anyone willing to send me a gas can?



7 replies to this topic
  • noteethleroy

Posted November 20, 2002 - 10:58 AM

#1

I cant even buy a decent gas can in CA they are illegal now. The only ones you can buy have a stupid non spill spout and dont work a crap. I was lookinf for one like this;

http://www.denniskir...ad&PartNo=29114

Any non CA guys willing to send me one? Ill pay shipping and cost of can.

  • MOmilkman

Posted November 20, 2002 - 11:03 AM

#2

Man, for California being the hot bed of MX, I sure would hate to live there.

  • Fryboy

Posted November 20, 2002 - 11:12 AM

#3

Noteethleroy,

What part of Ca do you live in? I know of a certain cycle gear shop which has several in stock. They even have the warning sticker for CA. I asked what was up with this to the counter guy and he said ya what can you do? I have many customers who need water bottles. LOL What a load of crap. Just have to have sister stores in different states I guess. PM me if you want to know which " cycle gear" shop I am speaking of.

Fryboy

  • skthom2320

Posted November 20, 2002 - 06:30 PM

#4

I know your pain!!!!

I have been living in Texas for the last 3 years. About 5 months ago I moved my wife and kids to California. I'm following soon and have been spending a week a month there.

Last time I was there I realized I didn't have a gas can for the two-smoke weed eater so I wandered down to the hardware store. &%$#@!?? $15 for a fricken' gas can? And what the heck is the deal with this stupid contraption of a filler tube? The "no fume" filler tube was so difficult to deal with, I ended up just taking it off and filling my weed-eater using the ol' "point it at the open hole and only spill half of it" method.

The enviro-nazis have shot themselves in the foot because I spilled WAY more gas than I would have with the plain ol' filler tube style.

I will be in California next week. Maybe I should bring some extra gas cans and donate them to TT'ers at the local MX track.

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  • njracer

Posted November 20, 2002 - 06:36 PM

#5

Try: http://www.street-n-comp.com

I know they cater to us roadracing guys but they have what ya need.

BTW - since your in Cali...head out to Willow Springs for a roadrace and pick up as many cans as you need. You can even get them filled with some tasty VPracing fuel.

Hope this helps.

njracer

  • BlueThunder

Posted November 20, 2002 - 06:48 PM

#6

WA stsate isn't far behind you Cali. folks.......they tested my gas cap at my last vehicle emissions test.....I've had it man, MOVIN' TO IDAHO! :)

  • freestyle111

Posted November 20, 2002 - 11:26 PM

#7

do you no why you cany buy that gas tank in calif.?it has nothing to do with the spout or vent.it is illegal to sell,use or tansport gas in a gastank over 5 gallons in calif.most of jerrycan style gascans you see for sale at accessory stores are 5.5gl. the 1\2 gallon extra is so you can add 2-stroke oil.

  • Mike_L.

Posted November 21, 2002 - 10:41 AM

#8

Contact Honda/Yamaha of North Hollywood (818) 766-6134. They have 4 of them in stock, I was by there today.

Peace,

Michael




 
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