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Discussion in 'Vintage Big Dogs' started by jsvo5695, Jun 11, 2013.

  1. jsvo5695

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    Just to verify, I need gas caps for a 82+ Harley split tanks correct? Ready to ride this pig since my rebuild.
     
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    I have a 03 pitbull just got rid of the paint savers and got 03 harley split-tank caps for mine and they seem to be working well.
     
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    So you used caps from an 03? I hope this is the case because The caps I want only fit 97+.
     
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    Go to Landmark Renegade gas cap. I got my new one in from them last week, works great!
     
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  5. jsvo5695

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    I am looking at black RSD caps.
     
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    yes i used 03. chrome work nice
     
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    How did you get the old ones out they have jb weld I heard and was told I'd ruin my tank trying to remove them
     
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    I have a 03 pitbull and what did you do about the reverse thread on the non vented side
     
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  9. Mr. Wright

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    It's not JBWeld. It's a pudgy that sometimes makes them hard to get out. Just be careful if you do take it out.
     
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    I took it out seems fine now what other gas caps can I used paint saver is out
     
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    You purchase them as a set of they are sometimes listed seperately.
     
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    I bought my 2001 Husky in Oct. of 2000, and since day one I have had an issue removing the left hand gas cap. Bought new ones and still whenever I tighten it down barely, I can't get it off. Have to take a big set of water pump pliers to get it off
     
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    The problem is ethanol in gasoline. It causes the threads to swell. I had the same problem. Read that the new Landmark threads don't swell. Bought a new set of Landmark gas caps which worked well for about a year and then had the same problem. Then I saw that BB Chopper (on this site) was making metal replacement threads. Bought a pair and they work great!
     
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    I took out my tank saver and ordered nice Harley replacement and no plastic so when they come I should be good
     
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    i have 05 mastiff can't get gas cap on the non vented side off, i use water pump pliers but the top part of the chrome cap turns but not rest of it. any help would be great?
     
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    Same thing with my 2000 Bull Dog, left gas cap had to be broken to get it off
     
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    Left side has reverse threads, so lefty is tighty and righty is loosey :oldsmile: Just saying...
     
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    What is the "visible" difference in vented and non-vented gas caps ??
     
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    Does any one have floorboards on their Big Dog ?
     
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    I used big set of channel locks with a rag and came out great
     
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