect to the under rear fender and bag brackets? Thanks! Kenny A:Kenny, it would be nice if H.D. would do us a favor and upgrade these poorly designed brackets. However, in the meantime,…

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Trouble with Tour Pak Lid Catch

Q: I bought the 53000195 Self Aligning Tour Pak Lid Catch, but I’m having a hard time installing it. It should be relatively easy, just two torx screws, but they won’t budge and I’m afraid I’ll break the screw heads or the torx driver. I have been trying to unscrew them. I think they must…

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