Felt tank question

Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle General Discussion' started by Rotor, Jul 14, 2009.

  1. Rotor

    Rotor New Member

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    I just purchased a Felt Twin cruiser, and was wondering what was the best method for a fuel fill on the tube tank? any suggestions or at least a nudge in the right direction would be appreciated.

    Thanks, Rotor
     
  2. Clotho

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    Something like this. Filler cap

    You know that you have to seal the tank right? It won't hold gas until you do.
     
  3. Rotor

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    I have read about sealing the tank. In the article I read on another forum they used brake bleeders to fill and vent the top tube tank. It really seemed like there had to be a better way to fill. Is that what you used on your build Clotho? weld on or epoxy on? anyways thanks for the link!

    Rotor
     
  4. Clotho

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    Brake bleeders?

    I used JB Weld to seal the holes in my tank then I used a tank sealant process to seal it. I used a bung and cap similar to the one I linked to fill with. To vent it I drilled a hole in the cap, attached a brass fitting and ran a hose like you see on motocross bikes.
     
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    on the fuel fill bungs you guys posted, would it be best to weld, braze or epoxy in? Thanks for the responses!

    Rotor
     
  7. Clotho

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    Welding by a professional is always best but you can kiss the paint goodbye. I epoxied mine. If you make sure the surfaces are clean epoxy can be an incredibly strong bond. If you apply the JBWeld (Epoxy) to the surfaces and then work them a bit with a wire brush the bond will be even stronger.
     
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    idea or solution brakes rear for felt shief bikes 4 strok gas motor
     
  9. grinNbarritt

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    If you look up Terry Blows felt twin build thread, he has links to the youtubes he did on the whole felt tank process.
     

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