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Old 12-11-2012, 10:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Rear Fender Removal.

I want to take the grab rail off my Bonnie SE, but it entails taking the rear fender off. I'm a bit of a noob where spannering is concerned. Would this be an easy job?
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:57 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Simple. Remove seat and you'll see four bolts.
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That straight forward! Good, will have a go at that soon. Thanks for your replies.
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They are torx heads though, so you'll need the appropriate torx bit. T25 I think, but I'm not sure.
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Once again, thank you for the info. What would I do without you. (Apart from f*ck it up)!!
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Be careful the Torx head metal is very soft and can be easily rounded out.


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I'll be doing this soon myself - thanks for the leg up on the how-to!
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Ok, mission acomplished!! Got the fender off and removed the grab rail. The bolts were as tight as a tight thing and after being warned about how soft they were I was a bit worried I might round them out, but after a good soak in WD40 I managed to get them loose. They are T30 torx by the way. Now I have the fender off I'm sorely tempted to fit a FEK rather than reinstall the fender! Any recommendations appreciated.
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