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LT top Case can move back ?

Is is possible to move the pot case back for more passenger room?
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Not sure how far to take it back. I will see what happens with the available adjustments B4 i start. Appreciate the offer.
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Re: LT top Case can move back ?

There is a second set of holes pre-drilled in the trunk, just remove the liner and undo and re-position the existing bolts, no brackets required. This will give you 1inch, it made a big difference for us. Be careful prying the bottom liner out around the latch, there are a couple of tabs that need to be coaxed out with a screwdriver.

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There is a second set of holes pre-drilled in the trunk, just remove the liner and undo and re-position the existing bolts, no brackets required. This will give you 1inch, it made a big difference for us. Be careful prying the bottom liner out around the latch, there are a couple of tabs that need to be coaxed out with a screwdriver.

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Not sure how far to take it back. I will see what happens with the available adjustments B4 i start. Appreciate the offer.
My normal size wife found that 2 inches allowed her to actually recline and relax a bit.

The lumbar portion of the passenger seat has plenty of flex but IS a limiting factor if you need max space. The easy way to fix this is to shave the foam.

Granted, I modded the seat bottom to allow the "recline" - and tipped the Muddiman armrests back a few degrees in the down and locked position from horizontal as well. The raised foot pegs for her were a big hit. It all kind of adds up to a more relaxed and confident passenger. Overall I changed the angle probably 10 degrees aft.

It also helps the pilot - my ribs aren't bruised as much...


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Re: LT top Case can move back ?

My wife was used to a little more room and after trying the furthest position available, I ended up going to the aftermarket brackets.

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