Honda VFR 800 Tankbag Instructions
 Fig 1. Click photo for larger image  The correct installation of your new RKA tankbag is very important. If you will take a few minutes to follow these instructions you will very happy with the out come.

Tools required is a 5mm allen .... That's it. ;-) Remove the side panels, by removing the nine 5mm bolts on both sides and the four small plastic keeper pins.

With the panels removed the rest of the job will take 30 seconds.

 Fig 2. Click photo for larger image  In Fig 1 you will see the arrow pointing to the forward radiator bracket. Loop the webbing around the bracket as shown in Fig 2.
 Fig 3. Click photo for larger image  Snug down the webbing. Making sure you will not have any pressure on any other bendable or moving parts. As shown.
 Fig 4. Click photo for larger image  Replace the side panel.
 Fig 5. Click photo for larger image  In Fig 5 you will see the arrow pointing to the forward radiator bracket. Loop the webbing around the bracket as shown in Fig 6.
 Fig 6. Click photo for larger image  Snug down the webbing. Making sure you will not have any pressure on any other bendable or moving parts. As shown.
 Fig 7. Click photo for larger image  Replace the side panel.
 Fig 8. Click photo for larger image  Included in your hardware is what we call the "Crossover Strap". This is optional. It is designed for open bodied motorcycles or motorcycles where the straps will fall away and get lost or burnt when the bag is removed.

The VFR does not have a problem with these situations.

 Fig 9. Click photo for larger image  Attach the tankbag to the front straps and adjust so the bag is centered and preferably forward on the tank. This is how it should look from the left.
 Fig 10. Click photo for larger image  Attach the tankbag to the front straps and adjust so the bag is centered and preferably forward on the tank. This is how it should look from the right.
 Fig 11. Click photo for larger image  Remove the seat and loop the webbing around the seat holder bracket as shown.
 Fig 12. Click photo for larger image  Snug down.
Fig 13. Click photo for larger image Attach the tankbag to the back quick release buckle, SNUG DOWN. ..... Go ridden ;-)