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Old 09-05-2012, 11:52 PM   #1
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Default Which Cole Foster tank

Which cole foster tank is this? Are they all the same model? Anyone have any info? And which fits the xs650 frame the best?



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Old 09-06-2012, 12:00 AM   #2
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Not a fan of the ol' wassel?

As far as im aware, the cole foster was a special edition tank made by Custom Chrome. I believe they are ending production on them..

That bikes super rad ^^
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Old 09-06-2012, 12:08 AM   #3
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I like the wassell but the cole foster tank is starting to grow on me. PhotoChopped a pic on my bike and think it suits the lines well. Like how the end point of the tank is pointed


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Old 09-06-2012, 12:17 AM   #4
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Default Re: Which Cole Foster tank

This the one?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/COLE-FOSTER-...790#vi-content


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Old 09-06-2012, 12:17 AM   #5
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I never liked it, until I saw the above bike with it..

It was made for a v -twin for sure though, with the tilt on the bottom of it. Lines up perfectly with the front cylinder.

How far along is the bike by the way?
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Old 09-06-2012, 12:31 AM   #6
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Thats the one yes.
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Old 09-06-2012, 12:32 AM   #7
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It's getting there! Waiting on Kent's buddy to do some welding work for electronics and fenders into the swing arm. Also waiting on a bunch of parts to come in. Probably 2-3 weeks out before I get to ride


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Old 09-06-2012, 12:32 AM   #8
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Thats the one yes.
Right on! Thanks.


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Old 09-06-2012, 12:38 AM   #9
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PhotoCHOP on my bike! What do you think?



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Old 09-06-2012, 06:14 AM   #10
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The blue bike is a Triumph built by Dan Patterson at Angry Monkey Motorcycles in Mississippi. He's builds some bad bikes and has been a big help to me on my build. His bikes inspired me to build my XS.



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Old 09-06-2012, 08:22 AM   #11
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Seeing that bike and yours is what made me look into the tank! Beautiful Bike.


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Old 09-06-2012, 01:40 PM   #12
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Seeing that bike and yours is what made me look into the tank! Beautiful Bike.
Thanks man...I appreciate it. I'm ready to get it on the road..hopefully soon!

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