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post #1 of 7 Old 03-02-2010, 03:50 PM Thread Starter
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Locking fuel door.

I am putting on a locking fuel door and having trouble getting it to lock and be flush with the body at the same time. Amybody out there put one on with any issues. I have a couple ideas and will post what I end up doing. In the mean time any suggestions will be appreciated.
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post #2 of 7 Old 03-02-2010, 08:19 PM
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How about just a locking cap instead of a locking fuel door?

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i heard a lot of ppl with the same problem you do... its the product!

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post #4 of 7 Old 03-03-2010, 04:42 PM Thread Starter
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I have fixed my own problem today! What I did was get some trim tape at the local Napa store and completly cover the sides ot the mechanical piece that comes out, then I cut a section of a 1/8" large washer to match the catch piece and attach it to the inside with some trim tape as well. All is well ! I wish they had done a better job making the fuel door assemble, but aftermarket parts are usually a problem. As for a locking gas cap, I think we all wish we could get one.
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post #5 of 7 Old 03-04-2010, 03:32 PM Thread Starter
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I forgot to also mention that I cut off the pin completly that pops out to open the original fuel door. Hopes this helps anyone doing a locking fuel door.
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sounds like a lot of work for something that is supposed to be "bolt-on"

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Now that it is on, I love it. Just deciding what to do for the fix was the worst, but the actual work only took about 30 minutes. I am used to aftermarket parts from owning many motorcycles over the years.
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