The patient: a stock 2011 Road Glide Ultra. Go from this While many of us in Baggerdom love the fully loaded Ultras there are times when we want to go naked. That is to say get rid of the Tour-Pak. There has never been an easy way to accomplish this as the Tour-Pak and rack are rigidly mounted to the bike. Then there was the issue of wiring from the rear speakers Tour-Pak lights, and the license plate frame. We wanted to do this on our '11 Road Glide Ultra. ...to this in minutes. We're getting a new seat to clean up the looks. While perusing the newest H-D P&A catalog we came across a kit that makes the Tour-Pak quick detach, using the same docking hardware as other detachable items from H-D such as sissy bars and racks. The Detachable Tour-Pak Mounting Rack (53246-09, $549.95) and the Tour-Pak Quick Disconnect Harness (70032-09, $79.95) were all we needed to ride with a bit more streamlined style and less weight out back. The kit fits '09-later FLHTC, FLHTCU, FLHTK and FLTRU models. We rode over to the H-D Fleet Center where manager Alan Barsi performed the strip down for us. It's straightforward but the wiring modification could cause some issues without the proper tools to disassemble and assemble the connectors. 01. The Tour-Pak comes rigidly mounted from the factory. Until the '09 bikes there was no easy way to go Pak-less. 01. The Tour-Pak comes rigidly mounted from the factory. Until the '09 bikes there was no 02. After removing the Tour-Pak lining, we unplugged all of the electrical connectors and removed the 4 bolts holding the Pak to the rack. 02. After removing the Tour-Pak lining, we unplugged all of the electrical connectors and 03. After removing the stock strut covers, Alan removed the stock rack. 04. We were left with a bare rear fender and electrical wires/connectors for the Tour-Pak lights, the antennas and speakers. 04. We were left with a bare rear fender and electrical wires/connectors for the Tour-Pak 05. New, chrome strut covers (arrow) were set in place and tightened to factory specs. 05. New, chrome strut covers (arrow) were set in place and tightened to factory specs. 06. Next to go on were the four-point docking plates. 07. Each of the docking plates was secured over the fender strut covers. 08. Each of the black grommets (arrows), two per side, was added to the docking plates 08. Each of the black grommets (arrows), two per side, was added to the docking plates 09. as well as the chrome license plate relocation bracket. 1 | 2 | » | View Full Article By Toph Bocchiaro Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!