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Old 5 Sep 2006
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Petrol Stations going down to Patagonia & TDF

Hi,

Im going down from BA to TDF on my Africa Twin. I have fitted a 56 ltr petrol tank. Should I have any concerns about fuel needs and availabilty crossing Patagónia? What about the quality of it?

Does anyone have GPS points for petrol station along the way?

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Excellent question, even though i think you should be alright with your oiltanker....

However, I will be going the same direction on a XT600 with standard 14 ltr tank. About 250km reach...

Distances between stations would be very welcome, and so would GPS coordinates...

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Fuel !!

Thank you for your replies!

I believe I'll be ok with my 56 fuel tank!

Even though it would be nice to have GPS coordinates for petrol stations.

keep riding!
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I'm so jealous...but how about me????

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Thumbs up Fuel and GPS POIs....

Hi from down Here:
Your 56 Lts. tank it will be enough everywhere……, sometimes I believe than my 40 its to much.
The fuel quality here are very good and down from the S 41º parallel its Cheaper Price!!!
For Fuel Gps Points and all kind of POIs go on the site: http://www.proyectomapear.com.ar/index.php the best electronic maps of Argentina for your GarminGPS. A free project created in Argentina to develop GPS compatible cartography for South America. As such it receives collaborations from anyone interested in adding to such effort, which are later compiled and made available for free download. On this community project now we are nearly 7800 members.
The cartography it superb “Proyecto Mapear” and already is an English interface http://www.proyectomapear.com.ar/ind...ewlang=english
You will must need to register and wait the confirmation mail.
Now also is available a Beta versions whit Auto-Routing and some Extremes (Topographic) versions.
The best of the best ARE FREE and a community project…

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Cheers Gringo,

I always knew 250km reach is pushing it in a lot of places...

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