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Rack for BMW OEM top case

I've seen a few people with racks on the top lid of their top case. I might never use it, but I might need it to carry a box once in a while. Or for a long trip.

Does BMW make them? Or who? I just can't find it. Maybe I'm googling wrong.

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I've seen a few people with racks on the top lid of their top case. I might never use it, but I might need it to carry a box once in a while. Or for a long trip.

Does BMW make them? Or who? I just can't find it. Maybe I'm googling wrong.
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I've seen a few people with racks on the top lid of their top case. I might never use it, but I might need it to carry a box once in a while. Or for a long trip.

Does BMW make them? Or who? I just can't find it. Maybe I'm googling wrong.
I know that Wunderlich makes one but if I recall correctly I've read that it's tricky to install.

I think I remember someone mentioning a HD rack that worked well.

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Harley makes a rack that works great. Go to any Harley dealer and they should be able to hook you up. Here's a photo of mine...


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Yep HD makes several that will work BUT if you don't want to pay a premium price, ebay has a number of tour pak and top box racks that will work just fine on the BMW case at a much lower price.
http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_saca...age+rack&rt=nc
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The generic top case rack that most Harley shops sell are not expensive, and are MUCH easier to install than the Wunderlich. I have a Wunderlich on my bike, but would not have used it if I had known what a PITA it is to install. I cannot recommend anyone use it.

The front mounting screws have to be drilled at an angle, and the paper "template" supplied with the rack is useless for aligning the drill points properly due to variations in the copy machine copies they send. The large stainless washers you see, besides being used to make a better mounting than the supplied plastic washers, are actually hiding the holes that had to be enlarged to make the angled screws match up from inside the case to the top rack.





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Check out http://www.bmrproducts.com/

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The generic top case rack that most Harley shops sell are not expensive, and are MUCH easier to install than the Wunderlich. I have a Wunderlich on my bike, but would not have used it if I had known what a PITA it is to install. I cannot recommend anyone use it.

The front mounting screws have to be drilled at an angle, and the paper "template" supplied with the rack is useless for aligning the drill points properly due to variations in the copy machine copies they send. The large stainless washers you see, besides being used to make a better mounting than the supplied plastic washers, are actually hiding the holes that had to be enlarged to make the angled screws match up from inside the case to the top rack.
I confirm that fixing Wunderlich rack is a challenge. Unfortunately once I fitted I realized that the thing is pretty heavy, meaning that you should open the top case carefully, supporting the case cover carefully until it comes in rest and rope is locked. My wife several times just opened the cover as usually, causing the rope lot of tention due to inertia the lid have.

So now the rack stays in my garage useless for the time being, but who know, one day I may use it...

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I have to disagree that the wunderlich rack is difficult to install. Simply throw away the paper template that comes with it and set the rack directly on the top case with pieces of tape stuck to the case under each foot. Trace around each foot with a pencil and drill in the center of each tracing. Once you penetrate the outer shell you simply tilt the drill to match the angle of the feet and finish drilling into the inner shell. If you follow this procedure you can drill very small holes the same diameter as the mounting screws and maintain very close accuracy. The whole job took me less than 30 minutes, the fit was perfect and the more compact dimensions of the wunderlich rack look much better than the bigger Harley rack IMHO.

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I like this one, because instead of drilling holes in the top case, I can actually put it on the passenger seat. Maybe do both, though expensive.

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This is the one that I am getting ready to purchase:

http://www.thehouseofharley.com/product-p/53665-87.htm

It is similar to what I had on my LT.

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I have to disagree that the wunderlich rack is difficult to install. Simply throw away the paper template that comes with it and set the rack directly on the top case with pieces of tape stuck to the case under each foot. Trace around each foot with a pencil and drill in the center of each tracing. Once you penetrate the outer shell you simply tilt the drill to match the angle of the feet and finish drilling into the inner shell. If you follow this procedure you can drill very small holes the same diameter as the mounting screws and maintain very close accuracy. The whole job took me less than 30 minutes, the fit was perfect and the more compact dimensions of the wunderlich rack look much better than the bigger Harley rack IMHO.
I too have the Wunderlich rack installed and like it. I was probably one of the first on this forum to install this rack. I agree with P-Smity. If you disregard the paper template and just mark the locations where the feet will go you shouldn't have any problems. This is how you would install the other brand racks anyway.

