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acerbis tank care

Hi mates, i've got a 23 liters acerbis tank and i'm wondering if is there any care it all about the tank, for example i left my bike parked all day at work and the sunlight strikes all day, so, what about the plastic, is it build to stand all this conditions of heat and temperature,i haven't painted the tank and i think the uv radiation has something here.

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Hi mates, i've got a 23 liters acerbis tank and i'm wondering if is there any care it all about the tank, for example i left my bike parked all day at work and the sunlight strikes all day, so, what about the plastic, is it build to stand all this conditions of heat and temperature,i haven't painted the tank and i think the uv radiation has something here.

Any help welcome

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It will be fine.. It may fade in the sun after a while but no damage will occur whatsoever.
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The best care you can take of your acerbis tank is to crash the bike on a regular basis... this makes lots of nice scratches and scrapes and removes the wish for any 'maintenance'. those tanks are indestructable, I have tried many times to damage mine all to no avail apart from the cosmetic!

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