REF: Body Parts

Tool Bags

Swingarm Toolbag Mount

The bag sets higher than the exhaust. You'd have to be leaning heavily before that bag will touch the ground.

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Making a bracket mount for a leather tool bag. Bracket was made from 1/8“ thick aluminum and some misc chrome hardware. An angle was cut on the front end. 3)
Bracket shaped with a hand file, and holes drilled for
mounting to the swingarm. 4)
Holes also drilled to mount the bracket to the bag. 5)Edges rounded with a file, bracket wet sanded with
320/400/1500 grit paper respectively and then hand
polished. 6)
Final fitting to mark a hole on the rear side at the
swingarm. 7)
The hole was then drilled and tapped. 8)The bag mounting holes in the bracket were
partially counter bored to allow clearance between
the hardware and swingarm. 9)
Assembling bracket to bag. 10)Inside the bag, large flat washers,
lock washers and nylocks. 11)
Bag mounted with chrome buttonheads,
spacers and Loc-tite. 12)
If after the bag gets broken in and it sort of flops
over, you can add some metal flat stock inside the
bag to keep it rigid. 13)

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photo by Johnny Wolf of the XLFORUM
photos by Johnny Wolf of the XLFORUM
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