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Old 03-15-2010, 10:24 AM   #28
Majolo
Off Road King
 
Joined: Jan 2010
Oddometer: 11
honda xr650 larger tank

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Originally Posted by albee
IMS
Acrebis
Clark

Any advise on which brand is better would be helpful.

I have the Clarke tank. The only issue with it is that fuel on the right side does not flow to the petcock at low levels. While this is not normally a big issue as you can put the bike on its side to move the gas - it was a problem for me once when loaded for touring (panniers, camping gear). The bike was heavy and I needed help to drop the bike without damage.
Hi Albee,

That what i was planing to avoid, a friend of mine have the same problem, its just a pain in ass.

But with the Acerbis you dont have the issue as they come with a petcock in each side of the tank.

But apparently Acerbis discontinued fabrication of those tanks for '99 xr600's.

Can tell you about IMS as i've never saw one in fact.
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