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Well, mostly. Gave it a quick spongebath with some car soap and now I don’t feel like I need a shower every time I touch the thing.

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Unfortunately I accidentally damaged a fuel valve while cleaning and caused a leak. Had to siphon out the fuel in the tank and then removed it entirely.

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Illustration for article titled Is clean now

The valve seems specific to the unknown bike that the tank came off (has an integrated pickup/filter that extends up into the tank) of so I’ve ordered the proper stock tank and now I can’t attempt to run it until that gets here.

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I kinda like the vintage seafoam color, I think I’ll keep that for the frame and make every part that’s currently pink either cream or black, and then whatever fairing I eventually pick up will be crea.

Before pics of the grossness:

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