ADJUSTABLE FOUR-POINT DETACHABLE DOCKING HARDWARE KIT
J059992019-01-15
GENERAL INFORMATION
Table 1. General Information
Kits
Suggested Tools
Skill Level(1)
Time
52300353, 52300354
Safety Glasses, Torque Wrench
1 h
(1) Tightening to torque value or other moderate tools and techniques required
KIT CONTENTS
Figure 1. Kit Contents: Adjustable Four-Point Detachable Docking Hardware Kit
Table 2. Kit Contents: Adjustable Four-Point Detachable Docking Hardware Kit
Item
Qty
Description
Part No.
Notes
1
1
Docking plate assembly, chrome (right side, shown)
52300348
1
Docking plate assembly, black (right side, shown)
52300355
2
1
Docking plate assembly, chrome (left side, not shown)
52300349
1
Docking plate assembly, black (left side, not shown)
52300356
3
2
Spacer, docking point
12400059
4
4
Docking point
52300345
5
4
Width adjustment spacer, chrome (optional, use as needed)
10300079
6
4
Cap screw, flat head TORX, 1/4-20 x 16 mm (⅝ in) long
10200322
14.2 N·m (126 in-lbs)
Use LOCTITE 243 MEDIUM STRENGTH THREADLOCKER AND SEALANT (BLUE)
7
4
Cap screw, TORX head, 5/16-18 x 25 mm (1 in) long
10200157
27.1 N·m (20 ft-lbs)
Use LOCTITE 243 MEDIUM STRENGTH THREADLOCKER AND SEALANT (BLUE) and LOCTITE 262 HIGH STRENGTH THREADLOCKER AND SEALANT (RED)
8
4
Plain washer, zinc finish
6302
Items mentioned in text, but not included in kit
A
2
Original Equipment (OE) slot cover insert
B
4
OE slot cover insert attaching screw
C
2
Long docking plate pin
D
1
Docking point plastic insert (elliptical shape exaggerated for clarity)
E
1
Loosest position of docking point (horizontal to ground)
F
2
90° maximum docking point adjustment range
G
1
Thinner flange side of docking point for width adjustment
H
1
Thicker flange side of docking point for width adjustment
J
2
Radial adjustment notch in plastic insert
GENERAL
Models
For model fitment information, see the P&A retail catalog or the Parts and Accessories section of www.harley-davidson.com (English only).
Ensure you are using the most current version of the instruction sheet which is available at: www.harley-davidson.com/isheets
Contact Harley-Davidson Customer Support Center at 1-800-258-2464 (U.S. only) or 1-414-343-4056.
Installation Requirements
Separate purchase of other parts or accessories are required for proper installation of this kit on certain model motorcycles. See the P&A retail catalog or the Parts and Accessories section of www.harley-davidson.com (English only) for a list of required parts or accessories for a specific model.
WARNING
Rider and passenger safety depend upon the correct installation of this kit. If the procedure is not within your capabilities or you do not have the correct tools, have a Harley-Davidson dealer perform the installation. Improper installation of this kit could result in death or serious injury. (00308b)
PREPARE
WARNING
To prevent accidental vehicle start-up, which could cause death or serious injury, remove main fuse before proceeding. (00251b)
1. Remove main fuse.
a. WITH security siren: With security fob present, turn ignition switch ON. After system is disarmed, turn ignition switch OFF. IMMEDIATELY remove main fuse per the owner's manual.
b. WITHOUT security siren: See owner's manual.
2. Remove right side saddlebag.
3. See Figure 1. Remove two screws (B) from saddlebag support on each side.
4. Lift slot cover inserts (A) from locations.
INSTALL
Install Docking Brackets
1.
NOTE
The long pin (C) mounts toward the front of the vehicle.
Insert the docking plate assemblies (1,2) into the slots in the correct-side saddlebag support.
2. Place a washer (8) on each screw (7).
3. Apply 2 or 3 drops of threadlocker to screw threads.LOCTITE 262 HIGH STRENGTH THREADLOCKER AND SEALANT (RED) (94759-99)
4. Secure docking plate assemblies (1,2) in position with screws (7) and washers (8). Tighten.
Torque: 27.1 N·m (20 ft-lbs)
1Docking point
2Thicker flange side of docking point for width adjustment
3Radial adjustment notch in plastic insert (2)
4Loosest position of docking point (horizontal to ground)
590 degree maximum docking point adjustment range (x2)
6Docking plate assembly
Figure 2. Docking Point Installation
5.
