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PostSubject: Givi Passenger Backrest Installation Pictorial   Thu Dec 25, 2008 12:49 am

Hi,

I am putting a link on how to install the Givi Passenger Backrest on here too. I am playing around with a Free File Sharing site that will allow me to store different type of files and then post them here. I guess this site doesn't allow certain types of files to be downloaded/stored on this site.

Here it is in .pdf format:


Ride safe,

JeffR
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PostSubject: Re: Givi Passenger Backrest Installation Pictorial   Sun Jun 17, 2012 2:15 am

I know this will come across as really anal retentive, but one thing that bugged me on my Givi backrest was that the nut was 1/2" diameter. I'm going to replace it with a 12mm flange nut and new 5mm Allen head bolt.

I like consistency in my fasteners, what can I say? Part of the reason I hate Land Rovers so much! Stand under one and without moving your feet you can touch SAE, metric and British Standard bolts!!
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PostSubject: Re: Givi Passenger Backrest Installation Pictorial   Sun Jun 17, 2012 9:29 am

Octarine wrote:

I like consistency in my fasteners, what can I say? Part of the reason I hate Land Rovers so much! Stand under one and without moving your feet you can touch SAE, metric and British Standard bolts!!
Sounds like a great reason for a trip to the "tool store". What can be wrong with that? Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Givi Passenger Backrest Installation Pictorial   Sat Dec 08, 2012 8:29 am

I'm surprised that Givi wouldn't be metric since it's an Italian company.
Are their instructions for the backrest any more comprehensible than the
ones they provide for their windshields ?

Come Springtime, I'm looking at installing a Givi backrest on my Wing
since my wife complained about not having one when we ride two up.
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PostSubject: Re: Givi Passenger Backrest Installation Pictorial   Sat Dec 08, 2012 10:25 am

To fit the separate Givi backrest really only requires drilling two already-marked holes in the spoiler and bolting it on.
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PostSubject: Re: Givi Passenger Backrest Installation Pictorial   Tue Dec 11, 2012 2:49 pm

Hi JeffR,

I do not see the link to the .pdf format on your first post.

Please let me know how to download the document.

Thank you,

stpolihron
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PostSubject: Re: Givi Passenger Backrest Installation Pictorial   Tue Dec 11, 2012 3:02 pm

How about a little courtesy here and letting the forum know who you are before steaming in with an info request. Neutral
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PostSubject: Re: Givi Passenger Backrest Installation Pictorial   Tue Dec 11, 2012 7:34 pm

stpolihron,

I reposted the .pdf to the post above. Sometimes it seems like some of the attachments disappear after awhile. Please download it and save it to your computer.

As Meldrew mentioned, it is considered a common courtesy to give a brief introduction when joining this site. But I hope it helps and there are other 'pictorials' on the site you should look up and download as well.

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PostSubject: Re: Givi Passenger Backrest Installation Pictorial   Wed Dec 12, 2012 3:15 pm

Thank you JeffR for posting the link.

Your doc is very helpfull and gives me an idea how to install a backrest or even a trunk, which is really what I was looking for.

Sorry I did not introduce myself when I join but I had lots to do and did not find the time. Anyway I indroduce myself today so if you want have a look.

Thanks, again
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PostSubject: Re: Givi Passenger Backrest Installation Pictorial   Mon May 27, 2013 11:09 am

Many thanks for posting this, JeffR! Not a terribly complicated install, but Givi could use some work on actual instructions. Took about an hour to do the TB19, SR19, and V46 with backrest cushion. Came out great!


-Matt
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PostSubject: Re: Givi Passenger Backrest Installation Pictorial   Mon May 27, 2013 5:52 pm

Matt, welcome applause welcome glad you got your new parts installed. Welcome to the forum. You may like to go to the Introductions page and tell us a little about yourself and how long you have had your SilverWing.
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PostSubject: Re: Givi Passenger Backrest Installation Pictorial   Tue May 28, 2013 11:55 am

Matt,

I'm glad the pictorial was able to help you and others.
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