Different Style Tanks?

Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle Welding, Fabrication and Paintin' started by MattLGiberson, Apr 23, 2009.

  1. Dan

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    any size you can marry to the carb fuel intake. Can get some cool old world, brass shut-off valves at ace hardware. 1/4 or 3/16 will fit a chinagirl. 1/4 inch can be sloppy and need a small hose clamp. Just my humble opinion.

    Cool part of any thing DIY. Your the designer and can splice in a garden hose if ya want one.
     
  2. silverbear

    silverbear The Boy Who Never Grew Up

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    What size garden hose do you use? Will my bike run faster? Can you get see through garden hose? Interesting.
    SB
     
  3. Dan

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    lol SB. And solves any fuel starvation issues.
     
  4. scotto-

    scotto- Custom 4-Stroke Bike Builder

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    With a BIG gas filter w/ replacable cartridges like I had on my old Econoline......starvation a thing of the past, for goodlaff
     
  5. Dan

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    Man, I loved the fuel system on my old E150! Could climb in and get to any thing. My car now needs a computer to talk to another computer to say whats wrong but needs a third to translate. My check engine lite has been on for 6 months!

    Was thinking about that today Scotto. Could really do a cool filter with a couple of inches of brass pipe or tube and real steel wool and a coffee filter cone at the bottom or some filter substance. With a small magnet for rust? I dunno if rust is still noble enough to be attracted to a magnet.

    Was sort of tank and topic related. Hey, I'm getting closer.
     
  6. GearNut

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    Rust is attracted to magnets very well.
     
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    I know Fords stick to magnets real good. lol
     
  8. silverbear

    silverbear The Boy Who Never Grew Up

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    ...and I am attracted to rust. Does this mean I am magnetic?
    Awesome!
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  9. GearNut

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    I seem to be attracted to rusty cool looking objects too. They are usually very easy to clean up and restore, and I typically get them for free.
     
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    looks like it goes pretty fast
     
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    What is the black gas tank made out of?
     
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    #233 Bike Monster, Oct 1, 2010
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  14. msrfan

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    I like moped tanks. I have ten or so different styles saved over the years I plan to use on future projects. My first motorized bike sports a Yamaha JT1 small dual purpose bike tank. The other photo shows another one of my bikes with a Kriedler moped tank. Both hold plenty and have totally different looks depending on the desired effect.



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    Pipedream.......what happened?
     
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    That whole bike is kickin' man!! Those fenders are EPIC!!!
     
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    Marvin Martian: what kind of tires are those??? They Look sick!
     
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    [​IMG] one i made a few months back,goes where the stock tanks go, doesn't hold much fuel tho(275 ml) so only for a short cruise.
     
  20. trackfodder

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    I still like my Hodaka tank. It fits well between my knees Check my earlier posts on "poor people have poor ways" Couldn't C&P for you
     
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