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Saddlebag support question

Hi there, I want to put saddlebags on my '92 XLH883. I also saw I need those brackets for the saddlebag support. But in the info of the brackets it says that the rear indicators have to be relocated. Can anybody tell me what this means in terms of where the lights are gonna go? Is it hard to do? Does anyone have pictures of their Sporty with the brackets on? It realize it's a lot of questions, but I want to know this before I get into trouble.

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Leather Lyke has the hard bags and the relocator included. Pics are on their site. J&P has a better lay down tag bracket with signal relocator for the Sporty. Harley usually relocates the signal to thelast hole of the fender strut with a smaller signal post but due to the limited lenght on the Sporty most relocate to the tag bracket. It is an easy job with a couple of wrenches an Allen wrench and a soldering iron to rerout the wiring a bit.

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Go to V-Twin .com click sporty catalog and make a search He's got everything

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They relocate the turn signals further back and hold them out behind the bags

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