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    Tusk Aluminum Panniers with Pannier Racks

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      The Tusk Aluminum Pannier Boxes are designed and manufactured to handle the most extreme adventure motorcycling. These panniers are loaded with features to offer an unbeatable value! These panniers are made from durable yet lightweight aluminum with a tough silver or black powder-coated finish. Not only do they look great, but they prevent the items you store from getting the black residue produced when rubbed against unfinished aluminum. Unique design that eliminates seams on the back two vertical edges (weak spots on other panniers), and all existing welded seams are reinforced with internal stitch welds. For security and convenience, the boxes come complete with 4 (2 on each box) matched locks and keys already assembled on the latches! A rubber gasket at the top of the box ensures the lid is tight and waterproof. Each lid comes complete with 4 bolt-on footman loops to secure additional items. Each Large box is 37 Liters and measures 15 ½" tall, 9 ¼" deep, and 18" wide. The Medium boxes are 27 Liters each and measure 14 ¼" tall, 7 ½" deep, and 16 ¼" wide. This is a complete kit with all the mounting hardware to outfit your bike for the next adventure.
    • Complete kit with a pair of Aluminum Panniers and Pannier Racks with all the hardware for mounting.
    • Durable aluminum panniers that offer an unbeatable value for adventure motorcycling.
    • Powder-coated finish looks great and protects items from unfinished aluminum "blacking".
    • Seamless rear vertical edge design and reinforced welding ensures strength.
    • Complete with 4 (2 on each box) matched locks and keys assembled on the latches.
    • Aluminum lid is completely waterproof and features 4 bolt-on footman loops to secure additional items.
    • Each Large Box is 37 Liters and measures 15 ½" tall, 9 ¼ deep, and 18" wide. A pair of boxes gives you 74 Liters of storage. Large box opening measures 16 ½" Wide x 7 ¾" Deep.
    • Each Medium Box is 27 Liters and measures 14 ¼" tall, 7 ½" deep, and 16 ¼" wide. A pair of boxes gives you 54 Liters of storage. Medium box opening measures 14 ¾" wide x 6" Deep.
    • Aluminum is .085" thick and each Large pannier weighs a little over 11 lbs., while each Medium pannier weighs just under 9.5 lbs.
    • Pannier racks feature cable operated Quick Release pins.
    • Durable Powder coated steel construction.
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    Tusk Aluminum Panniers with Pannier Racks Reviews

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    4.6 / 5.0
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    Fitment
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    Finish
    4.6 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes (125)
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    Value
    5 / 5
    Durability
    5 / 5
    Ease of Installation
    5 / 5
    Fitment
    5 / 5
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    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    Cool product
    Cool product can't wait to get it and go on some adventure ridding I'll have enough room for my gear

    -m-2017 YAMAHA WR250R--
    April 25, 2020
    Stockton, CA, US
    Age: 25-44
    Gender:
    Male
    Weight:
    161 - 190 lbs.
    Height:
    6'1 - 6'3
    Value
    5 / 5
    Durability
    5 / 5
    Ease of Installation
    5 / 5
    Fitment
    5 / 5
    Finish
    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    Way better than KTM hard boxes.
    These Tusk pannier racks and boxes are awesome and fit the 2016 KTM 1290 Super Adventure so much better than the KTM hard boxes. MUE IMPORTANTE!!! If you are thinking about adding a Rotopax fuel can, the 1.75 gallon and above will not physically fit. You must go with the 1 gallon can.

