Side luggage rack for KTM 640E?

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  1. hubb255

    hubb255 Adventurer

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    I seem to have searched everywhere Trying to find side racks for my 02 640E and can't seem to come up with anything. I would like some that would carry waterproof soft bags. Tried SW Motech, Wolfman, but nobody lists them for the E. Anybody ever seen any? Thank you in advance!
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  2. Damifino

    Damifino Damn if I know

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    You can use the same racks from the 640A I believe
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  3. Hipster

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    I used Dirtbagz Rangers on my 640e. They workout great but, because they're not waterproof I put everything in Ziplock's large (3 gallon) heavy duty ziplock bags. Take a look http://www.dbzproducts.com/index.htm
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  4. hubb255

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    Do they hold enough for a few days travel? I wonder if they are the same as the 640A?
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  5. Hipster

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    Yes, but it all depends on how you pack. As a reference the larger Ranger bag holds 15L each and Wolfman Expedition bag holds 19L each.
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  6. dirtydeeds

    dirtydeeds I'm alive.

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    I've got a 640E and a 640A in the shop. The rear subframes are identical. Adv racks will work on the E.

    That said, you don't need racks for a few days. Not even for a few months.
    I've got some Ortliebs that work fine without racks. Get a decent tank bag and a roll bag for the back to compliment the soft bags. I slide the Ortliebs forward a bit so they're over the rear number plates. There's enough support there that nothing has melted yet. I don't even think about it anymore.
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  7. hubb255

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    Anybody tried or seen the giant loop bags? They maybe my answer!:clap
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  8. dirtydeeds

    dirtydeeds I'm alive.

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    If I recal, they're rather pricey. The Wolfman Beta bags are a decent price and should fill the same roll.
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