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Hey all,

Quick Question...I have DRZ dirt model that I had a Acerbis 4.25 gal tank on (awesome tank).

Anyway, does anyone know if this will fit an "S" model? I am wondering if the fan will be in the way? Thanks.

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So both the fan and horn would be in the way?

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Yup. Now alot of guys are removing the fan and thermostat, so that would be another option. And relocate the horn somewhere else.

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Hi,

I tried the 4.25gal accerbis on my 05' DRZ400S. There was a few mods that I had to do.

Yes the fan is in the way. It has to come off. As well the horn is in the way too. I had to move it behind the head light.

The Fuel petcock is another problem. As you will notice your DRZ400s has a vacuum line on the petcock. This makes a little diaphram presurize you gas line. Thus I took the petcock off the original tank and placed it on the left side of the accerbis. Note the accerbis tank comes with a petcock on bothsides. Thus I turned off the petcock on the right side and coverred it with a short piece of gas line with a plug. The accerbis tank comes with gas line and a "Y" connector to connect both petcocks to the carb. Since I used my pump on the left side, having the right side connected would depressurize the pump letting the gas go back to the tank through the right petcock.

I tried my DRZ without the petcock pump, and the bike was not running well. It was lacking power. I guess that the DRZ400E with the different carb doesn't have the pump on the petcock so there won't be a problem.

Ps one last thing to mention. When I put my stock petcock on the accerbis, I had to open the whole a little for the stock petcock to fit. You's wanna becarful doing that procedure. Make the hole to big, and you have a "hole" lot of trouble.

Good luck,

Raymondkdrz400

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