Originally Posted by 2door
The kit tank studs are 5mm X 1. Ace Hardware sells a part called 'rod couplings'. They are made for joining two sections of threaded rod. Buy four, thread them onto your tank studs then install the kit straps and use four 5mm screws into the bottom of the couplings. You'll need to determine the length of the screws after the tank is seated on the top tube and the straps are installed under the couplings.
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