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Old 01-19-2013, 08:11 PM   #54
Boon Booni
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Originally Posted by gunnerbuck View Post

A gusset in that spot would not do much because it is on the wrong side of the cantilever point... The best way to strengthen the tail would be to add a set of luggage racks which brace down to the frame near the passenger peg bracket... The HB/Tourtech racks add a substantial amount of strength to the subframe...
Wouldn't putting a gusset there interfere with the starter solenoid and wiring harness that goes through there?

The gusset on the other side is where the battery grounds to the frame and there's not much else over there.
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