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Offline PatM20

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Swinging Arm Fuel/Petrol Tank Types Year 1962
« on: 09.03. 2018 06:41 »
I am after an original petrol tank and seen some reasonable ones on ebay.

There seems to be three types 1) round badges and knee grips, 2) pear shaped badges and knee grips 3) plain - no badges or knee grips.

I wasn't really familiar with the plain tank, were these used much?

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Pat


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Re: Swinging Arm Fuel/Petrol Tank Types Year 1962
« Reply #1 on: 09.03. 2018 06:51 »
Plain tanks were generally used for competition where expensive badges are liable to be broken.
Then there was USA tanks, UK tanks & general export tanks.
Thus different country parts books will list different tanks
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Re: Swinging Arm Fuel/Petrol Tank Types Year 1962
« Reply #2 on: 09.03. 2018 06:56 »
Thanks for this.

The plain tank was the one in the best condition. I think I will go for it.

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Pat

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Re: Swinging Arm Fuel/Petrol Tank Types Year 1962
« Reply #3 on: 09.03. 2018 11:01 »
Hi Pat
The plain tank is likely to from a B40? the outer shape is very similar
Underneath maybe different?? eBay descriptions are notoriously inaccurate  *razz*

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Re: Swinging Arm Fuel/Petrol Tank Types Year 1962
« Reply #4 on: 09.03. 2018 11:12 »
Pear shaped badges & knee grips were the standard for your model.
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Re: Swinging Arm Fuel/Petrol Tank Types Year 1962
« Reply #5 on: 09.03. 2018 13:32 »
Pear shaped badges & knee grips were the standard for your model.
Mine is SW with 4" round badges.
pear shape was 1960/61/62
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