Now you see it, now you don’t. ?I was feeling brave so broke out the angle grinder and cut off wheel and took off the rear hoop. ?Ground down the weld and tomorrow will seal it with some Hammerite.
My biggest fear was the amount of sparks I was kicking up would ignite fuel vapours – given the proximity to the fuel tank I made sure to have a fire extinguisher on hand and put a towel over the fuel filler neck.
Now I’m set to go ahead with the ‘dropped butt’ mod.