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post #1 of 3 Old 03-22-2017, 05:31 PM Thread Starter
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Homemade Mickey Mouse tank damper in case anyone needs one quickly

After putting my tank on I realized it didn't feel stable. I pulled it off and found it it's been missing the left side tank damper. I found them on ebay but I didn't want to ride without the stability. In a rush I found I had some hosing that would fit the frame and then cut some fuel line and zip tied it around. It should have some bounce to absorb the bumps in the road. The oem one is a squishy rubber and the hose material should be fine for high temperatures. It's pretty cheesy I know but if anyone is missing one I'm sure this is better than nothing in a pinch. Hope this helps
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post #2 of 3 Old 03-23-2017, 08:31 AM
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Way to MacGyver up! Good tip! Thanks!
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post #3 of 3 Old 03-23-2017, 12:37 PM Thread Starter
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Some may say it was MacGruber-ing it up =)
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