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Old 01-06-2011, 07:58 PM
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Originally Posted by gsxr View Post
IIRC, access to the strainer area is a real nuisance with the subframe fully installed. Siphon the tank empty first and there should be only a quart or two of fuel left, so you'll get just a sprinkle instead of a bath. A large socket (46mm, like this one) is needed to unscrew the strainer.
Rats, then I should have ordered a strainer while I was at the dealer today ... sure they would have had to order it but woulda had it by Saturday. Maybe if I call them tomorrow morning, they can get it for me. Would I just need the strainer and hose? I'm sure they have the hose on hand there.
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