bare metal tank
Based on some things I’ve been seeing lately from Adam and Shinya, I’ve been psyched on the bare metal look. I think it fits my 650 well. The 650 is a little rough around the edges and sounds nasty with the pod filters and 4-1 exhaust. So the raw metal tank with a few minor imperfections fits the theme. I bought another tank on eBay and stripped her down. eBay tank was super clean…
This is the shit Adam and I are using to prevent bare metal from rusting, it’s called Boeshield:
Boeing uses it on their airplanes… pretty sick.
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Published - Apr 11, 2011
Finally dragged my 1982 Yamaha Sr250 down three flights of stairs and got to cruise around on it this week. Still needs some solid work before it’s completely reliable, but a fun little thumper for the city. Thanks to everyone who came over Sunday nights to work on this thing. Big thanks to Ricky and […]