Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum
Welcome to suzuki800 Intruder forum

A UK Site Dedicated To The Suzuki C800, VL800, VX800, VZ800, VS800, C50, M50, Intruder / Boulevard / Marauder.

You will need to register before all the area's become visible, before doing so please enter & read the first thread in the Introductory area

It will only take a minute to register & it would be great to have you on board
This is a free to access and use site.
Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum
Welcome to suzuki800 Intruder forum

A UK Site Dedicated To The Suzuki C800, VL800, VX800, VZ800, VS800, C50, M50, Intruder / Boulevard / Marauder.

You will need to register before all the area's become visible, before doing so please enter & read the first thread in the Introductory area

It will only take a minute to register & it would be great to have you on board
This is a free to access and use site.
Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.

Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum

A UK Site Dedicated To The Suzuki C800, VL800, VX800, M800, VZ800, VS800, C50, M50 Model Intruder / Boulevard / Marauder
 
HomeRegisterLog in

 

 Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800

Go down 
5 posters
AuthorMessage
alfie92
Very Valued VIP Member
alfie92



Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Empty
PostSubject: Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800   Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeSun Dec 02, 2012 9:18 pm

Made some brackets for my new panniers today.The reason for doing this is to take the pressure of the zips as the bags are removable.It is a bit of steel welded to make a channel to sit in the pannier cradle.It acts as a buffer sitting inside the cradle taking the weight of the pannier,and so relieving the zip of carrying the weight of the bag and contents.There is a good couple of inches between the exhaust and the bag also with the bracket there is no way it can slip down onto the exhaust.Why the makers don't fit these brackets is beyond belief.The bottom of the channel (bracket) is open in order to still be able to detach the bags by the zip.The panniers are from M&P and seem to be well constructed.

Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 2012-12-02171455

Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 2012-12-02171532

Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 2012-12-02171400
Back to top Go down
Mr Intruder
Suzuki800.com Founder ... & ... Senior Administrator
Mr Intruder



Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800   Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeSun Dec 02, 2012 9:29 pm

Very good idea Alfie, simple but very well thought out and very effective. Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 276246
Back to top Go down
captain crash
Mentally Deficient lunatic ..... & ..... Site Moderator
captain crash



Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800   Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeSun Dec 02, 2012 9:35 pm

Clever idea that one as we all know how zips can fail and you could potentialy have a lot of weight in the bags Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 184121345
Back to top Go down
simbo
* Site Guru *
simbo



Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800   Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeSun Dec 02, 2012 9:57 pm

Good job Alfie and Nice looking bags Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 2170595768 As Crash says you can carry a fair bit of weight in the bags especially over winter, those brackets will carry most of it and take the strain from the zips, Like you say ,why don't the makers supply them ? Because they charge about £25 for some bits of plastic which you've replicated at a fraction of the cost Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 3498837457
Back to top Go down
Mr Intruder
Suzuki800.com Founder ... & ... Senior Administrator
Mr Intruder



Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800   Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeTue Dec 04, 2012 5:08 pm

Alfie how did you actually fit the piece to the rear of the bags?
Back to top Go down
alfie92
Very Valued VIP Member
alfie92



Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800   Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeTue Dec 04, 2012 9:35 pm

Drill and screwed into pannier with 1" washer on to take some of the strain,bearing in mind the wieght is on the pannier bracket mainly,this is only for the protection of the zip,plus they also stop the panniers flitting around,saves tieing the shoe lace so to speak.Hope that helps the bracket is actualy a u shape,I am going to make new ones at mt leisure to incorperate a small bar with a hole in,which will be placed under the pannier bracket and placed inside the pannier to accept a small lock,for security reasons only.I will place the plans on here when done,(Got to do something it's boring in the winter).
Back to top Go down
Mr Intruder
Suzuki800.com Founder ... & ... Senior Administrator
Mr Intruder



Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800   Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeWed Dec 05, 2012 6:40 pm

