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post #1 of 7 Old 08-28-2017, 02:14 PM Thread Starter
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tanks dented need help

so im not into racing or know many cost effective ways to fix other than take a beating at a body shop.. dent is about a baseball maybe slightly smaller.. and it has a crease.. i do have a pic but not sure how to put it on here.. thanks any help would be greatly appreciated..
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post #2 of 7 Old 08-29-2017, 09:45 PM
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I've heard of people doing the dry ice trick to pop out dents. I've personally never done it.

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I've been told that pressuring the tank will cause the dent to pop out. With a crease? Not sure that would wok well though.

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moto salvage. Search and everyone ships stuff. These guys get stuff:

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Better for them to ship as their parking is limited. But search for moto salvage guys.
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Does it leak?

If not, on my last race bike I had a friend who was good with fiberglass just build out the corner and left the dent in the tank. Actually worked really well, and once painted, you couldn't tell at all.

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post #6 of 7 Old 09-05-2017, 10:21 PM Thread Starter
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i watched a vid thanks to the pressure response done with a tennis ball and compressor.. ill try it..
and emailed the guys from the salvage response..
Thank you guys for the help. when i get this dilemma ill up date (try to get help from my lady to include before and after pics)
If any1s intrested again thanks for the help!! hang ten bruhhs
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PS>if all else fails ill fiber glass it is
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