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    Bike: 2012 NC700X
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    Puget Sound WA

    Interchangeability: Luggage Lid?

    If I want to do a tank bag on my 2012 luggage lid, can I simply buy a lid for a 2016 and screw it on?

    Can I get away with parts 2,3, and some screws only?

    Or, do I need to piece the whole thing together?

    Or, are they totally incompatible?
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    Super Moderator Interchangeability: Luggage Lid? 670cc's Avatar
    Bike: NC700X, GL1800, KLX140G, CRF250L Rally, Ruckus 50
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    Aug 2012
    Incompatible. The lids are different shapes as is the bodywork surrounding the lid. Search for "aerial" photos of the frunk lid on 2016 vs prior years. You will see they are different, particularly around the key hole.

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    Bike: NC700X
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    Feb 2015
    You could try the SW-Motech “Quick Lock” system. They make a “Bolt on, Tank ring” that is intended to mount on a regular bike’s fuel filler cap. But you can just drill thru the “Frunk lid” to mount the lower ring. An upper ring mounts under the tank bag and “Locks Down” on the lower ring for a very secure mount. No straps or Magnets and the lid opens and closes just fine. (If you deceide you no longer want that mount, you could use epoxy to close the holes, or just buy a replacement lid.)

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    Last edited by Eric; 16th April 2018 at 20:09. Reason: Spelling error

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    Senior Member
    Bike: NC750XD
    Join Date
    Nov 2017
    Bagster also sells a tank cover that fits the lid nicely. I have one and like it, no drilling, easily reversible.

    Part is 1671, comes in different colors (got the black 1671u).
    Last edited by Jos; 16th April 2018 at 22:15.

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