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  • Offline Kerrsy   gb

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    Top box plate
    on: January 24, 2023, 09:50:56 am
    January 24, 2023, 09:50:56 am
    Hi received my 2022 S1000XR yesterday. When I removed the top box I noticed the mounting plate is loose. Is this normal i.e. floating?

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    Re: Top box plate
    Reply #1 on: January 24, 2023, 10:44:48 am
    January 24, 2023, 10:44:48 am
    Yes, its quite common on bikes nowadays. The topbox plate can move side to side slightly to damp out any slight wobbles at speed.

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    Re: Top box plate
    Reply #2 on: January 24, 2023, 07:05:50 pm
    January 24, 2023, 07:05:50 pm
    Yep, pretty common, my old 2010 Honda VFR1200FD had the same setup...a vibration damping system I suspect.

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