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Old 05-12-2014, 09:00 PM   #1
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In case anybody is wondering, the carbs worked out great! The bike hasn't run this well since I've owned it.
I bolted them on, put gas in it and it fired right up. Adjusted the idle a little and it's perfect!
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Nice work! Sometimes knowing the hours of labor and frustration involved is even more gratifying!
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Looks like you picked the wrong day to quit amphetamines.

That's good, especially with the tools you had at your disposal. Great job!
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Nice. The ethanol did the same to old boats that had glass tanks built into the hulls. Trashed the boats
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I need a tank made for a 2003 636 let me know if you wanna take on a job for it.
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That is incredible. I'd say the aircraft sheet metal experience helped a bit. Looks great!
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Make a 636 tank ? Lol
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Make a 636 tank ? Lol
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The time he would spend would make the tank cost 10x minimum what you could buy one for. , I could manage one. I would want 1000.00 for it
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I was gonna say $1500.
No, honestly without proper tools I doubt I'll ever build another tank. The sad thing is just as I finished it up, I found out we have a planishing hammer and an English wheel at work.
I could have used it on the weekends no problem.
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I'm curious............how much could you have bought a metal tank for?
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Nice , like that u left some hammer impressions as a reminder, gives it some cool personal value
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