I don't use mine a lot but installed it to stow wet rain gear or light bulky items. I have also used it to secure my helmet too when stopped somewhere. I don't know that you really need it but it looks good to me and is probably a carry over from my HD days!

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My point fellas is there are a NUMBER of less expensive, say $40 versus $110 racks available. If you USE the rack for carrying, it won't matter if you spent $40 or $110 after a few uses, it is going to get scuffed, nicked, scratched, etc...
There are loads of different options, shop around........
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This is the one that I am getting ready to purchase:

http://www.thehouseofharley.com/product-p/53665-87.htm

It is similar to what I had on my LT.
Not bad. But I just hate chrome. I live close to the ocean, so chrome doesn't do so well. And washing my RT is lower on my priorities than drinking bad beer.

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My point fellas is there are a NUMBER of less expensive, say $40 versus $110 racks available. If you USE the rack for carrying, it won't matter if you spent $40 or $110 after a few uses, it is going to get scuffed, nicked, scratched, etc...
There are loads of different options, shop around........
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Yeah, I knew posting here would give me a lot of options. I really like the BMR "plate" rack to be honest, and it's expensive.

I'd rather not have a chrome rack, because I hate chrome (never understood it's appeal), I would like to have something that won't rust and basically matches the bike.

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I've also got the Wunderlich installed on my 49L top case for my R1200RT. I have used it when going on long trips 2 up and it works great. It also looks like it was made for it.

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I've also got the Wunderlich installed on my 49L top case for my R1200RT. I have used it when going on long trips 2 up and it works great. It also looks like it was made for it.
Any installation issues?

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Good news! I just received the Wunderlich rack and the forward legs are no longer on an angle. They are no longer sending the template either. Looks like an easy install.

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. . . The whole job took me less than 30 minutes, the fit was perfect and the more compact dimensions of the wunderlich rack look much better than the bigger Harley rack IMHO.

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MarcParnes, good to know. Could you post some pic's when you get a chance please?

I didn't like the previous Wonderlich due to the angles and the small contact points....but I did like the silver finish.

My plan was to get a HD tourpak OR the new Kuryakyn adjustable rack this winter and have a local powder coater match the silver on my Illium engine guards.

The Kury' has larger contact points which spread the weight and are a little easier on the top case. Also, Kury' makes a couple of different size and colors of bags that are high quality, priced right, fit perfectly on their racks and will carry two sets of rain gear, gloves and a couple of fleeces perfectly.
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Harley makes a rack that works great. Go to any Harley dealer and they should be able to hook you up. Here's a photo of mine...

I have one of the older black WL racks with the swept forward feet that I've been reluctant to install it on my '14 top case...not because it is hard to install, because it isn't...but because I was looking to find another rack with all four feet that are vertically mounted. I ordered a Kuryakyn 7159 off Amazon but have since cancelled it after seeing the cheaper HD ones on the Ebay link.

But, after seeing this picture of how large it is on the BMW top case, I'm leaning towards just installing the black WL rack I have in storage. It just looks like it's made for the BMW...More elegant & flowing lines that, I think, enhance the look of the top case!

I know, who cares but, I never remove my top case and I don't want to have to look at something like the HD rack that is large and just doesn't look like it was made to fit the elegant lines on the redesigned '14 R1200RT!

The black rack will also match the black engine and rear pannier crash bars I've installed which is another motivating factor for installing my black WL rack.

I also ordered a MotoX black washer kit for installation of my next rack to help spread out the pressure point loads on the top case which should give me a little more piece-of-mind when I have to put a load onto the rack!

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I don't know if there's any truth to it, but I heard from a reliable source, that a Harley Davidson rack causes substantial loss of lean angle and horsepower with measurable depreciation once placed on a BMW.

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I went to a local Harley dealer to pick up one of those racks for my GT a few years ago now. Gave him the part # and he grabbed the rack and set it on the counter.

I looked at the rack, looked at him, and said "Does it come in anything other than chrome?"

He looked at me dumbfounded, and just said "What?"

I don't think he got it . . .

