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2.1 gallon Peanut tank 67 13.73%
3.3 gallon King tank 198 40.57%
4.5 gallon tank 201 41.19%
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Old 15th March 2019
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The 4.5 looks really sweet, IMO

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I like the mileage with the larger tank I have, but I've never come to terms with the looks of it. After running it on the old XLX for a couple years, I put the original 2.25 tank and original seat back on it this past weekend. I can get over 100 miles out of the small tank, so for now, I think I'll leave it on. I really like the looks better this way, and if I decide to take a longer trip on it, switching the seat and tank back is relatively easy.


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I have the 3.3 now and a 4.5 on order. I can get about 100 miles with the 3.3 and I hope that I can get a few more miles with the 4.5 and a little more clearance with the handlebars.
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I would like a larger tank but I'll just keep the 3.3. I refuel around 120 miles without hitting reserve. There are some large gaps between towns so I hit it early.
There are some nice larger tanks but I'd rather the money goes for a bore kit first.
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