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Has anyone seen these before? I was curious if they were decent. doesen't look like a DR though, DRZ I'd guess, unless we've got liquid cooled ones...:)

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Suzuki-DR-650-Rack-System-BRAND-NEW-DR650-1996-2007_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQ_trkparmsZ72Q3a1015Q7c39Q3a1Q7c66Q3a1Q7c65Q3a12Q7c240Q3a1318QQ_trksidZp3286Q2ec0Q2em14QQhashZitem140257707525QQitemZ140257707525

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Has anyone seen these before? I was curious if they were decent. doesen't look like a DR though, DRZ I'd guess, unless we've got liquid cooled ones...:)

Ive seen a few racks, what kinad are you referring to?

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ya gotta wonder how some seller stay in biz.

that's not a dr650 nor are those the correct mounting points. it's a dr400. either the listed wrong or shows the wrong pic, but that doesn't help sales. rack is tom's

http://www.turbocity.com/product_info.php?cPath=69_72&products_id=612

here's the 650

http://www.turbocity.com/default.php?cPath=69_78

personaly, i do not like how high those racks sit above the rear seat. makes it hard to span items across to the rack to the seat. the best rack designs, imo, are flush with the rear seat. i asked tom about that and he said that's how he designs them.

this is what many use:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/_Motorcycle-Parts-Accessories__Rear-Cargo-Rack-Suzuki-DR650-dr-650-se-1996-2008_W0QQitemZ180278201952QQadnZMotorcycleQ20PartsQ20Q26Q20AccessoriesQQadiZ2863QQcmdZViewItem?hash=item180278201952&_trkparms=39%3A1%7C65%3A1%7C240%3A1318&_trksid=p4506.c0.m245

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That's a Turbo City rack. They do make one for the 650, I have one on my bike.

Here's a crappy cell phone pic;

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Here's the manufacturer's web site;

http://www.turbocity.com/default.php?cPath=69_78

Email them and ask for availability before you order.

newenough.com also sells them for a few bucks cheaper.

From what I've seen, it's at least as good as any of the other widely available racks in it's price range. There's the Suzuki accessory rack which I thought was too small. There are two different racks that are regularly sold on ebay that look pretty decent. The Promoto billet rack is very nice indeed but costs twice as much.

The rack itself is very solid but fit was not perfect. It comes with hardware but I had to buy different bolts and a stack of washers to make it fit without rubbing the grab handles or sitting on the plastic fender.

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I use the rack from alko9396.

u have to use the orginal grab bars in order to get the rack to fit UNLESS you get some different sized bolts.

rack has saved my bike from numerous falls and drops. in other words, if I didn't have such a wide rack, my muffler and rear turn signals would be busted up

50lb sack of dog food, 3 cases of beer and my rc airplane have alll been on this rack

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I forgot to add the link to the thread.:) Sorry 'bout that Cy4n1d3

lol no prob it happens :D and yea what they said, thats not a 650, its not a bad rack, its a good choice if you dont mind the height, i personally agree with boaxter, having it flush with the seat is def the way to go

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i personally agree with boaxter, having it flush with the seat is def the way to go

thats why I like mine because it doesn't even start until after the end of the seat (towards the rear).

I am thinking about getting different length bolts cause there's not much point in having the stock grab bars & they're just adding weight.

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I just got the Turbocity rack. Nicely constructed. I like that it sits high. It keeps my soft pack away from the muffler.

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I just got the Turbocity rack. Nicely constructed. I like that it sits high. It keeps my soft pack away from the muffler.

to each his own. i have the ebay rack and have never found any heat from the muffler affecting the luggage.

it's a none issue plus the ebay rack protects to rear sides of the bike during a fall.

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I also just bought this rack http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=180272698979&ssPageName=STRK:MEWN:IT&ih=008

like boatxr suggested.

it's cheaper than the one you've shown & I'm very happy with the quality & strength.

+2

I admit it is not the prettiest rack out there, many refer to it as the BBQ Rack. But if you do more then ride around town you'll be glad to have it. It has saved my rear blinkers more than a couple times not to mention keeping my legs from getting pinned. Get a small bungee net and only common sense will limit the amount of stuff you haul on it.

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I also just bought this rack http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=180272698979&ssPageName=STRK:MEWN:IT&ih=008

like boatxr suggested.

it's cheaper than the one you've shown & I'm very happy with the quality & strength.

So did I; just installed it the other day. It's friggin' great! Like it very much! And for the price... great deal! 👍

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