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Old 07-31-2013, 07:47 PM
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Default Re: reason behind turning the fuel petcock off?

Originally Posted by mapbike View Post
Forgot to turnnit off on one of mine one time and yepnext day engine completely full and draining out exhaustpipe under bike in shop...... I saw it and knew exactly what I had done , pulled tje sprk plug turned entire bike upside down and finally got all tje fuel out, that probably cost me about $4.00 in gas and Opti2......!
So simple and so quick.....just turn the fuel off and back on when you're ready to ride.....
My roommate has issues with gas leaking out his carb (bad gasket or something). So he turns his off. I, however, never do. I've never had a gas leak except when I didnt tighten my fuel line clamps (I'm not using the kit line) or when my bike fell over from other things... and even then it leaks out the gas cap and a bit out of the float bowl.
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