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Offline Twobarstrev

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Drilling holes in top box
on: July 21, 2019, 09:07:53 AM
I have the standard silver honda top box on my 19 crosstourer, I want to fit a rack to the the top of the box so I can carry a roll bag on it, has anyone drilled holes into the box, does it split or crack and will it carry the weight of a medium size roll bag?

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Offline wack

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Re: Drilling holes in top box
Reply #1 on: July 22, 2019, 11:33:35 AM
Hello Twobarstrev,

I drilled the top of my top box and fitted four marine eye bolts to allow the strapping of my tent on there !!

Never had a problem !   :152: :047:

Good luck with yours.

Wack

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Offline GA VFR

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Re: Drilling holes in top box
Reply #2 on: July 24, 2019, 01:03:49 AM
Its plastic, drill small pilot holes first.  Maybe install rubber/neoprene washers and flat metal washers to span the stress when torqued
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