    -m-2016 KTM 1290 Super Adventure--
    April 6, 2020
    Altus, OK, US
    Age: 45-64
    Purchased
    1 month ago
    Gender:
    Male
    Weight:
    221 - 250 lbs.
    Height:
    5'7 - 5'9
    Value
    5 / 5
    Durability
    5 / 5
    Ease of Installation
    4 / 5
    Fitment
    4 / 5
    Finish
    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    Nice panniers and rack kit
    Great kit with good instructions which are easy to follow. Didn’t have great fitment for my right side rack, but able to make it work.
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    March 5, 2020
    Denver, CO, US
    Age: 25-44
    Purchased
    3 months ago
    Gender:
    Male
    Weight:
    161 - 190 lbs.
    Height:
    5'7 - 5'9
    Value
    5 / 5
    Durability
    4 / 5
    Ease of Installation
    5 / 5
    Fitment
    5 / 5
    Finish
    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    Very good system, on DR650
    Installed on 2019 DR650. Installation instructions were slightly vague, but easy to figure out and racks went on quickly. Only issue was the hardware supplied to attach the rear cross brace was of low quality. when tightening the bolts, all 4 of them stripped out. Not a big deal, I replaced with stainless hardware and all is well. Racks look great and are sturdy. I required the suggested spacers when attaching the mount plate to the pannier, which are supplied with the kit. Drilling the panniers to attach the mount plate was no issue, just take your time. As suggested in other reviews, I used loctite when I install the locks, and also put it on the hardware for the attachments on the lids. Tail light relocation was simple as well with supplied bars and wiring pigtails. Instead of using supplied wire crimps, I opt'd to solder the connections and use heat shrink to seal everything up.
    Overall, very happy with the product, fit well on my bike, and would certainly purchase again.

    -m-2019 SUZUKI DR650S--
    February 25, 2020
    Akron, OH, US
    Purchased
    3 months ago
    Value
    5 / 5
    Durability
    5 / 5
    Ease of Installation
    5 / 5
    Fitment
    5 / 5
    Finish
    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    Great value!
    I just installed the Tusk boxes on my 2019 Honda CRF250L Rally. So far, I’m very happy with the quality and durability of this product. They fit great and look good. The installation instructions and videos were very helpful and well thought out!

    -m-2019 HONDA CRF250L Rally (ABS)--
    2019 CRF250l Rally.
    2019 CRF250l Rally
    February 22, 2020
    Custer, SD, US
    Age: 45-64
    Purchased
    3 months ago
    Gender:
    Male
    Weight:
    191 - 220 lbs.
    Height:
    5'10 - 6'0
    Value
    5 / 5
    Durability
    5 / 5
    Ease of Installation
    4 / 5
    Fitment
    4 / 5
    Finish
    4 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    The KLR of Panniers
    Great value. Inexpensive for what you get and very tough.
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    February 12, 2020
    Olympia, WA, US
    Purchased
    3 months ago
    Value
    5 / 5
    Durability
    5 / 5
    Ease of Installation
    4 / 5
    Fitment
    4 / 5
    Finish
    4 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    Medium Boxes on 2017 KLR
    It seems with Tusk you get a little more than you pay for, and that's the case with these panniers too. Not perfect, but a good value play...like the KLR itself.

    The rack install went fairly well. I had to monkey with the left blinker splice until I was happy with it and ended up using slightly heavier wire than that provided. Other than that, the rack bolted up fine, leaving all bolts loose initially, then tightening in the specified sequence. One clearance issue...the rear cross brace was actually touching the license plate bulb assembly. Thought I might have to shim the bulb assembly, but after unscrewing it from the fender was able to slightly bend the mount tabs to gain the needed clearance (see pics).

    On the boxes themselves, I did have to elongate the hole on the right side mount bracket a bit in order for it to fully accept the spring-loaded locking pin. This was even after using the spacing washers on all 7 bolts, as referenced in the R-M KLR install video. A minor stressor...not a huge deal. It still mounted good and solid.

    Other than that, blue locktite on all screws/bolts, and I did swap out the screws/nuts on the 8 footman loops, per Tim 2-Wheels' recommendation. The provided hardware just doesn't seem to catch enough threads to inspire confidence. 6-32 x 1/2" stainless screws and nylon lock nuts instead.

    Again, not perfect, but a good, sturdy set of panniers for a great price. Look forward to utilizing them soon and hopefully for years to come. Recommend!

