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I'm sure this is nothing new to most of you guys/gals, but I recently pulled my bungee net off my ATV and put it on my F4 to see how it'd work, and I love it! I'm suprised how much I can carry on that tiny seat using that net. Anyway, for short trips to the gym, work etc. it's perfect. Definetly a worthy invesment. Drew.

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they're great, but they rub the shine off the sides of the tail section :( Any remedies?

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Haven't had that prob. yet. Maybe a more frequent waxing job in that area???

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I have the same problem with mine. I have heard of some people putting tape on the body panels during long trips to protect the finish, But for around town? I don't want a tape mobile. Plus the plastic hooks break often, so go for the metal ones.

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I had the same problem so I bought my wife a Suzuki SV650. Since that I have had no damage to the tailsection of the RC 51. I pack everything under the bungee and attach it to the passenger seat on the Suzuki. :p :D

She calls the bike Ole Number 7(pack mule from Grizzly Adams for you young squidly types). :rolleyes: :D

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I've used the "clear" moto-X number plate coating and if your careful, it will hardly show. Use only enough to let the bungie cord rest on so it won't mar the paint on the plastic. Too take it off, warm with hair dryer and it will come right off!



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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Aril, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by RCjohn:

She calls the bike Ole Number 7(pack mule from Grizzly Adams for you young squidly types). :rolleyes: :D

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Why does that not suprise me :confused: :)

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Rug Burn,
Are you a TSBA member? There is a chapter up in Austin if you are interested. They are also going to have track day this Sunday near Houston for only $40 per person, beats the $180 per person next weekend.

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Aril, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by His_Suzuki:
Rug Burn,
Are you a TSBA member? There is a chapter up in Austin if you are interested. They are also going to have track day this Sunday near Houston for only $40 per person, beats the $180 per person next weekend.

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WHAT DID YOU CALL ME? :D Are you a member in S.A.? If so, tell me a little about it. I'm probably too slow to hang with some hard core GP racer wanna be's. The bike broke in faster than my balls did :D :D :D



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He's not that damn smart. I did the same thing on my VFR without removing the hooks. Can still use for big stuff if needed. If you keep speaking such BS you are going to make his head swell. He will think he deserves more pudding and time in the social room at the Institution. :p :D

Seriously, I did that on my VFR also and it is an excellent idea. ;)

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What I did on my VFR with a bungee net:

(1) Remove the hooks from the net.
(2) Remove the seat from the bike.
(3) Lay net out flat on ground.
(4) Lay seat over net, upside down, so that the rear part of the seat is over the net.
(5) Grab three or four zip-ties.
(6) Wrap net around seat, and zip-tie together.
(7) Reinstall seat.

Granted, this method does not allow full use of the net for larger items, but for things like VHS rentals, fanny pack, a cap, etc., it works great. But, you don't need to remove the net each time you remove the seat, and best of all, no contact with painted surfaces.


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PETE!!
You are actually a pretty smart dog!

Great idea!

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Aril, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by GreenNinja:
PETE!!
You are actually a pretty smart dog!

Great idea!

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Damn, my facade has been discovered. :D


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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Aril, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by RCjohn:
He's not that damn smart. I did the same thing on my VFR without removing the hooks. Can still use for big stuff if needed. If you keep speaking such BS you are going to make his head swell. He will think he deserves more pudding and time in the social room at the Institution. :p :D

Seriously, I did that on my VFR also and it is an excellent idea. ;)

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I found that the hooks could get in the way of the seat latch, and the zip-ties made for a more secure and semi-permanent setup. And because I am not such a tightwad, Appalachian John, I bought a second $5 net that I could use if the need arose. BTW, I never used the hooks on any of the nets. I found it safer for the paint if I just removed the hooks and wrapped the net around the Frankenbolts and grab handles. Now go back out on the back porch and tell your brother to get his hands out of your sister's pants. :p



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