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The tank is styled after a MV single racer from back in the day. I think it is safe to say using too much glass is quite common. My tank is thicker than it needs to be, basically because I was unsure what I could get away with and didn’t want to go through the vacuum bagging process. Mine is definitely thicker than the current tanks coming out of places like Airtech Streamlining (under 2mm), but similar to an old Manx tank that was made in the UK back in the 70’s. David has suggested something similar to the setup on his Grey Flash and that would be a much better way to go if I wanted to keep the weight down.I like a tank with a bit of shape to it, I made a rear section with seat in Fi glass once, It weighed a ton,
I kept thinking, Put some more on to make it stronger !.
Thanks"You’ll have to excuse the Japanese bits."
Sorry Cyborg, can't do this!
Good luck with this great project anyway.
Good experience making it though. I could have used a seat like that on the retched Ducati 1098. Easier to manipulate the controls when not busy hanging on for dear life.
I also made a belly pan out of aluminum which is large enough to hold all the oil and my newly installed big end bearing if things go south. I’ll post a photo of it when I get a chance. Flying a different flag for a bit... whenever I mention a motorcycle related purchase to the bride, she just smiles and offers encouragement. As we all know that means there is another shoe to drop somewhere. Yesterday that shoe dropped on a beach about a alloy rimmed 4L/S brake’s distance from my shop.
Well there is the old adage.. easier to ask for forgiveness than ask for permission.I keep finding Super Bikes for little money, But the Wife says NO, Maybe I should not ask ?,
I don't think she would know one from another.