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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 03-09-2009, 01:54 AM Thread Starter
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I installed a 5.3 gallon vulcan clasic gastank (50 dollars for the tank )usind 4 dollars in hoses and 8 dollars in metal from the depot.... granted it need a lil more "work to dial in the looks but the extra 100+miles is all worth it I'm taking it out of town for a few days and I'll let ya know how it works out and hopefully be able to incluse a bunch of pictures for ya guys ...



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pic most def. Id love to have a bigger tank. these stink. and they way they sit i know i dont get all the fuel out of them.

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here are some quik pics i took with the camera phone.... on top of the tank it has a hole where the speedo goes on the bike it came off of i had to cut the top bracket (on the tank to clear the bars) at the bottom of the tank i had to install a piece of flat metal bent to hold the diffrent angle of the two tanks it also broght the seat up about an inch and the seat catches in the new bracket, for the top of the tank i welded a piece of 3/4 X 3 and 1/2 inch black iron pipe and two end caps wrapped in duct tape (the pipe they use for natural gas) is welded to the frame right at the joint were the frame tapers down spaller up by the tripple trees i stilll need to install spacers in the turn stops to reduce steering cuz at full turn the bars touch the tank.... I'm also thinking of a custom speedo for the hole on the top of the tank an or a compartment for my ipod but right now it works for my coffee cup holder im out of town for a couple weeks testing it out and if it works im gonna touch up my welds and install the steering stops... so far its working great about 60 miles so far...
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Looks good seebeeare. When you are finishing up the project, take some pics of the welds, stops, straps and hoses added underneath the tank, to make it fit. All of us DIYers are as interested in the process as the finished project you know!!

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I am really impressed! Can't wait to see the really detailed info like OlHoss said! I figure with a bigger tank and some highway pegs, I'm ready to head for Big Bend.

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Looks sweeet. i'd love to see some more pics from other angles. and an you have from during fabrication.

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More pics comming as soon as i get home looks like my trip may be ending sooner then expected but this weekend at the latest...



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this mod looks sweet... you did a great job making it look good. sorry to hear your trip is cut short though
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Looks great, and at least another 100mi... Yeah when my bunch rides I usually get in a gas sweat before anyone else....lol...
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