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post #4 of (permalink) Old 09-14-2010, 09:49 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by usanigel View Post
Is the tank original? As in not painted by anyone by Triumph. Call triumph about it as a gas tank should not fail due to containing fuel. That 10% ethanol should not effect it.

I would not bother trying to repair this one as you are only seeing the failed areas, I'm sure other areas are almost as bad.
I'm the third owner, but to my knowledge it has original paint on the tank. I'll contact Peter at Triumph North America. Thanks.

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