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gas tank petcock #731495
04/09/18 10:49 pm
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Hello every one;
I'm new to the forum and I just bought a 1970 BSA Lightning. Question-do the gas tank petcocks screw out?

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Re: gas tank petcock [Re: Doug VK] #731499
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Originally Posted by Doug VK
Hello every one;
I'm new to the forum and I just bought a 1970 BSA Lightning. Question-do the gas tank petcocks screw out?



Yes, they do. Also, welcome to BritBike.


Jon W.


1957 6T Thunderbird 650
1968 T100R Daytona 500
1971 TR6R Tiger 650
1970 BSA A65F 650
1955 Tiger 100 - Project

Re: gas tank petcock [Re: Doug VK] #731504
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Hey Doug

I'm new here too, just bought a 69 Thunderbolt.. I have and will continue to have a ton of questions. Careful what you ask, some of the folks here have vase technical and historical knowledge, they can take a simple question into the stratosphere. You will learn a LOT!

Good luck on your project

Re: gas tank petcock [Re: Doug VK] #731507
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OH! If you don't have already. Get Building Budget Brits by Mike Brown. Excellent book, he provides tips and tools for DIYer's. He covers issues one can encounter on these old bikes.

Re: gas tank petcock [Re: Tracey Spear] #731899
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Thanks, I will.


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