    -m-2017 KAWASAKI KLR650--
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    January 12, 2020
    Marana, AZ, US
    Purchased
    4 months ago
    Value
    5 / 5
    Durability
    4 / 5
    Ease of Installation
    2 / 5
    Fitment
    3 / 5
    Finish
    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    great product for the money
    large size panniers installed on 2018 KTM 690 Enduro R -
    you can't beat the cost to value ratio here, every other brand is hundreds more, the racks are solid enough to be used as crash bars, the panniers are a giant pain in the ass to install, lining them up, marking & drilling holes, that part was like putting together a 'universal kit', overall looks good, finish good

    -m-2018 KTM 690 ENDURO--
    October 2, 2019
    Wilmington, DE, US
    Age: 45-64
    Purchased
    8 months ago
    Value
    5 / 5
    Durability
    5 / 5
    Ease of Installation
    5 / 5
    Fitment
    5 / 5
    Finish
    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    Tusk Aluminum Panniers with Pannier racks
    appear to be good quality, rack mounting was very straight forward and appear solid. so far no rattles

    -m-2018 HONDA Africa Twin DCT CRF1000D--
    September 11, 2019
    Lone Grove, OK, US
    Age: 45-64
    Purchased
    8 months ago
    Gender:
    Male
    Weight:
    191 - 220 lbs.
    Height:
    5'7 - 5'9
    Value
    5 / 5
    Durability
    5 / 5
    Ease of Installation
    3 / 5
    Fitment
    3 / 5
    Finish
    5 / 5
    Recommend it?
    Yes
    The reviews were right!
    You really can't go wrong with this panniers. for the price they are more than what you pay for sure. Fitment was a little off but not terrible on my 1290 Super Adventure R. Sucks you have to drill your own holes but again for the price you really cannot complain! I'd recommend giving them a try if you want some cheap, lockable luggage!

    -m-2019 KTM 1290 Super Adventure R--
    August 30, 2019
    Springfield, MO, US
    Age: 25-44
    Purchased
    8 months ago
    Gender:
    Male
    Weight:
    191 - 220 lbs.
    Height:
    5'10 - 6'0
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    Can anyone please tell me the distance (width) between the outside of one pannier to the outside of the other using either of the Tusk panniers and racks on a 2008-2017 KLR 650?
    Kevin E on Jun 1, 2017
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    BEST ANSWER: They are 38" wide on the large panniers.
    Can anyone tell me the overall width from the outside of one pannier to the outside of the other using the Tusk Rack and (any size) Tusk pannier on a 2008-2017 KLR 650?
    A shopper on Jun 1, 2017
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    BEST ANSWER: On a 1991 KLR 650 the Large Panniers with the Tusk Racks measure 36 1/4 inches.
    When will these be Available for the Africa Twin?
    A shopper on Aug 20, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: At this time we do not have any information on when we will have this item for the Africa Twin. I will go ahead and forward this to our purchasing department for consideration.
    The video says each kit comes with the security knobs but then goes on to say they are an optional accessory. Does the kit includes the knobs? Thanks !!
    Terri C on Dec 17, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: Everything you need to secure the Panniers on the KLR is in the kit, the "Knobs" are a threaded knob you install inside of each box so no one can pull the quick release and take off with the box, but it also is added security in keeping the box on in real rough stuff in case the quick release were to let lose, I have 5 sets of these, and I can assure you that by far, the best set up for the money, I have one set of HT panniers and racks, at 1,200.00, they really are no better than the TUSK set up, go on, dive in, you will not regret it, only thing is, I wish that when I purched mine, the had the Med boxes, back then, they only had the large boxes.

    my 1st set has about 17,000 miles and still rock solid.

