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Old 08-19-2007, 10:12 PM
Hal64hd Hal64hd is offline
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Default RE: 5 gallon V-Rod tank

UE Tanks are on sale right now for $399
and ricks tank is on the 1130cc forum group buy for $499
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Old 08-20-2007, 05:20 AM
Biker Bill Biker Bill is offline
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Default RE: 5 gallon V-Rod tank

You'll love the extra mileage! Don't forget to check the fuel flange and take a green scouring pad to the fuel level strip to clean it up while you have it out. I'm getting around 160-180 miles with 1/8th showing on the guage.
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Old 08-20-2007, 11:34 PM
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Default RE: 5 gallon V-Rod tank

that's a whole lot of money for an extra one or so gallons......
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Old 08-24-2007, 02:43 AM
PhantomMaxx PhantomMaxx is offline
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Default RE: 5 gallon V-Rod tank

I don't have a V-Rod but know Unlimited Engineering very well. Robin the owner is a great engineer and I have purchased many parts from UE over the past 5 years. UE craftmanship is second to none. If you have any questions about his product(s) or installation you can go to the UE forum:

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Old 08-24-2007, 11:32 AM
syata syata is offline
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Default RE: 5 gallon V-Rod tank

Thanks for the input. I ordered an Unlimited Engineering tank. I should get it in a week of two. I can't wait.
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Old 11-12-2011, 01:27 AM
gtonut gtonut is offline
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how long did it take to install the gast tank?
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Old 11-17-2011, 07:47 AM
Jetgod Jetgod is offline
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I installed the UE tank on my 04A and currently have the Ricks tank on my 05B. I like the UE tank better since it is slightly bigger and doesn't say "Ricks" on the side of it. I got rid of the ingnition switch altogether with the UE tank and had a module that killed the ignition if not within 10 feet.
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Old 11-19-2011, 05:03 PM
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I have installed both tanks. Takes about 4 hours if you are a level 3 mechanic on a scale of 1-5.

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Old 11-20-2011, 01:18 AM
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Default UE ENGINEERING 5.3 gallon tank

I've had the UE TRICK tank now for a couple of years and I'm very happy with it. I get 34/35 MPG and the tank empty light comes on at 2 with gallons left. so thats 105 to 110 with 70 miles remaining. It is bad/hard on the fuel pump to run the pump without the cooling the gas does for the pump. So I figure on 150 max for refuel. I put on the keyless Guard Dawg ignition on at the same time. I'm very happy with the UE tank its very well made and the install support is great.
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