Check your Acerbis Tank!



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  • aftershock

Posted October 21, 2001 - 05:55 PM

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I have the 3.4 gal Acerbis gas tank and noticed that my kick starter is rubbing a hole at the top of the pocket where the kick starter folds into. Luckly I caught it before it went all the way through. I tried to reposition the kick start with no luck. My kick starter had a overly large casting lip at the top of the starter maybe a defect, I dont know. All I did was grind the lip smooth which worked purfect. Is there anyone else with this problem?

Doug, 00 WR400

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  • Flamed1

Posted October 22, 2001 - 06:49 AM

#2

Shock,
I also have the Acerbis tank. I do not have a problem with the kick starter pocket but have recently discovered a contact point at the rear of the tank with the shock reservoir. I verified that the bolt holding the shock was tight and can only assume that the bushing allows the shock to move slightly to avoid binding. I have attached a piece of high density neoprene to the reservoir to cushion the contact point. Anyone else with this problem?
Brian

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