Harley Buddy Seat Spring Hardware Shovelhead 1968-80 OEM# 52608-68 52609-65

  • Product Code: 352984734393
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $27.95

You are purchasing one new USA-Made reproduction hardware kit for buddy seat springs for buddy seats on FL and FLH twin models from 1968 through 1980.  I do believe the "Peas & Carrots" 1981 Heritage offered a buddy seat but I'm pretty sure buddy seats had disappeared by 1982, though H-D was still using the cumbersome "Comfort Flex" seat at that point.  
The last three photos are to show you the style buddy seat mount cross bar which was in use at that time and how this hardware interacts with it- that is NOT included with your kit.  We might have springs or cross bars at any given time, just email and ask if you need those too.

The cupped washers are spot-on for the originals and the screws are as well.  By the mid 1960's H-D was working with more than one hardware supplier for their fasteners so varying grade marks on bolts should not be an issue if you are going for AMCA judging on your bike.  The 1965-1967 mounting configuration would fit on the 1968 to 1980 models as well.  The difference being that H-D engineers originally designed a clipped in version of the lower special screw.  The clips were a bit to work with so I can't really blame them for changing it up.  We will eventually have a kit for the 1965-1967 style buddy seat mount brackets.

Includes the following:
  • Qty 2 52608-68 shoulder bolt or screw
  • Qty 2 52609-65 cupped washers
  • Qty 2 4410 1/4"-28 x 7/8" hex bolt
  • Qty 4 6703 1/4" flat washer 
  • Qty 4 7682 1/4" 28 lock nut
We probably have one of the largest on-line hardware selections anywhere today for vintage Harleys with authentic machine cut and CP-1035 and CP-1038 OEM  bolts, Filister and round head screws, special H-D fasteners like axle adjusters and filler plugs.  We also stock nearly every fuel and oil line available for 1915-1964 Harleys, wire harnesses, lighting for JD, VL, Knucklehead, and Panhead, saddles, saddlebags, engine and transmission parts.  If you don't see what you need here or cimarroncycleworks, just email and ask.

Located at and ships from Cimarron Cycle Works in beautiful Cimarron, New Mexico, USA!
  • Fits the following:
    • 1968 to 1980 FL, FLH 74" OHV Shovelhead though the kit will work on 1965-1967 and may have been part of the 1981 "Heritage" package.
PLEASE NOTE: When it's practical, I will gladly combine all your purchases into one shipment for a discounted rate.  

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