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my 87 A/C jags gas cap leaks like a sive! espeically if im riding rough terrain, ive tried to fix it by making the sealing gasket good and flat, i also filed the top of the tank totally flat so it will seal better but to no avail, it still leaks! it smells like gas the whole time your riding and not to mention its a fire hazzard and gets on my riding bibs and stuff, anybody else had this problem if so how did you fix it? i guess its a good thing i dont smoke!

if its not a CAT, then it must be a dog!
 

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I see one here for $5.95 CDN without a guage.

http://www.royaldistributing.com/servlet/MiddleRedirect?page=190.html

Keep in mind fuel tanks have to vent and some are vented in the cap or right under it. Do you know where your vent is located? My Mountain Max has a tiny little tube near the filler neck that spills when its really full and I'm on an angle. Hell and I smoke too. Never really bothered me of course I haven't lit myself on fire yet.
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Edited by - Bman on January 10 2002 3:50:57 PM
 

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also check to make sure that the fill neck is not cracked at the bottom. my dad's EXT was from the last owner. it makes me cringe when I think of what must have hit the fill neck hard enough to crack it.
 

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I would go to your local dealer and tell them what kind of sled you have and they should be able to hook you up with one right away if you go to the artic cat dealer.
Its kind've like buy a new belt for your sled
 

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ok guys i fixed it!!! you guys will appricate my repair since im a plumber i got a toilet tank ball and cut it so the taper fit right to the edge then sliped it over the gage part so it still works but the taper is toward the tank so splashing fuel is diverted back into the tank instead of around the seal, it works great i grabed the sled a shook it voilently and not a drop!!!!, before id a lost a bunch of fuel, im not sure what was using more gas the carb or the leak? but my home remedy has cured that problem!

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Very creative! Say... did you by a new toilet ball or was it a used one? My brother is a comm. plumber too and he some how never has to pay for that stuff. Hmm.... go figure. Of course I never really want to touch ANYTHING USED that comes out of a toilet, personally.


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