Originally Posted by More_Miles
I'm looking for the circled item, part 16 in this fiche shamelessly stolen from Max's:
Neither one of my saddle bags has it and it doesn't appear to be available from BMW. I'm thinking someone with similar tendencies to me (read pack rat-itis) has a case or two that's thrashed but still has the hardware. Otherwise, I might try and fab something up.
If you look at the caribou cases luggage system, they have something similar. Maybe you can purchase it from them as a part. Otherwise a little steel cable, with a couple eyelets witll do the same job.