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Old 10-26-2011, 04:44 PM   #65
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Originally Posted by betasigscoot View Post
I just noticed my second tank has cracks on both sides running about the length of the tank. Do you just accept it as one of the design flaws of the bike & leave it, or get it replaced?

My warranty expires next month, so I'm going to check the valves & timing chain again. I checked them @6K & they were great. I'm also going to check the shock bolt & wheel bearings this week too.

I think a lot of people got new tanks of old stock of the original design with the hope that if only a small percentage cracked what are the odds of it happening again.

My dealer told me to hold off until the real new tank showed up. Can't remember when that happened. Seemed like July or Sept of last year.

I was set to just run a bead of glue down it if is happens again, now that the bike is out of warranty.i
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