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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 10-21-2017, 04:48 AM Thread Starter
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88 SE VN1500 Fuel Tank

Can be from any year that fits '89, but I am specifically looking for the SPECIAL EDITION tank, which is the tank WITHOUT the chrome instrument cluster or fuel float. My current tank has been repaired and repaired and repaired again and I need to replace it but I'm finding it impossible to find the SE tank on eBay or other similar sites.

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Be like trying to pull Hens teeth OR find Rocking horse crap ! so wots up with your tank ?

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Be like trying to pull Hens teeth OR find Rocking horse crap ! so wots up with your tank ?
Tell me about it. I desperately need a tank that will fit. My tank is shot. Its been repaired more times than I can count. Pinholes, big holes, rust rot, you name it. I've tried interior sealants (ethanol gas eats right through it), cold welds, specially formulated bullshit sealer. What held it the longest was simple fiberglass resin. But it wont hold fuel anymore, it used to just weep now it drips. It soaked my battery after a 2 mile ride.

Its got more holes than a 12-legged hooker man. I even tried taking it to some buddies to weld, a welding shop, etc. They wont go near it, even after I cleaned it out. I dont blame em tho.

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I know you don't wont to But i think your going to have to go down the standed tank route ! you don't have to put the chrome shroud on !

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I know you don't wont to But i think your going to have to go down the standed tank route ! you don't have to put the chrome shroud on !
Yeah I hear ya, and I'm open to that now. I'm finding it hard to locate a used tank within my budget on ebay that isnt as fucked as my current one!

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Look up Bores Cycle They have 1 in $95.00 ! Don't know how much to ship to you ! Seller info yz12910rv , don't know if it's any help ! worth a try !

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+ it's got some posh lights underneeth it ! LOL

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That is in my budget! Ill give it a look. Thanks man.

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