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Old 04-13-2011, 04:14 PM   #21
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Side RotopaX Mount A No Go

I finished side mounting the RotopaX fuel pack today. As I had suspected, the DRZ 's aluminum sub frame can't handle the offset weight without lots of sub frame twisting going on. I will not be offering this as a mounting option.


Looks great, but it's a bad idea on the DRZ. It might work on a DR or KLR with their steel sub frames though.





Here is my mounting recommendation. Mounted this way, one of the bags that are designed to fit over a seat should work well.


With this type of bag over the fuel pack.


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