there was someone a while back that bought his bike that way new. yes you need to loosen the hard lower mount and push it out again and retighten. its very clear in the instructions how to do it or they will rub, i might still have mine, but wont have time to look till tonight.
2012 Cross Country(Imp blue)
de-badged,(self tinted) Klockwerx flare, passenger backrest, passenger touring floorboards, VictoryHID kit, Miller Mufflers short baffles,Lloyds air filter(from witchdr.)Lloyds timing wheel(6*), adjustable drop link, cut seat, removed cats, PCV w/at.
1978(2009) Honda cb750 chopper