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Old 10-30-2012, 08:07 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by rockymandc View Post
Oh heck, I just did the same thing, same bike, 1977 and in worse shape. Can I get the name of where you sent the tank too, Thanks

I sent my original tank to Moyer Fuel Tank Renu in Pennsylvania:

It was full of pinholes once they blasted it, so they couldn't do anything to restore it. I wound up finding another tank in FL that I just received. It's o.k. for now but will eventually need to be repainted and resealed.

Here is the bike as of this weekend. Took it for its first ride in about 10 years, albeit through the parking lot. I still need to get the carbs properly tuned and balanced, then new tires and spokes:

2008 BMW R1200GS
1977 BMW R100/7 (work in progre$$)

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