Onboard aluminum tool box for 1200GS/A

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  1. Advdave

    Advdave jubilado

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    Side mount boxes now available for both oil cooled and liquid cooled GS/A models. Box is welded, with a gasketed door, and mounted on the pannier frame. Sells for $199 plus $15 shipping in USA, includes all mounting hardware. Check out current boxes at www.advgear.net-

    It is necessary to remove the crud catcher, it'll hit the box when the suspension compresses.


    More photos and install info on the advgear.net site

    Fill out contact info on website to order.
    Right hand mount for pre 2014 oil head bikes:
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    Left hand mount for liquid cooled 2014+ GSA or GS with OEM pannier frames:
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  2. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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    that's nice work. :bow

    Were you, perhaps, a Tinknocker in a shipyard in a previous incarnation?:D
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  3. z4mhawk

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  4. Advdave

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    Sold,... pending....pending....pending...
    back up offers welcome.....

    I can make more of these boxes. I have a new batch of aluminum on order, looks like without machine marks using .040" 2024 alclad stock will be $120. PM if interested.
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  5. HaChayalBoded

    HaChayalBoded Brooklyn Bored

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    That would be great on my happy trails rack..........:1drink
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  6. Sasquatch2112

    Sasquatch2112 scatology expert

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    Would they fit on an '07GS with happy trails?
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  7. Advdave

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    I have onIy put this on the 1200GS/A with BMW panniers because it mounts on the rack I have here. I can make you a box, but don't know how the mounting would work without having a bike here to fit it.
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  8. omeier

    omeier Been here awhile

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    Hi Advdave,
    I've been looking at these tool boxes for a while, but couldnt get over the $200 price tag :(
    Glad to see a locally made cheaper alternative now :)

    I'm local and would love to check one of these out in person when you get a new batch. I might just have to get one...
    Let me know,

    Cheers,

    Oliver
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  9. SantaRosa

    SantaRosa I'd rather be lost

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    Ouh oh, You might have a business here AdvDave. A lot of us guys need a box like this :D
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  10. wjpjump

    wjpjump Been here awhile

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    Fit an 07 GSA?
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  11. joints4sale

    joints4sale No. Not "That Kind".

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    I'll take one.
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  12. HaChayalBoded

    HaChayalBoded Brooklyn Bored

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    I'm sure someone in your neck of the woods with a set of happy trails racks wouldn't mind coming down.

    Fitment should be easy, depending of course what cases someone is using their happy trails racks for. I for instance have a set of GIVI cases which use two mushroom shaped thingies and a pyramid clamp so the case stays on the outside of the rack.

    If someone is using the pucks mounting system then they would need room on the inside of the racks to accommodate the mounting system.
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  13. Advdave

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    If you've got OEM panniers, it'll fit. I'll probably be working with some others as time goes along.
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  14. Advdave

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    PM sent....
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    Yeah, I looked too, and with freight from Europe it was way over $200....so I just made one for myself, then a couple guys wanted them. It's a pretty cool setup. Sent PM, come up and we'll put one on, takes about 15 minutes.
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  16. Advdave

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    SOLD....Payment received. couple other boxes in the works.
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    bluechip0309 Old and In the Way

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    an adaptation for the Vario system. I know the mouts are weird but is there another mounting point that would work?
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  18. LaurelPerryOnLand

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    The VARIO owners market seems to represent a significant opportunity if you can develop a solution!
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  19. tim007

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    hey there can i get dimensions i want to do some measuring and throw you an idea if the measurements are correct....... thinking a left side version that is just like you have but with a door on the other side for a universal fit to any rack so it can have adaptability to say other bikes .. like my klr650:norton:evil:deal:freaky
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