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Old 31 March 2021, 10:47   #1
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I bouthg a 5m Bombard Explorer in October. Currently getting her ready for this season. Looking forward to it.



I am thinking about putting a bench seat in the aft for the kids/wife



I was chatting to the guys I've asked to service the engine. They suggessted moving the petrol tank to under the driver jockey seat. Does this seem like a good idea? It would give more storage under the rear seat


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Old 31 March 2021, 15:14   #2
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Got to be for balance or you will be stern heavy with passengers sat at the stern
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Hi and welcome,
my Bombard Explorer had everything moulded to the deck with the tank under the console, nothing could be moved.
have you got a photo .
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Hi and welcome,
my Bombard Explorer had everything moulded to the deck with the tank under the console, nothing could be moved.
have you got a photo .
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Never knew they did one like that, only sold mine because I couldn`t move anything.
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I drove a couple of these a while ago and they were very light on the bow, it may be worth trying the fuel tank right up in the pointy bit.
I wouldn't put the bench further back than you have to either.
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