stock fuel tank filter on IMS 4.0?


3 replies to this topic
  • tbrazil

Posted October 07, 2007 - 08:40 AM

#1

I just purchased a second hand IMS 4.0 for my XRL 650. I was hoping to use the stock Honda internal gas tank filter but it will not fit into the IMS tank fitting. I was thinking about drilling out the IMS fitting to allow it to accommodate the filter but I thought I would check with you folks to see if anyone else has addressed this issue. Is everyone simply using an external filter?

Any thought? - thx Tim

  • xr650l bum

Posted October 07, 2007 - 08:57 AM

#2

I have the same tank. The stock petcock and filter fit without issue. I do also run a filter in the line as well.

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  • Cocky Rooster

Posted October 07, 2007 - 11:10 AM

#3

My stock screen fit just fine. It was a snug fit, and I had to sort of twist a little as I pushed it in but it worked. Getting the screen out of the old one was a trick though having to grab the bottom lip with pliers and gently pull it loose. Good luck!

  • tbrazil

Posted October 07, 2007 - 01:13 PM

#4

Thanks guys.. You're right, it does fit. I was a bit hesitant to force the screen in thinking I would never get it out. My mic showed that it would be practically an interference fit. Evidently there was some tarnish build-up where the screen should go. I cleaned the inside surface plus a little extra (read: sanding) and the screen when in. Thanks for your help.

Tim





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