    Hope this help, any further ?'s, please post and i'll answer you back

    Miguel
    I have a 2012 drz400s. Does Tusk make aluminum panniers and a rack system to fit this?
    A shopper on Oct 8, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: To see if this part will fit your machine please enter the make, model, and year into our "Choose a vehicle" drop down boxes found above the product image. If your machine is not listed, we may not carry the right item for your application. If you have a 2017 year model but don't see your machine as an option, please contact a tech via Live Chat or call us at 1-800-336-5437 for assistance.
    I own this rack and just bought TUSK Panniers for my dr650 It looks like they won't work. is this true? do I need to shell out for a different back rack now?
    Devin O on Apr 23, 2018
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    BEST ANSWER: I have this setup on my DR650. The rear rack will need to be modified to allow the pannier rack to mount. I used a bench grinder to remove the excess material on the forward mounting points. I also had an issue with the rear pannier bracket interfering with the license plate. I made spacers to eliminate the interference. Not a simple install but not overly challenging either.
    Is this system going to be available to the Honda Africa Twin ? I see the last time this question was asked was Aug 2016. Maybe Florencia B. or anyone for that matter.has a better idea now.I have fired off a email to Tusk but have yet to hear back. Thanks
    MICHAEL C on Mar 17, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: These are now available for the Africa Twin. You will just need to enter in your machine in the drop down boxes and it should pop right up.
    Will the larger size hold a full face helmet?
    A shopper on Apr 5, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Although you can't fit the helmet in the box- the locking mechanism for my bike was moved to the rear pannier brace and works well.
    Do these side cases fit a Honda 700X?
    Richard
    A shopper on Oct 24, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: To see if this part will fit your machine please enter the make, model, and year into our "Choose a vehicle" drop down boxes found above the product image. If your machine is not listed, we may not carry the right item for your application. If you have a 2017 year model but don't see your machine as an option, please contact a tech via Live Chat or call us at 1-800-336-5437 for assistance.
    Can I use the passenger pegs with it?
    corrado86 c on Mar 16, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Most definitely! Just have a passenger sit on bike before placing boxes onto racks. I just measured the distance back from peg for my size 13 shoe if it was on peg. My spouse rides with me on mine with the boxes on. Makes her feel more secure.
    Also I can put my feet on passenger pegs during longer stretches of straight highways as an alternate foot position.
    I measured hole layout and sent to my brother with same boxes and bike. Worked great for him also.
    Do you need to move the tail lights to mount the racks on a 2017 KLR650? Are the brackets included with this set or sold seperate?
    Kris H on Jun 15, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Everything you need to mount these to a KLR is in the kit. The tail lights will be relocated slight further back and they provide the mounts to do this with. You shouldn't need anything but to re-route those wires slightly. Everything is in the mounting kit with the written instructions.
    Can you mount Rotopax containers with the KLR setup? Wondering if there is enough clearance...
    Matt L on Feb 15, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Mounting on the side is fine though I wouldn't mount anything larger than a 1 gal. Rotopax out of consideration for the weight. Rear mount is also possible depending on how you position the panniers.

    The other thing to consider with side installation is width. The large panniers have about the same width installed as the KLR's handlebars. With the Rotopax on, you can't use that as a guide.
    What is the recommended maximum load for the 37L panniers? No maximum weight was recommended in the instructions. Same question to other riders, what was the maximum weight you loaded on your large panniers?
    Rudy S on Feb 6, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Thanks for all the responses. After much research and responses; I will go with a maximum load of 20lbs of gear in each pannier. The empty panniers alone weigh 13.7lbs and with the added 20lbs comes to 33.7lbs. I probably am being a bit conservative on the weight but I am taking a trip to Deadhorse, AK in the summer; max load for rider, spare clothes, camping gear, Rotopax fuel and water will be 365+lbs on my KLR 650. Another rider on youtube had the Tusk panniers and took them to South America; the bolts sheared off because of too much weight in each pannier with rough road conditions. I also upgraded the stock 8.8 grade bolts to 10.9 for added strength. Thanks again everyone....
    Do your racks stick out an equal length on both sides when mounted on a 2015 KTM Adventure R?

