K bike side cases (a.k.a. System
Cases or Integral Cases) utilize plastic hinges (part
46542300039) that wear out and break over time.
It's annoying when they break and
they cost $8 each to replace. Aluminum piano hinges make a
better, stronger and permanent replacement.
There are probably other sources
but I get my piano hinges from McMaster-Carr:
For cutting metal it is handy to
get a metal cut-off wheel for your table saw. You can find
these at Amazon, Harbor Freight or your local hardware
store. An example is the Dewalt DW8005:
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