Author Topic: DRAGONFLY TANK REMOVAL  (Read 188 times)

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Offline Buzzie

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DRAGONFLY TANK REMOVAL
« on: 30 Nov 2019 at 23:57 »
Hi, Im trying to remove the tank from my Dragonfly, but am struggling a bit.

I have removed the petrol connections and the four bolts that hold the tank onto the frame, and alhough the tank is loose I cant get it off because the headlight nacelle is bolted to the tank, and the headlight nacelle is prevented from coming off the tank because it fouls on all sorts of other parts of the bike. I can see the four bolts holding the nacelle on, but cant get a spanner near them.

Anyone know the trick of how to get round this?

Any help gratefully received!!

Best wishes
Douglas

Offline Bynorthsea

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Re: DRAGONFLY TANK REMOVAL
« Reply #1 on: 01 Dec 2019 at 08:03 »
No trick It is just awkward, I use a cut down ring spanner, small increments to slacken then hopefully just fingers.

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Re: DRAGONFLY TANK REMOVAL
« Reply #2 on: 01 Dec 2019 at 08:23 »
Thanks! Now I know how its done, I'll just have to get on with it and get the job done  :)

Offline Roys rider

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Re: DRAGONFLY TANK REMOVAL
« Reply #3 on: 03 Dec 2019 at 21:04 »
I use a socket with a long extension but you do need to use a universal joint to get an angle. Less painful than knuckle scratching.
Peter

 

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