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Old 12-10-2004, 01:12 PM   #6
Beastly Adventurer
Joined: Nov 2003
Location: Swellvue, WA
Oddometer: 10,473
What failed?

Mine has a failed right "ear" (that mates to the right/upper support donut) - the previous owner said it started leaking after a crash. He epoxied it and removed the mount from the bike to not put any further pressure on it. I went further and shimmed/padded the frame backbone to use the tank's saddle hump to further distribute the load. It seems to be a premanent fix - no problems in many thousands of miles.

- Mark
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