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Old 08-24-2013, 01:38 PM   #13
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There are several posts on putting studs by the oil tank cover.

I summarized them here

If you look at the link I took a slightly different approach.

On the reinstall keep everything loose until you get every bolt/nut thread started.

Loosen the top two gas tank bolts. This allows the tanks to move up a bit to get the lower tank mount bolts through.
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