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Old 10-29-2010, 06:00 AM
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Default Re: laying the bike on side - gas leak?

I've dropped my motorized bicycles any number of times... not to fight someone or strut ofc, but simply bcause Murphy loves clumsy people lol - and trust me, it'll not just leak but spew fuel all over the place.

It's not just the vented cap as that'd be easy enough to reduce the amount of spillage (port & extension hose on sealed cap like dirtbikes have) - but there's also the fact that the float in the carby won't be able to work right and it'll puke, flood badly enough & for long enough and you may damage your motor trying to start it as it could fill the engine *shrug*