Radiator cap screw

Is there a good reason to reinstall the small crew in the radiator cap? My first impulse was to not reinstall this screw, but I thought I would ask others first. Do any of you reinstall this screw and why?

Thanks in advance.

Nope. On burned's advice mine is GONE.

Nope. On burned's advice mine is GONE.

Thanks. Burned said it. I believe it. So, mine will be gone too.

Then the new question quickly becomes: What do I do with all of these pieces I have removed from my S? Maybe I can donate them to a charity of my choice and take them off on my taxes. Ya, that’s it :naughty:

It's a safety thing of course, but to undo the cap when the engine's hot would require a bit of a numskull, and as it's fairly inaccessible anyway I'd leave it off.

Chuck it! :naughty:

All my 'original' stuff is in a box in storage, just in case I ever sell the DRZ and the new owner is a numbskull and wants it.

All my 'original' stuff is in a box in storage, just in case I ever sell the DRZ and the new owner is a numbskull and wants it.

That sounds like good advice.

I still have parts from my first Honda 100 from back in the 70s just in case. Wait a second. That makes me the Numskull.

:naughty::naughty::D:D:D:D:cry:
It's a safety thing of course, but to undo the cap when the engine's hot would require a bit of a numskull, and as it's fairly inaccessible anyway I'd leave it off.

I resemble that remark.

I took a radiator cap off a 1978 Chrystler Cordoba in the middle of summer after I just drove it for an hour. Yeah, that one put me in the emergency room. I was 18, and yes, a numskull... what 18 year old isn't?

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