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Old 08-07-2014, 11:00 PM
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Default Re: Reclaimed from the junkyard!

Unless you're intent on using that petcock, you can replace it with a 90 or a 45 degree fitting and go with an in-line valve instead. Do you really need a 'reserve' position?

As for your idea for the rear mount, instead of just a screw into the top tube you could install a Riv-Nut. They should be available at most industrial tool suppliers. I typically use only a 10-32 Riv-Nut on the rear mounts for my tanks. If the front mount is strong the rear one just keeps the tank from bouncing.

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