Originally Posted by Bonanzasteve
This is a really nice write up. I just installed this rear rack on my 1200 GSW in the upper position on top of the factory rack. The instructions for the spacers are wrong and say to install as in this picture with the low side forward, As you can see from his ruler in the picture the rack would only touch the very back edge of each spacer. Turn the spacers so that the low side is to the rear and then the rack sits flat on the spacers. I called and sent pictures to Altrider and they confirmed that the low side should be to the rear of the bike, not the front.
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