Author Topic: Reshaping the Vision tank  (Read 7118 times)

elemonator

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Re: Reshaping the Vision tank
« Reply #40 on: August 09, 2008, 05:04:46 PM »
 It is on old US 33 by the NS rail yard. Past Elk Ct. On the North side of the road. I'd say @ 1- 2 miles from 19 the addy is: 29877 Hwy 33 Elkhart, IN Not sure who to ask for anymore I used to work at a RV company in Elkhart who dealt w/them.

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Re: Reshaping the Vision tank
« Reply #41 on: August 10, 2008, 01:33:10 AM »
i know the area your talkin about. its about 5min from my house. ill have to tak a ride over there one ove these days and check it out.

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Re: Reshaping the Vision tank
« Reply #42 on: August 10, 2008, 11:16:27 AM »
Cool...With the recent slump in the RV industry it might be a good time too, they might be wanting/needing the business.

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Re: Reshaping the Vision tank
« Reply #43 on: August 14, 2008, 10:09:08 PM »
how would one go about making a tank? i need to make a tank for my yz490. its got cracks all over and i cant get them sealed. its $200 for a new one.

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Re: Reshaping the Vision tank
« Reply #44 on: August 16, 2008, 07:28:17 PM »
Unfortunately the cost in time a materials to build a new one will definitely be a lot more than $200. If you really want to, the link I posted earlier shows most of the work involved.

Here's the finished product.
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Re: Reshaping the Vision tank
« Reply #45 on: August 16, 2008, 11:30:42 PM »
Again, a Vnary among Vnarys.  Beautiful, will done!
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Re: Reshaping the Vision tank
« Reply #46 on: August 29, 2008, 05:45:40 PM »
I just sold the bike. I still have the tank mold. I'm most likely moving to Seattle soon, and I don't want to take the mold with me. Anybody want to put up the shipping cost?
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Re: Reshaping the Vision tank
« Reply #47 on: August 29, 2008, 09:03:55 PM »
Just remembered, all the spare bike parts will go with the mold. Original stator, side plastics, headlight housing, tail light, rad shroud, turn signals, and a bunch more crap. Probably the newly reupholstered seat too.
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Re: Reshaping the Vision tank
« Reply #48 on: August 29, 2008, 11:34:23 PM »
I'm sure I'm way too far away , but where are you?
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Re: Reshaping the Vision tank
« Reply #49 on: August 30, 2008, 12:11:51 PM »
I'm in Salt Lake City, Utah. I'm far away from everything. Including civilization.
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Re: Reshaping the Vision tank
« Reply #50 on: August 30, 2008, 01:15:16 PM »
I'm wondering if the Colorado guys could get the moulds?  Maybe we can take up a collection to cover  the shipping costs , or they might sell off some of the parts to cover the shipping costs. I really hate to see the moulds get away from us , I think they will prove useful as time goes on. I'd like to get use of them for a while!  laying up a tank won't be cheap , but considering  the problem encountered in sealing them, it seems like a good idea. If we can get a collection to get them shipped and maybe we can get H20 to host them??
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Re: Reshaping the Vision tank
« Reply #51 on: August 30, 2008, 02:43:18 PM »
Give me a little time to get things straightened out at home & I could probably host the stuff for a while at least.  I need to get into the garage and do a major Mr. Clean operation.  Am also going to paint the floor - so for a while, anyway, I would like to keep the volume of stuff down as much as possible.

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