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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 06-28-2014, 11:11 PM Thread Starter
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I have a set of Leatherlyke bags like the ones shown here - https://www.leatherlyke.com/products...aki-vulcan-750 Below are pictures of MY bags. I got these as is without mounting hardware or anything. I did check the website and it seems I CAN get the relocation kit for the turn signals , keys for the lock and i THINK the bracket to mount them. (stop me if I'm wrong about the mounting bracket) . Apparently the dimesions of the two bags are EXACTLY the same, so I'm to assume I can use them. Now just to find if I need to use their mounts or just get the Fire and steel mounts if they're better
The Measurements I Took (give or take if they're proper) are below:
12" tall
19" long
8" wide
I don't see any identifiers on them anywhere except weight limit stickers.
questions are as follows:
They almost match the ones in the link above. Can I use these with my 99 vn750? Are these the ones in the link? Can I buy the mounting brackets for my bike on their site? Can I use the fire and steel kawasaki brackets (I know they're more expensive) Are the F&S mounts better or worst for it?

Edit: I found the number, these are the bags (still looking to see if I can use it on my bike though) https://www.leatherlyke.com/products...300-oem-standa

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Last edited by furikazashi; 06-29-2014 at 12:31 AM. Reason: Found the one number hidden in the bag
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I don't think the f&s mounts work for leatherlyke bags. You need to get their mounts (looks like $50 from their site). I have a set of relocation brackets if you need them. This is the link you wanted to post.

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the fire and steel mounts will not work easily if at all with the bike.

Call LeatherLyke. Their customer service is pretty great. Ive dealt with them before.
I'm sure hey would be more than happy to sell you a set of mounting hardware.

These are great bags in my opinion. I had a seat on my 750 which I am selling to a member on here. I liked the bags so much that I bought another set for my VN900.

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May be cheaper to get the relocation brackets ffo. Them as it will be included for just 12 more with the bike mounting hardware kit Ill order but thanks mike :-)

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Harley FLH mounts will work with a few mods....theyre a dime a dozen....ya just need to move the one pin.....



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the fire and steel mounts will not work easily if at all with the bike.
The Fire and Steel brackets work great for our bike. they are made for the VN750....they just won't work with thos bags...
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The Fire and Steel brackets work great for our bike. they are made for the VN750....they just won't work with thos bags...
Yeah, that's what I meant. They won't work great to mount those bags to the 750. Can be done, just more work then its worth IMHO.

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Yeah, that's what I meant. They won't work great to mount those bags to the 750. Can be done, just more work then its worth IMHO.
Not a problem at all. Thanks guys. I'm going to go with the Leatherlyke mounts, they all seem to take less time then typing this reply and the fit is perfect for the bike, and for $63.45 + shipping for the relocation kit and the mounts, i can't gripe
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Update -= I bought and installed the mounting hardware from Leatherlyke and the bags DO NOT fit. Do not get the ones I did believing they will. I'm going to custom fabricate it to work but the mount for the front side of the bag need to be moved back 1" approx. That being said, have a great day
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Update -= I bought and installed the mounting hardware from Leatherlyke and the bags DO NOT fit. Do not get the ones I did believing they will. I'm going to custom fabricate it to work but the mount for the front side of the bag need to be moved back 1" approx. That being said, have a great day
Did you get the Leatherlyke hardware specific to the 750, or to the model of bags you have?

If you got the 750 mounting hardware, what about drilling a new hole for the proper location and relocating the rubber grommet to the new hole?

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