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Ive read elsewhere in these forums that some have used Pelican cases on their Wees. After checking out various models of Pelican cases, i can see why this would be so. They appear to be great options for a number of reasons.
My question is for those who may have mounted a flat type of case on the back of the bike: how did you mount it? What techniques, hardware, etcetera? The same for side cases, what models?
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Check out - Caribou Luggage Systems for pelican based systems. I have their side cases. The rack is very well made and sturdy. If you don't want their full setup, they do sell DIY mounts too.
 

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Some ideas: bigger Pelican 1550's, Givi Racks (PL-532), aluminum angle and channel, McMaster Carr key locks, stainless nuts and bolts. The locks work OK, a little stiff. A little more than a one day project, but it wound up being a cost effective route, as I waited patiently for the Pelicans to pop up on Ebay. Rubber stripping on the inside of the aluminum pieces holds the cases very snugly on the racks; no movement or vibration while riding. I was going to take the pieces off to paint black, but I got lazy. Use silicone caulk under the washers when through-bolting the cases to keep water tight; also where the stainless meets the aluminum. I've been up to around 90 mph indicated with no stability issues (they weren't loaded, though, YMMV).
 

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I have Seahorse cases which are very similar and alot cheaper. They are mounted to SW Motech quick racks with the adapters from twisted throttle. I wasn't sure of the quality but after seeing my brother wreck on pavement with his, I have to say they will totally hold up.
 

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If you want to go the Pelican route, I agree with the 1550 suggestion. They are just about the perfect size.

I used a set on Givi racks, permanently mounted to the racks with basic nut / bolt / fender washer hardware.
 

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Some ideas: bigger Pelican 1550's, Givi Racks (PL-532), aluminum angle and channel, McMaster Carr key locks, stainless nuts and bolts. The locks work OK, a little stiff. A little more than a one day project, but it wound up being a cost effective route, as I waited patiently for the Pelicans to pop up on Ebay. Rubber stripping on the inside of the aluminum pieces holds the cases very snugly on the racks; no movement or vibration while riding. I was going to take the pieces off to paint black, but I got lazy. Use silicone caulk under the washers when through-bolting the cases to keep water tight; also where the stainless meets the aluminum. I've been up to around 90 mph indicated with no stability issues (they weren't loaded, though, YMMV).
Hi Ken,
I hope you are still active on the forum 9 years after this post.
What is not clear to me is what the lock when the key is turned locks into. It must be a piece of aluminum. If so, what was it attached to? Do you still have the bike or a photo of what the latch connects with on the bike or the rack?
I have a pair of new, but older Pelican Moose Racing cases that are only held on with big plastic wing nuts.
Thanks,
Tim
 
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