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  1. Gas Leak under the tank

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hey guys, I recently got this customized Yamaha V-star 650 on craigslist. I'm a new rider and I don't have money to take this to a mechanic and get it fixed. I really want to learn the ins and outs of a motorcycle so I look at this problem as a blessing in disguise. I'll post the video link in...
  2. !982 honda cb650 nighthawk

    Honda
    anyone know if an 83 cb650 gas tank is the same as the 82, i know they changed a lot of things on the 83, not sure if that includes the gas tank, are they about the same or completely different. I'm rebuilding an 82 cb650 nighthawk and want to try to keep it as original as possible, so also is...
  3. Amarillo, TX welder

    Motorcycle Repair
    My winter project is new paint on the H.D. As I was sanding my tank I noticed I have 3 leaks in my tank. I considered buying a new tank but am not a fan of any after market tanks at the moment. I just like my tear drop tank much better than anything google could find me. Taking a chance, does...
  4. Need help identifying tank to buy compatible gas cap

    First Bike / New Rider
    I recently bought my first bike, a 1989 Suzuki Intruder 750 however there was a gas leak problem due to a patch on the tank. I purchased a new tank (listed as a 1990) off of eBay thinking that the gas cap off of the old tank would be easily swapped onto the new tank, however, this is not the...
  5. gas tank question dealing with honda cb400t hawk

    Honda
    i have a 1981 honda cb400t hawk. but its got some bad rust holes in the gas tank. so much so its eaten all the way though. so im looking for a new one. i found one on line that looks like mine same model but its one year younger then my bike its a 1980? my question is would the tank off the 1980...
  6. HELP! Fuel Tank Protection

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    Hello all I am a fresh member of the two-wheeler club. I recently bought a 1995 Kawasaki 600 and am trying to prepare for riding. I am taking my MSF course this weekend but I am still cognizant of the fact that I will probably be dropping my motorcycle at least once in the near future. So Im...
  7. 1972 Honda CB350K4 Gas Tank

    Vintage Forum
    I have a 1972 Honda CB350k4 that I found in a barn on a piece of property we bought. It's been there since 1976 or so (according to the license plate), and it had everything with it, minus the toolkit, shifter and kickstarter. It's kinda rough overall, but mostly just needs a tuneup and chrome...
  8. '02 KX-60 stale gas?

    Motorcycle Repair
    Okay, so I recently decided I am going to sell my 2002 KX-60 because me now being 6'2 160lbs, it's safe to say that I've outgrown it substantially. However, It's been sitting in the dark part of my hangar for the better part of 3 years without running, and I'm afraid that the gas has gone stale...
  9. 83 V45 Magna Problem

    Honda
    Hi all- I'm new here and I'd like to see if anyone has any thoughts on a problem I'm having with my bike. Here's a post where I describe what I've done to the bike so far to get it to the point its at: When I purchased the bike it was in pretty decent physical shape. Needed cleaned up and some...
  10. Gas stain on my tank... How do i get rid of it and clean the paint finish?

    Paint Jobs & Paint Tech
    On my motorcycle there is a gas stain on the tank of the bike and it was there when i bought it. I can't post links yet but Now the stain goes down the side about another 5 inches. What should i do to try and get rid of it to make it match with the rest of the bike and to get back its shiny...
  11. 83 honda nighthawk cb750

    Honda
    i am curious on a few things. i just recently bought my bike but it needs a little help. the gas tank has alot of **** in it and i saw a few on ebay but they were for either the cb550 or 650. i was wondering if that would matter. would they fit my bike? also i just put a new battery in it...
  12. Fuel tank on the DR350 question

    Suzuki
    I have been looking for some time for a dual sport in the Portland Oregon area and think I may have come across one that I want to get. I got the chance to ride the bike and it felt very nice, but I have a dilemma. The owner said the gas tank held around 2 gallons. This is not as much as I want...
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