EXHAUST GUARD
J070702015-08-24
GENERAL
Kit Number
49000118
Models
For model fitment information, see the P&A retail catalog or the Parts and Accessories section of www.harley-davidson.com (English only).
Installation Requirements
WARNING
Rider and passenger safety depend upon the correct installation of this kit. Use the appropriate service manual procedures. 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. (00333b)
NOTE
This instruction sheet refers to service manual information. A service manual for this year/model motorcycle is available from a Harley-Davidson dealer.
Kit Contents
See Figure 1. Only screws (Part No. 4873M) are sold separately.
Figure 1. Muffler Guard Kit
PREPARATION
  1. Remove the muffler. See the service manual.
  2. See Figure 2. Remove two screws (2). Retain for assembly.
Installation
1.
Disconnect brake switch connectors.
2.
See Figure 4. Remove four screws (2) and hoop (3).
3.
See Figure 3. Install bracket (1) using screws (2) removed earlier. Tighten to 25–30 N·m (18.4–22.1 ft-lbs).
4.
Route the brake switch connectors through hole in bracket (1). Connect to brake switch.
5.
Install the muffler. See the service manual.
6.
See Figure 4. Apply LOCTITE 243 MEDIUM STRENGTH THREADLOCKER AND SEALANT (blue) to screws (2).
7.
Install hoop (3) with four screws (2). Tighten to 29.8 N·m (22 ft-lbs)
8.
Verify that muffler does not contact guard. Readjust muffler for clearance as necessary.
1Muffler bracket
2Screws
Figure 2. Remove Screws
1Bracket weldment
2Screws
Figure 3. Install Bracket
1Bracket weldment
2Screw (4)
3Hoop
Figure 4. Install Guard