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Old May 13th, 2012, 09:45 AM
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Wondering about extra protection from stones etc kicked up by the tires
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Old May 13th, 2012, 11:18 AM
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I don't think it would fit with that cage support.

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Any idea if it will fit a SW?

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A metal skid-plate/protective piece is included to protect the under side of the tank.

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Old May 13th, 2012, 02:52 PM
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I don't think it would fit with that cage support.

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------ Follow up post added May 13th, 2012 12:19 PM ------

A metal skid-plate/protective piece is included to protect the under side of the tank.
Is there any clearance on top? I could have someone make me a cage support with a different shape.
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Old May 13th, 2012, 03:46 PM
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That extra bit on the cage is really just there for the jump seats, and most (like on the NAS 110) are just installed with stiff-back plates. I wouldn't hesitate to modify that cage piece to make clearance. You could reinstall the seats using rivnuts into aluminum or steel backing plates so at the seats could be removed without dropping the tank.
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Old May 13th, 2012, 05:42 PM
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That extra bit on the cage is really just there for the jump seats, and most (like on the NAS 110) are just installed with stiff-back plates. I wouldn't hesitate to modify that cage piece to make clearance. You could reinstall the seats using rivnuts into aluminum or steel backing plates so at the seats could be removed without dropping the tank.
Thanks Jim ... I think it's the seat belt mount point as well ... Is that the same on the NAS 110? I don't mind mounting seats on a riv nut but seat belts?

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Old May 13th, 2012, 07:25 PM
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clearance...

You've got a little less the 4" of clearance at the top. See attached pic...

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Is there any clearance on top? I could have someone make me a cage support with a different shape.
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Old May 13th, 2012, 07:51 PM
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You've got a little less the 4" of clearance at the top. See attached pic...

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Super ... I think that should be enough, if it's not I'll sake the route JimC suggested.

Thanks very much for the photo!

Also did you get the 50mm or 60mm version?
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Old May 13th, 2012, 07:59 PM
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Best measure to the rib, but sounds like it's a non-issue if you are willing to remove the bar (I think a backing plate for the seatbelts is plenty myself).
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Old May 22nd, 2012, 05:27 PM
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50 or 60mm?
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Old May 22nd, 2012, 05:54 PM
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50mm if I remember correctly...
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Have you had a chance to wheel it on some trails? I'm curious about rubbing issues at full stuff.

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My tank is now here and I'm hoping to install this coming weekend.
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Tough one. Two cans inside secured or an addition to the fuel tank located outside the chassis rail or a series tank added.
How much did this solution
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My tank is now here and I'm hoping to install this coming weekend.
Are Uptown and Downtown Manhattan really that far apart that you need this?!
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Are Uptown and Downtown Manhattan really that far apart that you need this?!
I'm looking to get 700 miles between full ups when my 300tdi is here.
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Old September 28th, 2013, 05:36 PM
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My tank is now here and I'm hoping to install this coming weekend.
Did you ever install the tank on your SW? Were any modifications necessary in order to install it properly?
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Old September 28th, 2013, 07:02 PM
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I haven't done it yet ... But a few simple mods will be required. Relocation of carbon filter for existing fuel tank and possibly seat mount bracket.
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Keep us posted once you do install. Pictures are nice too.
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Old December 8th, 2013, 08:20 AM
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Ok so this took me around 6hrs to do. I took my time and didn't rush. The kit is very good and was pretty much complete. All I needed extra was some hose to extend one breather tube and 2 nuts and bolts to fasten the tank clamp. Mine is a SW so I had to remove the seatbelt section on the roll bar undertake he arch. The new fuel filler is without and anti-siphon top ( basically I can see the gas ) but I'm thinking about modifying the old one to restore this. The worst part although not technically difficult is drilling a hole in the unobtanium NAS gas tank for balancer tube.

Also tricky is putting the inside fitting for the gas tank. You have a length of welding wire that you push down the filler and out the hole you drilled. Once in place you slide the internal fit tint down the wire and pull it through and put the external washer and nut on. This is more fiddly that difficult but if you get it wrong you will have to drop the gas tank to fish it out.

If anyone has any questions please ask!

Sorry for the crappy selection of photos ... It's all my little helper took!
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