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post #1 of 4 Old Aug 4th, 2011, 8:19 am Thread Starter
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Tupperware replacement-warning-fyi

Just a FYI.

Have pulled the plastic (rt hand side) for the first time....noticed a disaster about to happen. Local agent had serviced the bike ('99) a coupla hundred miles back and must have replaced the screws incorrectly....one of the long ones was in the position top left of petrol tank....result: small hole being slowly worn in tank!
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Re: Tupperware replacement-warning-fyi

OK, is not a good thing but is no problem. Clean with alcohol use some liquid gasket or just silicon and close this hole use wet finger and smooth the surface.
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Re: Tupperware replacement-warning-fyi

Yep, those screws in the small piece near the seat must be the short ones. Anywhere else you can get away with the wrong length.
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Re: Tupperware replacement-warning-fyi

As an extra.....should these screws have (plastic?) washers?
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