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Online FredJ9

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Re: Small bar in the fuel tank?
« Reply #20 on: December 04, 2018, 05:00:13 PM »
*Originally Posted by ijinak [+]
I pulled that stupid bar about 2 days after I brought the bike home

My '15 appears to be metal. How did you pull it? Is it just spot welded inside the tank?
I'm thinking of just using wire cutters on one side then just bending it out of the way.
Or just cutting it in the middle and pushing both out of the way.

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Re: Small bar in the fuel tank?
« Reply #21 on: Yesterday at 01:01:24 PM »
They've been putting them in bikes for the UK (and other EU countries  :164:) for at least 10 years, they're simply to stop splashback from the petrol pump nozzle to reduce the likelihood of people/ bikes going on fire  :138:

Most are removable, if you feel the need to  :084:

California hey, who would have thought they needed something different  :008:


I'll never be old enough to know better !

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Re: Small bar in the fuel tank?
« Reply #22 on: Yesterday at 06:59:53 PM »
*Originally Posted by FredJ9 [+]
My '15 appears to be metal. How did you pull it? Is it just spot welded inside the tank?
I'm thinking of just using wire cutters on one side then just bending it out of the way.
Or just cutting it in the middle and pushing both out of the way.
My 2014 one was plastic. I just pulled it out with a pair of pliers

 


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