Tuesday, 20 December 2011
This one is going on eVilBay after Christmas .
Fifties moped tank , looks like it`s made from Wassel peanut type pressings , but it`s narrower and has a rib down the middle . Shallow tunnel and offset cap .
Drop me a line if you`re interested .
Tunnel 2"wide 2.75" deep
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Posted by missinglink at 03:32
Thursday, 20 October 2011
Friday, 14 October 2011
I`ve got this tank up for sale , comes with a tap and a cap .
I`ve included a couple of vintage ads showing very similar tanks . The older ad is pinched from the Show and Go blog and shows this style tank available from Cosmopolitan Motors in 1961 , they were importers (to the USA ) of italian exotica like Gran Turismo grips , Ceriani forks and Borrani rims .
The other ad is pinched from Nostalgia on Wheels and shows the same tanks being sold by Chicago Cycle Supply in the late sixties .
If you like vintage custom stuff , you realy should be reading Nostalgia.o.W and Show and Go , they`re both excellent and both linked in my recommended reading list .
I`ve also included a picture of Mark Drews bike running this style tank (pinched from Greasy Kulture magazine , also excellent , also in the reading list ).
The tank has a couple of dings in the top and a craptacular paintjob ! Please e.mail me for more pics and info . Also note , this tank is pretty small , I am happy to provide exact dimensions on request , so please don`t buy it and then ask for a refund because it won`t work out for your stroker Shovelhead tourer project.!
Posted by missinglink at 04:13
Sunday, 13 February 2011
Friday, 11 February 2011
Tuesday, 1 February 2011
Tuesday, 25 January 2011
Green tank for sale from a CZ . Comes with tap and nicely shaped cap . These tanks are about the same length as a Wassell Banana tank , but a little taller and wider . They have a nice flat rib that runs down the centre and a raised boss around the cap .
There`s some surface rust as you can see in the pictures , but it`s solid and clean inside with no dents . Decent looking stock mounts , ready to bolt on and run.
E.mail me for more details .
Posted by missinglink at 11:19