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post #11 of 14 (permalink) Old 10-25-2012, 02:39 PM
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Thanks for sharing, that looks nice and solid but...

-How do you keep water out of the inside of the tail section when it rains?
-What do you do when about the exposed inside of the tail section when you want to bring your case inside while on a roadtrip?
The Give mounting plate will still be bolted to the bracket and seal the seat unit.

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BTW, i found a way to modify the lock to use the stock ignition keys. Let me know if someone's interested and i'll post a writeup w/ some pics...
You mean get the ignition key to fit the Givi box. Yes please?
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post #12 of 14 (permalink) Old 10-25-2012, 02:44 PM
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A good friend asked if I could build a mount for his two Givi cases. I came up with an elegant solution that offers a solid mechanical mount that does not leave any visible clue once removed.

Stainless steel construction.

Easily installed by anyone with a a few simple tools. Once installed removable with a Allen wrench and stock seat or cowl is replaced normally.
What is the exact name of those captive type nuts? Cant find them anywhere...
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post #13 of 14 (permalink) Old 10-25-2012, 04:03 PM
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What is the exact name of those captive type nuts? Cant find them anywhere...

They are called Rivnuts, or thread inserts
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post #14 of 14 (permalink) Old 11-02-2012, 11:28 PM Thread Starter
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How I converted my Givi Top Box locks to use the stock BMW key

Hi all, i dont have time for a full writeup, but here's a link to the pictures I took as I was converting the Givi lock to use my stock BMW key. It's super convenient.

https://picasaweb.google.com/dantera...eat=directlink
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