Originally Posted by ciedema
So can ask a dumb question? Is there any reason why the Safari tanks can't be made out the same stuff as the KTM tanks?
I believe its because the material they use to make safari tanks lends itself to a more simple and cheap process called roto molding.
Decent materials like the oem that can be painted etc needs to be injection molded or blow molded and is a much more expensive process as is also the raw plastic material.
In other words, they are a small company and started out on the cheap, it worked and now they are raking in the buckets of our money.
So as far as they are concerned, why bother doing it any better and having to invest more money when they dont need to.
Shame, but thats life!
Its just a shame no one else did it either.