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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-12-2014, 12:50 PM Thread Starter
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Default Damaged tank 08' Ness Jackpot purchase?

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I have my eye on an 08' Cory Ness JP but the tank is jacked, gouged, and needs love and re-painting obviously. My question is this: Do I even bother #1, #2 is it more cost effective to have the OEM tank fixed and repainted vs. buying an 08' Jackpot tank off Ebay and then having it painted, and #3 are all Jackpot tanks created equal, meaning all 08' Jackpot tanks would work on this as the empty canvas? The tanks are no longer available from Victory. Thanks for looking.
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Only cost effective if you buy from ebay and diy otherwise just get a good repair shop to fix the oem tank.

I had to do this with a meanstreak I had. The 2nd day I got it, I had it idling and because of the v/h pipes and the vibration it produced, it fell over and put a nice sized dent in the tank. Around $800 and looked brand new. Hard lesson to learn!
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Have you looked on craigslist in your surrounding area. Winter coming body shop could be cheaper. Ride around now and get some prices.

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