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F650 bigger fuel tank thoughts

So Touratech with their fiddly side tanks is currently the only option for a post 2000 F.

If occurs to me that everybody has missed a trick.

The stock tank really curves inwards in the middle section where those go-faster stripes are. Why is it not possible to make a tank that simply sticks out a little way at the sides instead. It may not massivelt increas the capacity, but I'll bet an extra 5 litres or so would be possible.

And it wouldn't even intefere with the riders legs, although it might be a problem for a pillion passenger - but that is a rare issue I would say for an overlander.

Anyone care to design one?



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