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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-25-2013, 11:41 AM Thread Starter
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Corbin on a 2012 - Doesn't want to "click"

OK, so I picked up a Corbin with passenger backrest for my 2012 Versys.

I went to install it today and it just doesn't want to "click" into place.

They have a note on their sit indicating that if you have saddlebags installed on your bike (I do have the givi bags installed). Here is the note:

If you have saddlebags installed on your Versys, you will likely need to ship the latch bracket down 1/8" (just put a washer or two under the bracket to accomplish this.) This will increase clearance at the rear and leave a slight gap of roughly 1/4".

Do they mean the latch bracket on the bike? In other words remove it, put some washers under it and move it up?

Has anybody else had to do this with their Corbin on a 2012 model year?

Darryl
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Haha, I JUST had this exact same problem on my 2012 yesterday. I cut a piece of plastic (about 1/8") to fit under the catch that is mounted on the bottom of the seat. Worked like a charm.
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Excellent.

Thanks for the tip. I took a look at the latch itself on the bike and there was no way that was moving. Figured they meant the catch on the seat but wasn't 100% sure.

I'll throw a couple of washers under there (or a piece of plastic) and see how it works.

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Haha, I JUST had this exact same problem on my 2012 yesterday. I cut a piece of plastic (about 1/8") to fit under the catch that is mounted on the bottom of the seat. Worked like a charm.
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I thought about washers, but figured the flat piece of plastic (cut to the same shape as the catch) would be more stable.
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