The case should be carefully cleaned and maintained, particularly in the winter months. To maintain the natural finish of the aluminium it is recommend a regular cleaning after each
use. Once washed, fully dry with a cotton towel. After, apply a light layer of vegetable oil.
Never use solvents or chemicals.

Only for silver Aluminium cases:
After dry, apply a light layer of vegetable oil or silicone lubricant.


If regular cleaning is not maintained corrosion marks might appear, in this case, a polishing
procedure will need to be followed on the affected area. In case of doubts, please visit your
trusted dealer.

The locks should be lubricated with graphite or similar dry lubricant.
Bolts, screws and locks must be periodically inspected for signs of wear, corrosion, and fatigue. Never drive with any lock in an open position.


Before mounting, carefully read through the instructions start to finish. Failure to follow recommended mounting and installation instructions voids warranty. Manufacturer is not liable for any damage, injury or death that results from improper use and installation of
products. By installing these products, user accepts all liabilities.

Shad locks are designed to deter vandalism and theft but should not be considered theft proof. Remove valuable gear if your vehicle is unattended for an extended period.
Check country specific laws regarding transportation systems that projects objects beyond the perimeter of a vehicle. Be aware of the width and height of your cargo. All cargo will affect
the vehicle’s driving behavior.

For your vehicles and luggage system safety, obey all posted speed limits and traffic warnings. Adapt your speed to the conditions of the road and the load being carried.
Consult with your Shad dealer if you have any questions regarding the operations and limits of Shad products.

Do not use Shad carriers and accessories for purposes other than those for which they were designed. Do not exceed their carrying capacity. Failure to follow these guidelines or the
product’s instructions will void the warranty.

Make sure that loads are evenly distributed inside the cargo box or bag.