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:
http://www.sears.com:80/shc/s/p_10153_12605_00928468000P?keyword=00928468000&sLevel=0

Boeing uses it on their airplanes… pretty sick.

5 responses to “bare metal tank”

  1. Nick says:

    Boeshield is some shit shit. I brougtht a case of that stuff and use it on my bike, my car, and my jet ski.

  2. Max says:

    How often do you need to apply boeshield ? Thanks

  3. ed says:

    apply it once every 2 months

    you probably don’t even need to do it that often.

    the metal develops a really nice “patina”. it looks really good.

  4. Elvis P. says:

    Hey how did you apply that boeshield stuff , did you wipe it on with a rag ? And how is it holding up ? I’m about to go bare metal with my 650

  5. ed says:

    I use wd40 now. Once a month wipe it on with a rag.
    -Ed

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