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I found this on ebay...

https://www.ebay.de/itm/MV-AGUSTA-TURISMO-VELOCE-800-Kennzeichenhalter-Licence-Plate-Holder-/352236317967?clk_rvr_id=1490355814205&rmvSB=true

for all who might be interested

it says that it should work with panniers on ....
Already mentioned here… And there is even pictures with the paniers, which confirm it doesn't prevent the mount of the paniers… You just found the eBay link… I guess that since I mentioned it here after having found it on a facebook group, the manufacturer discovered there is a market out there…

But be careful, it looks like it is much more cleaner without the plate than it is with the plate… And with the plate, I don't think it suits well with the TV...
 

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From what I can see it will require drilling hole in the body work. I'd like to see the installation instructions before committing to $160 USD.

Marc you are right about what it would look like with the number plate, especially what you guys must suffer in Europe... not good.
However, the California plate is much smaller, I think it would be ok.
But aesthetics are up to the beholder.

I am looking at a "billet" tidy available on eBay for about $40 US.
But, it would have to adapted to fit the Turismo.
 

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Also is it steel? Well coated or prone to turning into a rusty mess. Probably only suited to dry climates, would be interested to hear how this performs in rain. I guess the relatively ugly standard setup controls wheel spray far better.
 

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Also is it steel? Well coated or prone to turning into a rusty mess. Probably only suited to dry climates, would be interested to hear how this performs in rain. I guess the relatively ugly standard setup controls wheel spray far better.
Not sure, it looks like steel from the photos.
I only ride for fun and only when it's dry; which is most of the time in L.A.
So rear wheel spray is of little concern to me...
 

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I only ride for fun and only when it's dry; which is most of the time in L.A.
So rear wheel spray is of little concern to me...
I only ride for fun too, in the UK that would be even more limited if I made sure that it was only in the dry as well though... :frown2:
 

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I have taken the plunge and I am in the throws of doing this conversion as I type ..:eek:.. I bought the universal number plate holder off ebay...
£18.99 !!!..:surprise: it's aluminium and not bad quality and to be honest I cant see how they can make it for the price
 

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I have bought some after market indicators and have started by fitting the main part to my bike and yes you do have to drill holes :crying:You do have to modify the holder to get the right angle and also tap a couple more 5mm holes but nothing major . I'll show some more pics as and when I do some more.
 

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MrG you da man!
That's the one I was speaking of getting.
However, I was thinking of making an adapter to mount it to the rear most saddle bag provision.
From what I see so far. I may be over thinking the installation.

How about a profile view of the part bolted to the bike?
 

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MrG you da man!
That's the one I was speaking of getting.
However, I was thinking of making an adapter to mount it to the rear most saddle bag provision.
From what I see so far. I may be over thinking the installation.

How about a profile view of the part bolted to the bike?
Yes you are over thinking it ... I was going to do exactly the same and mount from the pannier holders but these are recessed into the frame so not straight forward as you cannot move them away from the underneath because the bottom interlocking slot will NOT fit !!
 

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Interesting, thanks for posting the pics. It will be great to see this on the bike with bags installed and hear how the absence of the OEM crud catcher affects spray in the rain.

Also; don't forget that you need a red reflector when it comes to MOT time.
 

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Interesting, and thanks for posting the pics… @MrG, looks like you found a good option. Looking forward to see the final result, with and without the paniers. Maybe you could post the link to the part you bought as well… (Still thinking about options to set my blinkers higher than it is currently, as I got some complains while leading groups as the blinkers are too low for the next riders sight)…
 

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Grey or black would be my choice. Interested to see the result on your bike, looks like you're the guinea pig... :grin2:

One of my concerns would be the durability of the finish. Anodised parts from China that I've had before have faded really badly over time/exposure to sunlight. However at that price not a big deal.

Have you looked into routing for the cabling taken from where it currently is on the swing-arm for indicators and licence plate light?
 

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Yes you are over thinking it ... I was going to do exactly the same and mount from the pannier holders but these are recessed into the frame so not straight forward as you cannot move them away from the underneath because the bottom interlocking slot will NOT fit !!
Understood.
My Turismo will never sport panniers, so should not be a problem.
But, not having to fabricate a bracket makes the installation on your bike appealing.

As other's have said, waiting to see the result.
 

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Understood.
My Turismo will never sport panniers, so should not be a problem.
But, not having to fabricate a bracket makes the installation on your bike appealing.

As other's have said, waiting to see the result.
I agree , I will hardly ever use my panniers but I want to still be able to use them if required .. I think the only thing that might be a minor issue is the pulling back of the wiring and re routing it to the top end and also making it so it can always go back to original ..I need to find a connector the same as the one that sits under the swing arm so I can extend the wiring without cutting in to it ..
Also I need to work out what I'm doing when I remove the original arm as part of this also houses the pinch bolts that are used for tightening rear hub for chain adjustment ..
 

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Interesting, thanks for posting the pics. It will be great to see this on the bike with bags installed and hear how the absence of the OEM crud catcher affects spray in the rain.

Also; don't forget that you need a red reflector when it comes to MOT time.
Yes Bumpkin I know the spray may be an issue but I'm a fair weather biker and just do not go out in the rain unless its really necessary :smile2: All of the other bikes I've had didn't have these unsightly crud catchers(except my caponord, and I took that off too !!) and they just rely on a hugger ... For a reflector I normally just stick one on my number plate when mot time is due :wink2:
 

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unsightly crud catchers(except my caponord, and I took that off too !!) and they just rely on a hugger ... For a reflector I normally just stick one on my number plate when mot time is due :wink2:[/QUOTE]

Sorry my Diavel had one too and I took that one off !!:grin2:
 

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