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Offline Jarvis

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Bagster Tank Cover
« on: February 03, 2019, 07:58:14 AM »
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Just brought one of these for my Gen2 Tex. Second hand but looks immacuate. Anyone one got an idiots guide on the best way to fit one. Going to wait until the weather warms up her in blighty before fitting.
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Offline bazthebike

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Re: Bagster Tank Cover
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2019, 08:12:07 AM »
hi mate, havnt fitted one to the tex but fitted them to other bikes. lay it over the tank and it will give a clue where the fixing points should be. probably towards front and maybe down sides ?.

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Re: Bagster Tank Cover
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2019, 10:48:22 AM »
It's fairly simple but fiddly!
Front strap goes under headstock - make doubly sure it's not trapping wires for horn etc or restricting steering.
Side straps can be fed behind & loop around large diameter frame tubes - this is very fiddly as there's minimal clearance and mounting brackets welded on back of frame and cables & hoses to avoid crushing. Use a thin wire to hook & pull the straps as you feed them behind frame. Eventually, with patience, this can be done neatly - although you might not believe it at first! It gets easier with practice - and you will get practice every time you have to remove the tank for servicing etc.
Rear straps can be looped around the frame either side under the seat. Again make sure you avoid brackets, cables etc. The only problems with these are the straps can be a bit short and if you don't route them right the seat won't fit back on properly.
Its best to get the cover as warm as possible before fitting to make it stretch to fit better. Stick it in the airing cupboard or tumble dryer. Once you've got it on you can tweak the fit by tightening the straps so fuel filler opening is aligned.

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Re: Bagster Tank Cover
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2019, 09:59:05 AM »
Will,
so you don’t have to remove any panels etc. You don’t by chance have any photos to help fitting.
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