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I installed a rear trunk / seat this week. Turned out really nice. If somebody wanted to sit there, where would they put there feet? Any suggestions on good options?
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Fender protectors and foot rests. Look them up for your specific model. They are typically sold separate. The footrests can be moved up or down on the protectors to suit the passenger size.
 

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There are quite a few options out there.

Saw these on an Amazon search. Pretty reasonable price to see if you like the style and no drilling needed.

 

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Thanks guys! A couple good options here. I’m not sure it would be used enough to justify $200+
I might try one of those inexpensive straps from Amazon. If it becomes routine, the high quality one would be justified
 

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This is how mine is set up. Works excellent. They fold up down when in use.
 

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P.S. I love the blue on your Kodiak!!!!
 
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JD, I have a couple of questions on your rear box.

I have been looking for something decent to replace my old rear canvas bag I have on the back of my Kodiak and have been looking at the hard plastic boxes like you have.

How are the seat cushions held on? By velcro or a better attachment system?

How is it getting on and off of the bike where you can't swing your leg over towards the rear? I'm 6'4" and at times carry a passenger who would be sitting on the back when I get on. Now I half to lift my let almost straight up and over to get on.

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I used the small flip up style foot steps for trucks. just used a solid backing plate and no issues so far

 

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I installed a rear trunk / seat this week. Turned out really nice. If somebody wanted to sit there, where would they put there feet? Any suggestions on good options? View attachment 9489
I bought my Kodiak with a similar rest on it and the previous owner had used heavy black zip ties to attach Black Boar Pedestals so he didn't have to drill even though you could. In Oregon you have to have foot pegs to legally trail ride with a passenger. He liked the portability of being able to remove both. Here is a link to the pedestals that were on it. If you want them permanent you can drill and attach. They also did not interfere with my feet even though I thought they might. They are right at 50 bucks and cast aluminum. https://www.amazon.com/Black-Boar-66017-Pedestal/dp/B07CHW2RHL
Great looking rig and nice box/seat.
 

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JD, I have a couple of questions on your rear box.

I have been looking for something decent to replace my old rear canvas bag I have on the back of my Kodiak and have been looking at the hard plastic boxes like you have.

How are the seat cushions held on? By velcro or a better attachment system?

How is it getting on and off of the bike where you can't swing your leg over towards the rear? I'm 6'4" and at times carry a passenger who would be sitting on the back when I get on. Now I half to lift my let almost straight up and over to get on.

Thanks.
I totally missed your question here Jim! Sorry...
It isn’t too bad for access by myself. The seat is Velcro. I keep a bungee across it so it won’t move. If there was a passenger, it gets tight quick. Honestly, the Yamaha’s just aren’t made for doubles. But it works!
I went with straps from the rear rack for footrests. Only snap them on when needed.
 
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