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Old 01-17-2013, 04:30 PM   #3
Airhead Wrangler
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Joined: Mar 2008
Location: Back in Seattle, FINALLY
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A 6 gallon steel R100GS tank would also fit, but would leave a ~3/4" gap at the bottom front edge of the saddle, with the top making contact. Perfectly functional, but not aesthetically pleasing to some. The R80ST / G/S tank is just too small for my liking. It hits reserve around 120 miles and only has one petcock and thus traps a lot of gas in one lobe which you have to lean the bike way over to use. I was able to get 240 miles out of the GS tank on a couple of occasions, including reserve.
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Current rides: HPN #834, '93 R100GSPD "red rocket", '73 R75/5 Toaster mongrel, '80 Ducati Pantah 500SL, '92 DR350, '67 Honda SS50, '80 Honda Chaly.
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