I just shook my head and paid, then strapped the rack to the back seat of my 20,000-miles-of-road-grime-covered BMW, as the local HD parking lot crew briefly stopped their incessant polishing to look on with confusion and mild disdain.

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. . . I also ordered a MotoX black washer kit for installation of my next rack to help spread out the pressure point loads on the top case which should give me a little more piece-of-mind when I have to put a load onto the rack!
Strongly agree. I don't remember the brand, but I got a set in black from Rocket Moto.

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Strongly agree. I don't remember the brand, but I got a set in black from Rocket Moto.

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Sorry, That's the same brand I bought...
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Good news! I just received the Wunderlich rack and the forward legs are no longer on an angle. They are no longer sending the template either. Looks like an easy install.

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The top boxes for the '14/15 R1200RT & K1600 GTL are the same basic design. Did you order the one specific to the '14/15 R1200RTWC or the one for the K1600 GTL? I know you know what you are doing but, I just wanted to verify the RT rack has been redesigned. I prefer the old design but with the new vertical feet layout compared to the GTL rack layout...When you get time, Can you please post a picture of your rack?

'14/15 RT rack: Top Case Luggage Rack R1200 RT-LC (2014 - ) | BMW Wunderlich America

K1600 GTL rack: Topcase Rack K1600 GT/GTL | BMW Wunderlich America

That would be great news if the RT rack was re-designed as you say! I would probably order a new rack....
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I just looked at Wunderlich site also . You would think if they redesigned the top rack for th3 RT they would have gotten rid of or changed the video. It still talks about drilling at an angle .Hmmm
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Does that fasten through both the painted shell and the actual lid beneath?

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Does that fasten through both the painted shell and the actual lid beneath?
It better...I thought I read another post that talked about the screws going all the way through both lid sections. I'm sure it does.
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The top boxes for the '14/15 R1200RT & K1600 GTL are the same basic design. Did you order the one specific to the '14/15 R1200RTWC or the one for the K1600 GTL? I know you know what you are doing but, I just wanted to verify the RT rack has been redesigned. I prefer the old design but with the new vertical feet layout compared to the GTL rack layout...When you get time, Can you please post a picture of your rack?

'14/15 RT rack: Top Case Luggage Rack R1200 RT-LC (2014 - ) | BMW Wunderlich America
I ordered the one specific to the RT as mentioned above. The 6 mm screws go through both cover layers. I also read some comments regarding the hardware being subpar. The screws I received are of good quality as well as the sealing washers and plastic pads for under the legs. All and all it seems like they addressed past complaints. The silver color is a bit darker than the box but the rack does blend in well so it isn't so obvious like the black one would be. It took about 30 minutes to install and that's mainly due that I'm very anal about getting things centered so I measured and re-measured multiple times. To get it dead nuts find the center of the rack and align that with an imaginery line run from the tip of the backrest to the center of the roundel. Drill and attach one of the rear legs then position the other rear leg measuring from the rear edge of the top to both legs. Once you drill and secure the second rear leg you can trace and drill the front legs. That's it! I did it this way because they didn't weld the legs on in the exact uniform position left to right.

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Do the front screws still go in at an angle Marc or are the new ones straight down as mentioned above
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Do the front screws still go in at an angle Marc or are the new ones straight down as mentioned above
Pretty much straight down. I didn't have to angle the hole at all.

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I ordered the one specific to the RT as mentioned above. The 6 mm screws go through both cover layers. I also read some comments regarding the hardware being subpar. The screws I received are of good quality as well as the sealing washers and plastic pads for under the legs. All and all it seems like they addressed past complaints. The silver color is a bit darker than the box but the rack does blend in well so it isn't so obvious like the black one would be. It took about 30 minutes to install and that's mainly due that I'm very anal about getting things centered so I measured and re-measured multiple times. To get it dead nuts find the center of the rack and align that with an imaginery line run from the tip of the backrest to the center of the roundel. Drill and attach one of the rear legs then position the other rear leg measuring from the rear edge of the top to both legs. Once you drill and secure the second rear leg you can trace and drill the front legs. That's it! I did it this way because they didn't weld the legs on in the exact uniform position left to right.

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Yup, those front mounts look pretty straight down to me :-)
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It looks like that rack will also fit the 2013 or earlier top case.

