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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-11-2011, 09:20 PM Thread Starter
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Question Removal of tour pac

Has anyone removed their tour pac from an ultra classic and replaced it with a luggage rack and removal backrest? What parts did you use and how did you relocate the radio antenna and cb antenna?
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-12-2011, 09:02 AM
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I think there is a kit from HD that has everything needed, including the antenna relocation parts. Not close to the catalog now, but check the parts look up in the HD parts section.
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Thinking of doing this on my ultra with the detachable kit. Hoping the dealer has a bike there that had it done so I can get a idea of the looks when removed.


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took my tour pack off cut a piece of alum diamond plate to fit on top of mount got a atenna relocate kit from hd polished the d-plate to a brilant shine bougt a street glide seat off craigslist now it looks like a classic streetglide and can put it all back on in no time at all for long trips

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post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-22-2011, 10:19 AM
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I just installed the Harley kit, (HD Detachable Tour Pak Mounting Rack Kit FLHTC 53303-07) on my Ultra and it works great. Really makes a difference in how the bike handles without the high weight of the Tour Pak back there. I spliced plugs in the running light and speaker wiring under the seat, just past the gas tank and installed hidden AM-FM, WB and CB antennas under the bat-wing fairing that work just as good as the "whips" so as not to have to re-do those when using the Pak. The intercom is rolled up and stowed under the seat but I rarely ever use it and that's where it stays unless needed. For me it's like having two different bikes. A "No Pak" city ride or, snap the Pak on for a long haul.
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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-23-2011, 05:07 AM
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Tour pak removal kit

I priced the complete kit with backrest, and luggage rack from the dealer installed and it was $1200.00 cdn.
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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-24-2011, 06:10 PM
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Had the HD setup installed as a part of the deal on my UC - I love it. Comes off easily but I need a little help puttin it back on as I can't see the 4 point when I'm landing the pak back on the bike.

I do take mine on and off frequently - love the look without it, love the GF not whining when I put it back on!
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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-26-2011, 02:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Reboot123 View Post
I priced the complete kit with backrest, and luggage rack from the dealer installed and it was $1200.00 cdn.
Yeah, I priced the TourPac for a 2010 Street Glide, brackets, paint, etc. Runs about $1,000 USD. (I think the online list is $999.95)

Told the dealer we need to rename the product The Harley-Davidson -- THD . . . "Ten Hundred Dollars."

Tell me more about weight distribution with the TourPac? I don't plan to haul ammo or free weights . . . mostly just clothing.
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