Lifting the Bags to access rear wheel


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Lifting the Bags to access rear wheel

Postby heidebill » Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:08 am



Made this video showing how I lifted the Saddle Bags to access the Rear Wheel





Enjoy, Bill



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Re: Lifting the Bags to access rear wheel

Postby WingAdmin » Tue Apr 12, 2011 10:32 am

That's great, Bill! I'm going to move this to the 1500 How To forum, as I'm sure it will help people out who may be looking for information on doing this.

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Re: Lifting the Bags to access rear wheel

Postby heidebill » Tue Apr 12, 2011 10:45 am

Sounds great, I know I use this forum alot, as I am a new Goldwing Owner,
Hopefully it can help or clarify the task for someone else

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Re: Lifting the Bags to access rear wheel

Postby Brainbender » Wed Jul 06, 2011 10:23 pm

Looks great Bill, going to try it tomorrow. Did you have any problems when you lowered the bags back down/ I've seen some guys say they had major problems and others say it was very easy. Any tips for the lowering part?

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Re: Lifting the Bags to access rear wheel

Postby heidebill » Wed Jul 06, 2011 11:39 pm

Lowering the Bags, ya a bit of a pain, You have to work them around some metal. I just lifted them again yesterday to replace the Rear Tire, The hitch adds an extra bolt each side, And the Bag Guards add some fun when re-installing the bolts throught the saddle bag. Don't hesitate to use patience.
All in all, not a problem
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Re: Lifting the Bags to access rear wheel

Postby Keef » Mon Aug 19, 2013 4:02 pm

Great video Bill. But there are some marjor differences in the Aspencade and the SE model. That one bolt you show to remove that is in between the crash bar or bag protector. On mine it is actualy on the front mounting bolt of the crash bar. I had to take the rear foot rest off and that little panel.
But your video did help me quit a bit.....Thanks. Greased the drive shaft and all. Got it back together, but lowering the package.
Going to rain tomorrow any way..Again.........

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Re: Lifting the Bags to access rear wheel

Postby heidebill » Mon Aug 19, 2013 4:48 pm

Glad you enjoyed the video, Bill

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Re: Lifting the Bags to access rear wheel

Postby racoon5266 » Mon Jul 14, 2014 8:02 pm

loved your video.. I was able to use it.

I have a question.. the lower trunk lights under the license plate, reflector which has no lights to it. how do we remove that part.. I have a 93 goldwing 1500 se.
I chekced underneath the bike I see a molding with i long screw sticking out of it on each side.
I want to install lights in there.. but I can't figure out how to remove that section.. hope i don't have to remove the trunk piece by piece.. as the other lights you just go inside the truck and remove a few screws..
your help would make my day..

Dan G.

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Re: Lifting the Bags to access rear wheel

Postby heidebill » Mon Jul 14, 2014 10:51 pm

Hey Dan

Wish I could help , but I sold the wing about 2 years ago, I am riding a 2010 Harley Road King, I like the ride,
I may again buy another 1500, I sure liked it
If I still had it I would see if I could help, Sorry

Bill

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Re: Lifting the Bags to access rear wheel

Postby jjsohio » Sat May 30, 2015 8:13 am

The video is no longer available. Anybody know if there is a similar one around?
Getting ready to work on the rear shock and this sure seems like a better way then removing everything.

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Re: Lifting the Bags to access rear wheel

Postby Fatwing Chris » Sat May 30, 2015 1:34 pm

jjsohio wrote:The video is no longer available. Anybody know if there is a similar one around?
Getting ready to work on the rear shock and this sure seems like a better way then removing everything.


If you're only doing one side then I would just take the bag off on that side.I know I had to replace the coil over shock on my 89 and I just loosened the bag and slid it back.Too big a job lifting the whole backend for just that.IMHO.
If I'da known it would last this long,I'da taken better care of it.
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Re: Lifting the Bags to access rear wheel

Postby Fatwing Chris » Sat May 30, 2015 1:36 pm

Fatwing Chris wrote:
jjsohio wrote:The video is no longer available. Anybody know if there is a similar one around?
Getting ready to work on the rear shock and this sure seems like a better way then removing everything.


If you're only doing one side then I would just take the bag off on that side.I know I had to replace the coil over shock on my 89 and I just loosened the bag and slid it back.Too big a job lifting the whole backend for just that.IMHO.


BTW I did like the flip up method as it really opens up the back end,but a couple of extra hands are nice when dropping it back down.You have to be real careful where the rear fender splits when lifting it also.
If I'da known it would last this long,I'da taken better care of it.
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Re: Lifting the Bags to access rear wheel

Postby davekaz » Sat May 30, 2015 4:40 pm

where is the video gone?

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Re: Lifting the Bags to access rear wheel

Postby Fatwing Chris » Sat May 30, 2015 8:57 pm

davekaz wrote:where is the video gone?

Not sure where it went.I never watched it.


If I'da known it would last this long,I'da taken better care of it.
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