Just ordered an XRC...trying to visualize how you have access to tighten nylock...do you remove the skid plate partially to have access underneath (this is all new to me since I had a Razor before)Thanks. You can get custom straps online pretty cheap from a place like strapworks.com as the RotoPax cans don't come with anything. The brackets are painted aluminum L channel from HomeDespot (2" for sides, 1" along the front) held down with 1/4x20 carriage bolts (rounded side down) and nylon locknuts.
Simple to install: cut L stock, drill mounting holes in L stock, place rotopax and brackets and use holes as guide to drill through skid plate. 6' strap loops around and under side brackets.
Next time I have the seats out I will try the lower position to see if it clears everything. If you unbolted the rear seat bolts you could tilt (rotate) the seat forward on its front bolts. This might even allow you to use a real RotoPax mount bolted to the skid plate instead of the L brackets. I wanted to be able to get mine out fast for cleaning, etc.
Nylock's is inside on top of L-brackets where they are easy to get to. Carriage bolts (smooth round heads) come up through the skid plate and L-bracket. The Rotopax sit directly on the skid plate. Hope that helps!Just ordered an XRC...trying to visualize how you have access to tighten nylock...do you remove the skid plate partially to have access underneath (this is all new to me since I had a Razor before)
I agree with that point as well. I have not found an acceptable place to carry extra gas yet. My rig gets about 120 mile to a tank so I have never been on a drive where there was not gas along the way, but there are drivers I want to do but every place you mount gas it seems to be an issue.I think I would be just as worried with it under the seat, if it leaks it would flow down the skid plate to the engine only then you're sitting on a bomb