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Got kind of a strange question, my key for my bike is just a loose key, because when i put a keychain on it it rubs against the gas tank and makes scratches, anybody have any homemade cures for this? Thanks in advance!!
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Yup, I keep my key loose with no keychain, for the exact same reason.
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I put a strand of rawhide on mine that made it less easy to lose and it doesn't scratch.

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Yep, buy a bike with a key fob

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apply a small piece of clear vinyl adhesive sheets over the area where it is scratching. I have seen these used on saddlebags where the passenger on the back will occasionally kick the bags while mounting the bike...this prevents damaging the paint and keeps the flow of the color on the bike.

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Yep, buy a bike with a key fob
Some of us still have kids to feed and are lucky we can afford an actual electric start on the bike.
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Take your key ring and wrap it in electrical tape, if your bike key is the only one on it.

No scratches and no chance your key can come off.

I can head East or West, it doesn't matter as long as it's on 2 wheels.
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I use one of these dual ring detachable key chains. On one end I keep the ignition key.

On the other end I keep the key(s) to my bags and a house key.
When riding I keep the luggage keys in my pocket. When stopping for ice cream or back home, I join the two and bingo, no scratches & no lost keys!
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Mine is a vinyl fob. It doesn't scratch.
May the fob be with you.
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