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Mounting system for a DMY Trunk

For those of you with a 900 Classic and a DMY trunk installed I can use your insight. I would like to install a trunk myself, but I canít find a rack thatís safe to mount it onto. I read about the wompus which cost upwards of 220 bucks. The trunk cost $100 less than that. I ride 2up more often than not, so it has to be strong. Iím not a machinist or welder so making one is not an option. Does anyone know if there is an alternative to the Wompus Rack and what did you do about mounting your rack.

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Tried a Cobra luggage rack to mount a Leather Lyke bag, it cracked. Had this made to fit the VN 2000, works great. Will have another made to fit the wife's 900 Classic LT.
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Tried a Cobra luggage rack to mount a Leather Lyke bag, it cracked. Had this made to fit the VN 2000, works great. Will have another made to fit the wife's 900 Classic LT.
Was it done by a local shop? And do you have pics
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yes, and I cannot believe I forgot to add the pic. Let me run downstairs, snap a pic and try to upload it.
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I know the wompus rack is pricey but since I wanted to make sure my wife was secure. There are no real points of failure. It's all one piece construction, no welds to break. Would highly recommend. Makes a great platform to mount the DMY trunk.

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Thanks Mark, It looks really well done... I've only checked with one shop so far with no success so the hunt continues.

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I know the wompus rack is pricey but since I wanted to make sure my wife was secure. There are no real points of failure. It's all one piece construction, no welds to break. Would highly recommend. Makes a great platform to mount the DMY trunk.
When all is said and done, that may be my only real option. I am honestly surprised
that there isn't similar racks commercially available.

Thanks for the advice Bosco, You can bet that if I can't find what I need in a custom built rack, I'll most certainly come back to the Wompus. I've got to make a decision soon because I want to have it install by Daytona in 4 weeks.
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I bought one of those chrome racks from china for 50 bucks Its ugly on its own but I know I was just gonna cover it with the trunk,its solid and serves its purpose but like I say looks hiddeous with out a trunk or bag on it.
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I bought one of those chrome racks from china for 50 bucks Its ugly on its own but I know I was just gonna cover it with the trunk,its solid and serves its purpose but like I say looks hiddeous with out a trunk or bag on it.
Feenixx is there a website where I can get a look at this rack and Do you have pics of yours.
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