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Old 11-24-2012, 02:32 PM   #3074
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Originally Posted by Nowwhat View Post
Well let's see...

The sub frame tank is unavailable and the Gen 1 versions leak

I have a first generation 70 degree subframe tank, on the bike for roughly 1 year and 10 months. I had to replace the standard teflon tape (white) at the vent with gas resistant teflon tape (yellow, and available pretty much at any hardware store). No leaks so far. I am sure it is like any small niche market product, there will be a few flaws and to work through.

Yep, the 70 degee 'bergs are not as easy as most bikes to buy an IMS/Acerbis/Clark and slap on for extended fuel range.... but they are way cooler.

It has been kind of funny because I was worried about the fuel range when I sold my big tanked DRZ for the 570 Husaberg. Then I have found with having the 70 degree tank, is that every time a group get's together for a ride, we end up being at a station or a planned fuel stop before I am ever close to needing extra fuel because someone else has a stock tank and needs gas.
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