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Cobra Tall Square Sissy Bar w/Pad - 02-5225

  • Part #: 495698
  • Manufacturer Part #: 02-5225

MSRP Price: $279.95

Our Price: $251.95

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Overview of Cobra Tall Square Sissy Bar w/Pad - 02-5225

  • Give your passengers an extra measure of comfort and safety with this essential accessory
  • Made from rectangular bar steel with heavy-duty mount brackets (included), they are built to last for the long haul
  • Vinyl pads included - replacement backrest pads available separately
  • Rack not included
  • Made in the USA

Included Items:
(1) Sissy Bar with Pad
(2) Mount Brackets
(2) Short Spacers
(2) Long Spacers
(2) M8 x 45mm Buttonhead Bolts
(2) M8 x 60mm Buttonhead Bolts
(4) M8 x 16mm Buttonhead Bolts

Specs for Cobra Tall Square Sissy Bar w/Pad - 02-5225

Height - Backrest Pad 17 in.
Type Backrest w/Pad
Units Each
Weight 8.55 lbs

Specs for Cobra Tall Square Sissy Bar w/Pad - 02-5225

Height - Backrest Pad 17 in.
Type Backrest w/Pad
Units Each
Weight 8.55 lbs

Fitment for Cobra Tall Square Sissy Bar w/Pad - 02-5225

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Part 495698 fits the following machines

Yamaha
  • 2015 Yamaha XVS950 V-Star
  • 2014 Yamaha XVS950 V-Star
  • 2013 Yamaha XVS950 V-Star
  • 2012 Yamaha XVS950 V-Star
  • 2011 Yamaha XVS950 V-Star
  • 2010 Yamaha XVS950 V-Star
  • 2009 Yamaha XVS950 V-Star
4.8 / 5.0
28 Reviews
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Fit
4.6 / 5
Quality
4.7 / 5
Style
4.8 / 5
Value
4.6 / 5
Fit
4 / 5
Quality
4 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
The Good, The Bad, The UGLY
First I knocked it down a star strictly because of COBRA'S quality control not Dennis Kirk's. THE GOOD: Great Price, good Quality Fast Shipping. THE BAD: COBRA does not consider the end user and clean out bolthole threads after they CHROME the Sissy Bar prior to shipping. THE UGLY: Supplied bolts MAY NOT and in my case WOULD NOT screw in smoothly like they should and may get STUCK (as one of mine did) so it wont screw in or out and you could end up breaking it off trying to back it out (as I did). The allen wrench hole on the mounting bolts are not strong, so if you apply any pressure above normal to remove the stuck bolt, it will strip. I then had to use a pair of vice grips to try and remove the bolt, which in turn broke the bolt in half leaving the end of the bolt in the Sissy Bar. I HAD TO DRILL OUT THE BROKEN BOLT. Save yourself a headache and between the time you order and the Sissy Bar arrives go to the hardware store and buy a tread cleaning tool, you will need a metric 8mm X 1.25, also know as a High Carbon Plug Tap (about 4 bucks). USE IT to clean up the chrome from the threads holes BEFORE INSERTING MOUNTING BOLTS INTO SISSY BAR! You will save yourself a 3-hour headache and the possibility of messing up your new Sissy Bar. Don’t start the install off by doing as I did and breaking off the bolt and wishing you had cleaned out the threads! It a great sissy bar for the price and you wont go wrong by getting it, just pay attention when inserting those bolts.
February 4, 2010
Fit
4 / 5
Quality
3 / 5
Style
4 / 5
Value
4 / 5
Bad threads, good looking backrest though.
Went onto bike very easily but when it came time to attach the backrest to the two bars had trouble screwing the bolts provided into the threads on the wings. After reviewing the reviews,(wished I read before I ordered) other people had the same problem and used a threader to clean out overchrome. I called Cobra direct, no 800 #'s available, the tech said he doesn't believe reviewers on Dennis Kirk site and the have never heard of the problem. (right!) He shipped me two new bolts as I couldn't get one of them all the way flush. While struggling to get that bolt out it snapped the head off. Now I have three in and one with no head. Called them again and they suggest taking to dealer to have it drilled out and retool threads. If I wanted to do that I would have bought it at dealer and let them install an OEM backrest.
May 8, 2010
Fit
5 / 5
Quality
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Good quality
Great plating and fit. Some plating in threads, took a few minutes to clean threads with 8mm x 1.25 tap, easy install after that. Looks good.
May 7, 2011
Fit
3 / 5
Quality
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
In my oppinion
It looks great and is comfortable for the passanger. The draw back is if you have sadle bag bars the bolts are not long enough. So be prepared to buy some. Instructions were easy to follow and assembly was quick and easy.
May 18, 2010
Fit
5 / 5
Quality
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
back rest
I would recommend it to any one. It went on very easy and looks real good. The passenger loves it and says it feels good.
April 6, 2012
Fit
5 / 5
Quality
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
excellent backrest purchase
didnt know which to choose the short or the tall there is only 3 inches difference between the two but for the passenger im glad i choose the tall looks great! make sure if you have saddle bag supports to get at least one person to help you hold stuff it helps alot only took about 30 minutes once i had another helping hand great product thanks !!!
May 21, 2010
Fit
5 / 5
Quality
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
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October 24, 2009
Fit
4 / 5
Quality
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
easy
Installation of this product was very easy. I would recommend chasing the threads first to remove excess chrome. But over all a great product!
May 5, 2013
Fit
5 / 5
Quality
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
GREAT PURCHASE
Really good looks. Easy install (ten minutes). Snazzy....
May 26, 2010
Fit
5 / 5
Quality
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
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June 24, 2011
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