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Well it seems an easy install that has only 4 M8-1.25 A2 Stainless Steel Button Socket Cap Screw with Stainless washers.
Right.. I didn't know where I should drill the 4 holes underneath the 2 side plastic covers lol

But thanks to a MT-09 forum member from the UK (credit goes to olivierzx), he reminded me of the genius Yamaha engineering feat! The drill location marks are on the INSIDE of the 2 plastic covers -doooo Thank you Mr. Yamaha! :p

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Make sure you drill them on the drill location, and cover up the nice plastic covers (so they wont scratch)
After you mounted them back on the bike (plastic covers), check your drilled holes with the location mounts in the frame. If they don't align like mien adjust.
Because of the button socket screw, I pre-screwed the location (without the carrier) with a HEX M8-1.25 A2.
After a couple turns, it really gets tuff going but because I pretested them with a HEX I knew I didn't screwed up the threads.
Of course I used blue Loctite on all screws.

Before.. uuhh I know now what was missing!
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After
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Yamaha Rear Carrier details
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Yamaha Rear Carrier mounted
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I love the idea of the rack. Not for luggage but just to have a place for tail pack. For now I just back pack it or cargo net. The rack is aluminium and assuming quality is good?
 

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I can attest to the quality- have had it for a few 100 miles now. It's aluminum and it's rock solid, well finished and the smooth matte paint finish (or brushed?) has a premium feel to it. It fits the profile of the bike rather well too!
 

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Where'd you order it from and how much? Thanks for posting; I really think oem is the way for me as far as tail rack.
 

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I wish the FZ09 had those grab handles similar to th FZ1. Those handles would work great for securing a tail pack or cargo net. The FZ09 has only 1 place to really hook anything. Right by the passenger foot pegs. Are you adding the rack to secure the trunk or just small stuff?
 

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When I had my covers off I notice the mounting holes. I thought it might be for some sort of side bag mounts, now I know what they are for. I didn't know the covers were marked on the inside, nice pics, thanks for the info.
 

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Did you order from Canada - are the dealers there OK with that - you know, smuggling stuff across the border.:hiding:
I just need somewhere to put a bike cover that isn't in my backpack.
 

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Where'd you order it from and how much? Thanks for posting; I really think oem is the way for me as far as tail rack.
I was back in the old country over the holidays... tons of twisties, highly dense population and of course no parking :( hence a heaven for us riders. However the roads are pretty bad, holes uneven tar, plus older curves are leaning to the outside uuuhhh but no excuses because almost all GP champions are from it lol

Got it for 149Euros, plus the fly-screen for a whooping 119 (ouch!)

I can attest to the quality- have had it for a few 100 miles now. It's aluminum and it's rock solid, well finished and the smooth matte paint finish (or brushed?) has a premium feel to it. It fits the profile of the bike rather well too!
Correct, the feel is solid and real smooth -love it.

BTW it weight in at 7lsb, adding a 30-50liter Givi top-case will add ~3lbs=10lbs of additional gear. Plus a max of 10lbs load max it a max of ~20-25lb depending on your top-case and or a milk create :) selection. Sooo that's another doozie for our 9iner suspension issues.

Did you order from Canada - are the dealers there OK with that - you know, smuggling stuff across the border.:hiding:
I just need somewhere to put a bike cover that isn't in my backpack.
Actually that was an issue... I had to purchase an additional large suite-case to get the luggage rack back home to the snowy northern US point uurrhh leaving a snuggling 50-60 degree winter weather for a torching -36 ouch :-(
 

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I ordered mine this morning MSRP is $239. My dealer gave me a break, with sales tax (Va) it was $231. I also bought the 50L and 35L Coo Cases from Twisted Throttle. They were $85 and $35 respectively. They both use the same mount, so they can be interchanged as needed. I had a 52L Givi Maxia on my Guzzi, and I think the mount alone was $85. What a bargain! I ordered them last Friday, and they were delivered the next day.
 

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i called yami , go the the product specialist yup . hum there working on it :confused::confused::confused:. time line unknown
 

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At the Timonium Motorcycle Show near Baltimore, Maryland today, a dealership had a Rapid Red FZ-09 on display with the rear carrier installed. I wanted to get a few more images of the carrier, and they follow...

First, an overhead view...



Next, a look at the hardware attachment to the underside...



Still underneath, but looking further aft, partially following the sweep of the carrier design...



Finally, all the way aft, from underneath...



The view from behind, and slightly above...



I will most likely get a rear carrier. More or less to the extent possible, it doesn't look like an afterthought.
 

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I ordered my rack through my local dealer and received it in about a week. Now I'm figuring out what I'm going to do about the Coo Case base no matching up with the rack.
 

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I ordered my rack through my local dealer and received it in about a week. Now I'm figuring out what I'm going to do about the Coo Case base no matching up with the rack.
Hey Thantos,
Why is the base not matching up? My CooCase base mounted perfectly. See here:

More pictures here:
 

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HI

Ok just fitted mine and not as easy as I thought. The instructions are vague, plus you need a 27mm drill to go through the plastic side panels.
Stage one. The side panels have to come off, they have the pushpin fastners (some are not the same so make note of where they go). You take them out by pushing the centre in about 2 mm (it just clicks) gently then there are two bolts and two hex screws (you can leave the one joining the two parts together but its easier to drill with them apart).

Stage two was to drill the holes whihc are 27mm, I only had 25 or 30mm so went with 25 and used a file to enlarge the holes and trim the burrs off.

Stage three is a reversal of the previous two, I left everything loose so I coud align .The pushpins fit by pulling (gently) the centre back out and then placing in the hole and pushing the centre flush into the body of the clip.

Stage four is the rack and the 4 mounting bolts and very thick washers, need an extra pair of hands for this as the rack is quite large and goes over and under the light.
I had to put the nearest bolts into the back of the rack in first and tighten so I had enough thread for the front two inc washers.


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I haven't put locktight on yet but will do.

If I had to do it again I would have oversized the holes as the mark points didn't really match up (this might have been part of the problem with getting the bolts to bite).
I might even have replaced the washers they must be 1.5mm thick..

I like the look but think it sits out to far back, when I put my luggage on with straps they end up covering the light.

Next project crash bungs, levers and headlgith cover (ordered).
 

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Sorry only 5 attachments per post so here are the official instructions again' nearly forgot to say i think the rack posts (where the screws go through) are meant to fit inside the hole you drill so that its slightly receased and metal to metal contact.

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Placed an order for a rear carrier today at the dealership where I purchased my FZ-09. It should arrive late next week, and the total cost with tax was just over $215.
 
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