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Replace your gas cap key lock?

Discussion in 'Cal 1400 8V' started by GTM®, Jul 23, 2017.

  1. GTM®

    GTM® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    For ~20 years, Guzzi has shipped the Cal 11 and now the 1400s with the key locking gas cap shown below. If you live with them long enough, you know they tend to be a little frustrating and can end up bending or breaking your ignition key if you don't keep the internals lubed. For those who don't care about locking gas caps, or have ended up replacing the cap with another keyed version, I'm offering the knob below that will replace the key tumbler assy. Cost will be $49.95 in raw aluminum (as shown), or polished for $10 more.
    Purchase info HERE; https://gtmotocycles.com/products/gt-gas-cap-key-knob

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    blakbird Cruisin' Guzzisti GT Famiglia

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    The gas cap in the picture at the top of thread looks a lot like the one on my Cali 1400. If the GT-Rx knurled knob works on the 1400's I'll place an order for a polished one.
     
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    Touringman Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    As in clear anodized like your bar risers? if so count me in!
     
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    blakbird Cruisin' Guzzisti GT Famiglia

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    Rickhinnz Tuned and Synch'ed GT Contributor

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    Just replaced the stupid lock with Todd’s creation.
    A two minute job using only a drift. Problem eliminated.

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    Smartleynz Tuned and Synch'ed

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    Burt Munro in Febuary, you going?
     
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    Rickhinnz Tuned and Synch'ed GT Contributor

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    Can’t get the time off. Joys of being a government servant.
     
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    H0510 Just got it firing!

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    Just received my gas cap key lock replacement. Super easy to install. Looks great on my Eldorado 1400. Thanks Todd! Super happy with your creation. Now I can vent the gas tank discretely when the bike is parked without having the ignition key inserted to the cap. Regards, Henry

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    Rickhinnz Tuned and Synch'ed GT Contributor

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    Uss Tuned and Synch'ed

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    Looks great....how does one open the cap? Just pulling the knob will lift the cap? How does it lock?
    Cheers
     
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    Welcome, I forgot to mention that you should lightly grease it on occasion, or when/if it gets hard to turn. Should be common sense I would think.
    It functions the same as the key. Rotate the knob 90 degrees and lift out.

    Links above updated now to; https://gtmotocycles.com/products/gt-gas-cap-key-knob
     
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    Is there a commemorative festival each year ?
    ( yes this post is nearly 4 years old ;) )
     
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    Smartleynz Tuned and Synch'ed

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    Check www.burtmunrochallenge.co.nz great excuse for a trip south
     

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