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Hi

Does anyone know how to go about removing the fuel tank on a leoncino trail?
And also the side plastic logo holder things attached to the tank.

And would anyone know what metal the tank is made from? Like mild steel/stainless?

Thanks guys 馃憡
 

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Take seat off loosen two front alle帽 keys for rear rairings remove tank bolts then u need to side the clips/ rubbers that hold back fairings to tank then lift tank up .support tank undo all the other shit fuel pump etc at the front of tank it has round lugs underneath U have to wiggle then pull.if U need a manual pm me Ur email and I'll send you one
 

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Got the side back plastics off lifted the tank looking underneath and omg its a minefield of stuff ha I not confident in removing it but if I can't work out how to get the tank plastics of I'm go
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osed... they won't budge and the manual doesn't say about how they are fixed I'd guess the badge is screwed in and holds the whole unit??
 

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Hi so all done with the tank recon, and I can say it was hell... halfway through I thought I'm well out my depth but had to press on as the paint was now a bubbling sludge after chemical stripping.
The reason I stripped the paint is I'm a big fan of the vintage style raw tanks on some scramblers, and having the most common paint colour here in the UK of "cherry red" it had to go I wasn't a fan when I first got it.
I sprayed the side panels and front fender satin black to match the rest of the rear end.

Anyway here are a couple of pictures very boring if you not interested or planning to do this but I think it looks amazing. (I know it's not gonna be everyone's cuppa tea)
And if anyone is looking to do the same just drop me a contact and I'd be happy to offer advice as I learnt the hard way 馃槂.
(Just fitted the official flipped mirrors and got delivery of the termignoni so that's next)
 

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Looks good have you lacquered it or are you going to let nature take it鈥檚 course? or even Brillo pad regularly?
Cheers, I did a petrol protector laqure but it looked too shiny and took away from the end look I was after, even in a clean room fallout was sticking so from my research over the last few weeks it's gonna be wd-40 and fine Scotch padonce a week:)
 

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So... you know you could have just bought a silver one, right?

If I was going to repaint mine, I'd do it in a deep forest green...

Charles.
No hardly any available in the UK at my time of purchase anyway and also I'm looking for the vintage raw metal tank look not silver colour, but yeah the green option is also cool.
 

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Hi so all done with the tank recon, and I can say it was hell... halfway through I thought I'm well out my depth but had to press on as the paint was now a bubbling sludge after chemical stripping.
The reason I stripped the paint is I'm a big fan of the vintage style raw tanks on some scramblers, and having the most common paint colour here in the UK of "cherry red" it had to go I wasn't a fan when I first got it.
I sprayed the side panels and front fender satin black to match the rest of the rear end.

Anyway here are a couple of pictures very boring if you not interested or planning to do this but I think it looks amazing. (I know it's not gonna be everyone's cuppa tea)
And if anyone is looking to do the same just drop me a contact and I'd be happy to offer advice as I learnt the hard way 馃槂.
(Just fitted the official flipped mirrors and got delivery of the termignoni so that's next)
Have just joined the Benelli forum and my bike looked remarkably similar to how you described yours!
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