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post #1 of 5 Old 03-20-2014, 05:02 PM Thread Starter
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Yet another side case and rack question

Someone nearby has the OEM rack and side cases off the 2013 Wee. Is it possible to use them on my 2005 Wee? If so, what, if any, mods will I have to do? Thanks in advance
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post #2 of 5 Old 03-21-2014, 05:03 PM
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I don't know what mechanical mods you'd need to make, but you'll need to get a CDL and register the bike as a wide-load vehicle, because damn those things make your bike big.

Sorry, that probably wasn't helpful. But given the sheer variety of solid, bolt-on aftermarket solutions, you might want to skip them unless they're really, really cheap. The Wee and the Glee are more different than you'd think, since every manufacturer that makes racks for one has a different rack for the other...which are usually wider on the new 'Stroms, despite their slimmer appearance.
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post #3 of 5 Old 03-21-2014, 05:43 PM
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From what I have read they will not fit your previous generation bike.

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Won't fit.

Pat- 2007 DL650A was ridden to all 48 contiguous states. I didn't quite make it to 17,000 miles on the 2012 DL650A.
Nicknames I use to lessen typing, Vee = 2002-2012 DL1000s. Vee2=2014-2016 DL1000s. Wee = 2004-2011 DL650s. Glee = 2012-2016 DL650s
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post #5 of 5 Old 03-22-2014, 09:34 AM Thread Starter
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Thx for the straight answers guys
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