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Old 16 February 2011, 15:54   #1
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Rigging an SR4

What is considered to be the best way to rig an SR4 in terms of positioning the fuel tank, battery and a storage box?

I have the low SR4 console which my Yamaha tank will not fit under so I was going to fit the tank at the rear, the battery under the console and a storage box at the bow. I thought I would ask in case I need more weight up front?

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Old 16 February 2011, 16:23   #2
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Keep as much weight forward as possible-it'll moderate chinewalking at high speeds quite a bit. I used to run a tank in the console, plus a 30l tank in the bow.
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What is considered to be the best way to rig an SR4 in terms of positioning the fuel tank, battery and a storage box?

I have the low SR4 console which my Yamaha tank will not fit under so I was going to fit the tank at the rear, the battery under the console and a storage box at the bow. I thought I would ask in case I need more weight up front?

Thanks in advance
We have a 22Ltr tank, battery and battery box all under a standard SR4 seat/console. It's a snug, neat set-up. We have a military grey plastic ex-olive barrel strapped behind the seat for dry strorage. This arrangement leaves some deck space spare.
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Old 16 February 2011, 17:16   #4
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Thanks, I'll have a good measure up and hopefully squeeze the battery box and a tank under the console.
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Old 16 February 2011, 17:19   #5
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If you struggle to fit it all under the seat, you may want to fit the battery just in front of the console, under the steering helm.
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Hi can you tell me what fuel tank you fitted in the end?

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Old 22 August 2011, 06:51   #7
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Hi, I fitted one of the 25L quicksilver tanks in the end as it was the largest I could get under there. It fits perfectly however it does not slide in and out of the console due to the handle and fuel cap on the top. So rather than cutting out the side of the console I cut a round hole under the seat to allow access to refuel, so itís really like an inbuilt fuel tank now.

Here is a link to the tank I used.

Mercury/Mariner Quicksilver Outboard Fuel Tank 25 Litre -

If you need some pics my SR4 is now in the for sale section.

Hope that helps
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Thanks I have a 22lt under my console but I do not have room for the battery as well! My steering cable also gets in the way as this is fed up through the front of the console!

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