Motorcycle Pelican Case

I saw caribou cases and I thought instead of buying a 350$ top case for my motorcycle, I went to bandh.com and grabbed a hprc case for 80 bucks. I then went to ace hardware and spent about 15 bucks on screws and washers.


Step 1: Pull Off Rack From Bike

Lay your rack on top and measure to the center of the case. so you know where to drill the holes.

Put bolts through. My rack had spots for the bolts to lock into place. I put nuts there to raise the case since it is not flat on the bottom.

Step 2: Nylon Washers

Your case sits on these

Step 3: Mount Case

Mount the case and add your washers.

Step 4: Bolt It Down

I used lock nuts.

Step 5: Mount It to Bike

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    reptilehead

    4 years ago on Introduction

    Thats a great idea, except as a suggestion, I would mount it with carriage bolts through the case with the nuts on the bottom of the rack. It would give you a smoother surface in the case and less likely to snag things like your rain gear or (in some cases) laptop bag. I made that mistake when mounting a top box on my modified Suzuki Madura, I learned the hard way via a scratched visor.

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    DougJ5reptilehead

    Reply 3 years ago on Introduction

    Only issue is that it makes it much easier for someone to steal your topcase by allowing access to the nuts...

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    desertsennareptilehead

    Reply 4 years ago

    That is true. I am putting pick and pluck foam along the bottom. which will cover the screws. Unfortunately I have to wait 2-4 weeks on that.