As already said, great idea & I will look forward to your upgrade. Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 3498837457

alfie92 wrote:
(Got to do something it's boring in the winter).
I agree 100%, I have all sorts of ideas to keep me going through the winter. Thank god I have my little haven at the end of the garden to help me get through these miserable winter months.
Back to top Go down
alfie92
Very Valued VIP Member
alfie92



Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800   Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeWed Dec 05, 2012 9:28 pm

Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 276246Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 2215087486
Back to top Go down
bigmal
Very Valued VIP Member
bigmal



Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800   Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeMon Dec 10, 2012 5:59 pm

Nice one Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 184121345 Might stop a bit of scuffing as well. I had a pair of leather 'throwover' types where they zipped onto a leather centre panel, and that took the weight by hanging over the rear mudguard/under the passenger seat. But after just one trip to France, there were light scuff marks on the rear mudguard, which I think your brackets would help avoid.
Back to top Go down
Mr Intruder
Suzuki800.com Founder ... & ... Senior Administrator
Mr Intruder



Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800   Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeMon Dec 10, 2012 7:58 pm

It's so often these simple ideas that make the big differences.
Back to top Go down
alfie92
Very Valued VIP Member
alfie92



Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800   Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeMon Dec 10, 2012 9:10 pm

Cheers lads when I said drilled and screwed,I ment drilled and 2nuts and bolts that is were the washers came in,sorry for any confusion.
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content





Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800   Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitime

Back to top Go down
 
Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Home made brackets for panniers on C50
» Lock for detachable panniers ...... 2007 Suzuki M50
» Sissy bar & panniers refix / Suzuki Intruder
» Suzuki National Cycle Windshield Suzuki M800 / M50
» Custom screen fitted spot light brackets .......... 2001 Suzuki VL800

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum :: The Garage :: Panniers Luggage, racks etc-
Jump to:  
Slide Show
A random selection of suzuki800.com member bikes.
Latest topics
» Hello
Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeby Suzie Thu Aug 11, 2022 1:27 pm

» howdy
Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeby tunnelrat22 Mon Aug 08, 2022 2:16 am

» Marauder Group Brazil greetings everyone!
Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeby schavareto Sun Aug 07, 2022 10:47 pm

» I need electrical help with vz800
Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeby texman51 Sun Aug 07, 2022 9:01 pm

» Hello from new member!
Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeby USATanMan Wed Aug 03, 2022 12:06 am

» Hi from Stevie Mac new member,
Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeby Badger Mon Aug 01, 2022 6:32 pm

» Hey Hey! Jerry here from Phgiladelphia PA
Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeby Badger Mon Aug 01, 2022 6:30 pm

» Problems removing stock exhaust on a C800B 2016
Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeby KeithW Mon Aug 01, 2022 1:57 pm

» Hi Christian here from California
Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeby Chopper13 Mon Aug 01, 2022 4:15 am

» Seat parts needed. Pillon backrest cushion & bracket 1992 VS800
Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeby Stevie Mac Sat Jul 30, 2022 9:31 pm

» Front Brake Squeal
Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeby mog703 Tue Jul 26, 2022 10:03 pm

» Hello from Upstate New York USA
Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeby VL800cRider Fri Jul 22, 2022 8:17 am

» Help! Water pump removal question 1997 VS800
Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeby LNB Tue Jul 19, 2022 7:49 pm

» VL800 stored since 2009. - Need help
Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeby Badger Thu Jul 14, 2022 7:35 pm

» just saying hello to this site
Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeby JohnnyBGood Wed Jul 13, 2022 11:37 pm

» Hello
Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeby Badger Fri Jul 08, 2022 6:30 pm

» Idiot lights
Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeby Buttsy13 Thu Jun 30, 2022 4:48 pm

» Hello, help with broken Lamda
Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeby Badger Wed Jun 29, 2022 11:11 am

» Nice to be here
Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeby Cannon Sun Jun 26, 2022 10:29 pm

» VX800 Help please, where is the fan connection located.
Brackets for new panniers, Suzuki M50 / M800 Icon_minitimeby rupert Sat Jun 25, 2022 10:10 am

Log in
Username:
Password:
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password