Sunday, September 5, 2010

lesson learned




I should have known there was a weak point in the original design when I looked at a set of old split tanks and the front lower mount had been repaired previously. Well, I went ahead and solid mounted the flatside tanks I narrowed and low and behold, that mount cracked while I was on the GR4. Thanks to Mike47 for the use of his equipment to repair the mount before the ride home.

Tanks are now completely rubber mounted, lesson learned.

2 comments:

shotgun said...

Typically they only crack if you don't shim em super careful.

special'79 said...

Yes, that was the issue. I tore down the top end a few days before a long run and must not have shimmed them correctly in my haste to get the bike back together.