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post #1 of 2 Old 01-16-2015, 10:42 AM Thread Starter
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Luggage rack

The bolts holding the rack to the frame, one broke right off, and the other one’s nut, is gone
Both were loose after the last trip

So I took the back plastics off, drilled 6 mm holes right through the frame and fitted bolts through the rack all the way to the plastic mud flap, high tensile steel with washer and locknut

Hope it lasts



I might have overdone it on the weight side, when I go on a trip, I might be heavier in the top box, pump, tyre levers, etc, etc, etc, than what the warning says

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post #2 of 2 Old 01-16-2015, 10:46 AM
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It happens to a lot of people. You fixed it the same as I did.

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