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Old 08-27-2015, 10:30 AM
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Thanks guys. That tank has held up well. I did put a ding in it when the bike fell over in the grass when I was taking a picture. The horn gouged it where it hit but I was able to repair it.

Cuz, that piece of brass tubing was there to provide an opening through the foam and access to the bung in the tank when it was finished. It was 1/8" pipe thread simply screwed into the tank where the petcock goes. I did weld a new rear mounting bracket to the tank. You can see it in the finished tank.

I started with the biggest peanut tank I could find. There might be a better alternative to the foam I used. I chose it because it was readily available and easy to use. When fully cured it is a little softer than some poly foams but with the glass and resin it came out firm enough.

Let me know if you try this method and if you need any tips or advice.

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