    Thanks!!
    KIRK B on Apr 26, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: Hi and yes they are very equal on both sides and very tough aswell
    Do you sell racks that fit the Honda CB500X? Looking at converting my bike to more dual sport with the Rally Raid 3 kit. Would like Tusk panniers if the Tusk rack would fit my bike. Thanks. Will.
    Will G on Dec 7, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: I looked into this and unfortunately we do not carry Tusk racks that will fit your machine.
    When do we get these for the KTM 790R?
    Eric W on Jul 26, 2019
    BEST ANSWER: We just finished the design on the '19 KTM 690R. We are currently working on the KTM 790 design. We are estimating the KTM 790 will be available late summer 2019.
    Will these fit 2017 Versys 300?
    A shopper on Apr 25, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Unfortunately, we do not have a rack system that will fit this machine. However, our panniers are a universal fit and can fit on any rack.
    Do these fit a NC700X DCT?
    A shopper on Nov 26, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: To see if this part will fit your machine please enter the make, model, and year into our "Choose a vehicle" drop down boxes found above the product image. If your machine is not listed, we may not carry the right item for your application. If you have a 2017 year model but don't see your machine as an option, please contact a tech via Live Chat or call us at 1-800-336-5437 for assistance.
    Where it says tusk on the side, is that a sticker that can be easily removed or am I gonna have to take acetone to a brand new set of panniers?
    A shopper on Nov 9, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: The set I had was a sticker. Should come off easily with a heat gun. Acetone Probably would not harm the powder coating finish. Decent cases for the money. Good luck.
    i have seen where some panniers can be used as supports for the bike for repairs along the trail. can these hold up to the weight of a fully loaded klr650? aka: holding the bike off the ground to remove a tire/rim assembly.
    larry j on Apr 4, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: I WOULD HAVE TO ADVISE AGAINST USING THEM IN THIS MANNER UNLESS YOU ABSOLUTLY HAD TO.HOWEVER LET ME SAY THESE ARE WELL WORTH THE PRICE.I HAVE PAID MUCH MORE FOR SIMILAR PANNIERS AND THESE ARE EVERY BIT AS GOOD IF NOT BETTER!!!!
    Will the large tusk panniers fit onto a SW-Motech rack?
    Paul W on Oct 16, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: I bought them with the Tusk rack, but the panniers come undrilled which allow the user to mount them pretty much the way they want. So I'd say that you shouldn't have any problems mounting them. The only thing you might loose out on would be the ability to use the security screw/knob that is a feature of the Tusk racks I like. Easy, cheap, and effective theft deterrence. If you watch the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC installation video for the panniers, you'll see what I mean about positioning the panniers any way you'd like. Hope this helps! Greg B
    I have a 2017 KLR650 and I just watched the installation video. It states that the right side is designed so that the cover can be removed to service the air filter but the left side cover must be on the bike when the rack is installed. I'm left with the impression that the left side of the rack must be disassembled to service the battery. Is this correct?

    Thanks
    Kev
    Kevin C on Mar 30, 2019
    BEST ANSWER: I have the Tusk rack and pannier system on my 2016 KLR 650 and I'm able to remove both side covers for access without having to disassemble the rack. They can be a bit tricky to remove but a little twist here and there and they come out. This will give access to remove the seat and get access to the battery and air filter.
    Are the medium boxes tapered at the bottom of are they square like the old them paniers?
    Scott M on Jun 4, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: Not sure if my original answer went through. They are tapered. It's like the long edge has the corner cut iff.
    Are there any photos of the large panniers with the medium panniers for comparison (2017 KLR)? Looking to purchase a set but am trying to determine which ones to go with.
    Mac K on Nov 1, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: I purchased the smaller panniers to replace a more expensive set that had been beaten pretty well. In short order, I purchased a large set and what I found was that the small set are just that, small... And the large are, well... Large. The small ones are the right width on the 2nd gen KLR. They are within the handle bar width. The depth and length are proportionally too small so they don't visually look right. They are small as well which has resulted in a different load out for me when I travel. The large ones are well proportioned on length and depth, but are very wide. That said, if you're mainly dirt road riding, two track, fire road, etc riding, I like the larger. I'm able to get more into the panniers, which means less on the tail rack up high. I use them on longer hauls (week long and high miles). The small panniers are for shorter trips, 1 to 3 days, shorter milage.

    Also, I chose the silver panniers over the black. My first set of panniers we're black. The looked great on my red and black 2009, but not so much after the first time I had a tip-over. Scratches and gouges stood out like a flashing neon sign with the black ones. I opted for the silver on the second set of panniers and the third and fourth which are the Tusk panniers.

