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'85 xt600z 55w + touratech alubox panniers

hi y'all from tyneside uk.

Can anyone advise a simple solution for a rack other than home made.

I can get some 18mm steel tube and TT blank frame hoops and start welding?

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Made the ones for my 34l,relatively simply,used a spring to do bends on the tubes and worked out quite well considering..
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are they touratech frame loops?

can you post close up photos of mounting points please ?

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No not touratech, I don't think the likes of us lot that rattle round on 30 year old machinery are the target market of touratech..after two different ideas of doing them I went on using the rear foot peg mounts,the rear rack side mounts and a bracket around rear attached to rear rack as mountings..
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I'm trying to find a better picture of mountings..I'm also a bit of dunce and couldn't get multiple pictures attached to one post...someone shoot me now....ha ha..
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I'm trying to find a better picture of mountings..I'm also a bit of dunce and couldn't get multiple pictures attached to one post...someone shoot me now....ha ha..
Not on this forum as well Marc.

I posted THIS LINK before Chris on the HUBB as it gives some ideas for building your own racks.

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