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so i guess i am partly the idiot in this amzingly tragic part of my life. as someone on here may know i have ben waiting about a month and a half for my new gas tank and about 6 months total to get my bike back in working order after a tupid crash that took place about a month after i got the bike. its an 05 and seems to be a distant dream. i recieved the new 07 green tank yesterday, as you may have seen its an 07 tank on an 05 bike.....prob. the tank is amazing and metal! which is way cool. big problem is. the whole that you put the fuel pump in is about 2 inches too small!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! anyway have to run but thought i would let you who can ride know how lucky you are.
 

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Sorry to hear this.

It would seem that the new metal tanks use a different fuel pump assembly.
 

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I hate that feeling.... That feeling that you are two inches too small. :jerkit:

That's a total bummer. I'd check eBay for a used plastic tank.
 
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thanks for all the sympathy guys. heres another question. do you guys think if i got the new fuel pump assembly it would work with my 05
 
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well lets hope. i just talked to the dealer in reno, nv and the tech guy wasnt there so i will have to find out on monday. i will say one thing the new tank is AMAZINGLY COOL. but it dont work so im pissed. lol
 

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I understand the edges are a little smoother than the sharper plastic ones. Any other differences?

I am curious as to the volume. Being thinner than the plastic version, it may have a larger volume.

Can you shoot photos?
 

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I'll trade ya a plastic 07' fer yer metal one and I'll pay shipping!!!!! The future is in plastics!!!!! ;) ;) ;) ;)
 
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Devious2xs said:
I understand the edges are a little smoother than the sharper plastic ones. Any other differences?

I am curious as to the volume. Being thinner than the plastic version, it may have a larger volume.

Can you shoot photos?
i was thinking the same thing. i would say it must have more volume. it is surprisingly thin walled and light. i thought the box was empty when i got it.
it feels bigger kinda i think its because they eliminated the bolt on the front end and kinda tucked it under, you may have seen this. and yes i think it is a bit more rounded but still has all the same lines, of course. i will take some picks tomorrow for you. also as to the volume, the fuel pump must be significantly smaller which would allow for more fuel..
 
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I'll trade ya a plastic 07' fer yer metal one and I'll pay shipping!!!!! The future is in plastics!!!!! ;) ;) ;) ;)
maybe...lol..we will see how much a pump costs, is yours green
 

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Yep, Roulette Green. I was told by my dealer I ordered from that my tank was metal then my surprise as the tank bag slid right off :(
 
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