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Offline maberly

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Top box rack extension
« on: May 13, 2012, 07:52:18 PM »
My wife would like to sit two inches further back on the rear seat as she has a hip problem. Does anyone know how to move the original Honda top box back? Is there a plate that could do it? I had one for my GS and also for my Pan European.

Offline Mister B

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Re: Top box rack extension
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2012, 09:27:46 PM »
IT could be that in the near future that you will find that Givi or SW Motech  etc will do a replacement rack that will take a larger base plate for soft luggage etc to be tied to , it may be that you could then fix your top box base plate to that in a more rearward position but I would be carefull about putting too much weight  on it then .. I am not sure of the dimensions of the Honda box ,but you may find the smaller  (30+ ltr)   SW motech  or Hepco and Becker   top boxes,  or others may have a smaller front/rear dimension  than the Honda box ... A bit of an expensive fix ,but worth some research...I'm sure something will become available within the next couple of months or so .
« Last Edit: May 13, 2012, 09:31:10 PM by Mister B »