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    dr200 gas tank fit on a tw200?

    Just wondering if anyone has tried fitting a dr200 gas tank on a tw200? I sat on a dr200 at a dealership a few weeks ago and I thought the tank looked like it might be a pretty good fit. The angle of where the tank meets the seat doesn't look as steep as the xt350 tank. Specs list the dr200 as having a 3.4 gal capacity which is obviously much better than a stock tw200 tank or even the Clarke tw tank at 2.7 gal. My cousin just bought a dr200 but he lives like 10 hrs away otherwise id pull his tank off and try it on mine. Anyone tried this or have acess to a dr200?

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    I just rode a DR200 last week and had the same thought.

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    I have one of each. Will be taking of the stock one off the tw to install a clark 4.5. I'll take the dr tank off and try it. Rubber side down, Dave
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    This would be awesome if it did fit! Stock 2015 is 3.3, which would be plenty enough. I also like the profile of this tank and it looks pretty similar to the TWs from the seating position

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    I can't wait to hear how it fits. I'm getting pretty sick of my sissy stock tank. I think I'll opt for the Clark tank too but it might be an option for someone who wants a steel tank and possibly for less $ than a Clark

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    Post It fits !!!

    I just finished checking out of the Dr 200 tank will fit on a tw frame.


    Here is what I found:
    the tank should be set back in the cradles about 3/16". Mainly to afford the front shocks to clear the tank at full lock.( much like the Xt 350 tank install, the cradles fits fine ) The seat will have to be modified . ( much again like the Xt 350 seat pan angle )
    The forward side cover pegs would have nothing to secure to. I could think of a modification that could correct that, but I don't think it is needed. ( they are not going anywhere )
    I would fab up a solid , correct height rear tank support.


    All in all, it appears to me that the swap is probably as easy as the Xt 350 install. ( which I had on another TW ) I have pictures of it on my phone. I do not know how to post pics on the thread. I can forward the to someone if they want to post them, either by email or , Alternately, I can send them to the cell phone. Pm me if interested. Rubber side down, Dave
    Last edited by Bucknutz; 06-21-2015 at 06:03 AM.

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    Right on Bucknutz! Thank you very much for taking the time & checking this out, In your opinion, does using the DR tank utilize the full capacity of gas? ....or is it like the xt225
    /xt350 tanks, where there is an approx. 1/2 gal. or so of unusable fuel. Again thank you "BIG" time! ....renny

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    Quote Originally Posted by renny10n View Post
    Right on Bucknutz! Thank you very much for taking the time & checking this out, In your opinion, does using the DR tank utilize the full capacity of gas? ....or is it like the xt225
    /xt350 tanks, where there is an approx. 1/2 gal. or so of unusable fuel. Again thank you "BIG" time! ....renny
    You know, that's one thing that I did not look closely at. Looking at the pics, though, the petcock looks to be horizontal, and I suspect that it won't hold back too much.

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    I think in 2015 the dr got a syle change. The dr tank is a new style, and I don't know if it will fit the TW the same as the older style tank.

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    Thanks for taking the time to check this out for us bucknutz. What year is your dr200? I'd be happy to post the pictures on here for you. I'll pm you with my info.

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