NOTE
See Figure 1. Do not install width adjustment spacers (5) at this time.
Install docking points.
a. Slide a spacer (3) onto long pin (C) of each docking plate.
b. Slide a docking point (4), thicker flange (H) first, onto each docking plate pin.
c. Install screws (6) into docking plate pins.
d. See Figure 2. Rotate each docking point to position notches horizontally (4).
e. Tighten screws until snug.
Check Docking Point Alignment and Tightness
NOTE
  • Front docking points allow for upright and solo rack adjustment.
  • Rear docking points allow for two-up rack adjustment.
1. Install a detachable accessory per detachable accessory kit instructions.
2. If the docking points are spaced too wide:
a. Remove the accessory.
b. See Figure 1. Remove screw (6) and docking point (4) from all four docking plate pins.
c. Install docking point, thinner flange first, onto each docking plate pin.
d. Apply 2 or 3 drops of threadlocker to the threads of each screw (6). Install screws.LOCTITE 243 MEDIUM STRENGTH THREADLOCKER AND SEALANT (BLUE) (99642-97)
e. See Figure 2. Rotate each docking point to position notches horizontally (4). Tighten screws until snug.
3. If the docking points are spaced too narrow:
a. See Figure 1. Remove all components from all four docking plate pins.
b. Install width adjustment spacers (5) to each docking point.
c. Install spacer (3) onto longer pin (C) of each docking plate.
d. Install docking point (thicker flange first) to each docking point pin.
e. Apply 2 or 3 drops of threadlocker to the threads of each screw (6). Install screws.LOCTITE 243 MEDIUM STRENGTH THREADLOCKER AND SEALANT (BLUE) (99642-97)
f. See Figure 2. Rotate each docking point to position notches horizontally (4). Tighten screws until snug.
4.
NOTE
Position (5) is the tightest position the docking points can achieve. Position (4) is the loosest position the docking points can achieve.
If the accessory does not attach tightly to the docking points:
a. Loosen screws (6).
b. See Figure 2. Rotate docking points (1) slightly away from horizontal (4).
c. Check fit of detachable accessory.
d. Continue to rotate slightly toward vertical (5) away from horizontal (4) until a tight fit is achieved at each location.
5. See Figure 1. Secure docking plate pin screws (6). Tighten.
Torque: 14.2 N·m (126 in-lbs)
COMPLETE
NOTE
To prevent possible sound system damage, verify ignition is OFF before installing main fuse.
1. Install main fuse. See owner's manual.
2. Install saddlebags. See owner's manual.
MAINTENANCE
In time docking points wear, causing the installed detachable accessory to become loose and rattle. Tighten the fit using the following method.
1. See Figure 1. Record current notch position for each docking point. Remove screws (6) from all four docking plate pins.
2.
NOTE
Remove threadlocker from docking point screws and mounting hole threads before applying threadlocker to screw threads.
Apply 2 or 3 drops of threadlocker to the threads of each screw (6).LOCTITE 243 MEDIUM STRENGTH THREADLOCKER AND SEALANT (BLUE) (99642-97)
3. Install docking points, screws and spacers (if present). Tighten finger-tight.
4. If the notches are not in vertical position (F), rotate docking points slightly, moving the notches toward (F) until a tight fit of the detachable accessory is achieved at each location.
5. Secure docking point screws (6). Tighten.
Torque: 14.2 N·m (126 in-lbs)
6.
NOTE
Remove threadlocker from docking point screws and mounting hole threads before applying threadlocker to screw threads.
If docking point insert notches are in vertical position (F):
a. Remove screws (6) from all four docking plate pins.
b. Rotate each docking point until the second notch reaches position (E).
c. Apply 2 or 3 drops of threadlocker to the threads of each screw (6).LOCTITE 243 MEDIUM STRENGTH THREADLOCKER AND SEALANT (BLUE) (99642-97)
d. Install screws and spacers (if present). Tighten finger-tight.
e. Check the detachable accessory at each docking point, rotating the notch toward (F) until a tight fit of the detachable accessory is achieved at each location.
f. Secure screws (6). Tighten.
Torque: 14.2 N·m (126 in-lbs)
7. After multiple adjustments, if the detachable accessory continues to rattle or remains loose, replace the docking points.