    I also really like the pannier racks, though they're heavy. For me, the quick release feature won me over. That said, I took a lot of filing and grinding to get the releases to work the way they're intended, but again, for the price, that was okay with me.

    The pannier locks work well. I prefer a captive lid like my original panniers have. With the Tusk panniers, it you leave one lock unlatched, you definitely run the risk of a panniers lid flying off as you're riding.

    Overall, with the value you get with these Tusk panniers, really, it isn't too hard to justify getting both the large and small to keep options open. I would definitely buy them again!

    Hope this was helpul. Safe riding.
    What is the best size pannier for dr650?
    A shopper on Dec 25, 2019
    BEST ANSWER: That's a hard question, it's really about what you want to use them for. Are you going to ride coast to coast in a single trip? I'd probably get the large. Are you just going to be using it to commute to work - the medium size should work. I bought the medium size for my DR650 to mostly commute and do some light moto camping within 100 miles of my house. The mediums are just big enough to slide a 15in macbook pro into them, with plenty of extra room for a change of clothes, gym shoes, your work bag, and other random things you might need during the work day. For camping you'll most likely need a top case or just another bag tied down on the rear. My tent was not able to fit inside the panniers so I bought a dry bag to tie down on my top rack. I really like the medium size and have not hit a situation where I wish I had purchased the large.

    But again, it's all about what you want to do with your DR.
    What is the total weight of the medium panniers including racks? Trying to determine my total weight to purchase a new top gun spring. Thx!
    A shopper on Oct 11, 2019
    BEST ANSWER: Morning
    I would call them and ask for the shipping weight. However when I put mine on a scale loaded with the tools, safety gear, food and clothes. They were 30lb each. The bracket is around 5lb. I also had the large 9" boxes. The 7" will create less wind drage as your leg sticks out almost as the width of the 7' box. The outside 2" of each box were covered in bugs and dirt that mostly missed me. I was on a 2015 KLR 650.
    I suggest you add 60lb, put on ALL your gear, from boots to lid, including a extra layer for fall and spring rides. Therefore getting a bigger spring. Get the adjuster so you can set it for a full load, the max and open it up for a better ride when your just out for the bay with the boxes empty or off the bike. Remember the harder the spring... the more it hurts a few hours down the road, trail or river bed. I was 350lb geared up with loaded boxes and stayed with the stock shock. Okay no jumps, but loots of off road, desert and river bed riding. If I was keeping the bike I would have gone to the Top Gun spring as the stock one took a beating. Have a great ride. John
    Do these panniers hinder two up riding? ‘17 KLR
    A shopper on Jun 26, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: I have them mounted to my 2016 KLR650 and have no problem two up. I did make sure there was room for feet on the rear pegs after I marked the location of the panniers but before I drilled the holes just to make sure. Not counting the seal, my first hole is 4 1/2" from the front, 2 1/4" from the top. I have the medium panniers.
    I have a 2016 Aftrica Twin, do the Tusk mounts require any modification of the bike, i.e., trimming body work or relocating turnsignals?
    A shopper on Mar 14, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Can't answer your question. But I will tell you this ............ I have a 2005 KLR650 and bout the cans n mounts last year. They fit perfect. Just have a friend to hold the cans once you go to line them up on the mounting hardware so you can stand back from all angles to view how they look. Another FYI ... get the smaller cans it will help your heals out when you have to peddle thru the rough stuff. I bought the big ones n they take a toll on my heals n the slick.
    Can you a inter change the large and medium case on the same rack?
    A shopper on Mar 14, 2020
    BEST ANSWER: I think they might.....I have the large panniers and the biggest difference from the medium is I believe the width....and I believe the mounting system is the same for both large and medium
    How wide are the medium panniers on the africa twin 2016 - 2017?
    Stu K on May 26, 2019
    BEST ANSWER: Each Medium Box is 27 Liters and measures 14 ¼" tall, 7 ½" deep, and 16 ¼" wide. A pair of boxes gives you 54 Liters of storage. Medium box opening measures 14 ¾" wide x 6" Deep.
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