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    just got a rusty gas tank(inside/out) with a project bike 1980 GS850G. didn't notice a hole rusted through in the bottom. Can
    I buy a "universal or reproduction tank, hopefully it will come with a new petcock.https://www.dimecitycycles.com/honda...d-petcock.html what is my best option?

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    FF3E2166-401C-4B13-A779-7C80D3FFCF35_1_201_a by David Torres, on Flickr
    this is the small hole
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    You’re best bet is to search EBay for other 850 tanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlackThunder View Post
    Where to purchase new gs850 gas tank
    No such thing as a new tank. Well, maybe a 2 gallon gas can with you adding some fittings.

    Other Note: You may see that one hole there that can see from outside, but are probably many other places on inside that are almost through to outside.

    A salvage tanks is about you only choice. Salvage yards or ebay.
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    Keep in mind that the mounting of the tanks changed in 82, so you need an 80 or 81 (maybe 79 okay, I dont know).
    Need an 850G tank, not an L nor GL.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Redman View Post
    Keep in mind that the mounting of the tanks changed in 82, so you need an 80 or 81 (maybe 79 okay, I dont know).
    Need an 850G tank, not an L nor GL.

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    79 and 80 standard tanks interchange.
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    Looks like there's one on ebay.

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/1980-Suzuki...sAAOSwi09gEdow

    There's also one in my living room, LOL. This one is in beter shape too. Maybe we can help each other out here, BlackThunder. I'm sure my wife would appreciate me getting this outta here.

    edit: new link https://photos.app.goo.gl/uuH5PXq2spGCnwvF9
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    Good to know. Let me see if I can set the album to public or something. I think that worked, try this. https://photos.app.goo.gl/uuH5PXq2spGCnwvF9

    [QUOTE=RustyTank;2643640]This is what we get when clicking your google photos link Burque. I think there's a setting on your end you need to change in order to share photos.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Burque73 View Post
    Good to know. Let me see if I can set the album to public or something. I think that worked, try this. https://photos.app.goo.gl/uuH5PXq2spGCnwvF9
    Yup, that did it. I'll go ahead and delete my post concerning that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cowboyup3371 View Post
    You’re best bet is to search EBay for other 850 tanks
    Good advice, I found a nos tank on Ebay less than 2 years ago. It was in Finland.
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