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Y rider backrest

Where to mount wear pad

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Hi Anonymous, I am going to need your year and model please to correctly answer this question. Thank you.

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SOURCE: Hi; I have a new riders backrest for my Ultra 06.

You may want to visit the dealer....I think you may be missing the installation kit. Oh yeah you buy the backrest and then you gotta buy the installation kit also. Just check, hope it works out.

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SOURCE: I want to fit a padded back rest for the pillion rider.

You can use a universal backrest.
One site to get them from is

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From Orig Owners Manual on how-to :
Read carefully and hope it helps.

Fuel tank cap
To remove the fuel tank cap
1. Push the levers on the left and
right side of the rider seat backrest
as shown and slide the rider seat
backrest forward.
2. Insert the key into the lock, and
then turn it 1/4 turn clockwise. The
lock will be released and the fuel
tank cap can be opened
To install the fuel tank cap
1. Insert the fuel tank cap into the
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in the lock.
2. Turn the key counterclockwise,
and then remove it.
3. Slide the rider seat backrest rearward
and push it down.
The fuel tank cap cannot be installed
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1. Insert the projection on the front of
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as shown.
2. Place the rider seat in the original
position, and then tighten the bolts
and screws.
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before riding.
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You may want to visit the dealer....I think you may be missing the installation kit. Oh yeah you buy the backrest and then you gotta buy the installation kit also. Just check, hope it works out.

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