Rear fender tool packs / mods

8 replies to this topic
  • bvd

Posted October 17, 2006 - 08:30 PM


Anyone have any good ideas for adding some strength to the stock rear fender so your tool bag doesn't beat the crap out of it?

I have an 05 WR450F and a Blue Ridge Racing enduro pack...


  • gregwr450f

Posted October 18, 2006 - 12:18 AM


Buy a bum bag if you wanna keep your tools.

  • Indy_WR450

Posted October 18, 2006 - 05:46 AM


I have never been able to keep any weight in a rear fender bag in real nasty rocks or whoops. The front fender bag does work for tubes and light tire irons but I found a fanny pack and back pack more practical.:devil:


Posted October 18, 2006 - 05:49 AM


I'm a little surprirsed you're having a problem. I suppose you could fabricate some metal stiffeners if needed but the oem WR rear fender is pretty stout right out of the box. I have a Dirt Bike Gear pack mounted right behind the seat and haven't experienced any issues. Is the pack unusually heavy or mounted farther out on the fender?

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  • boer

Posted October 18, 2006 - 07:30 AM


If you don't want to use a backpack or waist bag you might want to get an alu rack which bolts to the sub-frame. You can then fasten your bag to the rack. I have seen some made by Promotobillet. :devil:


  • Cairn

Posted October 18, 2006 - 01:59 PM


I'm using a Wolfman Enduro Tool Bag, bolted right behind the seat, and it works great. The mounting system bolts to the fender and the bag is removable.:devil:


  • Gadsen

Posted October 18, 2006 - 02:41 PM


I have one right at the rear of the seat where the fender is strongest. No problem ever. And mine is loaded pretty heavy!

  • babyspankynhb

Posted October 19, 2006 - 09:34 AM


I got the Yamaha fender bag. Its a little small, but it's pretty sturdy. It attaches with rivets and has a fairly stiff bottom. I've got a spark plug, screw drivers, a couple wrenches, and I towel in it. It doesn't add much weight, but maybe its the reason the bike wheelies so easy? :devil:

  • Summit

Posted October 19, 2006 - 10:35 AM


I got the Yamaha fender bag. Its a little small, but it's pretty sturdy

Ditto here. I've got it chuck full and no problems.


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