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RATHMANN XTERMINATOR FUEL TANK REPRODUCTION

Restoration of karts that are over 50 years of age can be an extremely satisfying hobby especially if the kart undergoing restoration was the same type of kart that you had back in the day. This type of project can demand hours of involvement but most folks that undertake such tasks are usually retired from regular employment and have the required time on their hands that is needed for such work.

ICONIC KARTS FROM THE EARLY DAYS OF KARTING

Finding missing parts for karts from the late 50’s or early 60’s which were originally made in limited production runs can be a challenge especially if you want the kart to be exactly the way it was when you first owned such a marque. Technology today has certainly made it much easier to fabricate intricate parts using tools such as laser profilers and CNC press formers, not to mention the 3D printer. Mike Anderson, a gentleman from Indiana, who collects and restores Rathmann Xterminator karts recently enquired on various vintage karting forums if anyone had a spare fuel tank for his latest Xterminator restoration project in their surplus pile that he could buy. The fuel tank in question has a triangular shape and is almost 3.5 inches in depth and was normally mounted to the rear of the seat back.

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