Husqvarna 701 travel rack

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  1. jacinto

    jacinto Been here awhile

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    beacuse there are some people asking after this Luggage platform after my recent trip,
    and I still had some pieces left:

    fits on the enduro and sm

    Modular luggage rack made of strong yet light 4130 steel 18-mm tubing
    Ideally suited to hook up your travel bags
    Thanks to the 18-mm tubing, panniers can be mounted as well
    No need to remove pillion footpegs
    King-size luggage plate included
    For fueling up, the luggage can easily be moved to the front thanks to the fold-away plate.
    Side racks are slim and positioned as far to the front and as low as possible to optimize load distribution and handling characteristics.
    The rack is easy to install and remove so you can ride as you please for that particular occasion.
    price incl. shipping 399 euro
    I have already made 3 of it, 2 will follow,
    if there is more demand i wil maybe make more but price will be 450 euro then

    and yes you can use the topplate only also,
    it takes 5 min. to install the sideracks on it.
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    more pics wil follow later this week
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  2. jacinto

    jacinto Been here awhile

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    you can fix the bigger travelplate with the plastic bolts onto the normal plate,
    the reason for that is when you are having a heavy crash the bolts are the weakest point and will break without having stuctural damage
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  3. Patj551

    Patj551 Motorcycle & Empowerment Coach

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    I just placed my order! Looking forward to receiving this ingenious rack system! Woohoo!!!
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  4. jacinto

    jacinto Been here awhile

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    fuelling up stay's easy
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  5. jacinto

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    big plate is not wider than rack
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    Wow, that is slick!
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  8. Patj551

    Patj551 Motorcycle & Empowerment Coach

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    Right? I ordered mine a couple days ago. Can't wait to get it! I am so very impressed with Jacinto's ingenuity!
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  9. SoilSampleDave

    SoilSampleDave Dr. Zaius was right!

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    Beyond cool. If I was sure I was going to be able to get a 701 this year I'd buy these racks right now
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  10. Jeff aka BOLT

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    He's got me shopping for a 701... lololol
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  11. jacinto

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    and yes, you can also ride with the topplate alone,
    pictures are from a old used testplate
    toprack
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    with big travelplate
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    perfect for a weekend ride or shopping
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    Patj551 Motorcycle & Empowerment Coach

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    Thank you Jacinto. I unboxed my rack yesterday. The quality and workmanship is TOP NOTCH! I will mount the rack in another week or so and then will post pics.
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  13. SoilSampleDave

    SoilSampleDave Dr. Zaius was right!

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    I will know in the next day or so if I'm getting my 701. Do you still have any of the original batch at 399 euro left? Also, in the post I just quoted, are you saying that you include plastic bolts or just saying the buyer could do that as a good idea?
    Thanks
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  14. jacinto

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    it is with the plastic bolts included, it is complete plug and play.
    if you want you can use normal bolts but the plastics are holding up wel and they give you some more "crashability"

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  15. SoilSampleDave

    SoilSampleDave Dr. Zaius was right!

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    I think it is a great idea. How about including a spare set of plastic bolts with the rack? That way if they work as needed on the trail, you can put it back together and keep going. I'm not sure where to buy plastic bolts.
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  16. jacinto

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    if you wan't that , that is no problem,
    but if you crash like that I think you will be happy that you can strap the plate back on youre bike :muutt
    I have mounted extra metal bolts on the plate when I travel, so I can use it for the plate but also on the bike.
    see picture, you can see a few extra bolts at the travel plate
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  17. SoilSampleDave

    SoilSampleDave Dr. Zaius was right!

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    Yes, I see the extra bolts. I did get my 701 :clap
    One last question. Any chance of just selling the top plates? I'm not a traveler and don't even own any bags for the side panniers. All I really want is your clever system for mounting a large tail bag.
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  18. jacinto

    jacinto Been here awhile

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    Hello,
    that is possible (2 weeks delay) price is 149 euro this includes the big travel plate.
    You can get it in blue/white or yellow also,
    but black is the most suited color i think ( it is more easy to hide user scratches )
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  19. SoilSampleDave

    SoilSampleDave Dr. Zaius was right!

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    Agree on the black color. I can always go back later and buy the side racks to add to it if change my riding plans, right? Do you want to send me a paypal invoice or how do you like get your money? Just let me know. I'll go ahead and give you my paypal email in the private conversation we have going in case that is the way.
    Thanks
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  20. Patj551

    Patj551 Motorcycle & Empowerment Coach

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    Yesterday I installed my tail rack and pannier rack on my 2016 Husky 701E. I spent the most time cutting the holes in the rear fender and side panel. The side panels were marked, my rear fender was not. Once I got that taken care of, installation was fairly easy. I ran into one small snag. The bolts that replace the pillion peg pin were partially threaded and then had a smooth barrel. The threaded portion of the bolt threaded into the hold, but the smooth barrel was a tad too big. A quick trip to the hardware store for two fully threaded replacements bolts and the problem was solved.

    I am most surprised by how light weight the pannier and tail rack are! That pleases me as the 701 is not a full bore ADV bike like my 1190R. Everything came together nicely. There are a fair number of pieces to join, but I just followed Jacinto's notes and attached everything very loosely before loctite-ing and snugging everything down. Once everything was connected, I tightened the tail rack first, then the pillion peg mounts, just because those were the key attachment points on the motorcycle. Next I tightened the bolts from the pannier rack to the tail rack frame and finished tightening the bolts on the rear fender plate.

    As soon as I was done, I rode the bike down to my local Husky dealer. They were pretty impressed too!

    Huge thanks to Jacinto! I appreciate your quality of workmanship and ingenuity!

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