Q: How does the Low Profile Backrest mount to the bike?
A: The Low Profile Backrest mounts to the rear passenger seat mounting hole and to a hole that is 8" forward from that.
Q: Does the backrest scratch the fender?
A: The backrest does not come into direct contact with the fender ever. We supply you with a protective rubber pad that extends slightly past the edges of the backrest.
Q: What is the difference between the cheaper backrest and the more expensive one?
A: The cheaper of the two backrests with pads is supplied with a smaller pad which is 4"x6" and works with seats that are 2.5" tall. The more expensive one is 6"x6" and works with seats 3.5" tall.
Q: Will part # HA-FXD-CBR1 work on a 2004 and newer sportster?
A: HA-FXD-CBR1 will not work on the 2004 and newer sportsters but will work on all 1986-2003 Sportsters. Harley changed some things for 2004 and newer and thus we had to as well. If you are looking for a backrest for your 2004 and newer you want part # HA-XL-CBR2
Q: Can I modify the backrest to change its application?
A: NEVER modify your backrests form! The backrest is designed to its fullest potential for regular riding conditions. Any modification or bending can compromise the integrity of the material.
Q: Does the Haulen Ass Backrest come in black?
A: Not at this time.
Q: How sturdy is the Haulen Ass Backrest?
A: The backrest is extremely sturdy. We put the backrests to the test at the Rochester Institute of Technology and tested weight capacities and also had a material analysis done at IMR Test Labs.
Q: Will the Haulen Ass Tail Light License Plate Mount work on a Dyna?
A: Unfortunately it will not. The softail uses four mounting screws where the dyna uses two screws and two pins.