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Re: Loose system cases



And thank you Paige, Tom, Bill for the great suggestions

John Merlin Williams

On Jun 26, 2008, at 9:37 AM, Karl Johnson wrote:

> Hi John,
> At the bottom of the cases there are pads on the frame which are  
> wear items...
> http://members.macconnect.com/users/k/karl/gifs/bmwpad01.jpg
> I replaced them on my bike at around 40k miles. It took the rattle  
> out of my system cases.
> Karl
> '94 Pearl R1100RS
> On Jun 26, 2008, at 5:54 AM, John Merlinw Williams wrote:
>> Hi all:
>> The system cases (standard size and lids) are original - came with
>> the R1100RS in 1999. They seem be getting loose on their moorings -
>> not enough to worry about losing them, but they do rattle and bounce
>> - maybe 1/8 - 3/16" vertical play. Maybe it's my imagination, but I
>> seem to recall they were snug, once upon a time.
>> I wonder if there is a way to adjust the latch mechanism? I see the
>> cover to the latch on the inside of the case is riveted - before I
>> drill them out and play around in there, has anyone looked into this.
>> Are they adjustable (by design or by tinkering)? Leave well enough
>> alone?
>> Thanks everyone for staying with this list, BTW.
>> John Merlin Williams
>> jmerlinw@xxxxxxx
>> http://www.johnmerlinwilliams.com/