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Old 09-18-2018, 04:26 PM
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Don't leave the tank too empty. The hot motor easily heats up the smaller amount of gas into a "gas" and this vent's once the pressure point is reached. I have found with the wife's bike and mine that I if I keep the tank fuller (Not full) the smell stays away. Takes alot more heat to flash off the fuel in the tank to a gas and thus no venting in the garage. Worked for me. Ps....someone else said to do this in one of the 400,000 previous discussions and it made sense so I tried it. Worked. Not my idea.
Old 09-18-2018, 05:06 PM
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All the above, and if your not stock can also have some unburnt fuel in the pipes...
Old 09-18-2018, 05:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Keithhu View Post
Is that the number of threads, or the number of responses?
I see your point

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