View Single Post
Old 08-03-2011, 03:10 PM   #20
JStancampiano
PhotoJoe
 
JStancampiano's Avatar
 
Joined: Sep 2006
Location: N GA Mts
Oddometer: 386
My failure has been reported!!

Joe

Quote:
Originally Posted by ragtoplvr View Post
ALL fuel leaks from cracking and bad design should be reported to the NTSB. I do not think this was a good design. Plastic is not suited for female pipe threads, as stated the hoop stress gets very high. It should have been a straight thread with an o-ring for seal. design defect. BMW is not going to fix this with out some pressure.

Rod
__________________
2007 R1200GS ADV, 1978 R100T, 2009 FJR
JStancampiano is offline   Reply With Quote