ENGINE GUARD KITS
J026432018-03-15
GENERAL
Kit Number
46549-03, 49050-09, 49050-09A, 49155-09B, 49442-10A
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. 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 references service manual information. A service manual for your model motorcycle is required for this installation and is available from a Harley-Davidson dealer.
Kit Contents
See Figures 4, 5, and 6 and Service Parts Tables.
REMOVAL
NOTE
This instruction sheet covers several different Harley-Davidson models and years. Be sure to locate and follow the procedures that apply to the motorcycle receiving the new guard.
For Models without Lower Fairings
  1. Proceed to All Models section.
For Model FLHTCU with Factory-Installed Lower Fairings
  1. Remove the lower fairings following the instructions in the service manual.
  2. When the lower fairings have been removed, proceed to For All Models section.
For Models FLHR, FLHT or FLHTC with Harley-Davidson Genuine Motor Accessory Lower Fairings
  1. See Figure 1. Remove the two screws (1) that attach the fairing cap (2) to the lower fairing (5). Remove the cap. Set the parts aside for installation.
  2. Remove the screw (7), rubber washer (8), locknut (10) and the clamp (9) that attaches the bottom of the lower fairing to the engine guard and set aside.
  3. Remove the two locknuts (3), U-bolt (6) and U-bolt retainer (4).
  4. Remove the lower fairing by sliding it out from behind the engine guard.
  5. Repeat Steps 1 through 4 for the opposite side.
  6. Proceed to All Models section.
For Model FLTR with Harley-Davidson Genuine Motor Accessory Lower Fairings
WARNING
Disconnect negative (-) battery cable first. If positive (+) cable should contact ground with negative (-) cable connected, the resulting sparks can cause a battery explosion, which could result in death or serious injury. (00049a)
  1. Disconnect the battery, negative (-) battery cable first, following the instructions in the service manual.
  2. Remove the seat following the instructions in the service manual.
  3. Remove the cable strap holding the clutch cable to the engine guard.
  4. See Figure 2. Remove the TORX® screw (8), rubber washer (9), locknut (11) and the clamp (10) that attaches the bottom of the lower fairing (4) to the engine guard and set aside.
  5. Remove the two screws (1) that attach the fairing cap (2) to the lower fairing. Remove the cap. Set the parts aside for installation.
  6. Remove the screw (7), lockwasher (6) and flat washer (5) from the clamp (3) holding the top of the lower fairing to the bottom upper fairing mounting bracket (12).
  7. Remove the large clamp (3) from the engine guard.
  8. Remove the lower fairing from the motorcycle by sliding it out from behind the engine guard.
  9. Repeat Steps 1 through 8 for the opposite side.
  10. Proceed to All Models section.
All Models
  1. See Figure 3. Remove and discard the two screws (4) and locknuts (5) that attach the bottom of the stock engine guard (1) to the motorcycle frame.
  2. Remove and discard the hex socket screw (2) and washer (3) holding the top of the guard. Remove the engine guard from the frame, taking care not to scratch the finish on the motorcycle.
1Screw (2)
2Fairing cap
3Locknut (2)
4U-bolt retainer
5Lower fairing
6U-bolt
7TORX screw
8Rubber washer
9Clamp
10Locknut
Figure 1. FLHR/I or FLHT/C/I Accessory Lower Fairing
1Screw (2)
2Fairing cap
3Fairing mounting bracket clamp - FLTR
4Lower fairing
5Flat washer
6Lockwasher
7Phillips head screw (chrome)
8TORX screw
9Rubber washer
10Clamp
11Locknut
12Fairing mount bracket - FLTR
Figure 2. FLTR/I Accessory Lower Fairing
INSTALLATION
1.
Hold the engine guard in position, and loosely fasten the top of the guard with the new hex socket screw and flat washer from the kit.
2.
Install the bottom brackets to the motorcycle frame with the two new TORX screws and locknuts if holes are not threaded.
NOTE
For models without lower fairings, installation is complete.
3.
For Part No. 49155-09B & 49442-10A: Tighten top mount screws.
Torque: 30–38 N·m (22–28 ft-lbs)
4.
For Part No. 49155-09B & 49442-10A: Tighten bottom two mounts.
Torque: 20.3–27.1 N·m (15.0–20.0 ft-lbs)
5.
For Part No. 46549-03, 49050-09 & 49050-09A: Tighten all three screws.
Torque: 20.3–27.1 N·m (15.0–20.0 ft-lbs)
For Model FLHTCU with Factory-Installed Lower Fairings
  1. Install the lower fairings following the instructions in the service manual.
For Models FLHR, FLHT or FLHTC with Harley-Davidson Genuine Motor Accessory Lower Fairings
1.
Carefully place one lower fairing in position from behind the engine guard.
2.
See Figure 1. Install the lower fairing to the top of the new engine guard with the U-bolt (6) from the back, through the holes at the top of the fairing. Install the retainer (4) in position on the U-bolt and secure to the engine guard with the two locknuts (3). Do not tighten the locknuts at this time.
3.
Attach the bottom of the fairing to the engine guard with the clamp (9) removed earlier. Install the clamp around the engine guard in the direction shown, with the tabs toward the rear of the vehicle and the flat side of the clamp against the lower fairing. Insert the screw (7) through the lower fairing, rubber washer (8) and clamp (9). Secure the assembly with the locknut (10). Tighten.
Torque: 16.3 N·m (12.0 ft-lbs)
4.
Tighten the locknuts (3).
Torque: 8.1 N·m (6.0 ft-lbs)
5.
Attach the fairing cap (2) to the fairing with the screws (1) removed earlier, and tighten securely.
6.
Repeat Steps 1 through 5 for the opposite side of vehicle.
1Stock engine guard
2Socket head screw
3Washer
4Screw (2)
5Locknut (2)
Figure 3. Install Engine Guard
SERVICE PARTS
Figure 4. Service Parts: Mustache Engine Guard P/N 49155-09B, 49442-10A
Table 1. Kit Contents: P/N 49155-09B, 49442-10A
Item
Description (Quantity)
Part Number
1
Engine guard
Not Sold Separately
2
Screw, hex socket head 5/16-18 x 1.0 inch
2708A
3
Washer, flat 5/16
6702
4
Screw, pan head TORX®, 3/18-16 x 7/8 inch (2)
3678
5
Locknut, flanged hex 3/8-16 (2)
7601
6
Rubber pad service kit (2)
(Mustache style only)
  • Rubber foot pad (2)
  • Adhesive tape (4)
  • Installation pin (2)
97015-09
Figure 5. Service Parts: Black Engine Guard P/N 46549-03, 49050-09
Table 2. Kit Contents P/N 46549-03, 49050-09
Item
Description (Quantity)
Part Number
1
Engine guard assembly, black
Not Sold Separately
2
Flat top head tapping screw (2)
3678
3
Plain washer, type A
6702
4
Flange nut (2)
7601
5
Hex socket head cap screw
2708A
Figure 6. Service Parts: Engine Guard, Black P/N 49050-09A
Table 3. Kit Contents P/N 49050-09A
Item
Description (Quantity)
Part Number
1
Engine guard assembly, black
Not Sold Separately
2
Flat top pan head tapping screw (2)
2238
3
Washer, ferrous heat treated
6116
4
Flange nut (2)
7601
5
Hex socket head cap screw
2708A