Installing a Chrome Lower Belt Guard Without Removing the Rear Wheel

Belt GuardSteve lets us know how to replace the belt guard without removing the rear wheel.

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By Steve “Bonehead” Shiver

Instructions

  1. Remove saddlebag if necessary and remove front saddlebag bolts and footpeg. Place a cotton sock over the end of the saddlebag bracket to protect paint (or remove side cover).
  2. Remove the front bolt at the seat/fender/saddlebag bracket support and rotate the bracket up 3-4 inches.
  3. Remove the upper chrome belt guard. You can then remove the plastic lower guard.
  4. Put an old cotton T-shirt over the lower swing arm to protect both the paint and chrome.
  5. Slide the new chrome lower guard in per Baron’s directions. (Slide rear of guard in angled down and then lower front edge in. Then rotate top of guard in under upper swing arm).
  6. Reverse removal process for upper guard and saddlebags.

By the way, I replaced the supplied chrome bolts with stainless steel bolts. It is possible to assume this would also work with the Custom World chrome belt guard

Baron's Belt Guard