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Old 04-11-2013, 12:19 PM   #34636
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I've had the 4.75-gallon IMS tank since they came out in 2011 and have been very pleased. I don't even think about gas until I'm past 200 miles now. Doesn't seem to get in the way for my riding as the biggest part of the tank is forward in the front edges of the wings.

I thought about the 3-gallon one, but I figured for the same money why not get the max bang for the buck. If I want to ride with less gas I can always not fill it all the way full.
I appreciate the advice from everyone - especially yours GSBS & BlueLghtning!

I used the "Advrider" discount code and got the natural (?) color 4.7 gallon IMS tank. Hopefully, this version without color added will enable me to visually check the amount of fuel in there which seems incredibly useful.

Damn, I'm spending a lot on this *** **** machine!

Oh well . . . while you can . . .

Ride safe, ride often, enjoy it,

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Old 04-11-2013, 12:23 PM   #34637
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Damn, I'm spending a lot on this *** **** machine!
Best not to think about it, just enjoy your machine and mods. I'm planning on keeping this one a while so I'm happy. Now if it would only get warmer!
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Old 04-11-2013, 01:25 PM   #34638
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I appreciate the advice from everyone - especially yours GSBS & BlueLghtning!

I used the "Advrider" discount code and got the natural (?) color 4.7 gallon IMS tank. Hopefully, this version without color added will enable me to visually check the amount of fuel in there which seems incredibly useful.

Damn, I'm spending a lot on this *** **** machine!

Oh well . . . while you can . . .

Ride safe, ride often, enjoy it,

RS
You can see the fuel level on the natural IMS very easily.

I have zero complaints out of my 4.7gal. It was one of the very first batch and its holding up well.
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Old 04-11-2013, 01:52 PM   #34639
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Does anyone here want my K&S lifetime air filter for the WRR/X?

$20 shipped. I'll include the filth with it.

Edit, K & N, not K & S.
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Old 04-11-2013, 02:10 PM   #34640
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Does anyone here want my K&S lifetime air filter for the WRR/X?

$20 shipped. I'll include the filth with it.
Do you mean K&N?
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Old 04-11-2013, 03:15 PM   #34641
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You can see the fuel level on the natural IMS very easily.

I have zero complaints out of my 4.7gal. It was one of the very first batch and its holding up well.
I went with the 3.1. The 4.7 is just massive and has more potential to go bad.
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Old 04-11-2013, 03:33 PM   #34642
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  • The place I bought it from emailed me and said it will take them 2 or 3 days to get them before they can ship it to me.


  • I'm hoping I'll get this in time and be able to install it before our group ride in two weeks.
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Old 04-11-2013, 04:03 PM   #34643
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I went with the 3.1. The 4.7 is just massive and has more potential to go bad.
I respect your opinion. The 4.7 works perfect for me with increased range. I originally purchased a 3.1 but sold it when the 4.7 arrived. Completely satisfied.
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Old 04-11-2013, 04:16 PM   #34644
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Any recommendations on a cheaper slab tire? I have a couple of quick high mileage trips (about 5k miles total) this summer planned that are mostly slab and see no point in burning up my knobbies. Hoping to find a rear that I can get over 6k out of.
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Old 04-11-2013, 04:42 PM   #34645
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http://www.mx1canada.com/mitas-e07-d...rear-tire.html

14,000kms and counting. Still useable again this summer. Great tire for everything except the real slick stuff
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Old 04-11-2013, 04:50 PM   #34646
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IMS 3 gallon - New tank with my new pump

Good point about not having to disconnect things when you install the new tank. I had to because I installed a new fuel pump. I am one of the lucky ones with an early 08 model. Died at 3000 miles.
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Old 04-11-2013, 04:52 PM   #34647
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Any recommendations on a cheaper slab tire? I have a couple of quick high mileage trips (about 5k miles total) this summer planned that are mostly slab and see no point in burning up my knobbies. Hoping to find a rear that I can get over 6k out of.

Look up the avon distanzia...
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Old 04-11-2013, 05:11 PM   #34648
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http://www.mx1canada.com/mitas-e07-d...rear-tire.html

14,000kms and counting. Still useable again this summer. Great tire for everything except the real slick stuff
Still not sure why nobody sells them stateside.
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Old 04-11-2013, 05:54 PM   #34649
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Any recommendations on a cheaper slab tire? I have a couple of quick high mileage trips (about 5k miles total) this summer planned that are mostly slab and see no point in burning up my knobbies. Hoping to find a rear that I can get over 6k out of.
I've been real happy with the Shinko 705 on my KLR for mostly pavement riding. I got over 6000 miles out of the rear. The lighter, lower torque WRR should easily surpass that.
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Old 04-11-2013, 07:08 PM   #34650
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I've been real happy with the Shinko 705 on my KLR for mostly pavement riding. I got over 6000 miles out of the rear. The lighter, lower torque WRR should easily surpass that.
The shinko 705 or full bore m40 is a good slab tire and fine in gravel. I can get 12k front and 6k rear on a DL650 works out perfect two rears to one front. That kind of mileage would be easy on a wr. If my wr was my main commuter it would have 705s spooned on.
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