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Offline Biff Wellington

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Long Range Fuel Tank
on: August 30, 2015, 12:15:12 PM
In the "What Accessory Would you Like" thread, a bigger fuel tank seems to be the most popular choice.

Question; Would you buy a Safari Tank if they made one for the Explorer? Here is the Tiger 800 one...

http://www.safaritanks.com.au/home/shop/product/881-triumph-tiger-800

Bear in mind, if you get one, that IS what it is going to look like, it`s going to be white plastic just like Acerbis and various other brands.

Safari Tanks are based in Australia, the owner Robin, is very approachable and I think that he will make some, if we can show him that the interest level is there.

What do you think?

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Offline DaMonk45

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Re: Long Range Fuel Tank
Reply #1 on: August 30, 2015, 05:42:02 PM
Sure, why not?

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Offline Lopez

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Re: Long Range Fuel Tank
Reply #2 on: August 31, 2015, 08:16:31 AM
Too expensive for me...

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Re: Long Range Fuel Tank
Reply #3 on: August 31, 2015, 09:16:44 AM
Only if I was going to circumnavigate Oz.

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Re: Long Range Fuel Tank
Reply #4 on: August 31, 2015, 09:45:56 AM
yep im planning to circumnavigate aus even though it would be around a $1000 would be worth it Pete

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Re: Long Range Fuel Tank
Reply #5 on: August 31, 2015, 12:23:09 PM
*Originally Posted by ausspedro [+]
Only if I was going to circumnavigate Oz.

If you have a white Explorer and you traded a Thunderbird 1600 on it, you will know who I really am, I was the one that sold it to you!  :001:

And I also sold you your Thunderbird a couple of years back!

I hope the love affair with your Explorer is still going strong and welcome to the forum, Pedro!  :031:
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Re: Long Range Fuel Tank
Reply #6 on: August 31, 2015, 12:38:38 PM
Gawd that's ugly. I suppose if I had to trek 300+ miles between gas stations...maybe. But I think a roto pack would be cheaper.
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Offline gararnett

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Re: Long Range Fuel Tank
Reply #7 on: September 02, 2015, 02:49:42 AM
I would buy one. Would want at least 3 additional US gallons.
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Re: Long Range Fuel Tank
Reply #8 on: September 02, 2015, 02:37:39 PM
That webpage says there are three color choices - Black, white or clear.  Black would be OK for those that don't want white or clear.   :027:
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Re: Long Range Fuel Tank
Reply #9 on: September 04, 2015, 11:16:13 PM
The black tanks look great on the 800 Tigers. They make perfect sense in Oz. I just can't see the need here in the States. :027:
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