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Old 09-30-2012, 08:48 AM   #69844
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Originally Posted by Thumper Dan View Post
Why is that Jeff, so the tank doesn't distort too much. I did notice this time I've taken the tank off compared to others times is I had quite a bit of fuel in it - around 3/4 full. May this is why it was a struggle?
Yes. One time I had the half full Safari off the bike for a week. The tank spread so much that the front brace holes were 1-1/2" off! I had to wrap a ratchet tiedown around the tank to squeeze it enough the get the brace bolts in. It was a major PITA.
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