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oil tank cap.

did a trip from the bluemountains in oz to phillip island and back thro the dirt/back roads. found the oil tank cap pitting and melting.anyway used a piece of metal to use as a shield for the heat.i have heard this is a problem.apart from this the bike was flawless(daily riding of 600+kms), engine has been rebuilt totally, clocked 4000kms. found the seat pretty comfy too.)is there a metal replacement for the cap?where can i find one?
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Lovely area.

Just one idea:
http://groups.msn.com/UKTenereOwners...to&PhotoID=207

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Hi guys
Where do you get one of these tempgauge/caps from?

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I have a XT that has done the same thing to its oil cap. It has not proved a problem since. Wahtch out if the dip stick on the cap has melted as the molten plastick can block the oil feed pipes to the engine. Resulting in oil starvation and subsequent death.

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can anybody help me with the part number fer the oil tank cap from kedo?, tx
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Got mine from here

http://www.louis.de/?partner=moto-de...moto-detail%22

ordered by sending fax arrived in a week

part number 10034301 bear in mind this one does not fit TT600re
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tx guys,but the german is a hazzle, sent then an email.
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Hi I sent them an Email they replied asking me to phone them so I did and got some one whose english very basic and my german Nil.
Fax worked though with item descrption postal address and credit card number along with E-mail address then they confirmed by E-mail when they sent it.
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