Rubber cushion for the gas tank

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Rubber cushion for the gas tank

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Hello, I am looking for a rubber pad that cushions the rear of the gas tank on a Mark 3. It is missing on my bike (69 Widecase with touring tank), causing the tank to bounce on the spine of the frame. I would like a photo if someone has one, so I could make the pad myself. Better yet, if someone could suggest where I could buy one. Thank you. Dan

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hey Dan have a look here http://www.bevelrubber.com.au/cart/

good luck with it

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Martin, thank you for your pointers. I however, did not see the part I am looking for on that website. Dan

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Dan
Send them a mail with a picture if there is a market for the part your looking for they will make it
best of luck

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Well, that is exactly the problem. The part is missing from my bike, and I have no idea how it should look like. I posted this, so someone could show me a picture of it or something. Dan

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would the rubber look like a square block with a hole in the center and one side cut off making it like a square horseshoe so to speak? that would push over the frame ?

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Tank support for a Mark 3

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Daniil wrote:Well, that is exactly the problem. The part is missing from my bike, and I have no idea how it should look like. I posted this, so someone could show me a picture of it or something. Dan
Hi Daniil,

The part number of the part you're after is 0440.83.030 (and in Italian it's called 'una guarnizione').

It's really a 'something of nothing', though - just a flat square of expanded foam or rubber, 12mm or so thick. So you can always just substitute something similar.

Otherwise, try Andy Nienhagen http://www.desmo-ducati.de/. He's got it on his parts list under this number, but unfortunately with no price against it - which, I'm afraid, normally means none in stock. But he'll do his best - he speaks English, btw.

Marc Parfait may also be able to help: [email protected].
And Mario Sassi could probably find you something: http://www.oldracingspareparts.com

Otherwise, Damien Birch - contact as Martin's message - is often looking for new and obscure things to make :-)

HTH

Craig in UK/France

Daniil

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Thanks everyone for your replies. I was unable to get the original part, so I ended up cutting one out a block of rubber myself. It worked out well, the tank is nice and snug now. Dan

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