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Tiger's 885i & 955i - Mods & Workshop Workshop and technical talk for the 885i & 955i Tigers

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Old 12-02-2012, 01:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Rear Top box rack


Another question, 2001 Tiger.

The rear rack, what fits to it, ie: Can I buy any old Top box to fit it or does it have to be a special one???

I have a set of side Hepco and Becker Pannier Racks on the bike already at the side, and wondered if i could get one of there's and put it straight on the Triumph rack?

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Old 12-03-2012, 05:53 AM   #2 (permalink)
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The rear rack is designed to accept Triumph's own top box. It's a decent enough box that holds 2 medium sized crash helmets.

You may find one on ebay but they seem to be getting rarer nowadays.

Most other luggage manufacturers provide/sell adaptor plates that allow their own boxes to be retro fitted to almost any bikes OE rack.

I would check out the Hepco & Becker website or suppliers and try and match up what you have already. Could be expensive though.


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Old 12-03-2012, 12:46 PM   #3 (permalink)
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A mate of mine gave me a top box for my Tiger-I drilled 4 holes in it and made a couple of plates up so I could bolt it to the standard back rack. Not as convenient as having the proper rack but it works and was a lot cheaper.
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Old 01-25-2013, 09:16 AM   #4 (permalink)
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lobout has it right. Go the cheaper way and make the mods yourself.
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Old 01-26-2013, 06:40 AM   #5 (permalink)
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i bought something similar to this one but 48lt

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from M & P's as they are 5 miles away.

it came with universal base plate, which bolts straight onto the tiger rack. although mine is a 2006 model.

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Old 02-05-2013, 01:53 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Try this site out for top box, not a direct fit you will have to drill into the box but they do offer a kit...
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