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1Back to top Go down   Tank dent Empty Tank dent on Sun May 06, 2018 2:42 pm

EnJCoop

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Hi All,
I have been a-sanding, following advice and using a block with some different grits.
Not looking too bad...
Tank dent Img_0617Tank dent Img_0618

    

2Back to top Go down   Tank dent Empty Re: Tank dent on Sun May 06, 2018 4:15 pm

Dai

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You really want to get the edges of the dent back to bare metal as the first coat of primer-filler will then show up any high spots or hollows. But so far - so good! Very Happy


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'83 K100 upgraded to K100RS spec
Others...
'78 Moto Guzzi 850-T3, '79 Moto Guzzi 850-T3 California,'93 Moto Guzzi 1100ie California,
'03 Suzuki Blandit GSF600SK3 (NFS any more because wifey has claimed it)
    

3Back to top Go down   Tank dent Empty Re: Tank dent on Sun May 06, 2018 5:45 pm

Point-Seven-five

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Just a few tips from someone who has faired a few boat bottoms and built model racing yachts.

Sand at 45 degrees to the centerline of the tank, do not go fore and aft or side to side. Slightly less pressure at the middle of the stroke than at the edges. Work from the edges in.


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Present:
1994 K75RT
1991 K100RS

Past:
1994 BMW K75S
1992 BMW K100RS
1982 Honda FT500
1979 Honda XR185
1977 Honda XL125
1974 Honda XL125
1972 OSSA Pioneer 250
1968 Kawasaki 175
    

4Back to top Go down   Tank dent Empty Re: Tank dent on Mon May 07, 2018 7:00 am

EnJCoop

EnJCoop
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All good tips! Thanks guys!

    

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