Can you identify this tank?

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  1. hoffa509

    hoffa509 Adventurer

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    I have this in a pile-o-parts that came with my RD350. I would like to ebay it, but it would be easier if I knew, for sure, what it came from. There is not a real serial # or anything on the tank.
    Also, does anyone have good non-destructive ways to bet the cap off without a key. I want to check for rust. Otherwise, I will go through the petcock.

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    Any help would be appreciated.
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  2. Steve G.

    Steve G. Long timer

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    Early 80's KZ 400??
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  3. Mobiker

    Mobiker Long timer

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    I think the KZ400's tank was more rounded without the ridges on top.

    I was thinking early eighties KZ550 or 750, but its hard to tell.

    You might measure its capacity. That might help narrow it down.
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  4. McJamie

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    KZ650 CSR. The one that had the cross-over exhaust.
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  5. Lee F

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    KZ 650 SR or CSR as mentioned above.
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  6. Stubanger

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    You could drill the cylinder of the lock. Use a small drill bit e.g 1/8 or smaller and gradually work your way up until a screwdriver will turn it.

    I dont think you could open it through the petcock without accidently denting the tank or theres risk of ruining the lock by belting it open. Good luck
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