XR650L oversize gas tank, Acerbis vs Clark vs IMS

Introduce yourself, what you ride, post pics, seek or offer help, general chit-chat.
Post Reply
Plud
Posts: 17
Joined: Oct 25, 2016
Location: Reno Nevada
Rides: XR650L
Vehicles: Jeep Wrangler, RAM 1500

XR650L oversize gas tank, Acerbis vs Clark vs IMS

Post by Plud » Sat Nov 05, 2016 6:29 am

I'm trying to decide which tank.

Acerbis 5.8 gallon, seems to have interference problems with regulator/rectifier and oil dipstick.
Clark 4.7 gallon, need to fab stabilizers
IMS 4.0 gallon, haven't found any reviews of this at all..

I think the Acerbis is right out, I don't need 5.8 gallons and the interference problems would annoy me. The Clark seems like a decent option, I think some have slight interference with turn signals.

Any feedback on IMS?

JoeRC51
Posts: 78
Joined: Jun 10, 2016

Re: XR650L oversize gas tank, Acerbis vs. Clark vs. IMS tank

Post by JoeRC51 » Sat Nov 05, 2016 6:49 am

I think the IMS looks the best. The others look too bulbous and the Acerbis is just hideous.

Plud
Posts: 17
Joined: Oct 25, 2016
Location: Reno Nevada
Rides: XR650L
Vehicles: Jeep Wrangler, RAM 1500

Re: XR650L oversize gas tank, Acerbis vs. Clark vs. IMS tank

Post by Plud » Sat Nov 05, 2016 7:17 am

I think I would agree, however the extra .7 gallon in the Clark might be worth a bit of ugly. There's a lot of places out here 100's of mile from gas.

Champy
Posts: 2
Joined: Jan 16, 2017
Location: New Hampshire
Rides: Motorcycles
Vehicles: 2007 Honda xr650l

Re: XR650L oversize gas tank, Acerbis vs. Clark vs. IMS tank

Post by Champy » Mon Jan 16, 2017 10:10 am

I decided on the Acerbis for my 2007 . If I'm riding to work every day its 600 miles a week. I really like the look of this tank sitting on the Pig! 8-)
I should have it by Wednesday. Have to finish servicing the bike before putting it on...relocating the battery too. Pictures soon

Parkey67
Posts: 2
Joined: May 21, 2017
Location: Usa
Rides: 2003 Xr650l, 2003 suzuki RM100

Re: XR650L oversize gas tank, Acerbis vs Clark vs IMS

Post by Parkey67 » Sun May 21, 2017 10:56 pm

I went with the acerbic as well. After tasting gas on along rode I'll take all that I can cary. The stovk turn signal mounts do touch the tank but I'll be replacing them anyway.

treydouglass
Posts: 11
Joined: May 03, 2017
Location: Denver, CO
Rides: Motorcycles
Vehicles: Honda XR650L

Re: XR650L oversize gas tank, Acerbis vs Clark vs IMS

Post by treydouglass » Wed May 31, 2017 9:50 am

I installed the IMS 4.0 on my 2008 Honda XR650L. The plastic tank flares come really close to touching the metal engine near the petcock, like within 2mm, but so far no problems. I couldn't get the support brackets to fit very well, I ended up bending them. But the tank itself holds strong and tight to the frame of the bike, it really doesn't feel like it's going anywhere. All in all, I would recommend IMS, but I don't have experience with Clarke or Acerbis.

Post Reply

SPONSOR