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Author Topic: Altering my gas tank  (Read 1287 times)

David R

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Altering my gas tank
« on: December 19, 2007, 06:53:00 PM »
I think that my Sixty 5 is pretty like it is, but I'm curious about adding the knee rubbers, like on the deluxe model. I love that look, and I notice that with my solo seat that my knees are always rubbing there. I have the green touch up paint on order. Can anyone tell me what that would entail?

Bullet500Dude

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Re: Altering my gas tank
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2007, 07:04:01 PM »
I installed some kneepads on a 65.  I just cleaned the surface with wax and silicone remover, and alcohol.  Then I used J B Weld to stick them on.  Be sure to measure them out first, and use a removable marker for reference points. Put a light coat of it on the pads, and the tank.  Let them set a few minuets, and stick them on.
Take CARE, be BAD ;-) and ride SAFE ....... D.B.

David R

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Re: Altering my gas tank
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2007, 07:52:53 PM »
Thanx, which pads did you use? Have you posted a pic here?

Bullet500Dude

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Re: Altering my gas tank
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2007, 08:43:03 PM »
No pictures.  Was another guy's bike.  They were the 60's knee pads from CMW part number Z90557. 
Take CARE, be BAD ;-) and ride SAFE ....... D.B.