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I am considering the Passenger Backrest for my 2008 FJR. To this point there has been very little two up riding. Should I consider the Stiffy Kit to prevent subframe breakage?
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I am considering the Passenger Backrest for my 2008 FJR. To this point there has been very little two up riding. Should I consider the Stiffy Kit to prevent subframe breakage?
Opinions vary if no rear trunk IMHO it's good insurance for the times you do have a passenger with a back rest. I have doubled down with the "Stiffy Kit" and a GIVI SR357 braced trunk mount with my E52 Liter rear trunk. I ride two up and never go over 10/15 pounds in the rear trunk as my wife likes to lean back on the GIVI back rest.
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Opinions vary if no rear trunk IMHO it's good insurance for the times you do have a passenger with a back rest. I have doubled down with the "Stiffy Kit" and a GIVI SR357 braced trunk mount with my E52 Liter rear trunk. I ride two up and never go over 10/15 pounds in the rear trunk as my wife likes to lean back on the GIVI back rest.


I have owned my 2008 FJR since new but am fairly new to this forum. Has anyone had subframe failures using a passenger backrest without a trunk that you are aware of?


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A passenger backrest places the same stress on the tail section as a trunk. I would install a stiffy kit. No question.
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A passenger backrest places the same stress on the tail section as a trunk. I would install a stiffy kit. No question.


Thank you, I keep thinking about the moment forces and canít see much difference.


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