ok i seriously need help now

Discussion in 'General Questions' started by jeffspeeder, Mar 28, 2007.

  1. jeffspeeder

    jeffspeeder Guest

    ok i said earlyer that everytime i rev my motor the gas tank always turns sideways idk what to do i put rubber betwen it locktite what should i do?

  2. gone_fishin

    gone_fishin Guest

    take the tank off.

    you need a good bit of batting for this...maybe 2 layers of inner-tube (i was lucky to have a piece of 1/8" thick fake leather handy)...cut a piece 7" X 2 1/2 ", lay it down on your top-tube.

    re-install the tank, centering the bolts/brackets on the padding. don't be afraid of it, tighten it down pretty good on your padding.

    let us know how it goes :)
  3. jeffspeeder

    jeffspeeder Guest

    im kinda scard that the screws that come through the tank will leak if i tighten to much will it?
  4. gone_fishin

    gone_fishin Guest

    the padding will start to compress, then you'll "feel" when it's had enough & you're stressing the bolts. the metal straps will take shape, stop when they do, try to move the tank, tighten very-slightly more if needed, repeat.

    you'll be fine.
  5. jeffspeeder

    jeffspeeder Guest

    ok thanks ill do that tommarow
  6. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Try some contact cement between the "padding" and the tank, and the "padding" and the frame bar.

    In a pinch, you could use some rubber cement.

    Should help tremendously.
  7. jeffspeeder

    jeffspeeder Guest

    it works fine now thanks everyone