Side number plate gas tank for a 2002 cr250


6 replies to this topic
  • Sycamore

Posted September 12, 2012 - 08:37 AM

#1

Do they make a left side number plate gas tank for the 2002 CR250? I absolutely hate my 3g clark when it's full so I put my stock 2g on. I'd like to have more capacity without the up high weight of the 3g tank. I know they used to or still do make one for the ktm's just wondering if anyone knows of one for the honda. I've looked and cant find them.

  • kneedrag05

Posted September 12, 2012 - 09:59 AM

#2

I have seen the universal front number plate fuel tank, but that wont solve your weight up high problem....never seen the side plate ones

  • Mikie1

Posted September 12, 2012 - 11:43 AM

#3

I plumbed my frame spars and got just under a half-gallon extra capacity. But I screwed up & didn't test enough with air pressure before I put gas in. Had a few pinhole leaks, now my welder friends say it'll be hard to get the aluminum clean enough to spot weld & seal up the leaks.

  • 305TID

Posted September 12, 2012 - 11:49 AM

#4

I plumbed my frame spars and got just under a half-gallon extra capacity. But I screwed up & didn't test enough with air pressure before I put gas in. Had a few pinhole leaks, now my welder friends say it'll be hard to get the aluminum clean enough to spot weld & seal up the leaks.

Is that safe? Sounds interesting though.

  • Sycamore

Posted September 12, 2012 - 12:05 PM

#5

I have seen the universal front number plate fuel tank, but that wont solve your weight up high problem....never seen the side plate ones

Yeah I know about that, but was hoping for another option.

  • Sycamore

Posted September 12, 2012 - 12:06 PM

#6

I plumbed my frame spars and got just under a half-gallon extra capacity. But I screwed up & didn't test enough with air pressure before I put gas in. Had a few pinhole leaks, now my welder friends say it'll be hard to get the aluminum clean enough to spot weld & seal up the leaks.


Yeah I heard about doing that, I dont know that it's worth it for a 1/2g..although I admit a 1/2g is pretty impressive.

  • Kirkes

Posted September 12, 2012 - 12:40 PM

#7

use some gas tank repair epoxy to seal up the leaks. That way you don't have to weld.





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