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WingRider trunk support system

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I just installed a trunk support system from WingRider on my 01. I saw their ad in Wingworld, and thought I would give it a try. I thought about the rubber bumpers, but when I saw this it seemed like a solution not just a fix. I now have no more flex in the lid or rattle when riding. Hopefully one more problem solved. Has anyone else tried this product? If so how has it held up, and what do you think about it?
If you would like to take a look at it their website is www.WingRiderProducts.com.


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I went to the owners house and he installed it for me for free, that was 3 years ago, and it has worked brilliantly.. highly recomended.

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I just ordered a kit. $69.45 including shipping to Canada using USPS (Post Office Mail). Any Canadians considering this kit - the price for shipping is very fair.

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why not put coverings for trunks?
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WOJCIECH wrote:why not put coverings for trunks?
I don't understand your question, these supports help if you have a rack on the top of your top box lid as it supports some of the weight when you load up the rack.. A cover would make the top box look pretty, but would not do anything to help support extra weight.

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I have carpet in the walls of trunks, and it suppresses the noise
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Thanks, now I understand.. Yes covering/carpet would reduce the noise, but the supports help with both noise (by reducing the movement between the lid and the main case), and also give added support if you have a rack added.. If you don't use a rack, then carpet would be a cheaper option, but these supports work very well, which is what the original poster asked about..

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glued into the bottom of the rubber strip micro-adhesive, and the lid (trunk) is quiet,
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WOJCIECH wrote:glued into the bottom of the rubber strip micro-adhesive, and the lid (trunk) is quiet,
Some do it one way, and others do it another. Your way works for you, but I don't like the idea of glueing a bunch of carpet to the inside walls and lid of the trunk. I like the support idea better for myself.
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carpet is stiff and not glued, it can be removed and cleaned!
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I also prefer the support method. I works good for me. It was not my intention though to present this as being better or worse than any other solution to a common problem. I only wondered if others had tried it, and how they liked it. Thank you all for the input. :?
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I've had mine for about three years, a great product.
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I have tried contacting WingRiders thru there website, but I have not gotten a response. Does anyone know if they are in business? Does anyone have contact number?
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dlewis1906 wrote: Wed Aug 26, 2020 10:48 am I have tried contacting WingRiders thru there website, but I have not gotten a response. Does anyone know if they are in business? Does anyone have contact number?
To have in stock, I would buy several kits at a time. If I recall, a couple of years ago, maybe more, they were saying that they were gonna quit making them. Possibly they did. Although they were a great product, I suspect they were not a hot seller.
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I installed a full length of 1/4" poly fish-tank air tubing inside the trunk (and saddlebags) rubber seal with a drop of soapy water as lubricant .
Works perfectly and seals water leaks too.
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I have located the company. They are still making the support system. I used the following email address to reach them: phil@wingriderproducts.com

I will be installing the support system over the weekend.
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Thegonads wrote: Tue Sep 01, 2020 6:37 am I installed a full length of 1/4" poly fish-tank air tubing inside the trunk (and saddlebags) rubber seal with a drop of soapy water as lubricant .
Works perfectly and seals water leaks too.
Do you happen to have a pic?
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Here is a video of the installation that I found.



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dlewis1906 wrote: Sun Sep 06, 2020 11:05 am Here is a video of the installation that I found.



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Thank you. That is a big help.
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Hello all

I have sent an email to Wingrider products in september and Janice quickly sent me a quote for their products. I decided to wait a little (winter was coming !!) to order a kit and when I emailed them last week it came back as "email not valid" When I tried their website, nothing is working.

Does anybody know if they decided to close their business ? Is this product still available elsewhere ? Anybody knows how to reach Mr. Chastain

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Here is the information from my purchase on August 26, 2020

WinaRider Products
1908 'Ouivira Rd.
Austin, Texas 78745
phil@wingriderproducts.com
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dlewis1906 wrote: Fri Feb 19, 2021 11:10 am Here is the information from my purchase on August 26, 2020

WinaRider Products
1908 'Ouivira Rd.
Austin, Texas 78745
phil@wingriderproducts.com
Thanks for the information
They have sent me a quote on september 4 but I decided to wait before ordering because I was storing my Wing for the winter months. At the end of january I replied to the email they sent me with the quote but it bounce back and the wingrider website is down. I was wondering if someone might have recent (2021) info about the company.
Thanks again
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Tremblaypr wrote: Fri Feb 19, 2021 2:28 pm
dlewis1906 wrote: Fri Feb 19, 2021 11:10 am Here is the information from my purchase on August 26, 2020

WinaRider Products
1908 'Ouivira Rd.
Austin, Texas 78745
phil@wingriderproducts.com
Thanks for the information
They have sent me a quote on september 4 but I decided to wait before ordering because I was storing my Wing for the winter months. At the end of january I replied to the email they sent me with the quote but it bounce back and the wingrider website is down. I was wondering if someone might have recent (2021) info about the company.
Thanks again
You are very welcome. Texas has been hit with some really bad weather. They maybe caught in the winter storm.
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I had a look, and their web site vanished from the Internet at the beginning of December. The domain no longer has any DNS records associated with it, so the domain is basically idle and no longer points anywhere, for web or for mail.

I'd have to say that it does not look good.


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