I do not have any clearance issues with the leatherlykes becasue they open ourwrd. The trunk I have is the samller of the two by JC Whiteny. Clearance may have been an issue witht he larger trunk.
BTW - my leatherlykes came off of a VTX1300R and I have to make up some custom brackets to mount them. It looks good and is way functional. I did have to get smaller rear turn signals that fit closer to the licesnse plate bracket.
One of these days I will figure out how to load a photo onto my signature and the world will then be able to see my ride.