Can't get my gas cap off!

Discussion in '2-Stroke Engines' started by Namtraf, May 8, 2007.

  1. Namtraf

    Namtraf Guest

    I just got the kit in and I pulled the tank out of the box and went to take the cap off and I couldn't. There are two little arrows pointing at two dents in the side of the cap. How do I get it off.
     

  2. gone_fishin

    gone_fishin Guest

    i'm guessing it's just bound up from storage/maybe some paint?

    push down hard & give it a firm twist to the left...
     
  3. rcjunkie

    rcjunkie Guest

    I am going to edit augi's instructions a bit.

    1. Go to gym & lift some weights
    2. Push down hard & give it a firm twist to the left
    3. If #2 doesn't work, repeat #1 as necessary

    :)

    Seriously, try tapping the cap with a rubber mallet. Also, push down VERY hard while simulataneously twisting to the left. While twisting keep downward pressure and it should come loose.
     
  4. srdavo

    srdavo Active Member

    the cap will twist off easily after the tank is mounted. I had 2 just like that!! (both Grubee )
     
  5. Guest

    Guest Guest

    After you unscrew it, pull it up while wiggling the cap. Mine gets a little looser every time. Better than a crotch full of gas.
     
  6. srdavo

    srdavo Active Member

    I'm serious...it'll open when the tank is mounted. Trust me.
     
  7. Namtraf

    Namtraf Guest

    I mounted the tank and tried to take the cap off, it was just as hard as it was before but I got it.
     
  8. srdavo

    srdavo Active Member

    dang.....My bad. :? :? :?
     
  9. Guest

    Guest Guest

    So, have you removed it at all? Does it turn?
     
  10. Namtraf

    Namtraf Guest

    Yep, and every time I take the cap off it gets easier.
     
  11. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Yeah baby, YEAH!!!!! :lol:
     
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