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Old 02-09-2010, 09:02 AM   #55
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Originally Posted by toowheels
Hi John,

If you mean by "the original one" the silver Touratech/BMW one then I don't believe it leaves enough clearance behind the front wheel due to it's pointed profile. I will confirm this though.

Hi John,

It looks like space wise the MOD tool box will just fit in front of the BMW/Touratech skid plate and behind the front wheel. You would have to have long spacers through the vent slots on the plate to mount it due to the pointed profile and it would end up higher than the Touratech box which is a good thing.

I guess my only concern is the strength of the that skid plate. When you fill up the tool box it can get pretty heavy and I have already heard of and seen the Touratech/BMW skid plates cracking at the welds just with regular use and nothing attached to it. Their skid plate is also a thinner gauge aluminium at 1/8".


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