Husky TE610 IMS Tank now available

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by Lambo, Apr 9, 2007.

  1. Lambo

    Lambo Been here awhile

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    Many of us have been waiting for some time for IMS to start production on a larger tank for the Husky TE610.

    I just rec'd this email from IMS:

    "Latest news is that it was finished as of last week, and is now in production. Hall's Husqvarna in Illinois was promised the first 100 tanks, so if you want it more quickly, you may want to get in touch with them. The tank ended up being a 5 gallon tank, and they decided against using the stock locking gas cap, and went with the standard IMS threads."

    I am guessing that the first 100 will be natural color with Black next in line.
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  2. MoonRock

    MoonRock High Energy Atomic Nuclei

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    habeas corpus baby, habeas corpus.
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  3. JBird

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    5 Gallons - do we really need that much??
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  4. sTE610vE

    sTE610vE Looking for 7th gear...

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    I would say yes....if you don't want that much don't fill it up! :D
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  5. flan8tive

    flan8tive Flea Tibet!

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    This is only for the 2004 and newer TE610s? :ear
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  6. ThatGuyEd

    ThatGuyEd Mud Lover

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    I gotta see one of these things.....I'm dying to get one, but I tend to HATE the way those big bastard tanks look.....
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  7. JBird

    JBird Retriever

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    I did that on the 625KTM but you are still hauling around a big wide heavy tank. The 18L KTM works much better than the 27L for all but the longest rides.

    What kind of range are you guys getting now. I can go 100 on the stock. What is the stock cap 2.8G??
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  8. husky123

    husky123 Long timer

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    That's about what I get before the light comes on and yes I think stock is 2.8 or so.
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  9. BikePilot

    BikePilot Long timer

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    Great news on the size and cap. Any pics of it out yet? If this is true the TE just got bumped up to #1 on my list of favorite dual sports:clap

    BTW for the previous body-style big tanks are (or were) already available, directly from husqvarna even. Dunno if they are still making them, but you should be able to find a used one if you look long and hard enough.
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  10. Ruffus

    Ruffus Dirty Old Mudder

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    I think stock TE610 capacity is 3.5 gallons, 5 gallons would be an ideal upgrade
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  11. gaspipe

    gaspipe Wandering Soul Super Moderator

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    BigDog has nearly worn out his 610 waiting for these tanks....
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  12. MoonRock

    MoonRock High Energy Atomic Nuclei

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    [FONT=&quot]3.5 gallons and she runs out at 119.2 miles that’s 34.05 mpg. That’s while riding aggressively.

    I was told that proper re jetting would improve mileage[/FONT]
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  13. drrags

    drrags Dorkus Malorkus

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    Fuel capacity was a contributing factor to selling my TE610 in favor of the KTM 640 Adventure. Lord knows I think the TE610 is a better bike. What sucks is the guy hasn't picked it up yet and seeing it here in the garage and not riding it is killing me.
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  14. BigDogAdventures

    BigDogAdventures Fart Letter

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    Yes -----I have------I want to thank publicy GasPipe and all my other riding buddies who have graciously loaned me some gas in the middle of Baja and Nevada deserts when the 610 sucked the last drop of gas out of it's float bowl. Now maybe I won't be such a pain in the ass :D

    Maybe we better stop crowing about the new tank--as the UPS man still has not dropped it off yet----and I really don't know when he will yet.
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  15. JBird

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    Group Buy???
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  16. tshelver

    tshelver Been here awhile

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    Yup, I got the call this morning. The 5 gallon in natural is on its way to me, should be here by Monday...

    They are available in 4.3 (white, black and natural colors) and 5 gallon (black and natural) versions.

    Stock is 3.41 or some such. I'm getting right around 40 mpg at normal cruising, less if on the gas, never got much over 120 miles on a tank even with running it way into the reserve light.
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  17. cbig

    cbig Rift- Raft, SCooter Trash

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    It would be real nice to see the difference in size and appearance for these tanks ... the 4.3 and the 5
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  18. Hoder

    Hoder Card carrying greeny

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    We're all waiting with baited breath (and credit cards) for your review! I'm a little leary after the first oops with the tank size & not even knowing it until it was in production.
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  19. BigDogAdventures

    BigDogAdventures Fart Letter

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    Got a call from Jeff at Hall's Husky today 4-11-07---------a 5 gallon natural gas tank with a dirt bike screw on cap is enroute to my house. I doub't it gets here this week--but I should have it Monday.

    He is sending me the first one.

    ONe thing he told me that I didn't expect----they also have some in a 4.3 gallon for sale.

    So they have received a few in the first shipment--not many------but many more will follow.
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