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Chocolate

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Hello!
I'm searching for pictures here, somebody has build a larger fuel tank.
Seeking extra capacity gas tank - K75

I can't find the threat/picture

Maybe somebody knows

Cheers


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RicK G

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I have been looking for or building a bigger tank but as yet there has been no action.
I saw one on Ebay in USA a few days ago for $920 or about that. They mentioned a makers name, it may have been Reynolds. I just had a look for it but couldn't find it. I will keep looking it was canary yellow and ugly but big.
It looked as if the lower section of a K100 tank and the upper part of a FJ1100 or 1200 Yamaha. I have been looking about to find out if the Yamaha tanks are alloy but as yet I have found nothing. I still have all sorts of ideas about these things but my back prevents me standing for long enough to get much done.

Looking at that K11OG site I saw a mention of a Randof tank and that was what I saw not Reynolds. It was very high probably 7-8 inches higher that a standard K tank.



Last edited by RicK G on Thu Nov 24, 2016 8:44 am; edited 1 time in total (Reason for editing : More jabba)


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Chocolate

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Thanks Rick!
I have seen a larger tank somewhere here, somebody welded the whole tank. Looked quit good. Could be a adventure bike, he did a lot of welding.

Damn I can't find it.
http://advrider.com has somebody who did it to.
I go on searching ;-)
I need a google for my brain.

Cheers


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Chocolate

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Not bad Ringfad! Smile

Not exactly what I'm searching for, but a good start.
Thanks

Cheers

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K75 BA/1992 ABS, K75 BA/1991 noABS, Ducati, Mobylette M1/1973
    

RicK G

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Found a pic and link but Randolph as it is spelled is no more sort of like monty Pythons Parrot

http://www.gunsmoke.com/motorcycling/k100rs/index.html
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"Man sacrifices his health in order to make money.
Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health.
And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived."   Dalai Lama


Bikes 1993 K1100 LT, 1998 K1100 LT, 1993 K75 RT, 1996 K75RT, 1986 K75 GS, 1979 Z1300 Kawasaki X 2 for now
    

Chocolate

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I found it!
Larger gas tank

Thanks for the help, you all get a virtual beer Smile
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K75 BA/1992 ABS, K75 BA/1991 noABS, Ducati, Mobylette M1/1973
    

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Chocolate

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Perfect!!!


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K75 BA/1992 ABS, K75 BA/1991 noABS, Ducati, Mobylette M1/1973
    

Crazy Frog

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I remember seeing (maybe on this forum) somebody who modified a tank for a K100rt. As the size of the front couldn't be increased (width of the inner fairing and upper triple tee in the way) the tank had been split lengthwise and spread apart about 2 inches in the back. A long triangular piece of aluminum had to be soldered on the top and bottom of the tank to fill the gap.
I have another solution for you: Buy an EML sidecar and I will sell you the 45 liters auxiliary tank going in the trunk.  Very Happy


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Chocolate

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@Crazy Frog wrote:
I have another solution for you: Buy an EML sidecar and I will sell you the 45 liters auxiliary tank going in the trunk.  Very Happy

Good info!

I'll think about the side car. Anyway it's not for me.
I would take a truck with me and will never have to buy fuel again.

Cheers

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Only a few activities make me experience my senses in a way motorcycle riding does, it is like swimming in the nude in a river.
K75 BA/1992 ABS, K75 BA/1991 noABS, Ducati, Mobylette M1/1973
    

Crazy Frog

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Chocolate,

I found the solution set for a CB750. You can certainly use the idea for a K100.
You have to admit that this trailer is a piece of art. like

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Chocolate

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😂

That's a real nice design.
I'll remember that for the next build Crazy Frog

Nice Tank, realy looks like a real one.
Gastank for a 1000 miles.

Cheers


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Only a few activities make me experience my senses in a way motorcycle riding does, it is like swimming in the nude in a river.
K75 BA/1992 ABS, K75 BA/1991 noABS, Ducati, Mobylette M1/1973
    

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