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Old 05-14-2012, 12:57 PM   #431
chrish4ku
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Location: San Leandro, CA
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Enhanced ADV Tank Bracket

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Originally Posted by chrish4ku View Post
I worked with a fellow ADV inmate who is a phenomenal welder. He has solved the potential issue of the original ADV tank bracket that could give and bend allowing your wheel and swingarm to hit. The nice thing here is it is a bolt on or off application - so you can remove it if ever needed. 750 miles so far - 600 in the dirty all over Death Valley, Sedona, and Flagstaff. My rear wheel has about 1/2 inch of space when fully compressed so it does not rub the tank. This is with the

R&D


Ensure the fitting is accurate


before installation


Add the tank


Finished product




utilizes the two original bolt holes on the tank


Avoids this..


and this:



If anyone is interested I can put you in touch with the developer. He is in NorCal.

Cheers,
Love the 200 Plus mile range of my 990 now!

FYI - I believe I have the KTM racks on this bike: I am NOT sure if this pattern will work with other racks if the design is different. I am running the Heidenau K60 Scout Rear Tire.
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