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Has anyone ordered and installed the oil tank yet? If so, does the radiator or header have to come off to slip the oil tank into the frame?

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The cooling fan has to be removed, and the header pipe is sooo easy to pull off, I just did it to help, not sure if it has to though. One tip, run over that tank with a buffer before installation....really shines nice. Don't forget three pieces of insulating tape. One on each side of the side-frame, about one inch back from the radiator vertical. and one dead center on top of the nerfs...that's if you have them.
 

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What does the Insulating Tape do?
How much oil goes in it ?
Do you have the radiatorr scoops also?
Sorry for all the questions...

Thanks Mike
 

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The adhesive backed foam protects the tank where it might contact the frame. The tank holds about an extra quart of oil. Make sure to idle the engine before checking the oil. Once you have the system up and running, the oil drains back into the engine when it's allowed to sit. If you don't run it a bit, you'll end up over-filling it.

Yes, I have scoops, I make/sell them. :)

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I installed one be careful I had to cut mind to clear the hpd pipe. You're right about the frame contact hate to wear a hole in it.
 

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Man thats a tight fit! I would think you'd get alot more radiant heat from the head pipe that way..... :(
 

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There's alot more clearance than it look's. But it's sure tricky to get it all in place at once. There's about a good 3/4 of an inch all the way around the head pipe.
 

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So wait,
Predatorizer you said you had to cut yours. Does that mean you had to cut the tank and reweld it because the header was in the way. Sorry for the misunderstanding.

Austin
 
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