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Spartacus 07-31-2018 05:51 AM

Mounting oil tank on the bottom of the down tube. Is it OK
 
I'm limited in the places I can mount my oil tank. Is the bottom of the down tube ok since it's lower than the engine

Shovel52 08-02-2018 05:15 PM

Doesn't sound good does it? That is a gravity fed system..

Spartacus 08-02-2018 05:58 PM

I've seen a few bikes with it mounted that way. Bourget rubs it through their frame also.
It makes sense to have it above the engine but doesn't the pump push it through.

Miamio96 08-03-2018 04:47 PM

top oil level of the tank needs to be higher than the pump inlet. You need to gravity feed to the pump or it cavitates.

Spartacus 08-03-2018 05:07 PM

Ok. Thanks guys. Gotta find a spot for the tank

neoinbiz 08-13-2018 11:49 AM

Oil tank placement
 
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Never had any issue with placing on down tube. I did so like this


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