87flst side plates

Discussion in 'Softail Models' started by harleyron, Aug 11, 2014.

  1. harleyron

    harleyron New Member

    I have 87 flst that has a backrest made on side plates. the rest is short barely above the rear seat. It has 98 saddle bags, the rest and the saddle bags have the same mounting points ,mounting plates is about 7 1/2 " overall about 6 1/4 center spacing @ mounting points .the bike was built from ground up in2001.Point is I need detachable side plates that r 7 1/2 " @ 6 1/4 center mounts. stock 87-99 softail plates are about 3 " too long at mounting points. any help here HANG N @ ROPES END TKS IN ADAVANCE
  2. dbmg

    dbmg Experienced Member

    Its probably going to be a process of elimination. Might the fender struts be from a FLH?