RIGID MOUNT SIDEPLATE KIT
J037112009-04-06
GENERAL
Kit Number
53020-06A
Models
For model fitment information, see the P&A Retail Catalog or the Parts and Accessories section of www.harley-davidson.com (English only).
Additional Parts Required
Loctite® 243 (blue) (99642-97) is required for installation and is available from a Harley-Davidson Dealer.
Loctite® 271 (red) (99671-97) is required for installation and is available from a Harley-Davidson Dealer.
Kit Contents
Table 1. Kit Contents
Description (Quantity)
Part Number
Sideplate, right
Not Sold Separately
Sideplate, left
Not Sold Separately
1/4-20 x 5/8 inch screw (4)
94592-98
3/16-16 x 1-1/4 inch screw (2)
3171
NOTE
When performing this installation, be careful not to scratch painted or chrome surfaces.
INSTALLATION
NOTE
To allow access to the fasteners on the underside of the fender, raise the motorcycle on a motorcycle lift.
Complete the following procedures on one side of the motorcycle before starting the other side.
1.
See Figure 1. Remove the rearmost screw (1) and flat washer (2) securing the fender strut cover (3, 7).
2.
Remove the forward screw (5) and flat washer (6) securing the fender strut cover (3, 7) and fender (4) to the nut plate (12). For 2010 FXDF Models Only: Discard screw (5).
3.
Remove the 5/16 inch screw (8) and flat washer (9) securing the rear turn signal (10) from the inside of the fender. The turn signal will remain loosely attached to the motorcycle by the wire harness.
4.
Slide the sideplate (13 or 14) into position between the fender strut cover (3 or 7) and fender (4). Insert the turn signal wire harness (11) into the slotted hole in the sideplate (15). Align the holes in the sideplate cover with the holes in the strut and nut plate (12).
5.
For 2010 FXDF Models Only: Apply Loctite® 243 (blue) to the screw threads (1, 17). Install the forward fender attaching screw (17) and flat washer (6) through the fender strut cover (3), strut, sideplate (13), fender (4) and into the nut plate (12). Hand-tighten. While holding the sideplate in position, install the rear most screw (1), flat washer (2) and hand-tighten. For All Other Models: Apply Loctite® 243 (blue) to the screw threads (1, 5). Install the forward fender attaching screw (5) and flat washer (6) through the fender strut cover (3), strut, sideplate (13), fender (4) and into the nut plate (12). Hand-tighten. While holding the sideplate in position, install the rear most screw (1), flat washer (2) and hand-tighten.
6.
Apply Loctite® 243 (blue) to screw (8). From the inside of fender, install screw (8) and flat washer (9) through fender (4), sideplate (13), strut, fender strut cover (3) and into the turn signal (10). Tighten screw to 16.3–21.7 N·m (12–16 ft-lbs).
7.
Repeat Steps 1-6 on the other side of motorcycle.
8.
Apply Loctite® 271 (red) to screws (16). Attach uprights to sideplates using 1/4-20 x 5/8 inch screws (16). Tighten screws to 13.5 N·m (10 ft-lbs).
9.
Tighten all four (left and right side) fender strut cover screws (1, 5 or 17) to 16.3–24.4 N·m (12–18 ft-lbs).
1Screw, 3/8-16 x 1-3/8 inch button head
2Washer, 3/8 inch
3Fender strut cover, right side
4Fender
5Screw, 3/8-16 x 1 inch button head
6Washer, 3/8"
7Fender strut cover, left side (not shown)
8Screw, 5/16-18 x 3-5/8 inch hex head
9Flat washer, 5/16 inch
10Rear turn signal
11Turn signal wiring harness
12Nut plate
13Sideplate, right (from kit)
14Sideplate, left (not shown) (from kit)
15Side plate slotted hole
16Screw, 1/4-20 x 5/8 inch (4) (from kit)
17Screw, 3/8-16 x 1-1/4 inch button head (2010 FXDF only)
Figure 1. Sideplate Installation