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Posted by robert_dixon at July 28. 2017

Has anyone got or know where to get the petrol tank mounting rubbers for the 500T. Thank you

Re: 500t

Posted by michael_sullivan at July 29. 2017

Robert:  Do you have the part numbers?

I will do a local search if you can provide the numbers.

Mike

Re: 500t

Posted by robert_dixon at July 30. 2017

Previously michael_sullivan wrote:

Robert:  Do you have the part numbers?

I will do a local search if you can provide the numbers.

Mike

Thank you Mike. I have looked my singles parts list and cannot find the item. Can anyone help with a part number please.

Robert

Re: 500t

Posted by robert_dixon at August 04. 2017

Re the rubber mounts for the 500T.

As I am unable to get these items I decided to see what was available to allow me to make ones.

I purchased two classic mini (car) exhaust mountings they have a bonded washer with a  threaded bolt on each side. I put a small amount of heat on one metal washer and off the washer etc comes.

I then drilled a suitable sized hole in the rubber (using a vice to hold the other end of the washer etc) and continued drilling through the metal washer. Then with a slim power sander I sanded the rubber washer to the size required to fit the tank.

The tank is now back on. The only small fault is maybe the rubber mounting is about 1/4 inch short.

Re: 500t

Posted by Dan Field at August 05. 2017

I find the mini engine stay rubbers are really useful too!

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