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I've seen plenty of seats and seat/cowl. Anyone know what a distressed pan sells for? I'm fine going with plywood, but a pan would be lighter.
 

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On 2007-01-22 23:07, sweatmachine wrote:
just the pan? I'd be willing to part with 50 bucks for a pan.
Please don`t say that! I sent Ridge a box full. :-D
 

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On 2007-01-22 23:07, sweatmachine wrote:
just the pan? I'd be willing to part with 50 bucks for a pan.

Instead of plywood, why not steel or aluminum?
$50 seems fair. I need to come see ya.

Yah, I want a solo seat, but don't like the tractor looking seat that is common for the Bonnie. And I want to fab out a cowl that I can use for storage.

Not steel cause of weight. Not aluminum cause of getting sliced in an accident. My first choice is a plastic pan since it already fits, and is close to the shape I want.
 

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I have a junk sportster tank I'm going to cut up and make into a cafe seat cowl, and I'm going to fab the seatpan out of some 16 ga sheet steel, hopefully it'll be all one piece, and I was thinking of incorporating some side covers into the deal.
 

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<I have a junk sportster tank I'm going to cut up and make into a cafe seat cowl>

Brilliant! And leave the gas cap bung in place. It'll freak-out people who think it's a remote tank.
 

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On 2007-01-22 23:21, rodburner wrote:
On 2007-01-22 23:07, sweatmachine wrote:
just the pan? I'd be willing to part with 50 bucks for a pan.
Please don`t say that! I sent Ridge a box full. :-D
Oh great...Thanks a lot Sweatmachine! Now Steve knows they are worth something. :hammer:
 

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On 2007-01-23 12:54, RaceDweeb wrote:
<I have a junk sportster tank I'm going to cut up and make into a cafe seat cowl>

Brilliant! And leave the gas cap bung in place. It'll freak-out people who think it's a remote tank.
Well, the guy that sold it to me cut the gas bung out to use in a custom fabbed tank, so it's a tank sans gas bung. That would be cool though, except it'd be huge. I'll probably cut the tank down to the last 1/3 of the back of it.

Ridge, where ya been?
 

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On 2007-01-23 12:54, RaceDweeb wrote:
Brilliant! And leave the gas cap bung in place. It'll freak-out people who think it's a remote tank.
Or mount your taillight in the bung hole...wait...that didn't sound right.
 

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On 2007-01-23 13:50, McQueen wrote:
Or mount your taillight in the bung hole...
Its one thing to be into bikes. Whole nother to have bikes into you. Although, you know somewhere, somehow, its been done.
 
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