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Old 04-15-2013, 09:51 PM   #46
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Re-energizing this post. Just curious if anyone knows of anywhere I could get a mustang cover (or mustang look-a-like)?

I'm specifically looking for the ones with a checker pattern back half. I think my /7 would love to have that tank cover.
I picked up one similar, but it wasn't anywhere near the quality of the Mustang... I ended up throwing it away and buying a Bagster.

Expensive and you have to wait for it to arrive from overseas, but it's damn robust.
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Old 04-15-2013, 10:38 PM   #47
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Re-energizing this post. Just curious if anyone knows of anywhere I could get a mustang cover (or mustang look-a-like)?

I'm specifically looking for the ones with a checker pattern back half. I think my /7 would love to have that tank cover.
Thee was one in the flea market a couple days ago.
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Old 04-16-2013, 06:08 AM   #48
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Bagster out of France makes tank covers, and set them up so their tank bags climp onto them... nice stuff

http://www.bagster.com/en/catalogue-...p?id_moto=1329

Here's a picture stolen off of the web


What is the deal with the side stand out when the bike is on the center stand? If the bike falls off of the center stand, the side stand is NOT going to catch it.

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Old 04-16-2013, 08:09 AM   #49
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Do these covers fit the large /6 tanks or only the /7 style tanks? Was there such a thing as a cover for the large /6 tanks?
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Old 04-16-2013, 12:29 PM   #50
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These guys out of California sell Bagster tank covers for airheads and newer BMW's : http://www.rideaddict.com/tankprotectors-bmwrandom.aspx

Never used them, but I am also interested in a Bagster (or similar quality) tank cover. Motobins sells a tank cover, but I have found (even though they appear to speak English) there is something lost in the email translation when asking questions about such items. BTW, I generally like doing business with Motobins. Here is a link to the Motobins cover: http://www.motobins.co.uk/displayfin...search=1&go=GO

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Old 04-17-2013, 06:59 AM   #51
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I have one somewhere I think Stan. What qs. did you have?
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Old 04-17-2013, 07:02 AM   #52
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Do these covers fit the large /6 tanks or only the /7 style tanks? Was there such a thing as a cover for the large /6 tanks?
The ones featured fit the /7 tanks.

I've never seen one for a /6 but that doesn't mean they don't exist. A local upholster could make one...or 10 cheaper per item. They will sell. That's what I did.
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Old 04-17-2013, 08:09 AM   #53
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Since we are talking about tank covers....
I need to find something for my R100GS mod '88 with ACERBIS gas tank.
I have seen in the past some pictures of the tank with a tank cover but I dont know what it was and where it came from !
Does anyone know something that I dont know ??????

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Old 04-18-2013, 02:45 PM   #54
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This one is for sale on FM. Don't know the brand?

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showp...&postcount=590

Just met a guy 30 minutes ago to look at some airhead rims from his dad's R100s and he had a box of pristine take-off parts. One of the items he had was this exact tank cover, in blue, in the original package. If anyone is interested, PM me and I will give you his email address. He's in L.A. I took a couple of photos and will upload them later.

edit; here they are. Again, this was brand new in the package, circa mid-80's?


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Old 04-18-2013, 10:35 PM   #55
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If you're very patient, they will pop up on Ebay and IBMWR from time to time, although less so as time goes by. I've found 2 for the R65 and 1 for an R80ST, both oddball sizes for low production bikes. Quilted with side pockets, the R65 covers had a clear map cover on the top. Wish I'd had the foresight to have a few more made after the last R65.
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