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Old 11-01-2012, 01:41 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by TEXASYETI View Post
The rear end does look funny but compared to this other one, I do not think the rear has been cut off.

Correct. While not as common as the `over the seat` style, it is a style that was offered by Heinrich, I imported a new one into Australia for my 80/7 in around 1978.

I had an inverted `V` (^ like this) welded from the tank to the rear mount to better handle the weight in that area.
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