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Giant Loop Motorcycle Saddlebags & Motorcycle Tank Bags: Panniers, Soft Luggage for Adventure & Sport Touring

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Anybody made original steel tank bigger?

As Acerbis no longer make their larger tank for the 88-91 Honda NX650 Dominator, I'm scouring eBay for a used one.

If one doesn't come available, has anyone had an original factory steel tank larger - extra lobes welded on etc? Not sure if this is feasible

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Of course this is posible to do.In Germany is a company who resizes the old BMW tanks to bigger dimensions.
If i found one i post it here.Did you try Ebay germany?
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Sold by touratech in ebay
But look at the price!!
http://cgi.ebay.de/Acerbis-Tank-Hond...QQcmdZViewItem

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Increasing the size of fuel tanks has been done for years buy racers for endurance roadracing. If your tank is steel strip can be welded in to raise the top ordown the middle to widen it.

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Increasing the size of fuel tanks has been done for years buy racers for endurance roadracing. If your tank is steel strip can be welded in to raise the top ordown the middle to widen it. That said it will only look as good and hold up as well as the quality of the work.

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As Acerbis no longer make their larger tank for the 88-91 Honda NX650 Dominator, I'm scouring eBay for a used one.

If one doesn't come available, has anyone had an original factory steel tank larger - extra lobes welded on etc? Not sure if this is feasible

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