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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-01-2019, 02:28 PM Thread Starter
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Mutazu saddlebags

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Well the roads are still partially snow covered so I cleaned off the patio and installed a set of HL Mutazu saddlebags - while not the quality of the HD bags they only cost about $300.00 including hardware and I can stick a summer helmet inside - lock it and forget it.

The mounting was really easy - a single person job - used a digital level and mounted so the front edge is about 1 high so water drains out if they leak.

Two steel 3/16" x 1-1/4" steel bars hand down from the fender attack points and are swiveled to match the bags - you can use either two or four bolts to attach the bags to the hangars - I opted for 4 - just used a multibit to open the holes to the required size to install rubber grommets and added a 1'8" x 1-1/4" aluminum strip to match the outside hangar - really stiffens the bag wall.

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Looks great

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I had those same ones on my kawa 900Lt I loved them..Now I have the RS model ones

I think they are the RS ones.....


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Those are pretty!!! I like them. Considering some new bags myself.
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Had a set of the Mutazu on a Volusia I had previously and they did good...they look good on your bike..Congrats.

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