F800GS Touratech 20lt fueltank - Who's got one???

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  1. PackMule

    PackMule love what you do Super Moderator

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    I've got both 1 and 2 gal rotopax. :D

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    I have an idea how to use them as a fuel cell, I just need either to figure out how to build what I need, or find someone to do it for me. Since I'm not holding my breath for a cost-effective alternative for this bike. :deal
  2. Gangplank

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    If you are just trying to add... have you thought about a fuel storage cell on the off side from the exhaust? Not sure what you could use but seems a machine shop and some aluminum tubing might get you a gallon or two. From there just a hose and twist valve from adding it to the tank.
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    Are you PUI, or did someone move your thread for you? :lol3
  6. PackMule

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  7. MTrider16

    MTrider16 Ridin' in MT

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    How about this idea? :D


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    I've got a tool tube on the off-exhaust side. Maybe a gallon?
  10. Maddaddy

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    Welcome back from Bizzaro World.:poser
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    Carried a couple of those on the James Bay Rd a few weeks ago. They work great; I didn't even notice the extra weight back there.

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    At this juncture, I don't use them enough to hard plumb them in. I just put them on the engine gaurds so they aren't back on the racks and messing up my suspension setting. YMMV

    David
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  15. MTrider16

    MTrider16 Ridin' in MT

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    Looks like a clean install motooverland. I don't suppose the vario cases fit once the rotopaks are mounted on the side.

    David
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    Thanks MTrider16! :wave

    No the right side case won't fit on with the Rotopax there. That would be where the top positions come into play.
    The side position is more designed for a "fast and light" setup where you run a top roll bag or a Giant Loop Great Basin bag or some thing like that. You could probably also run a Wolfman Alfa/Beta with the Rotopax turned horizontal but I have tried that...yet.

    There are so many options I still have to figure them all out...

    Dave
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    F800GS Touratech 20lt fueltank - Who's got one???
    What needs to be chopped / replace to fit it up? How do you find the extra wieght etc....
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    Assume you have seen the PDF instructions on from Touratech.:deal

    Have you considered just using Rotopax or similar?
  20. alfaris

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    Gee :eek1

    :mulie i do not really consider myself capable to install that.............i´ve install other TT accessories on my bikes but that is too much............:huh

    i cannot imagine how many hours could a specialized mechanic bill me to install that either.:huh

    and BMW would not cover any problem regarding fuel/injection system on warranty on the bike.:cry

    even someone would install that for me, i do not consider myself capable to repair that on route.........:huh

    so , as said here i would better go for traditional unexpensive fuel cans in case i am on great need to cover more than 300kms among gas stations, even at Morocco.:wink:

    due to the need to share weight among front/rear on the bike, maybe the touratech VPro tank bag with soft panniers do the work instead......