Topbox query.

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Topbox query.

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I've just fitted, for the first time, my small (28ltr?) BMW topbox to the RT - I'd previously used it a lot on my 1200ST. There seems to be some 'play' once fitted, a slight side-to-side movement that was never there when on the ST. I can't see that there's anything that might be worn on the RT's mounting plate, and I don't think its going to come off! - anyone else got this? Any observations at all?
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I wouldn't worry about it. My 49-litre top-box has some play.


Just shim it with some tape/rubber bumps stops/WHY - otherwise it will rattle over bumps and drive you nuts.


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Thanks for the reply John, appreciated.
Yep, self-adhesive foam at the ready.....  :)
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Hi,

Try put some strong tape over the foam to hold it in place.


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I've just found some 1/2" Gorilla tape in the garage - should do nicely!

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milleplod wrote: I've just fitted, for the first time, my small (28ltr?) BMW topbox to the RT - I'd previously used it a lot on my 1200ST. There seems to be some 'play' once fitted, a slight side-to-side movement that was never there when on the ST. I can't see that there's anything that might be worn on the RT's mounting plate, and I don't think its going to come off! - anyone else got this? Any observations at all?
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