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Acerbis for XRL

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Obviously, mounting one of these isn't going to overheat your engine but over time, is it possible that the crouding of the engine by the tank could be a bad thing? I'm interested in one because of the dual-petcocks do they allow for full drainage with out tipping the bike over? Does it use any stock petcock parts?

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Obviously, mounting one of these isn't going to overheat your engine but over time, is it possible that the crouding of the engine by the tank could be a bad thing? I'm interested in one because of the dual-petcocks do they allow for full drainage with out tipping the bike over? Does it use any stock petcock parts?

i dont know about the petcocks, but the design of the tank is not going to affect the operating temp. much.

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I like to cover the bottom of my tanks with the heat shield tape. Foil on one side glue on the other.

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Having JUST installed one on my '93 XRL, the 5.8gal tank comes with 2 complete petcocks. The tank mounts up quite sturdy and is made of a really thick plastic. The only downside to using it is when you are also using aftermarket barkbusters. The clamps that hold the barkbusters on will gouge a hole in the tank if you turn to full lock. I personally ground down the clamps to a very rounded, smooth profile so they "hit" the tank and not "gouge" it.

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I like to cover the bottom of my tanks with the heat shield tape. Foil on one side glue on the other.

+1

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