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    • #37306
      Brock Weiss
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      Does anybody know if you can put a 3 liter fuel tank in a 2012 otk kart? I have check on this and have been told you can’t. However my son has a hard time driving because his legs hit the one that is in there now which is a 8.5 liter size.  If anyone can help on knowing if a 3 liter or aftermarket one would fit I would greatly appreciate it because I am out of ideas

    • #37312
      Taylor Young
      Participant

      I have a Tony Kart EVR and EVRR and I use a Righetti Ridolfi 3 liter tank just fine.  It fits just fine. I added a little bit bigger spacer on the bolt between the tank and the rail but that’s it.

      http://sharkshifter.com/zc/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=323_21&products_id=1504&zenid=59d2bdbde6034b35919cd0c3a960859b

    • #37319
      Daniel White
      Participant

      I had to get get rid of my stock OTK fuel tank because it leaked at the place where the plastic bracket screwed into the tank. This was an issue on those tanks from my understanding. Anyway, I got the KG 3.5 liter tank ($45) and the bracket ($6). One of the upsides is that with the space I saved, I can put a 5 lb weight in front of the tank if I need to.

    • #37337
      Brock Weiss
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      Thank you for the replies.  I  might try the 3 liter tank since I know it will fit.  Has anyone ever tried the otk kart 3 liter tank. They make one for the 2013 model and it looks like it would fit the 2012.

    • #37345
      Taylor Young
      Participant

      I’d contact a Tony Kart dealer. A lot of of them are busy this week with supernationals but I’m sure they could help you out with it.

    • #37349
      Brock Weiss
      Participant

      I did contact three otk dealers and they all said the only tank that would fit in there is the oem 8.5 liter tank that is in there now. Which is why I was hoping I could see if anyone actually had a 3 liter tank installed in their otk karts because I can’t believe that you Can’t put something else in there.

    • #37358
      Taylor Young
      Participant

      Weird, Like I mentioned before I use one just fine,  Righetti Ridolfi parts cost less than OTK too.

    • #37518
      Walt Gifford
      Participant

      They make small aluminum tanks you can bolt on the belly pan.

      Gif

      FAA certified jet engine and aircraft technician,
      Nicholson Speedway class champion 2001,
      Yamaha KT100 Service Center,
      41 years karting experience

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