07-UP Harley Davidson Heritage Softail or Fatboy Installation Instructions
1. Remove passenger seat exposing two knurled nuts
2. Remove nuts and place supplied bracket over existing studs
3. Reinstall nuts (you may have to pull up on studs if they slip down)
4. Put passenger seat back on.
5. Install new backrest in the bracket and ride safe!
(if upright is loose put one piece of electrical tape around tongue and reinstall)
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Posted by Jeffrey Kehr on 4th Apr 2017
Got my grasshopper backrest last week and holy mother of God it's like the greatest 100 bucks I could ever spend on my softail.
1.only takes half a damn second to put on
2.only takes half a damn second to remove
3.puts just enough pressure on my lower to mid back I could ride this son of a bitch to China and back.
4.looks damn good
5.fits with stock seat. I don't know of another way to put a backrest on my stock Seat.
Posted by Sperry on 31st Mar 2017
I really needed some extra support for my aging back on my '16 Heritage, and this is an amazing price for a nearly perfect solution. My only gripe is that it presses against the passenger seat, moving me about an inch or so forward in my own seat. (I also had a minor problem with install, but a quick email helped me fix the issue.) I LOVE that the backrest pulls out for short rides around town, and slips back in place in 2 seconds when I want to use it.
Posted by Unknown on 12th Mar 2017
The installation of this product was simple and straightforward. I look forward to my first "ride" with this new addition.
Posted by Mark McDowell on 5th Mar 2017
Driver Backrest for 2007 H-D Softail Fat Boy. The Driver's Backrest was very easy to install in less than 5-Minutes. I would like the backrest to be covered in leather to match my seat, passenger seat, saddlebags and sissy bar back rest and in a form that is specific style to the H-D Fat Boy Motorcycle. Overall I'm satified with the Driver's Backrest
Posted by Roger Paul on 16th Jan 2017
Finally I did one of my normal runs (first with the new backrest) 500 kms non stop (except for fuel)
My first pain free ride in a long time
Thanks for your product
Posted by Roger Paul on 21st Dec 2016
Ordered/Paid/Received (in great time to Australia)
All pretty boring
Fitted - 10 minutes out of my life!
Ive got the Solo version which is great and the pillion version is proving to be just as good
Posted by Unknown on 29th Nov 2016
I ordered this backrest after returning from my first long distance trip. Ordered it the Tuesday before Thanksgiving and received it by the Saturday after. Super fast shipping!
Install was extremely easy. No tools needed. So far the backrest is comfortable. I like the fact that I can quickly take it off and ride without it on shorter rides if I choose to.
It looks great on the bike too, like it's a part of the stock seat!
Definitely recommend to anyone looking for an affordable way to add a backrest without replacing the entire seat.
Posted by Jim on 30th Sep 2016
I was looking for a backrest, without having to replace the seats. Wanted something simple and looks good with the bike.
This makes the long rides very comfortable.
Thought it would push the riding position forward, but this is not the case. Provides excellent back support for the long rides. Very easy to remove for passenger mounting if needed and re-install.
The width of the backrest could be a little narrower and/or rounder off at the bottom, interferes with passenger legs.
Posted by Tony Cagle on 24th Sep 2016
I really like my new backrest and it installed quicker then I expected. My only concern is for the up post possibly rubbing my passenger seat too much and making a hole.
Posted by Duane on 6th Sep 2016
Installed backrest, then went on a 400 mile ride thru central Texas. All non stop except for gas. No way I could have done this without the backrest . Felt great afterward. Gonna have to add a couple hundred more miles to find the "weak link". Backrest could use more tilt back I think. Might have to bend the bracket. Great product though!!
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