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Return of the Cafe Racers - $5k Cafe Racer – Tank work

$5k Cafe Racer – Tank work

Spent an hour or two stripping the XS650 tank this morning. There's a heap more work to do but I'm happy with what I got done today.Had a bit of support from Zeke the cat. Hehangs around whenever I'm working on the bike. I will need to fill the Yamaha badge mounting…

Spent an hour or two stripping the XS650 tank this morning. There’s a heap more work to do but I’m happy with what I got done today.


Had a bit of support from Zeke the cat. Hehangs around whenever I’m working on the bike.


I will need to fill the Yamaha badge mounting bracket on either side and the plan is to get some custom paint work done on the sides and leave the rest bare/polished metal with a couple of layers of clear coat.

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