View Full Version : CHEAP: Universal luggauge trunk

Gas Man
04-06-2010, 11:45 PM

04-07-2010, 09:41 AM
Have you ever seen one up close and personal? I'd want to lay hands on it first. I wonder if you could remove the crappy backrest and just snug it up to the sissy bar? I can guaranteee my wife won't give up her office chair backrest for the one on the trunk.

Also wonder how much it weighs? They don't say. Most luggage racks I've seen have a limit around 10-12lbs, so if the unit weighs 5lbs. you're really cutting down on capacity.

Gas Man
04-08-2010, 01:28 AM
I can't answer those questions but I will pass them onto a BMW guy I know. He's the one that linked it on another site. These are a highly popular brand of luggauge.

Gas Man
04-08-2010, 01:30 AM
Waiting for response..

Also... these are the same ones I believe

Also... Bob can you fix my typo in the title???

04-08-2010, 08:50 AM
J&P has a similar one by Saddlemen, more costly, doesn't look like it's made any better.

One of the reviews on JC Whitney's site says it pops open because the plastic flexes. I kind of wondered how stiff it would be.

Gas Man
04-08-2010, 11:05 PM
My guy has no input on it...

But here's a thread on another forum with some info on them.

04-08-2010, 11:37 PM
Found some pretty nice ones on ebay. Gloss black ABS, chrome luggage rack on top, full sized backrest with the short arm rests, $158. Much nicer product.

Gas Man
04-09-2010, 12:20 AM

04-09-2010, 08:50 AM
Here's a link to one of the auctions:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Black-DMY-Motorcycle-Trunk-Touring-Backrest-Top-Rack_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQhashZitem2c53ec3523QQitemZ1 90386550051QQptZMotorcyclesQ5fPartsQ5fAccessories

They have cheaper ones too, you can eliminate the rack, etc.

Here's a link to the company that distributes most of it:


Fishman found this stuff while looking for bags for his Vulcan.

Gas Man
04-09-2010, 11:36 PM
Looks good. Should for tripple the amount.

04-09-2010, 11:58 PM
Yeah, but still 1/5 the price of HD's.

12-05-2010, 05:23 PM
My cheap trunk came from the army surplus shop: