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Slyphon

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Identify this Gas Tank
« on: August 07, 2014, 08:25:01 am »
Can anybody help to identify the gas tank on this FT500? http://streetfocus.fr/rgk-honda-ft500/

I've been searching for a while, it looks like it might be a cb350 main difference I see is that the filler hole is center on the 350 and on the right in the above FT500.

J6G1Z

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Re: Identify this Gas Tank
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2014, 08:35:43 am »
I've seen a picture of that bike before. I don't know what tank that is. You might want to open a Facebook account, if you don't already have one, and send them a message requesting information on that Ascot: https://www.facebook.com/rivegauchekustoms

The early Yamaha TT500 or XT500 (can't recall now) has a real nice shaped tank. Fortunately the FT Ascot has a narrow frame channel under the tank, so there are many options out there. I saw a custom Ascot with a CB350 tank on it & that looked nice.

Good luck
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thumperdh

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Re: Identify this Gas Tank
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2014, 09:15:27 am »
Tough to tell. My first thought was around a 1972 Honda CB after they went to that more streamlined tank but the cap doesn't match up. I'm curious to know now. Let us know if you find out.
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Re: Identify this Gas Tank
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2014, 12:11:22 pm »
There are some "classic" styled tanks on page #19 of this PDF: http://www.emgo.com/images/pdf/2013_Classic.pdf
It doesn't list prices, but it does provide a Part # that you can search on eBay with.


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Re: Identify this Gas Tank
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2014, 08:46:58 pm »

Slyphon

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Re: Identify this Gas Tank
« Reply #5 on: August 08, 2014, 09:03:55 am »
Not sure, that tank looks nice though.

I found one on Ebay that seems to fit the bill. Closest I've seen: http://www.ebay.com/itm/1972-Honda-CB350-CB-350-T-Twin-H867-gas-fuel-petrol-tank-cell-/231296421730?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item35da574f62&vxp=mtr

Seems to be a CB350T tank...