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has anyone heard of an oversized gas tank for the 06 700?? i cant seem to find one.
 

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you can find in a dealer near you probably or on eabay :p
 

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nothing on ebay or any other site i have been on
 

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I remember reading that IMS said it wasn't worth making a bigger tank for the 700 when I was building mine for XC racing. They said there wasn't enough room to get anymore then like .3 gal. I believe Clark is the same thing.
 

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I too was looking for a larger gas tank and have been unable to find anything.
Someting I did find was a six-pack rack with a gallon gas can holder built into it - can't remember what it was called but it was something like backwoods rack or outback rack ... I'll try to find a URL for it.
 

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I have been having an email discussion with Filipe from Drenaline about the tank they made for the Dakar raptors. It isnt a production item but it may well be if there was enough interest.

The tank they made is aluminium and holds 34 litres of fuel or 9 gallons, stock capacity is 2.9 gallons.

He has promised to get back to me with a price soon.
 

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NINE Gallons, I think "9" Gallons would be Insane Overkill...

Here is why:

Specific gravity of gasoline is about 0.74, which means that gas weighs 0.74 times that of water.

1.0 Gallon[US]/Water = 8.3452641 lbs.
8.3452641/Water x Specific Gravity/Gas (0.74) = 6.175495434 Lbs.
1.0 Gallon[US]/Gas = 6.175495434 Lbs.
2.9 Gallon[US]/Gas x 6.175495434 = 17.91 Lbs. Rounded
9.0 Gallon[US]/Gas x 6.175495434 = 55.58 Lbs. Rounded

Weight difference of = 37.67 Lbs. Rounded
This is huge increase of weight.

Now, if we could have a Gas Tank that would have a content size of 5 Gallon[US]
5.0 Gallon[US]/Gas x 6.175495434 = 30.88 Lbs. Rounded
Weight difference of = 12.97 Lbs. Rounded

This would be a far better choice.

Additionally, types of gasoline can and will differ in weight...Racing fuel usually is below the Specific Gravity of 0.74, while regular gas is above the Specific Gravity of 0.74
 

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WOW that is cool. :eek:
 

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Don't forget the new 9 gallon gas tank would weight a few more pounds than a new 5 gallon one! :eek:
 

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I agree that 9 gallons is over the top and about double the stock size would be the go 5-6 gallons, but remember that these tanks were made for the Dakar where every bit counts. I will pass this information onto them and maybe they will consider a smaller version.
 

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i agree 5-6 gallons would be optimal. i usually only have to fill up twice for a good day of riding. let me know when u hear back from those guys. i would certainly appreciate it, as i do all of my responses. this site kicks ass!!! THANX!!! :thumbsup:
 

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Am I missing something?? I don't see any fuel tanks listed for a 700. :3question:
 

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Diddly said:
Am I missing something?? I don't see any fuel tanks listed for a 700. :3question:
No your not! They don't make them. :grin_nod:
 

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berry42079 said:
this site kicks ass!!! THANX!!! :thumbsup:
Surely does ... with a post like this

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NINE Gallons, I think "9" Gallons would be Insane Overkill...

Here is why:

Specific gravity of gasoline is about 0.74, which means that gas weighs 0.74 times that of water.

1.0 Gallon[US]/Water = 8.3452641 lbs.
8.3452641/Water x Specific Gravity/Gas (0.74) = 6.175495434 Lbs.
1.0 Gallon[US]/Gas = 6.175495434 Lbs.
2.9 Gallon[US]/Gas x 6.175495434 = 17.91 Lbs. Rounded
9.0 Gallon[US]/Gas x 6.175495434 = 55.58 Lbs. Rounded

Weight difference of = 37.67 Lbs. Rounded
This is huge increase of weight.

Now, if we could have a Gas Tank that would have a content size of 5 Gallon[US]
5.0 Gallon[US]/Gas x 6.175495434 = 30.88 Lbs. Rounded
Weight difference of = 12.97 Lbs. Rounded

This would be a far better choice.

Additionally, types of gasoline can and will differ in weight...Racing fuel usually is below the Specific Gravity of 0.74, while regular gas is above the Specific Gravity of 0.74
Where'd you go to school? :clap: :grin_nod:
 

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IMS makes larger tanks for the YFZ450 and Raptor 660. Are neither of those the same as the tanks on our 700?
 

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Head, Those tanks are different size! Plus the fuel pump in 700r tanks.
 

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Headrope said:
IMS makes larger tanks for the YFZ450 and Raptor 660. Are neither of those the same as the tanks on our 700?
Correct neither of them are the same. Besides the shape and size of the tank and our bike comapired to those, we also have Fuel injected bike which requires a fuel pump. All tho I havent removed my tank im pretty sure theres a fuel pump in the botom or right outside the tank on the bottom of it. This woud also make the tank different. So no way a 450 or 660 would work.
 
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