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which luggage rack?

04 Sep 2019 07:51
nutt
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which luggage rack? #1
Can anyone school me on differences on the luggage racks for early endures?
Here's a pic of a somewhat recent ad. I'm looking for one.

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04 Sep 2019 08:05
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I'm no authority on the matter, but the 175cc bikes came stock with a rack, which is a bit small for the 250cc and 360cc bikes. They had factory racks available but were an additional item so they are quite rare. The 175cc rack can be adapted to the larger bikes, but is far from a bolt on accessory.

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04 Sep 2019 08:19
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which luggage rack? #3
Following on from darinm's reply, be really careful when looking for one - take the measurements of the fitting points both horizontally and vertically/diagonally on your bike and ask the seller to check the same measurements on the rack for sale. I have seen many ebay listings for racks supposedly for a RT2/3, when in fact they are for a DT360/400, and vice versa (the 360 racks also fit the equivalent 250 models, I believe).

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04 Sep 2019 09:19
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Member Devin is an expert. He sometimes has them for sale too if you ask him for what you need.

1963 YG1-T, 1965 MG1-T, Allstate 250, 1970 CT1b, 1971 R5, 1973 AT3MX, 1974 TS400L, 1975 RD350, 1976 DT175C, 1976 Husqvarna 250CR, 1981 DT175G, 1988 DT50, 1990 "Super" DT50, 1991 RT180, 2017 XT250

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04 Sep 2019 13:51
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Can’t school ya but iv got one that needs re-chromeing came with my 1972 dt2 250 if you are interested but not sure how to price it tho.... I attached a couple pics!

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04 Sep 2019 15:32
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darinm wrote: I'm no authority on the matter, but the 175cc bikes came stock with a rack, which is a bit small for the 250cc and 360cc bikes. They had factory racks available but were an additional item so they are quite rare. The 175cc rack can be adapted to the larger bikes, but is far from a bolt on accessory.


The 175 racks are cheap to acquire and they can be modified to fit almost anything if you can weld or know someone that can weld. I'm not that great of a fabricator, but I cut, stretched, and reshaped the mounting arms to fit on my SCR950 and it seems appropriately sized.

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13 Feb 2020 15:55
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Just joined the fan club!! I have a 78 DT400 that i am rebuilding and i have looked all over for a rack for the back. I think I read some where that a member might have a few kicking around or even fabricates them.If anyone can point me in his direction it would be really appreciated.

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13 Feb 2020 15:57
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Member name you're looking for is Devin

1963 YG1-T, 1965 MG1-T, Allstate 250, 1970 CT1b, 1971 R5, 1973 AT3MX, 1974 TS400L, 1975 RD350, 1976 DT175C, 1976 Husqvarna 250CR, 1981 DT175G, 1988 DT50, 1990 "Super" DT50, 1991 RT180, 2017 XT250

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13 Feb 2020 17:00
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Thanks I was able to get a massage off to him

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14 Feb 2020 00:06
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Desert Camo @82 wrote: Just joined the fan club!! I have a 78 DT400 that i am rebuilding and i have looked all over for a rack for the back. I think I read some where that a member might have a few kicking around or even fabricates them.If anyone can point me in his direction it would be really appreciated.


KennyV is the chap who makes them himself. Link to thread attached.

yamaha-enduros.com/index.php/forums/the-...ilding-hobby?start=0

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