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post #6 of Old 04-13-2019, 10:21 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by georgej View Post
Congrats on the new ride!

My 2018 XT set-up is:
SW Motech Crash Bars
OEM Center Stand
Happy Trails Skid Plate

and they all work well together.

I had some trouble getting the HT front bracket mounted to the SW-M cross bar... the holes in the bracket did not line up at all with the SW-M screws. It looks like SW-M might have changed the way the cross-bar connects (the HT instructions show the old-style SW-M cross bar I remember from my 2005 setup).

I drilled a couple of new holes into the bracket to line up with the SW-M screws and that worked.

This is how the "new" SW-M setup looks...
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2019 650X
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