Rusty Motorcycle Fuel Tank Restoration

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MirceaD28 : My mouth dropped like that tank also when it got loose.

Hand Tool Rescue : Nice ;)

Little Bacchus : Bet your friend loved it. My heart sank when the wire broke, all I was thinking was 'at least it's just the primer, at least it's just the primer'

Colin Askey : I am 80 years old,and I fondly remember the 1950s , Triumphs, Bsa, Norton,Velocete ,and of course Royal Enfield, it was a great time for British motorcycle manufacturers,unfortunately they let the grass grow under their feet,and the Japanese copied all their designs and then just made them better and cheaper and let's not forget starter motors,sorry about the history lesson,but Royal Enfield are now made in India now,you did a first rate renovation on a very sad looking petrol tank,and definitely gets 5 ☆ ☆☆☆☆

Marcel's Workshop : You can’t Chrome, yet. Yet is the key word.

PBJPRODUCTIONSTUDIOS : I appreciate your honesty that you left that tank dropping footage in and admitted you got extra dents , you could have easily edited that bit out and made it look like nothing happened you are a genuine guy !

Jonathan Vinces : Im your fan Men!!!

Brian Burke : Incredible work. I cringed when the tank fell. One suggestion. Have you ever used plastic razor blades? Imo, they're a safer alternative to steel when peeling off the stencils on that pristine paint. No chance of scratching it. Cheers.

Cleate Rose : Loved that he showed the drop. That's so me.

Matthew H : Therapeutic to watch ... I enjoy the no music .. no talking crap . Video does the talking , great work . Felt the pain when the tank dropped lol . Keep up the resto work bro 👍🏻👍🏻

Nicolás Pérez : Great vid! I would pay to see your face when the tank fall from the hanger... Shit happens and the fact that you have showed it us, makes you even bigger!!!

Ranjan Mukerjee : All your subscribers from India are probably loving this restoration!

Addicted to Projects : Love your work man! Really impressed by how thorough you are, and your attention to detail. I am wondering whether you are learning to become a paint sprayer/panel beater? Or are you just doing it for fun? I have a comment to make, but I don't want it to be seen as something negative. Please see it as something constructive, to remember in the future, when you're working on other tanks; You should always pressure test fuel tanks after you have welded them. I test mine to between 5-10 psi, depending on the model of fuel tank. The sturdier the tank, the higher you can go. Some pin-holes will only show up at higher pressures, so you definitely want to go as high as you dare without warping the tank. My experience is that MIG definitely leaves pin holes. I would recommend TIG or Brazing with silicone-bronze, as that flows nicely into all tiny holes. Lastly, if you cannot TIG or Braze, use a tank sealer, that would go on the inside of the tank. That will take care of any pinholes that may be left. You can also use JB Weld (slow curing) to plug holes. I have successfully used that on two motorcycle fuel tanks and on an engine oil sump. Neither of which failed after years of use! Good luck and keep the projects coming :)

Jack Complains : Little bit of eggshell, orange peel texture going on perhaps below the top clear coat. Really bugs me because of the vibrant yellow. It still looks great in many ways just couldn't resist pointing that out

Fuentes : That’s why I have a huge yoga mat on my paint shop room

FliesLikeABrick : When welding fuel containers or pressure vessels that may have combustible residue, it is always a good idea to fill it with water to force vapors and hydrocarbons out. This way you have some more insurance that, while welding, you aren't flashing hydrocarbons on the inside metal surface to vapor which can be ignited and explode during welding.

Brains Ironically : Post a 12-minute vid... three minutes later it has one thumb down. How does that even happen? Somebody needs to be banned for that crap. Unless they came from the future! Great vid. That yellow will certainly be visible at a long distance! :)

John Parker : I could literally watch you refinish stuff all day long. I love your work and your attention to detail is on point. Thank you so much for posting (especially the problems that drop in).

Ben Mall : Really beautiful work. I'm curious as to why you didn't fill the brand plate holes, since you painted on the logo. Is the owner planning on adding something there? Whatever the case, that's a great paint job.

Adam Slater : You need to master your painting. I went to college myself and learnt.. your 99% there it's just your gun techniques. The clear coat wrecked it.. I love your channel btw.. get a small gas heater/diesel to warm that shed up.. your passes are like your spraying out of a tin rather than a gun.

Gavin Lewis : Who are the 115 idiots that disliked this video? Thanks for amazing content!

Nilesh Thakur : Beautiful job.

Λογος : That drop added a lot of tension!

Ahmad Msarwe : You are the BEST 😍

sujit choudhari : I own a Royal Enfield and its also in yellow color and this restoration bought me into tears of joy I don't know why.

Akshay Seth : Paint job is outstanding

TomCooling : Great video man 👍🏽

Günter Jibben : Video-Thumbnail... 1. Pic... Kiwi. / 2. Pic... Lemon 😂

pondafarr : BOING! Boing! boing! Happens to all of us :P Well done otherwise :P

Huzaifa Vlogs : Please post some e30 stuff

PAULO FERNANDO : You gave new life to that old tank. Congratulations from Brazil

Krister Viste : Looks brand new!!🤤😍

Carsten Andersen : Very beautiful result, thank you for sharing your amazing story. God bless you and your family

FeedTheOcelot : Is it weird that I really liked the look of it with the stencil on better than the black letters ? 🙃

Sebastian Seifert : Deutscher?

Murat Onur Deregümülü : great

Colin Nicol : Great restoration. Thought you would have done a pressure check on the tank before painting for leaks.

Krysztalek Diament : Nie szpachluje się na gola blachę

Thrillrider10 : And with that, you have just earned yourself another subscriber. Beautiful work.

Steven Watson : Great work! When the tank fell that even made me swear, good thing it was on the primer stage and not the final clear coat. Looks fantastic now though! Cheers

Hari Krishna : Marvelous

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H. Ilves : Cool

Abdulrahman Aljamali : How do people restore stuff? Is there a school for that? school of life ?

gumby : So satisfying

SparkyGage : Since you can't chrome yet, you should keep the old cap as a souvenir. Love the finished product and the videos!

talal al-assaf : انت فنان مبدع .شكرا لك

stefansk8 : What caused the orange peel?

Attila Went : Good Job! Where are you from?