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post #1 of 5 Old 11-11-2013, 02:47 AM Thread Starter
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Shad 45 top case

Was thinking about using my SHAD 45lt top case for the new '13 KLR however it's quite a heavy case.

Anyone have any problems with weight on the luggage rack? what's the max weight capacity on the GEN II's?

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post #2 of 5 Old 11-17-2013, 03:56 PM
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post #3 of 5 Old 11-21-2013, 09:54 AM
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My Givi V47NNT weighs about 10# with the mounting plate and has a capacity of 22#. Never any issues on my 2012. You should be fine...
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I dont think it should be any issue on the luggage rack. They're designed and made to hold luggage. I don't think it would break at anything under 100lb..
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Got a SH-33...fits the bike nice...did an install video too

Below is a video I recorded last night and put on YouTube regarding the Shad SH-33 Top Case....This is my 3rd Shad top case on motorcycles I've owned....I like 'em!

after you go to yt.com past this after the .com (I have yet to type 15 posts in the forum yet, so I can't post the entire url....)

/watch?v=i898tMFOhvl
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