SADDLEBAG SUPPORT KIT
This kit is designed for installation on all 1991 and later FXD
Dyna Glide model vehicles (except FXDS-CONV, FXDXT)
and 1996 and later FXDWG Dyna Wide Glide models. This
kit does not fit with detachable sideplates.
2000 and 2001 FXDX models require separate purchase of
hardware kit part number 90272-00.
2002 and later models require separate purchase of two
directionals, part number 68425-01 (domestic) or 68420-01
See the Service Parts illustration for kit contents.
A Service Manual is needed to install this kit. The rider's
safety depends upon the correct installation of this kit. If
the procedure is not within your capabilities or you do
not have the correct tools, have your Harley-Davidson
dealer perform the installation. Improper installation of
this kit could result in death or serious
injury. Installation – 1991 to 2001 Models
A Service Manual for your vehicle is available at your local
Installation – 1991 to 2001 Models
To protect against shock and accidental start-up of vehi-
cle, disconnect the battery cables, negative cable first,
before proceeding. Inadequate safety precautions could
result in death or serious injury.
Always disconnect the negative battery cable first. If the
positive battery cable should contact ground with the
negative cable installed, the resulting sparks may cause
a battery explosion which could result in death or seri-
1. Remove lens from rear directional housing on right side
of vehicle. Remove bulb from directional housing
2. 1991 – 1998 models only: See Figure 2. Trace right
directional wire routing along underside of rear fender.
Remove cable strap located on topside of rear fender
near the rubber grommet. Gently pull wire rearward
along underside of fender and into directional housing
to allow for additional length of wire within directional
3. 1999 – 2001 models only: Cut wire within directional
housing about 3/4 in. away from point where wire enters
directional housing support. From underside of rear
fender, withdraw end of wire that is within directional
4. 1992 and earlier models only:
a. Remove (by turning counterclockwise) right
rear directional housing and lockwasher from its
b. Remove the locknut and flat washer, from
underside of rear fender, securing the right-rear
directional housing support. Remove the
directional-housing support from the right-rear
fender support. Discard original directional housing
support. Save mounting nut and washer.
5. 1993 and later models only: Remove and discard 5/16
in. bolt and star washer securing rear directional to
fender. Bolt and washer are located on inside of fender.
6. Remove the button-head screw and flat washer from
middle of right-rear fender support. Discard screw; save
7. See Figure 1. Install lockwasher and right-rear
directional housing onto short threaded end (5/16-23 x
3/8 in.) of one rear-directional housing support from kit.
Tighten securely. Take care to avoid scratching or
marring component chrome finish.
8. 1993 and later models only: Install chrome snap cap
in fender-strut hole previously used for directional wire.
9. Position right saddlebag support bar from kit to right
rear fender support. Insert long threaded end of rear
directional housing support (now part of the directional
housing/support assembly) through rear mounting hole
in saddlebag support bar, rear fender support, sissy bar
side plate and rear fender. See service parts page for
exact hole locations.
10. Install original flat washer and locknut onto directional
housing on underside of rear fender. Tighten finger
11. Insert one chrome button head bolt (from kit) with one
original flat washer through front mounting hole in
saddlebag support bar, rear fender support, sissy bar
side plate and rear fender and into rear fender strut
bracket. Tighten bolt to 15 ft-lbs (20 Nm).
12. Align rear directional housing so that its lens, when
installed, will be aimed rearward for proper visibility.
While holding directional housing in position, tighten
locknut to 22 ft-lbs (29 Nm).
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