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post #1 of 5 Old 05-15-2011, 01:35 PM Thread Starter
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Rack on top of OEM trunk??

Has anybody mounted a rack on their OEM trunk to secure a dry bag to? I've seen other rear cases with racks mounted on top, but I don't think I have seen one on a strom.
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post #2 of 5 Old 05-15-2011, 02:00 PM
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It's easy to add tiedowns to the top of just about any plastic case. I did it on a Givi E52 with some cabinet handles, with large washers underneath to distribute the load.
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post #3 of 5 Old 05-15-2011, 03:09 PM
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I know you said OEM trunk, mine is a GIVI, but you also said you never saw a trunk rack on a Strom. I hope this gives you an idea. It is very useful to me. Don't mind the dirt.

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Rack looks good & im sure it works well. If you with to avoid that expense thee are always bungee buddies. 4 for 10 bucks & use RoK straps for certain lashing

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post #5 of 5 Old 06-14-2011, 10:44 PM
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photos of my homemade tiedowns

I had a private query about my cabinet-handle tiedowns, so posting photos for anyone else that might be interested in future. There's really not much to them. I don't put any significant weight up there.

http://www.flyingjoke.org/motorcycle...ietown-top.jpg

http://www.flyingjoke.org/motorcycle...own-inside.jpg
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