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Old 11-26-2012, 12:52 PM   #3
kirb
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I have hard panniers on my '10 990 using the Touratech mounting system. I am looking into replacing the OEM luggage plate with a larger one to have a bag sit farther back while 2 up. I have checked out the specs on the Black Dog plate as well as the two offered from Touratech. Who is using what and why? Also photos with your bags/boxes loaded would be nice also. Going to be riding 2 up back from Guatemala and want to be more comfortable with her on the back and extra pack(s) back there. Thanks for the replies...
I use the TT plate as an every day plate. It's too small for long trips/wide loads. I made my own flat plate from laser cut AL. I re-made another plate from laser cut stainless after running a batch for Guzzi NTX's. I really like the stainless plate now, but have not used it yet.

AL one I made for the 990 before I powder coated it:


One I made for the Guzzi NTX:
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