Thread: Felt 1903 Build
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Old 02-24-2012, 06:03 PM
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Default Re: Felt 1903 Build

Originally Posted by Venice Motor Bikes View Post
I've done plenty of these in frame tanks... Just drill & tap the frame for the petcock; you should also use some gas proof thread sealer on it.
As I said, I know it is overkill, but I like the extra security overkill offers. One less thing to worry about. I have more than a few years building/tuning USAC sprint cars under my belt. I grew up in a body shop doing custom cars, bikes and collision repair. I will trust a 1/2" of threads over an 1/8" any day. I don't suggest doing this on a bike you want to save the factory paint on though.
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