358 Vintage Road Racer,page 6

A mold was made from the "plug", and these parts produced from that. There is quite a bit of work involved here >

This is the cardboard template for the "real" gas tank to go underneath the fibreglas shell. I only need enough gas for a 5 lap sprint race, and there will be room to mount other things under the shell >

This is the finished gas tank, constructed from .080" 3003 aluminum, Tig-welded. The coil sits behind the tank. You can see the shape of the two header pipes. Calculated tuned length is 37" >

This is the start of the belly pan "plug". I bent some 3003 aluminum, and now the end is being filled and shaped with bondo >

The belly pan will mount to this frame rail supported by a high strength s/s boating cable. I got the idea from a mountain bike in the 80's that had a similar cable in place of the down tube >

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