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Seat removal I do not know how to take off the strap that goes around the seat. It almost looks like a button that unsnaps but it will not. do I need to take off the bracket?

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  • Brad Hurt
    Brad Hurt May 11, 2010

    seat should bolt to the fender


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That strap is bolted to the same place as the saddle bag quick release mounting bracket on each side of the bike. Remove the saddle bags, and then you can get to the bolts, be sure to look at how the saddle bag quick release mount is orientated, you will want to put it back just as it was, otherwise you'll have a heck of a time getting those saddle bags back on.

Hope that helps.. I too took mine off and left it off..

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The strap that goes around the seat bolts to the fender under the fender it's self or to the sides near the front of the fender struts or behind the saddle bags if you have them.
They are usually held on by either an allen bolt or a capped hex bolt.
If it is attached under the seat it is held by 1 bolt through both ends to 1 hole.

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