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Touratech 39L Tank Kit F650GS TT39

Just checked out the site for the kit ; oeps...2.307 $, without delivery costs.
Anybody has another solution, little bit less expensive ?

with 2 on a gs and all camping gear doesn't leave any space for having extra fuel with me,
or I need to find a company who can make a rack (at the front) for an extra 5 or 10 liter bidon.
anybody knows a good supplier of custommade racks ?

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Hi Pascale,
I have them, and would suggest using empty plastic 2L coke bottles and then throwing them away when you are through the sections with no fuel available.
I must say, in 130,000 kilo's so far on my trip, There were only a handful of times where this system would not have worked. And then I could have simply taken more 'bottles' of fuel.

Its maybe not as cool, but for the money you save you can travel some great places!
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hej rene, thanks! you are probably right.need to find away to put them somewhere because that is my problem;am travelling with 2 ; with a pillion space is very very limited.
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hej rene, thanks! you are probably right.need to find away to put them somewhere because that is my problem;am travelling with 2 ; with a pillion space is very very limited.

I've carried spare fuel in a rucsac on my back: empty it into the tank as soon as there is room and ride very carefully in the meantime - works for me, with minimum time exposed to "additional danger" before someone disagrees and says it is all too dangerous.
Your pillion can carry the 2L bottles temporarily - much less dangerous to you if you have an off!!!!!!!!
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