lever on front of trunk


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lever on front of trunk

Postby wingman1269 » Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:07 pm



Just got my third wing, this time 93 GL1500 SE.
Any idea about the lever on front right side of trunk.



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Re: lever on front of trunk

Postby cbx4evr » Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:32 pm

It adjusts the height of the passenger foot pads.

Pull the lever and the pads will raise up. Pull the lever and hold and push them back down with your feet.
"It´s a friggen motorcycle, it´s not supposed to be comfortable, quiet or safe. The wind noise is supposed to hurt your ears, the seat should be hard and riding it should make you s**t your pants every now and then. "

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Re: lever on front of trunk

Postby virgilmobile » Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:39 pm

If there annoying,I'll swap ya for my 88 fixed ones....My wife is 4 foot nothing and is complaining about the distance.Adjustable ones would be cool.
I'm not even sure they would fit either....hmmmm.

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Re: lever on front of trunk

Postby cbx4evr » Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:42 pm

virgilmobile wrote:If there annoying,I'll swap ya for my 88 fixed ones....My wife is 4 foot nothing and is complaining about the distance.Adjustable ones would be cool.
I'm not even sure they would fit either....hmmmm.



Get her some new shoes:

"It´s a friggen motorcycle, it´s not supposed to be comfortable, quiet or safe. The wind noise is supposed to hurt your ears, the seat should be hard and riding it should make you s**t your pants every now and then. "

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Re: lever on front of trunk

Postby virgilmobile » Fri Apr 19, 2013 7:11 am

Your not right :lol: I like it but you can imagine the response from a short red head. :D
She now has to use my pegs first to climb on to get up high enough to reach the seat.

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Re: lever on front of trunk

Postby tmilam » Fri Apr 19, 2013 5:36 pm

virgilmobile wrote:If there annoying,I'll swap ya for my 88 fixed ones....My wife is 4 foot nothing and is complaining about the distance.Adjustable ones would be cool.
I'm not even sure they would fit either....hmmmm.


I added Floorboard riser on mine. Look at http://www.wingstuff.com Item # BB52693

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Re: lever on front of trunk

Postby twostrokes48 » Fri Apr 19, 2013 7:08 pm

virgilmobile wrote:.My wife is 4 foot nothing and is complaining about the distance.


My wife is 5 foot nothing and I thought she was vertically challenged....she won't let me call her short.




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