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petcock, spacer, FCR, stock tank

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My current setup is:

Clark plastic tank, stock petcock w/o spacer, FCR-MX carb. All works well.

What I'd like to do is put the stock tank back on. So, a few questions:

- Is there a clearance problem with the FCR choke when using the stock tank and stock petcock with spacer?

- I need to buy a spacer, which costs about $20. So, is there an aftermarket petcock that works on the stock tank w/o the spacer? (I'd just as soon buy a manual petcock if it doesn't need a spacer, as buy a spacer.)

Thanks in advance.

Edited by aeronaut

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Thanks William1 !!!

Now, anyone know if there's an aftermarket (or replacement) petcock that works on the stock tank, but doesn't need the stock spacer?

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Do a search in this forum for 'WR Petcock' or 'Pingle'

Thanks, had searched quite a bit on the topic, which is why I posted with the specifics of my bike. Still not sure if WR petcock (or pingle) will fit on stock tank w/o spacer and with FCR. I'll probably just buy a spacer at this point.

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I tried to install a WR petcock on my metal gas tank but even with the spacer it was unable to turn it to the RES .

WR petcock is ok to plastic tanks only .

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I tried to install a WR petcock on my metal gas tank but even with the spacer it was unable to turn it to the RES .

WR petcock is ok to plastic tanks only .

Thanks!

For now, here's what I've done. I mounted the stock petcock onto the stock tank WITHOUT the spacer. With a touch of grinding in 2 places on the petcock, I can turn it to 'on' and 'primary', but not 'reserve'. I'm happy with that. I can use the primary setting as reserve, I'll just have to remember to turn it back to 'on' if I let the bike set overnight before filling.

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