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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #440 on: October 01, 2009, 04:20:15 pm »
If you put a 28l tank on, whats the use, you will lose the nimble-ness, its 30kg on the front end :)
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #441 on: October 01, 2009, 04:21:07 pm »
If you put a 28l tank on, whats the use, you will lose the nimble-ness, its 30kg on the front end :)

yea i guess
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #442 on: October 01, 2009, 04:22:27 pm »
Biggest size that will still hold your shrouds is the Clarke

Not sure about Acerbis, might be very close...

Acerbis holds 15.8l
Clarke 14.7l
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #443 on: October 01, 2009, 04:23:37 pm »
If you put a 28l tank on, whats the use, you will lose the nimble-ness, its 30kg on the front end :)

yea i guess

27 litres @ 0.72kg per litre = 19.44kg

sure the tank does not weigh in at 11kg

you can always fill a large tank half way - but you can never put 27 litre into a 16 litre tank  :thumleft:
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #444 on: October 01, 2009, 04:24:46 pm »
Mine takes 17L, I promise... And its a 3.9 Gallon...?

Remember u get diff size gallons...
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #445 on: October 01, 2009, 04:25:22 pm »
seems I got the price wrong, 560 not 650 aud

so with shiping it works out to

625 Australian Dollar = 4,101.08 South African Rand

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #446 on: October 01, 2009, 04:25:30 pm »
Aqualine also make this 17L tank for $450

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #447 on: October 01, 2009, 04:27:01 pm »
Mine takes 17L, I promise... And its a 3.9 Gallon...?

Remember u get diff size gallons...

1USG = 3.78L
3.9x3.78 =14.74

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #448 on: October 01, 2009, 04:28:25 pm »
   
1 US gallon = 3.78541178 liters
    
1 Imperial gallon = 4.54609188 liters
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #449 on: October 01, 2009, 04:33:15 pm »
If you put a 28l tank on, whats the use, you will lose the nimble-ness, its 30kg on the front end :)

yea i guess

I'd rather have a $240 16L tank (320km range) and carry 2 or 5 l with me if I'm really going far between petrol stations, than a 28L  $550 tank all the time!
That extar $210 buys a lot of farkles!  ;D
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« Reply #450 on: October 01, 2009, 04:34:49 pm »
I seem to be getting 120km on 8l of fuel, does that sound alright?
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #451 on: October 01, 2009, 04:37:18 pm »
If you put a 28l tank on, whats the use, you will lose the nimble-ness, its 30kg on the front end :)

yea i guess

I'd rather have a $240 16L tank (320km range) and carry 2 or 5 l with me if I'm really going far between petrol stations, than a 28L  $550 tank all the time!
That extar $210 buys a lot of farkles!  ;D

lol mike if I break down the cost saving I m making on the drz vs the 990 the cost of farkles are nothing mate :D
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #452 on: October 01, 2009, 04:46:33 pm »
I seem to be getting 120km on 8l of fuel, does that sound alright?

Uhh...no!
Riding normally off road (slow to you I suppose!) I get 24-26km/l
Twist the ear and it drops to 19-20km/l
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #453 on: October 01, 2009, 04:47:20 pm »
I seem to be getting 120km on 8l of fuel, does that sound alright?

Uhh...no!
Riding normally off road (slow to you I suppose!) I get 24-26km/l
Twist the ear and it drops to 19-20km/l
You're getting 15

I get 14 twisting it o.O
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #454 on: October 01, 2009, 05:12:23 pm »
Beware of the IMS integrated shroud covers.

Ask Sidetrack, his started to leak when he attended the ec bash 2 years ago, shafed through on the rads, and this can also pose a problem if you have a big fall. You will have to get something like the kevlar pads they put on the KTM's as protection.

Having a leaking tank with the leak at the bottom is problems i.m.h.o

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« Reply #455 on: October 01, 2009, 05:55:16 pm »
I got the Clarke translusent tank,easily get 320 kms!
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #456 on: October 01, 2009, 06:52:41 pm »
just to get an idea of what's available, check this link:
http://www.justgastanks.com/store/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=1_69_171

Safari (RV Aqualine) tanks are always a bit more expensive. There are some good Acerbis, Clarke and IMS options there...
 

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #457 on: October 01, 2009, 08:34:29 pm »
I got the Clarke translusent tank,easily get 320 kms!

Edgy, where do you get the time??

To choose from a line up of bikes like yours to ride?
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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #458 on: October 01, 2009, 08:52:50 pm »
Makin a dash to house the vapor, ignition and 12vplug

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Re: The DRZ Thread
« Reply #459 on: October 01, 2009, 09:01:54 pm »
I got the Clarke translusent tank,easily get 320 kms!

Edgy, where do you get the time??

To choose from a line up of bikes like yours to ride?
I don`t....Cacus just used the 400 to join us to KZN :mwink:
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