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post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old 05-14-2012, 12:03 AM Thread Starter
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best trunk to get??

I would like to add a trunk to my luggage rack. I've seen a lot of posts but what is the best one to get that fits the best with the least amount of fit issues. I think the Mutazu one is just too big, so I don't want to go that route.

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I would like to add a trunk to my luggage rack. I've seen a lot of posts but what is the best one to get that fits the best with the least amount of fit issues. I think the Mutazu one is just too big, so I don't want to go that route.
Look at JC whitney they have a nice gloss black medium sized trunk with a quick detach plate that bolts to your existing rack and I think I only gave 50 t0 60 bucks for it .Lockable and handy to put on and take off






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There are a million different sizes and configurations. I haven't gone that way with this bike because I assume the sissy bar would prevent the lid from opening. I have seen a trunk on a Harley that is hinged on the side but I don't want to spend that kind of money.

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it seems as though the sissy bar is a problem, but there are plenty of posts of folks who have added trunks. I don't think they are all line denny who doesn't have the stock seat

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There are a million different sizes and configurations. I haven't gone that way with this bike because I assume the sissy bar would prevent the lid from opening. I have seen a trunk on a Harley that is hinged on the side but I don't want to spend that kind of money.
These are very good bags for extra hauling on your rack.The sides unzip and expand and it has 2 external pockets foe things you want to get to frequently.I keep one of them on my rack almost all the time,when riding local and day tripping ,it also has built in adjustable bungee cord attachments so you can pop it off the bike and take it in your room if you are doing an overnighter.It will hold enough clean duds for that as well,Mine is black and it has faded considerably over the last few years,It came with a raincover as well but that is somewhere between here and Lexington, KY now.lol spray it with camp dry and I have never had any trouble out of wet clothes in this bag.I've started using a plastic bag inside for extra peace of mind.Might want to consider this rte.as well

http://www.motosport.com/motorcycle/...Sport-Tail-Bag
This one looks even sweeter!! more room!!
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005HLDP86/...SIN=B005HLDP86




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I have a locking top case that works with the extended backrest. Comes with two keys. The only problem is it is not a quick release system. To remove the seat, you have to unbolt the case from the inside. I bought this from Pick several years ago. Never used it then as I sold my Vulcan. Had it on my current Vulcan for about a week, and removed it today as I am buying Pick's Givi bags.

This case will not hold a full face. Beyond that, I really like the way it looks on the bike.

I'll sell this for $45 plus shipping.



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Hi again, I know this is crazy but I just have to say it. If you ever decide to sell your vn750 pictured on this site, I would really appreciate a call. Charlie Beard, Port Deposit Md. 443-206-2382
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you just missed your chance.. Stewart just bought the bike pictured above from Pic, a few months back.
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Best trunk is one that has the least amount of junk.

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I dunno... I don't mind a little junk in the trunk...

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