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Old 05-04-2014, 11:23 AM   #1771
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Givi monolock E370 and E450 comparison by pic

Bought an '11 DL650 (with a grand worth of farkles) for trade in price plus a hunnerd from a guy yesterday . It has a Givi monolock E450. So here's a Givi E370 and E450 photo comparison on a R12R for you to see if a 450 will make your bike look fat from the rear. They swapped from Givi mounts back and forth without a fuss.
Both of these operate/latch the same. You do need the key to unlock it for the latch to work. I was hoping to be able to open it without a key but the key will only come out when it is locked. Safety first I guess.

Givi E370:


Givi E450:


Side by side comparisons, E370 has the passenger backrest pad:

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Old 05-04-2014, 11:39 AM   #1772
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To me, the smaller one makes the bike look more top heavy, where the wider one seems lower. From the side by side pic they appear the same height. You can put more STUFF in larger one, too.
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Old 05-06-2014, 01:19 AM   #1773
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I just finished making some changes on my R1100R...hope you like it.




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Old 05-07-2014, 06:14 PM   #1774
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Hi everyone...my name is Don. I have just traded out an '06 883 with 3700 miles for a '00 R1100R with 94K. Dealer felt bad and gave me some money back too! Here she is. [ATTACH]

The other bike is a TW200 with 800 miles.



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Old 05-07-2014, 06:19 PM   #1775
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Has a Russell Day Long seat and a slightly jacked Cee Bailey screen. Seems to run good. Found something that seems weird. Under the black plastic under the tank there appears to be a fuel filter. Is this normal, as I thought there was one in the tank. Only reason I ask it was a slight leak in the seam that is noticeable only when there is pressure in the fuel system.

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Old 05-08-2014, 05:47 AM   #1776
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This is a Rob Lentini external fuel filter mod. I did it to my R1100RS way back when, a good mod.
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Old 05-08-2014, 06:58 AM   #1777
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This is a Rob Lentini external fuel filter mod. I did it to my R1100RS way back when, a good mod.
Is there a specific filter that is needed or just get one that fits?

And thanks.

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Old 05-08-2014, 07:03 AM   #1778
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This is a Rob Lentini external fuel filter mod...a good mod.
One reason the filter was moved inside the tank was to eliminate vapor lock, which you've reintroduced to the equation. In hot weather, carry a bottle of water to cool the filter housing.

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Old 05-08-2014, 10:31 AM   #1779
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Haven't been concerned with vapor lock since carb days. Could the external filter still be prone to it when fed by a high pressure fuel pump? Just wondering...
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Old 05-08-2014, 11:03 AM   #1780
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I'm pretty sure that no one has had a problem with that.
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Old 05-08-2014, 03:32 PM   #1781
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Awesome!!
I do like it! If it were me I'd get different wheels but the rest of the bike is bitchen.
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Old 05-09-2014, 08:06 AM   #1782
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I do like it! If it were me I'd get different wheels but the rest of the bike is bitchen.
That would look killer with the split 5s off the 1150.
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Old 05-12-2014, 10:22 AM   #1783
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Bought an '11 DL650 (with a grand worth of farkles) for trade in price plus a hunnerd from a guy yesterday . It has a Givi monolock E450. So here's a Givi E370 and E450 photo comparison on a R12R for you to see if a 450 will make your bike look fat from the rear. They swapped from Givi mounts back and forth without a fuss.
Both of these operate/latch the same. You do need the key to unlock it for the latch to work. I was hoping to be able to open it without a key but the key will only come out when it is locked. Safety first I guess.

Givi E370:


Givi E450:


Side by side comparisons, E370 has the passenger backrest pad:

Either box looks good. Found the smaller of the two on Ebay and a mounting rack from another vendor on Ebay. Just waiting for delivery.
Hope wifey likes her new back rest.
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Old 05-12-2014, 06:49 PM   #1784
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New to me, I bought the same bike in 2005 and sold it for a Harley.

The only difference is this one is ABS.... Even the same dealer
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Old 05-13-2014, 08:26 AM   #1785
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Either box looks good. Found the smaller of the two on Ebay and a mounting rack from another vendor on Ebay. Just waiting for delivery.
Hope wifey likes her new back rest.
for you both
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