Well before I get to the questions, a little about myself is that I traded my Ninja 750 for a 99' v star 650. I'm in the process of making the bike into a bobber and that where the questions come in. I bobbed the front fender and took off the rear fender, gas tank and other various pieces so I can paint them. The question I have is that I have taken the rear fender off to prep before painting it and can't seem to figure out how to get the strut bar(?) that holds the saddle bags off. I have some pictures to clarify what I am talking about and maybe you can help me figure out how to take them off. Thanks!
Yea, thats what I thought. I tried prying em out but didn't want to try too hard because of possible scratching. I'm not going to use them anyways so i'll really give it a try at prying tomorrow, thanks.
howdy. be sure to vote for bike of the month and submit your own for voting
might i suggest ball bearings? It's all ball bearings nowadays. Now you prepare that Fetzer valve with some 3-in-1 oil and some gauze pads. And I'm gonna need 'bout ten quarts of anti-freeze, preferably Prestone. No, no make that Quaker State.
G'Day J Ryan 45. Welcome to the forum. I have been restoring a 98 V Star 650. Good advice is being given to you by Stratowart and Farmaldanzil believe me, they know what they are talking about and have helped me out. It is a great forum here and hope you enjoy it.