XR650L gas tanks

6 replies to this topic
  • shrek650

Posted August 10, 2006 - 11:28 AM


Does anyone know how good the 6 gallon Acerbis gas tanks works on the L ,I have the 4.7 Clake and need some more range for the west part of the TAT

  • Derek00

Posted August 10, 2006 - 05:42 PM


Didn't know they made a 6. I have the 5. It was a tight fit, had to move the blinkers. It's hard to use the fork lock now too but the extra range is worth it.

  • PIP RC51

Posted August 10, 2006 - 06:38 PM


How many miles can you get from a tankfull? Road riding, XR650R
Stock tank?
4.7 tank?
5 tank?
6 tank?


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  • shrek650

Posted August 11, 2006 - 09:44 PM


is the 6 gal really a 6 gal

  • wheelnut46

Posted August 12, 2006 - 12:49 PM


Check here. All your questions will be answered.


  • Jack Roberge

Posted August 12, 2006 - 05:24 PM


I have the Acerbis tank. I can put in 22.5L of gas. I have a range of 319KM at about 40mpg. This is the best mod that I have done to my bike. You just can't beat having long range between gas fill ups. The tank fits the bike perfectly, although it was very hard to get on the bike the first time. Your handlebars will slightly hit the tank when using the fork locks, but its plastic so no problem. You will have to move your signal lights up from the stock two bolt mounting to using just one bolt. One bolt is ample to hold them.

  • shrek650

Posted August 12, 2006 - 09:55 PM


thanks well that is 5.94 gallons, I have read ,some where only getting 5.25 gallons (19.8 L ) thanks for the info

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