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Old 09-24-2009, 06:20 PM   #121
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Fair enough. Sounds like you need one of these on the rear rack tho...:

https://www.rotopax.com/

Carry a gallon or two. They are stack able, can be used with or without the handle rack they sell + there is a locking one if you use the storage case for tools or what have you. Thinking of getting a storage case for my F8GS actually to carry tools & lock it on. Have the option to stack a gas can if needed. Nice.

I've got both 1 and 2 gal rotopax.




I have an idea how to use them as a fuel cell, I just need either to figure out how to build what I need, or find someone to do it for me. Since I'm not holding my breath for a cost-effective alternative for this bike.
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Old 09-24-2009, 06:22 PM   #122
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If you are just trying to add... have you thought about a fuel storage cell on the off side from the exhaust? Not sure what you could use but seems a machine shop and some aluminum tubing might get you a gallon or two. From there just a hose and twist valve from adding it to the tank.
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Old 09-24-2009, 06:25 PM   #123
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Anybody have experience with these?

http://www.bestrestproducts.com/c-114-pegpacker.aspx
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Old 09-24-2009, 06:50 PM   #124
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Hey Fellas,
This is a thread about recalls, not about wishing for more fuel capacity.

Take your fuel option discussions here:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=428565

Thanks PackMule for moving the thread.
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Old 09-24-2009, 07:36 PM   #125
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Hey Fellas,
This is a thread about recalls, not about wishing for more fuel capacity.

Take your fuel option discussions here:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=428565
Are you PUI, or did someone move your thread for you?
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Old 09-24-2009, 07:39 PM   #126
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Are you PUI, or did someone move your thread for you?







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Old 09-24-2009, 07:41 PM   #127
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I've got both 1 and 2 gal rotopax.




I have an idea how to use them as a fuel cell, I just need either to figure out how to build what I need, or find someone to do it for me. Since I'm not holding my breath for a cost-effective alternative for this bike.
How about this idea?




Another pic



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Old 09-24-2009, 07:43 PM   #128
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[QUOTE=MTrider16]How about this idea?





I'm thinking plumbing, more than placement...
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Old 09-24-2009, 08:08 PM   #129
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I've got a tool tube on the off-exhaust side. Maybe a gallon?
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Old 09-25-2009, 08:53 AM   #130
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Me thinks that if you spend 12 or 13 large on a dual-sport bike it should be farkled plenty to start with.
Enough range ,Bash protection, handguards, hell even lockable hard luggage.

But ,you pays your money and takes your chances. As always.
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Old 09-25-2009, 09:17 AM   #131
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I'm thinking plumbing, more than placement...
How about a fuel cell in a top case plumbed with quick-disconnects into the tank?
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Old 09-25-2009, 10:29 AM   #132
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Fair enough. Sounds like you need one of these on the rear rack tho...:

https://www.rotopax.com/

Carry a gallon or two. They are stack able, can be used with or without the handle rack they sell + there is a locking one if you use the storage case for tools or what have you. Thinking of getting a storage case for my F8GS actually to carry tools & lock it on. Have the option to stack a gas can if needed. Nice.
Carried a couple of those on the James Bay Rd a few weeks ago. They work great; I didn't even notice the extra weight back there.



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Old 09-25-2009, 03:46 PM   #133
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I'm thinking plumbing, more than placement...
At this juncture, I don't use them enough to hard plumb them in. I just put them on the engine gaurds so they aren't back on the racks and messing up my suspension setting. YMMV

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Old 12-28-2009, 10:05 PM   #134
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We are prototyping a new rear rack with a few different Rotopax mounting options; top direct mount, top L bracket and right side L bracket. It also has a 2" fore and aft adjustment for solo or two up.

See thread here; http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=536723

Link to site page: http://www.motooverland.com/index_files/Page508.htm

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Old 12-30-2009, 07:30 PM   #135
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Looks like a clean install motooverland. I don't suppose the vario cases fit once the rotopaks are mounted on the side.

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