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Discussion in 'Kawasaki 250cc In-line 4's' started by pete05, Jun 30, 2020 at 4:06 PM.

  1. pete05

    pete05 Member Premium Member

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    When installing the fuel tap I noticed the threaded hole in the tank is not a blind hole, do any of you gents use anything in particular to seal this thread when installing the bolts?
     
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    Thanks, it just says plain washer. I am concerned about fuel leaking through the bolt threads.
     
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    What did your's have there when you pulled it apart?
    I've never seen any thread sealant used on the bolt thread's ?
    The Kawasaki one's look like they're made of nylon ?

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    Gasket sealer or similar would be fine on the threads.
     
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    In the past I've used Loctite 567 thread sealant. It's good stuff.
     
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    Thanks for the replies, I ended up using Loctite No.3 on the threads and I found some fibre washers at work to put on the bolts.
     
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