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post #21 of 69 (permalink) Old 02-14-2008, 11:57 AM
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Hey Guys,
I really hate to sound ignorant but im trying to figure this out. What exactally does the Gas Cap mod do?

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The gas cap mod adds a bit of Loctite to the screw that holds on your key flap on the gas cap. This keeps it from coming loose and flyin' off at 65 MPH.
Mine is guaranteed to hold for speeds up to and including 80 MPH, I got the new super-duty, new-and-improved unit.

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Just did mine. Took mine apart, seemed to already have some loctite, and was not loose. Anyway, added some more loctite and retightened everything back down. Cheap and easy insurance!
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Just did my gas cap mod a month or so ago, and my key cap was already loose....much more and it would have been in the wind.

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Re: 07 C50 gas cap mod - different than the Volusia directio

[quote="Snorky"]Just finished the gas cap mod. Very easy! See below.
Below is the gas cap from the '07 C50.


Nice post and thanks tell me how do you post the pictures?
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Just completed the gas cap mod on my 07 C50T using Snorky's instructions. Incredibly easy. It turned out that my cap had the locktight on the screw. I re-applied, re-assembled and good to go.

Thank you Snorky for the great directions.

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Leave it to me!!!! I lost that little clip. I guess my 2007 probably didn't need this mod. I could barely break loose the screw the gets the loctite. I had to pick up the cap and brace it against my body to get the screw loose. I forgot that I had carefully placed the clip in it's assigned spot. Have no Idea where that tiny thing is now. Any thoughts as to whether this clip is a vital component?

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Leave it to me!!!! I lost that little clip. I guess my 2007 probably didn't need this mod. I could barely break loose the screw the gets the loctite. I had to pick up the cap and brace it against my body to get the screw loose. I forgot that I had carefully placed the clip in it's assigned spot. Have no Idea where that tiny thing is now. Any thoughts as to whether this clip is a vital component?
Something tells me that you are going to be the one to answer your own question.

I have not earthly idea if it is vital or not.
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that clip is very important. your bike will use more gas if the clip isn't installed just like it came from the factory. good luck finding it.
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Yeah, and I'll probably need frequent valve adjustments and get audited by the IRS. It's definitely gone.

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Okay, this is all well and good, but where in the blue blazes does the crush washer fit?


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