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Thread: Installing rubber knee pads on gas tank

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    Registered User Bullett's Avatar
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    May 2007
    Southern Oregon coast.

    Question Installing rubber knee pads on gas tank

    Is there any specific trick to putting the rubber pads on an old /2 tank?

    I'm wondering if I should use tire lube;

    Or start with the large end or the small end.

    Anyone care to share a tip or two?

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    Put them in HOT water first, it should be easy then (while they're hot)

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    Cannonball Rider #52 darrylri's Avatar
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    Oct 2003
    Surf City, USA (Santa Cruz, CA)
    I agree about the hot water, or, leave them out in the sun for a good while.

    I usually start with the pointy (ish) end and then work my way up both sides. Take your time and just work it carefully.
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