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post #1 of 5 Old 10-06-2010, 12:31 PM Thread Starter
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Where to buy extended Givi brackets for topcase?

My topcase is too far forward towards my passenger. I want to get some brackets that will move the Givi topcase a couple inches rearward for more room when 2 up.
Where are they available?
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post #2 of 5 Old 10-06-2010, 12:46 PM
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You should be able to bodge this with no extra parts. You can turn the stepped mounting plates (that run across the stock rack under the Givi rack) backwards (compared to the Givi mounting instructions). That will buy you about an inch. If you want the case mounted farther back you can simply drill new holes for the mounting plates where you want them on the Suzuki rack.

There used to be installation instructions on the Twisted Throttle website that showed this option, but I can't seem to locate them quickly. On the Givi instructions, the mounting plates I'm talking about are plates 1 and 2.

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I roated the brackets and got about another inch or so as mentioned. Maybe it was close to 1.5". I didn't measure. That really helped a lot but I don't know if it will be the enough until we go on a much longer ride. Riding with my kids it seemed to really helped but my fiance is endowed with a bigger "trunk" that seemed to interfere with the Givi trunk.

I saw the Adv. Motostuff bracket but I wanted to try something else first. I may still try to drill the hole if necessary but so far it might be ok. I might also try to fashion some different brackets as well as another option.
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post #5 of 5 Old 10-07-2010, 02:55 PM Thread Starter
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I think I am just going to rotate the brackets and redrill 1 inch back.
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Thanks for all the ideas.
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