ALUMINUM TOP CASE
941000502021-04-13
GENERAL INFORMATION
Table 1. General Information
Kits
Suggested Tools
Skill Level(1)
53000814, 53000816
Safety Glasses, Torque Wrench
(1) Tightening to torque value or other moderate tools and techniques required
KIT CONTENTS
Figure 1. Kit Contents: Aluminum Top Case
Table 2. Kit Contents: Aluminum Top Case
Verify that all contents are present in the kit before installing or removing items from vehicle.
Item
Qty
Description
Part No.
Notes
1
1
Aluminum top case (clear)
Not sold separately
Aluminum top case (black)
Not sold separately
2
4
Screw, socket
10201086
9.5 N·m (7 ft-lbs)
3
4
Screw, flat head
10201137
9.5 N·m (7 ft-lbs)
4
1
Retaining clip
Not sold separately
Included in Kit 53000813
5
1
Medallion
14101429
6
1
Mounting kit (includes items 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, 17)
53000813
7
1
Latch
53000842
8
4
Nylon bushing
90202340
9
4
Docking point
90202341
10
1
Lockset (two keys)
90300166
11
1
Lid gasket
90202504
12
1
Lid limiter kit (includes items 13-16)
90202407
13
4
Snap-Fit
Not sold separately
Included in Kit 90202407
14
2
Lid limiter
Not sold separately
Included in Kit 90202407
15
4
Nylon bushing
Not sold separately
Included in Kit 90202407
16
4
Screw
Not sold separately
0.5 N·m (4 in-lbs) Included in Kit 90202407
17
1
Secondary latch
Not sold separately
Included in Kit 53000813
GENERAL
Models
For model fitment information, see the Parts and Accessories (P&A) Retail Catalog or the Parts and Accessories section of www.harley-davidson.com.
Verify that the most current version of the instruction sheet is used. It is available at: h-d.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 Top Case Mounting Kit (Part No. 94100051) is required for installation.
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)
WARNING
See the Accessories and Cargo section in your owner's manual. Improper cargo loading or accessory installation can cause component failure and adversely affect stability, handling and performance, which could result in death or serious injury. (00021b)
  • Do not exceed 22 lbs (10 kg) total weight contents and attachments per bag.
  • Periodically recheck load.
WARNING
Do not exceed the motorcycle's Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) or Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR). Exceeding these weight ratings can lead to component failure and adversely affect stability, handling and performance, which could result in death or serious injury. (00016f)
Separate purchase of Top Case Mounting Kit (Part No. 94100051) is required for installation.
OPEN LID
NOTE
For lubrication ONLY use graphite powder!
NOTE
Pay attention to correct alignment of clamping plates.
1. See Figure 2. Pull latch (1) of lid (3) upwards.
2. Remove it from latch bar (2).
3. Open lid (3).
1Latch
2Latch bar
3Lid
Figure 2. Opening Lid
INSERTION OF LOCK CYLINDER SET
NOTE
Pay attention to correct alignment of clamping plates.
NOTE
For lubrication ONLY use graphite powder!
1. See Figure 3. Insert lock cylinders (1) into latches (2).
2. Secure lock cylinders with clamping plates (3).
3. Insert keys (4) into lock cylinders.
4. Open or close lock cylinder.
1Lock cylinder
2Latch
3Clamping plate
4Key
590° rotation
Figure 3. Lock Cylinder Insertion
MOUNTING LID LIMITERS
NOTE
Pay attention to left-right specifications for limiters (in driving direction).
1. See Figure 4. Open lid. Attach snap-fit (2) at lid frame. Tighten screws (1), hand tighten, fully seated.
Torque: 0.5 N·m (4 in-lbs)
2. Attach lid limiters (3) at case frame. Tighten screws, hand tighten, fully seated. Press lid limiters onto snap-fits.
Torque: 0.5 N·m (4 in-lbs)
3. Before closing lid for first time, lid limiters must be compressed. While closing lid, make sure that lid limiters are not pinched between lid and case.
1Screw (2)
2Snap-Fit (2)
3Lid limiter (2)
4Nylon bushing (2)
5Screw (4)
Figure 4. Lid Limiter Mounting
MOUNTING DOCKING POINTS
1. See Figure 5. Install
2. Install docking points (2) onto top case mounting plate with flat head screws (1). Tighten screws (1).
Torque: 9.5 N·m (7 ft-lbs)
3. Install secondary latch (3) onto bottom of top case mounting plate (6) with button head screws (4). Tighten screws (4).
Torque: 9.5 N·m (7 ft-lbs)
4. Install latch (5) to top of top case mounting plate with button head screws (4). Tighten screws (4).
Torque: 9.5 N·m (7 ft-lbs)
1Screw (4)
2Docking point (4)
3Secondary latch (3)
4Screw (4)
5Latch top
6Top case mounting plate
Figure 5. Docking Points
INSTALL
NOTE
Make sure that all four locating bolts (2) rest on at the same time.
NOTE
Make sure closed latch is under sufficient tension! If not latch hook must be readjusted!
NOTE
Secure aluminum top case with separately available lock cylinder set at the QUICK-LOCK adapter kit before riding!
1. See Figure 6. Install the four openings of mounting rail (1) onto locating bolts (2) of mounted QUICK-LOCK adapter plate.
2. Press the aluminum top case forward, until it properly rests on QUICK-LOCK adapter plate.
3. Place latch (3) over the latch hook (4).
4. Close latch (3) and check proper fit of the aluminum top case on the QUICK-LOCK adapter plate.
1Mounting rail
2Locating bolt (4)
3Latch
4Latch hook
Figure 6. Installation of Aluminum Top Case