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I haven’t seen anything recent, but has anyone found a more reasonable option for racks or chrome trim to go on top of the saddlebag? I went with the round rails for the rear rack so would want to keep this design
 

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I know the post is a few months old, but since nobody else responded...

I grabbed these for my 1600. It says they fit a 1700. No mounting template, though, so measure and fit twenty times before you drill once. I will likely be mounting mine this weekend.

Chrome Top Rails for Kawasaki Vulcan VN1500 VN1600 VN1700 Nomad Hard Saddlebags https://www.amazon.com/dp/B006QNN3MM/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_UbSICbEGMEKKC
 

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I know the post is a few months old, but since nobody else responded...

I grabbed these for my 1600. It says they fit a 1700. No mounting template, though, so measure and fit twenty times before you drill once. I will likely be mounting mine this weekend.

Chrome Top Rails for Kawasaki Vulcan VN1500 VN1600 VN1700 Nomad Hard Saddlebags Amazon.com: Chrome Top Rails for Kawasaki Vulcan VN1500 VN1600 VN1700 Nomad Hard Saddlebags: Automotive
Just got mine today and starting the process, love templates but...
 

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Just got mine today and starting the process, love templates but...
You need to be careful as a lot of these say they will fit a 1700 but were designed for the 1500/1600’s with side opening bags & therefore end up to close to the keyhole. Mate had to cut the top of his key on his Nomad so they would fit. I had mine custom made by a metal shop.



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Diggles is right - and I don't think those ones from Amazon with the square shape and the four rails will fit Voyager (or "09 & up Nomads) bags. You need the three rail model with mounts much closer to each other, like this one from Ebay. They can be mounted to allow plenty of clearance for the key.

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