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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 07-17-2019, 05:08 AM Thread Starter
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Fuel Cap Issue

Has anyone had any problems with the fuel cap coming loose when riding....? Reason being I filled up a few times now and clicked it into place then turning the key to lock into place - then driving 10 miles down the road seeing that it can be just unscrewed and fuel was leaking out

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I haven’t but I always spin the cap counter clockwise to make sure it’s secured. You could always install a Monza style cap.
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post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old 07-17-2019, 09:54 AM Thread Starter
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Yeah I always ensure it clicks before locking the key switch - I'll look into that! Thanks

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For me, a Monza cap is the way to go. No fiddling with the key, screwing the cap on or off or finding a place to put it while filling up. Just pop it open, gas up, pop it closed and youíre good to go. Only downside would be if you have concerns about it not being locked, which it isnít.
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I have a gas cap from the Scrambler that I traded for my Bobber. I would rather use the Scrambler gas cap but it doesn't seem to fit. Do I need to change something?

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I've never had this problem in the 4000 miles I've rode :/ just found it odd didn't know if anyone else has had this issue. Usually I'd say it was human error but as I work in the motor trade filling up and fuel is sort of my forte

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I've had no issue as yet,

But appreciate the post as I will keep a eye on it.

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I haven't had mine come loose that I noticed. But it has spewed fuel under hard braking once.

Only done it the once though, which I thought was odd.

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For me, a Monza cap is the way to go. No fiddling with the key, screwing the cap on or off or finding a place to put it while filling up. Just pop it open, gas up, pop it closed and youíre good to go. Only downside would be if you have concerns about it not being locked, which it isnít.
Monza cap for me ! Easy peasy to use, no fuss stop fuel and go which as it is every 100 miles or so suits the bobber
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