safari tanks on the road in nz

Discussion in 'New Zealand' started by wairau, Jun 16, 2014.

  1. wairau

    wairau Long timer

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    any dramas getting wof'd? keep away from vtnz, just stick a friendly bike shop that understands?

    just imported my tiger from oz, had to return it to standard for the import inspection. want to put my safari tank back on.

    thanks

    on the bright side, its rego'd now, good to go :clap
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  2. clintnz

    clintnz Trans-Global Chook Chaser

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    I know Rosie has been through VTNZ Rotorua plenty of times no worries with the old IMS tanked Sherpa & now the Safari'd WRR.

    Good to hear you're on the road! Watch this space for the Midwinter Madness ride details.

    Cheers
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  3. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair

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    I take my HPN tanked (43 L) R100GS through VTNZ, usually with no issues. That is fairly extensively modified (differnt front end etc), & the guys never turn a hair :D.
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  4. wairau

    wairau Long timer

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    beauty guys cheers

    just googled. looks like a bit of me :D
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  5. Night Falcon

    Night Falcon Spilt milk makes me cry like a girlie girl :-(::

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    I never had any issues with my Safari on the 690 with a WOF, but I always got it done in a bike shop. Don't see why it would be a problem at VTNZ unless they were concerned about it rupturing with the gouges and scratches all over it :lol3
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  6. wairau

    wairau Long timer

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    some bullshit about non approved material, cap not flush blah blah i tuned out after it was clear i wasnt going to change his mind

    wasnt allowed it for the import inspection

    i'll swap it back over after this tank of gas.
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  7. Fern-

    Fern- Adventurer

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    shit...

    my DRZ has a Clarke tank.. had Wofs at AA and VTNZ, no probs, but gonna be interesting putting the bike through compliance to get it onto NZ plates soon.

    Which compliance tester refused your tank?

    Cheers
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  8. wairau

    wairau Long timer

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    i didnt give them a chance to refuse it. in my homework i took some pics down to a couple of vtnz and aa inspectors.

    i returned the bike to standard, got it inspected and rego'd and seems now it should be all good to put the safari tank back on
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