BMW K 1600 GT / GTL SARGENT PASSENGER

BMW K 1600 GT / GTL SARGENT PASSENGER
BMW K 1600 GT/GTL (BR-2106) EM-5 PASSENGER BACKREST INSTALLATION GUIDE
BMW K 1600 GT / GTL
SARGENT PASSENGER BACKREST
INSTALLATION GUIDE
GTL OWNERS MUST REMOVE TOUR PACK PER OEM USERS MANUAL.
Tools Required
6 mm allen wrench
5 mm allen wrench
INSTALL THE PLATES
Center the bottom plate under the luggage rack. Place top plate on
top of luggage rack lining up the bolt holes to the bottom plate.
Secure the two plates together using the 4 long socket head bolts.
Snug in place with an 8mm allen wrench.
BMW LUGGAGE RACK
Place upright bracket in the slot on the top plate, lining up the 4 bolt
holes and securing it with the 4 short bolts provided. Snug bolts with a
6mm allen wrench.
The upright bracket is adjustable front to back by selecting any
combination of 4 bolt holes available on the top plate.
Sargent ErgoMax EM-5 Five Way Adjustable Backrest Operation
Guide:
INSTALLATION AND ADJUSTMENT THE BACKREST PAD
Loosen the two rubber knobs to install the EM-5 Main Control Unit
onto the metal support shaft (previously installed per motorcycle
model specific instructions) and to adjust motions 1-3. Tighten the
rubber knobs to lock all positions. Motion 4 is affected by removing
fasteners “A” to raise or lower pad on Swivel Mount using alternate
holes. Swivel motion 5 is automatic and continuous. Be sure that
knobs are tight before each use.
ADJUSTING THE BACKREST PAD
Up and down adjust
The backrest pad assembly has high to low adjustability by loosening
the rubber knobs and sliding the assembly up or down on the
upright bracket and retightening the knobs snugly.
Forward and back adjust
SARGENT CYCLE PRODUCTS, 1036 HUBBARD STREET, JACKSONVILLE, FL 32206 PH: (904) 354-4531 FAX: (904) 354-7979
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BMW K 1600 GT/GTL (BR-2106) EM-5 PASSENGER BACKREST INSTALLATION GUIDE
EM-5 BACKREST IMPORTANT WARNINGS
IMPORTANT!
Read ALL instructions thoroughly prior to installation and use.
IMPORTANT!
Periodically inspect all bolts, connection points, and Support Block Hardware verifying that all connections remain secure
and there are no signs of damage or wear. If problems are noted, discontinue use and contact the manufacturer.
WARNING!
This backrest system has been tested at pressures far greater than what might be typically associated with rapid
acceleration or general use; however, for added safety, the driver and/or passenger should maintain a firm hold of
handlebars, grab handles or driver. In addition, the driver should always signal the passenger before rapid accelerating.
Limitation of Liability / Disclaimer:
Motorcycling is a dangerous activity that can result in serious injury or death. Please be advised that this product has NOT
been tested under every conceivable condition. While every effort has been made to design a sturdy and reliable product,
numerous unpredictable conditions and/or variables could occur during its use, resulting in possible property damage,
personal injury or death. By proceeding with the installation, the purchaser acknowledges that these inherent dangers and
unpredictable conditions exist. Furthermore, the purchaser understands that Mark One Industries Inc. / D.B.A. Sargent Cycle
Products North America shall not be held liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising
out of or in connection with the use of this product. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or
consequential damages, so this limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. If the purchaser does not agree to all terms of
this limitation of liability/disclaimer, the product may be returned to Sargent Cycle Products North America in its original
packaging (within 30 days) for a full refund of the purchase price (excluding shipping and handling).
EM-5 BACKREST
INSTALLATION AND OPERATION GUIDE
To install the EM-5 Backrest Assembly onto the Support Shaft, loosen the two
knobs of the Main Control Unit and slide onto the Support Shaft. Tighten the
knobs until snug. To adjust motions 1-3, loosen the two rubber knobs just enough
to freely make adjustments. Tighten the rubber knobs securely to lock all
Swivel
positions. Swivel motion 4 is automatic and continuous. Motion 5 is affected by Mount
removing fasteners “A” to raise or lower pad on Swivel Mount using alternate
holes (5 mm allen wrench).
! Be sure that knobs are tight before each use.

! When not using the backrest, always remove both the EM-5 backrest

Main
Control
Unit
assembly and the support shaft assembly from the seat.
! READ other important warnings above before use.

! Always be sure that at least ¼ inch (12 mm) of

A
U-Bar
Support
Shaft

support shaft is exposed at the top, above the main
adjuster unit.
! Only make adjustments to the backrest main

control unit while the motorcycle is at a
stop and motor turned off. Never attempt
to make adjustments while riding.
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SARGENT CYCLE PRODUCTS, 1036 HUBBARD STREET, JACKSONVILLE, FL 32206 PH: (904) 354-4531 FAX: (904) 354-7979
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