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Kle 500 Tank

Has any one every tired to modufy or add a larger tank to a kle 500. i have found 1 web page but it is in spanish and cant understand a word of it. the conversion is not huge either.

does anyone own a spare 2nd hand tank that be willing to sell so i could try build around it and add 2 side tanks similar to the BMW F650 Dakar bikes that touratech sell
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I'm spanish. What web is it? I'll try to translate it, but my english is poor...
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Serbatoio maggiorato artigianale per KLE 500 | Kawasakikle500.it

i think its spanish anyway, thats what iw as told when found the link.
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I know that web but...it's italian. I donĀ“t know italian, but I can understand many things.
I'll try to translate italian-spanish-english...
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They guy who did this modification is here on the Hubb. He is from Croatia.
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First, I want to apologize for my POOR english. And also notice that I don't know a word in italian...
I am not sure to be able to make that mod only reading the text. I think it is necessary to view the pictures.
Go on:

Nicola Mrakovcic, from Croatia, have built with his own tank a bigger one (20 liters), using a metal sheet, welder and dexterity! The result is similar to the original tank, except for its capacity.
Nicola built it following these steps:
1. Cut the upper part of the original tank, that will become the upper part of the new one.
2. Take the sheet ans cut the new part of the tank.
3. Weld the new part to the old tank ones.
4. Paint all.
IMPROVING IT
Nikola has not used some substance to protect the inside part of the tank, but varnishes exist for that purpose.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ...
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thanks for the reply, shows how good i am at spotting languages cant tell diff between any of them.

must search for that user on here and see if he can help out with my problem.
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Even there have been a lot time since the last post in here , i have a crazy thought tha the tank from the italian forum is from an africa twin!!!. Is this possible???
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Even there have been a lot time since the last post in here , i have a crazy thought tha the tank from the italian forum is from an africa twin!!!. Is this possible???
No, it's upgraded original KLE tank.

(I upgraded original tank because I wanted to have a bigger tank for my 2006. Russia trip.
I've tried to put a tank of Africa on KLE, too, but this is nearly impossible because they have different chassis)
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does anyone know what tank this KLE wear?
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