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650 crashbar

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I just latched on to a 650 crashbar and was wondering about installation. I see where the uppers mount to but not sure where the lowers attach. At just a quick glance under my bike I see nothing that I think is strong enough to bolt to. Any suggestions/pictures as to where these go? Thanks
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I have a GL650i. The bars are in a "bow" config and the uppers look like they bolt onto the front engine mounts and the lower section have some trailing bars about 6 or 7 inches long that look like they go rearward to (?).
The bottom trailing bars should bolt onto the exhaust collector box mounting bolts. You may need to get a pair of slightly longer bolts. If they do not, then suspect the setup was not for the GL650.
Thanks guys !! I cannot figure out how to upload a picture on this site (not totally computer literate). The crashbar is in 3 pieces, with the lower trailing pieces that have vertical tabs that may bolt to the exh collector box.

I think you all have been very helpful in pointing me in the right direction. Hey if they don't fit then they will be for sale.
Thanks guys for all the good input. Thanks to WayneDW for the photo advice. Had to remove the header pipes,fairing skirt, but it fits nicely. I just wanted a little more protection in case of a low speed incident or tip over. Now I'm looking for a rear crashbar or saddlebag protector rails.
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