Niagara850 wrote: Replaced that one with a bolt, piece of 3/8 oil hose and couple of big washers.
pvisseriii wrote:Then again, someone will bitch for not being pure. I swear to God, they're out there.
Niagara850 wrote:Is it me or are the rubber oil tanks mounts really fragile? .
Niagara850 wrote:I got them on ok, gently tightening, but when I tightened up the drain plug ...
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The rear broke when I tightened the bango bolt, I epoxyed it back together and put an socket extension between the filler and frame when I tightened it again. Also added lock washers, as it ratttled apart in 30 secs after I fired her up. The bottom tank mount has been repaired previously, kinda looks like an upside down mushroom thats been tapped. The bottom grommet was hard and partiaIly broken. I fashioned one up with rubber ring I found in the plumbing aisle at the loacal Home Hardware. Home Depot or Lowes never have little bits like this. It fit perfect, the mushroom sits on top of it. We'll see how it holds up
Whitworth Ranch wrote:I have had success with standard mounts and removing the bottom mount and replacing it with a strip of very dense foam rubber like Hobot talks about. So far so good, anyway.
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