To the best of my knowledge, OEM panniers were never offered…at least not on this side of the pond. I’ve seen many VTEC (VFR800) panniers on ‘birds but not sure how the mounts were affixed to the rear upper cowl. I do know that all the rears are the same with the exception of the tailight lense on the b’bird since ‘97 (‘96 on your side). So, if it they fit one ‘bird, they’ll fit another! GIVI made a great set btw…which is what I’ve used since ‘97!