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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-05-2014, 12:06 PM Thread Starter
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Saddle bags

Does anyone know if the hard leather saddle bags that come on the 950 and 1300 will fir on a 650. I like these bags.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-05-2014, 12:25 PM
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I'm sure others will chime in to correct me, but from what I've seen with aftermarket vendors, is that the bags can be Universal, you just need the correct mounting brackets & hardware for the bike you are mounting them on...
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the mounts from yamaha were only designed to fit on the 950 and 1300 models

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-27-2014, 08:59 AM
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Yep, Bevo is right. I JUST added these to my non-touring model. Picked up a set in MINT condition from the forum. The dealer put them on as my bike was being repaired at the time.

I thought it was an easy install, and was going to do it myself, BUT, it took the dealer a long time since I had the quick release back rest and they had to relocate the rear passanger pegs with a kit, so I am glad I didn't do it. I thought it was a 30 minutes easy job, just a few bolts, BUT, turns out it was more of a PITA than I knew, so I am glad timing worked out for them to do it as part of my repairs from getting rear ended.

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