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Best rear rack for heavy loads on a DRZ...

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I bought the Genuine Suzuki one, the one that is only listed for the SM.

It's about half the price of the normal one.

Only today it had a weeks worth of groceries on it, heavier than I wanted to carry indoors in one go.

This one.

It is available world wide, but you will need to order it, mine took a week.

Cost in the UK is £40.00 the normal one is £87.00.

It comes with a mounting plate for a Suzuki tool box, which is an extra.

Neil. :excuseme::bonk::busted:

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i second the pro moto. for S/SM models it has bolts that go through the fender to attach to the subframe.

i strapped on some roofing underlayment that weighed like 60-70lbs with a fair amount of rear overhange the the pro moto didn't budge....

wheeliemachine.jpg

not to mention it looks tasty.

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I bought the Genuine Suzuki one, the one that is only listed for the SM.

It's about half the price of the normal one.

Only today it had a weeks worth of groceries on it, heavier than I wanted to carry indoors in one go.

This one.

It is available world wide, but you will need to order it, mine took a week.

Cost in the UK is £40.00 the normal one is £87.00.

It comes with a mounting plate for a Suzuki tool box, which is an extra.

Neil. :excuseme::busted::bonk:

Neil, post pics please. :bonk:

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personally i think any rack made for the DRZ will be sufficient for hauling heavy loads...

the only thing real difference in all the racks out there are looks....

Also... When I rode the Transamerica trail.. a guy had those dirtbagz saddle bags... those things are real nice.... and hold a crap load of stuff... very durable

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i second the pro moto. for S/SM models it has bolts that go through the fender to attach to the subframe.

i strapped on some roofing underlayment that weighed like 60-70lbs with a fair amount of rear overhange the the pro moto didn't budge....

wheeliemachine.jpg

not to mention it looks tasty.

That pic is funny as hell!

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I bought the Genuine Suzuki one, the one that is only listed for the SM.

It's about half the price of the normal one.

Only today it had a weeks worth of groceries on it, heavier than I wanted to carry indoors in one go.

This one.

It is available world wide, but you will need to order it, mine took a week.

Cost in the UK is £40.00 the normal one is £87.00.

It comes with a mounting plate for a Suzuki tool box, which is an extra.

Neil. :excuseme::bonk::busted:

I like that one too, but been unable to make contact with the sellers. Don't know if they will even ship to the states.

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Neil, post pics please. :excuseme:

I don't have one, I shall take one tomorrow, just for you good people.

Neil.

:bonk::bonk::p

PS you may have to remind me, My mind is on other things :busted:

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Whatever you buy, don't forget longer fasteners with lock nuts. I used Pro-Moto rack with 70 lbs rear luggage on long trip and 1 bolt fell out on second day. No problems after repairs with longer fasteners and lock nuts for remainder of trip.

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How about some one getting a bunch of those Euro racks for SM and selling them here in US. Seems like a hot item. Any Suzuki employees know how to get them??

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I ended up just building my own. I could not find one I liked. And I added side handles and had it bed lined.

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I ended up just building my own. I could not find one I liked. And I added side handles and had it bed lined.

68580470-S.jpg

That rack you built looks very nice. Well done!

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I just bought the Tonns Racing "Panaman Edition" rack,

it sure looks like it will do the job. I don't have any personal experience

with it yet though :excuseme:

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