Opener rod snap


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Dogmanhazel
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Opener rod snap

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I just completed a rear tire swap on my 1998 Goldwing and lost one of the snaps that release the side bag doors. The part number is 81317-mn5-003. Does anyone on here have one or a pair they would part with? Have been online and called dealer with no luck. Thank you.


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If you can't find one online, this is a perfect application for having something custom 3D printed.
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Thanks for the quick feedback. After I posted I looked some more and found one at Motosport.
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Unfortunately Motosport can't get the part either. I ordered a couple of these clips just in case I needed a new one and the order was cancelled today.
It looks like a different method for attaching the opener cable will have to be devised. Like WingAdmin says, maybe a 3D printer job.

Here's what they had to say:

"We have some unfortunate news regarding your order.

We submitted a purchase order for your items after you placed your order and it was reported that all items were available but on backorder. We just received word from our vendor that items you ordered are now discontinued and are no longer available for purchase. You have not and will not be charged for the items. We're truly sorry for the delay and inconvenience caused by this.

The discontinued item(s) are as follows:

Honda OEM Parts SNAP, OPENER ROD (MITSUI), Honda Part, 81317-MN5-003

We have taken these discontinued items off your order, thank you for your understanding in this matter and again we apologize for any issues caused by this.

If you have any additional questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact us!

You can contact us by calling 1-888-676-8853, clicking on the "Chat" button at the top of the website, or responding to this email.
Thanks,
MotoSport Gearhead"
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Time to go look at eBay: https://www.ebay.com/itm/203455295498
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Have you been successful finding the part you need? I wasn’t sure which part you needed. Is it a rod or the white snap on the end of the cable? Ride safe, Joe
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The original poster was looking for the white snap on the end of the cable.
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I have one of the white cable end snaps. Send me your address and I’ll send it to you. Ride safe, Joe
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I musnt be too difficult to manufacture by yourself if you have a sample and a piece of plastic using a drill, dremel tool and a file.


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