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Nice, I wonder...I have a small set of tubing benders...I wonder if I can bend the old feet to make them more vertical? I know I would have to use a grinder to flatten out the angle of the tubing ends so they will lay flat on the box...Before I try that, I will contact WL to see if they will trade the older one for a new one. Most likely they won't but, it doesn't hurt to try!
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Yes, the rack will fit both the older R1200RT & R1200RTWC top boxes.
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It looks like that rack will also fit the 2013 or earlier top case.
I had the same question and after searching the Wunderlich site, I see the part numbers are identical when using search criteria for 2005-2013 RTs, or 14/15 RTs.

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Thanks Marc for those pics! I've been looking for a rack myself for my new 2015 with the monster top box.

The only issue I have is why don't they simply insert the bars through the top (appears to be) thin painted shell and put the washers and weight on the inner much stronger and (appears to be) thicker plastic shell?

Or is this how the Wunderlich rack works? (I thought it put all the weight on the outer shell).

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Well, I was able to use my tubing benders to put more bend in the front legs so I was able to drill the hole straight down instead of at an angle! It came out great!!!
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I installed the following on my 49L case and drilled through both outer and inner case. I used 3/8" copper pipe to space the rack above the case and installed large metal and rubber washers on both outside and inside. Painted the spacers and washers black and it works and looks great. I did install it backward from the picture shown.

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I installed the following on my 49L case and drilled through both outer and inner case. I used 3/8" copper pipe to space the rack above the case and installed large metal and rubber washers on both outside and inside. Painted the spacers and washers black and it works and looks great. I did install it backward from the picture shown.

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Could you please post a picture of it on the bike?
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Well, I was able to use my tubing benders to put more bend in the front legs so I was able to drill the hole straight down instead of at an angle! It came out great!!!
I finally got some pictures of the topbox rack with the re-bent front feet.



More pictures can be seen at the link below...2014 BMW R1200RT Photo Gallery by Mike Redmon at pbase.com

Because the tube at the end of the front feet was cut on an angle to accommodate the original angled design, I had to grind them flat. Also, bending the legs straight down made them a little longer which slightly elevated the front of the rack but, it's not a big deal! I would've liked to have cut them off shorter but the threaded inserts are made into the metal and would have made threading screws into them next to impossible if they were shorter!

Next Project: I'll work on getting the topbox paint matched when I get home in two weeks from riding the Smokies!

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Can anyone tell me if the WL rack interferes with the passengers back when they lean back? it looks like in the pictures that the front of the rack protrudes pretty far forward
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Can anyone tell me if the WL rack interferes with the passengers back when they lean back? it looks like in the pictures that the front of the rack protrudes pretty far forward
As the new revised instructions state, place the rack where you want, and install. The rack installs nicely without disrupting the passenger space. The suggestion is, lay tape in the areas that support the mounting points, place the rack on top of the case, have the passenger sit in the rear seat, adjust the rack accordingly, mark it and drill. It'll fit fine.
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As the new revised instructions state, place the rack where you want, and install. The rack installs nicely without disrupting the passenger space. The suggestion is, lay tape in the areas that support the mounting points, place the rack on top of the case, have the passenger sit in the rear seat, adjust the rack accordingly, mark it and drill. It'll fit fine.
+1....No problems with the passenger if it's positioned as mentioned above....
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Maybe a little of topic here and maybe a dumb question but am I better off to get my top case painted first or install the rack first.
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Maybe a little of topic here and maybe a dumb question but am I better off to get my top case painted first or install the rack first.
Why not ask the body shop that is going to paint the top case, maybe they would be willing to install the rack for you. I have the Wunderlich rack and it has come in handy for carrying sleeping bags and on other occasions a dry bag with our dirty laundry.

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I've seen a few people with racks on the top lid of their top case. I might never use it, but I might need it to carry a box once in a while. Or for a long trip.

Does BMW make them? Or who? I just can't find it. Maybe I'm googling wrong.
this is my first post! I have fabricated an aluminum rack for my top case and would consider making a few if anyone has an intrest. It is very light weight, flat on top and could be painted a color of choice. I will figure out how to post a picture if anyone has an intrest.
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