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Does anyone have a method of removing the fuel petcock from a VNB that doesn't include buying the $40 wrench for what is likely a one time use? Thanks.
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I have one of those wrenches if you want to borrow it.
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That would be great! When and where could I collect it?
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Yip, borrowing one is the best way... i think most of the time noone actually knows who originally "owned" the tool, they're just always somewhere when you need it, then it disappears just as quickly when the next person needs it
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garncarz wrote:
Does anyone have a method of removing the fuel petcock from a VNB that doesn't include buying the $40 wrench for what is likely a one time use? Thanks.
It won't be a one time use as you'll have to use it to install the new tap. 😁
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Deffo worth having the proper tool for the job.
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Dug a rotten filter screen out and about an ounce of dirt. Flows great now. Thanks Steve.
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I used one of these adjustable pipe wrenches. Worked fine for me.
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GS 160 and SS 180 use a different wrench...of course
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cut piece of exhaust pipe off a car wreck...flatten two sides with a hammer...and cut a small tee shaped slot using hacksaw up the side for the breather to rotate through(or pull breather pipe out) .....works mint.....try different diameter pipes
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