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Old 04-29-2012, 01:20 PM   #31
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I'm set up with PayPal for credit cards. Check out , and the credit card option appears with the PayPal option. Can also invoice you directly, more precise ship charges that way. Thanks.
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Old 05-15-2012, 02:11 PM   #32
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Old 07-05-2012, 08:30 PM   #33
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I want one of these mega tubes to fit on the rack that's on my F8. The racks are part of the Mule panniers. Don't know who makes them. Maybe Mule does. I want to install it on the right side where there is an empty area where a second exhaust can would go.

Anyone have the Mules on a F8 and can tell me how you installed the Mega tube?
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Old 07-06-2012, 11:04 PM   #34
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Larry, I haven't seen a MegaTube on an F800GS yet- I don't know the Mule racks- if you can send photos, and measurements, we can figure this out. You need 5 3/4" clearance for the Mega, mounted horizontal, brackets outward to the rack, if that makes sense- the standard mounting orientation. You may be able to squeeze one in if you saw off the brackets and use my Unimount kit, or some hose clamps or such brackets.
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Old 07-07-2012, 04:45 PM   #35
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Larry, I haven't seen a MegaTube on an F800GS yet- I don't know the Mule racks- if you can send photos, and measurements, we can figure this out. You need 5 3/4" clearance for the Mega, mounted horizontal, brackets outward to the rack, if that makes sense- the standard mounting orientation. You may be able to squeeze one in if you saw off the brackets and use my Unimount kit, or some hose clamps or such brackets.
I don't want to have to cut brackets to mount your product. I have the 5 3/4 horizontal clearance as you can see from the pic. What do you think? In the alternative, I will be added the engine guards soon. Perhaps it would be easier to mount the tube horizontally on the guards?










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Old 07-07-2012, 06:10 PM   #36
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What diameter is the rack tubing? I stock up to 1" p clamps. You may need an adapter plate if the rack and the tube brackets don't match up. I have 1/8 x 3" aluminum plate for that. P clamps to the pannier rack, bolt the plate on, bolt the tube to the plate. Various pix on my site of similar mounts.
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Old 04-20-2013, 09:28 AM   #37
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Still in the business of the mega tubes and such?

Curent price ?, one Mega tube, locking cable and hoops option, would prefer the stainless rivets, I have an air gun and could do those myself if they suck at your end, just sayin.

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Old 04-20-2013, 09:38 AM   #38
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Yes, still selling- prices on the site, 5% off for adv- refund after sale. ($32.30 for MegaLock 2 kit, $30.40 for MegaLock kit, 1st gen). I hear you on the ss rivets- when my pneumatic riveter was down for parts, I got a good work out!
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Old 04-20-2013, 10:09 AM   #39
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F800GS MegaTube mount solution

Aaron, a local rider, showed me his custom install of a MegaTube on his F800GS, without sideracks. He got the idea and hardware tips from another thread, and showed me the finished install. Steel flat bar, bent as needed, rear piece fits between plastic panel, mounts under top rack bolt. Forward angle piece uses luggage mount.
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Old 04-20-2013, 10:37 AM   #40
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Cool.

I fitted the medium sized one behind my Motech racks on my 2009 KLR and it's hidden behind the Pelicans. Just enough room, I used some odd bits of metal and hardware I had left over from installing KLR farkle matter. It was really a good fit.

I do have one "buffed" area from occasions where it must be contacting the tire upon the return of the bike to earth on re-entry from bumps in the trail





Considering a fatty for the front or back of one of the Pelicans.
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Old 03-01-2014, 11:14 PM   #41
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Hello:

About the mega tube: is it strong enough that it will hold the weight of a full 1.5l fuel can without cracking.

Also can you slip a 2l soft drink platic bottle in there (for water)? Measuring a bottle a home and comparing the data from you site it looks like it might fit very snuggly in there.
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Old 03-02-2014, 02:39 PM   #42
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I have sold many (hundreds? maybe) of mega tubes and fuel bottles without a known issue of tube failure due to weight- The mega tube has been a consistent steady performer- the latest version is the best yet.
As for the 2 L bottle, I believe it is the Pepsi bottle that fits best- another poster had mentioned this awhile back, but I haven't confirmed it myself.
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