DELUXE SEATS FOR SOFTAIL MODELS
J033092008-10-09
GENERAL
Kit Number
52852-05, 51762-06, 51841-06
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
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)
NOTE
A service manual for your model motorcycle is available from a Harley-Davidson dealer.
Kit Contents
See Figure 3 and Table 1.
INSTALLATION
1.
Remove seat following the instructions in the owner's manual. Save all hardware for installation.
2.
See Figure 1. Install two flange nuts (1) from kit on the seat mounting studs. Tighten flange nuts to 7–11 N·m (5–8 ft-lbs).
1Install flange nuts
Figure 1. Flange Nut Locations
3.
See Figure 3. Remove two screws (A) and rear mounting bracket (B) from stock seat. Save all hardware.
4.
Install the rear mounting bracket (B) onto the new seat with the seat bracket screws (A). Tighten screws to 2.1 N·m (19 in-lbs).
5.
Install new seat (1) by inserting the tab at the front of the seat into the slot at the rear of the fuel tank.
WARNING
After installing seat, pull upward on seat to be sure it is locked in position. While riding, a loose seat can shift causing loss of control, which could result in death or serious injury. (00070b)
6.
Secure rear seat bracket (B) to fender nut using stock mounting screw (C).
7.
See Figure 2. Remove front screw and washer from rear fender support. Install grab strap with thick washers (1), thin washers (3) and screws (4) from kit. Tighten to 28–37 N·m (21–27 ft-lbs).
1Thick washer
2Grab strap
3Washer
4Kit screw
Figure 2. Grab Strap Installation
SERVICE PARTS
Figure 3. Service Parts: Softail Deluxe Seats
Table 1. Service Parts: Softail Deluxe Seats
ITEM
DESCRIPTION
PART NUMBER
1
Seat
Not sold separately
2
Grab strap for Kit 52852-05
52982-05
Grab strap for Kit 51841-06
51856-06
Grab strap for Kit 51762-06
51160-00
3
Flange nut
8021
4
Fender support screw (2)
4180
5
Washer (2)
6379W
6
Washer, thick (2)
6019
Items referenced in text but not included in kit:
A
Rear seat bracket screws (2)
B
Rear seat bracket
C
Rear mounting screw