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Old 12-28-2012, 02:42 PM   #72226
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Is this an IMS or Acerbis tank? Seller claimed to be acerbis. But look IMS to me. I think acerbis is more angular, correct?

Thats the one on craigslist right, in spokane?
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Old 12-28-2012, 02:47 PM   #72227
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Yea, Spoken with the seller. He confirmed it's an acerbis. Only wish He posted pictures of different angles.
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Old 12-28-2012, 02:52 PM   #72228
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is this an ims or acerbis tank? Seller claimed to be acerbis. But look ims to me. I think acerbis is more angular, correct?

ims
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Old 12-28-2012, 02:57 PM   #72229
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This seems to be a common problem. When I fitted mine I had it the same as yours and when I hit reserve the bike would die even though I had changed to reserve. I had to blow down the tank vent to get fuel into the carb before it would go again.
What you need is a longer hose between the T piece and the carb and it needs to loop down and back up to the tank. This cures it. Straight in like you have it seems to cause an airlock. With the hose going down hill there is always some fuel in it.
Thanks I'll put a "loop" back in it.

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Old 12-28-2012, 03:00 PM   #72230
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Yea, Spoken with the seller. He confirmed it's an acerbis. Only wish He posted pictures of different angles.
that looks like an ims to me; not an acerbis.

acerbis:


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if it's an acerbis, it's some older type...

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Old 12-28-2012, 03:14 PM   #72231
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This post makes me appreciate my simple DR all the more. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showp...3&postcount=33

Every time a new thumper comes out I get excited and think it might be something to replace the DR. Then I read posts like this. All that just to change the oil.
And I thought changing the oil on my old 520exc was a PITA. Love my dr though suspension no where near that of the old 520...
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Old 12-28-2012, 03:15 PM   #72232
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Is this an IMS or Acerbis tank? Seller claimed to be acerbis. But look IMS to me. I think acerbis is more angular, correct?

Def an IMS.
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Old 12-28-2012, 03:20 PM   #72233
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And I thought changing the oil on my old 520exc was a PITA. Love my dr though suspension no where near that of the old 520...
I so badly wanted to put my DR650 engine in the chassis of my 2000 KTM 250 exc. That would've been a fun bike.

Now I think I would just get a 2007 525exc and call it even.

DR is easier to change oil on.
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Old 12-28-2012, 03:25 PM   #72234
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Is this an IMS or Acerbis tank? Seller claimed to be acerbis. But look IMS to me. I think acerbis is more angular, correct?

That looks just like my IMS 4.9. The Acerbis 5.3 is more angular. The Acerbis 6.6 for older DR650s looks different.
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Old 12-28-2012, 03:26 PM   #72235
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Looking at my Acerbis4.9 tank, it appears that the petcock actually sits below the level of the intake on my carb. Anyone else notice this? I can't actually hook up the fuel line without there being a bit of an uphill climb to it or a bend.
The OEM Suzuki petcock on my IMS 4.9 was just a hair lower than my carb inlet. Then I turned the inlet.
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Old 12-28-2012, 03:32 PM   #72236
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I so badly wanted to put my DR650 engine in the chassis of my 2000 KTM 250 exc. That would've been a fun bike.

Now I think I would just get a 2007 525exc and call it even.

DR is easier to change oil on.
Dr oil change is a breeze. Newly purchased 79 xr600 framer should be just as simple. Gotta love simplicity fer sure. Your 250 is a stroke right? Got a 300xcw but she doesn't get ridden much since purchase of the dr and now the track bike in the works. I need to find a way to retire so I can ride em all.... :)
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Old 12-28-2012, 03:33 PM   #72237
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Interesting. I also think that's an ims tank. may just have to call the seller again.

I like the angular acerbis more.

Ren20 screwed with this post 12-28-2012 at 10:56 PM
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Old 12-28-2012, 03:39 PM   #72238
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That looks just like my IMS 4.9. The Acerbis 5.3 is more angular. The Acerbis 6.6 for older DR650s looks different.
Looks like the IMS on my dr.
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Old 12-28-2012, 03:45 PM   #72239
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Your 250 is a stroke right?

I need to find a way to retire so I can ride em all.... :)
Yeah, 250 was 2T. For what I sold it for, ($900), I should've kept it and put the forks on my DR.

I'm 59 and been retired 2 years now. ( RichBebe)

Still don't ride as much as I'd like.
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Old 12-28-2012, 04:16 PM   #72240
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Thats the one on craigslist right, in spokane?
U live in spokane area?
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