XR650l/650R fuel tank interchange


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  • Thumpin650

Posted March 31, 2006 - 08:22 PM

#1

Hello,

I am wondering if anyone has had ACTUAL first hand experience in adapting an Acerbis 7 gallon tank for an R model to an L?

A supplier I am dealing with has a (supposedly) 7 gallon red Acerbis tank for an R and I want and need that capacity. A trip I am taking has a section that is 229 miles between fuel and I would rather not have to carry a spare can. I also like the red tank compared to the white only 6 gallon Acerbis specific to the L model.

If you have had success/failure please respond with what mods/problems you encountered.

Thanks

Mike :thumbsup:

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  • Thumpin650

Posted March 31, 2006 - 08:47 PM

#2

Of course if anyone can CONFIRM they even make a 7 gallon tank, please do...the biggest I can find is the 6 gallon Sahara tank for the 00-03 R model. I would like to know if this is a similar tank to the 6 gallon for the L model or a totally different tank. I will call Acerbis on Monday but in the mean time, I am counting on the experts here on TT!

By the way, their website is lame...

Mike

  • HC

Posted April 01, 2006 - 04:40 PM

#3

hi, if you have big $$ and time , you may find bigger in europe. maybe africa queens, touratech or even acerbis ( int site not the lame US site)

or acerbis fork tank works well too.

if no answers post on advrider.com and horizonsunlimited.com





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