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Looking to repair or replace gas tank - old liner falling apart

I had the gas tank boiled out and there is an old, deteriated liner in the tank. Are there any used gas tanks still out there? If not, what are best replacement or repair options?

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Google " motorcycle salvage yamaha " and see what you can find. Babbit's shows three 650 models for 1982. They have a new tank for a 1982 XJ650J @ $355.00. Other than those suggestions, perhaps a re-coat of sealer? Google “ kreem fuel tank liner “ or go to www.http://www.4secondsflat.com/Fuel_Tank_Sealer.html

Go to the site below where you can see a parts diagram for your specific bike. You will select the actual brand, year, model, etc., once you go to the site. Part numbers and prices are also shown. You can order parts from this site. In the event no price is shown on a particular part, the part is not in stock. www.babbittsonline.com/pages/parts/viewbybrandand/parts.aspx

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