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How To Install: Gasbox Bolt-On Sissy Bar on a Harley-Davidson Sportster

The Gasbox Chopper Bolt On Sissy Bar for 2004 & Up Sportsters is an easy bolt-on accessory that upgrades not only the style but function of your custom Sportster. This bolt-on kit allows you to mount a sissy bar to your stock swingarm Harley-Davidson motorcycle with no fabrication or welding experience. This install takes less than 10 minutes and you are back on the road with no more worrying about how to secure your gear or give your passenger something to lean against! This is only one of many high-quality, well-designed, custom chopper and bobber parts made by The Gasbox in Cleveland, Ohio.

Gasbox Chopper Bolt On Sissy Bar for 2004 and up Sportsters. - How to install Gasbox Sissy Bar on a Sportster Gasbox Chopper Bolt On Sissy Bar for 2004 and up Sportsters.

Tools Needed for the Job
A Flat head screw driver
3/8 drive ratchet
T40 Torx bit
3/16 allen socket
1/2 inch wrench

Installing A Gasbox Sissy Bar For 2004 and Up Sportsters

Step 1. Remove turn signal lenses with flat head screw driver. This allows clearance for your torx bit to be used.

Note: there is a small opening to fit your flat head screw diver to pry from casing. - How to install Gasbox Sissy Bar on a Sportster Note: there is a small opening to fit your flat head screw diver to pry from casing.

Step 2. Remove the 4 torx head screws with a T-40 torx bit. Most newer models use a bracket for the back two screws and a nut for the front to screws.

Note: See The clearance after the turn signal lens has been removed. - How to install Gasbox Sissy Bar on a Sportster Note: See The clearance after the turn signal lens has been removed.
Todd Removing all 4 strut bolts. - How to install Gasbox Sissy Bar on a Sportster Todd removing all 4 strut bolts.

Step 3. Line up the 4 mounting holes on the Gasbox sissy bar with the holes on the strut covers and put your bolts into the holes.

Todd going front to back aligning the holes. - How to install Gasbox Sissy Bar on a Sportster Todd going front to back aligning the holes.

Step 4. Tightly fasten the new 5/16 allen screws provided with the sissybar and re-use the rear threaded brackets  . (Note: We recommend to use a some blue Locktite on your screws)

Make sure to use provided 5/16 allen head screws. - How to install a Gasbox Sissy Bar on a Sportster Make sure to use provided 5/16 allen head screws.
Todd fastening all 4 strut screws. - How to install a Gasbox Sissy Bar on a Sportster Todd fastening all 4 strut screws.

Step 5. Be sure to put your turn signal lens caps back on and go for a ride! 

Todd pushing back on the turn signal lenses by hand. - How to install a Gasbox Sissy Bar on a Sportster Todd pushing back on the turn signal lenses by hand.
"And that's all there is to it" - Todd. How to install a Gasbox Sissy Bar on a Sportster "And that's all there is to it" - Todd.
The Before - How to install a Gasbox Sissy Bar on a Sportster The Before
The After - How to install a Gasbox Sissy Bar on a Sportster The After

For more help with this install, Here is a step by step video on how to install The Gasbox "Chopper" Bolt On Sissy Bar with the man him who created it, Jesse Basset.

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