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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-13-2013, 08:28 AM Thread Starter
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That is my bike. I removed the oem cap and am wondering if there is a DIY cap I could make or if I should just buy a universal pop up for like 50 bucks.
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I like the pop-ups, but given ours is vented you'd probably do best to make sure new one is too.


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Yeah I forget about the venting when I think about a gas cap. Thanks
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Did you ever come up with a solution? I am interested in changing my cap to a key less version now that I have changed the ignition I have to carry two keys
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Did you ever come up with a solution? I am interested in changing my cap to a key less version now that I have changed the ignition I have to carry two keys
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Well you can take the gas cap key and cut it down, epoxy it into a small knob of some sort and just leave it in the cap all the time. I've seen people do this using a die (as in dice) a tiny chrome wheel or just a polished copper tubing cap.

They actually make something simular for the ignition key on my Triumph:

http://www.newbonneville.com/html/un...ey_holder.html

Same basic idea...

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If you have a CA tank, you don't need the cap vent. There is another one.

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Also curious on what replacement gas caps fit, I'm not a fan of the stock one at all.

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