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Posted by Bruno on August 02, 2001 at 11:45:53:

In Reply to: oil cannister problem solved for me posted by roger on August 02, 2001 at 11:16:15:

That might be the trick. I will try to find a O'ring that would fit the bolt.
Do you know the dimensions of the new o'ring you put on?

Hey If I can save $300!!!


-well lads i have just striped my cannister off the block cleaned it with carb cleaner opened the two valves cleaned then as best i could put it all back togeather and it was still poor
so i tryed this.... i replaced the small o ring on the cannister lid bolt with one that was a very tiny bit bigger and hey presto!!!!! its fine now oil light out in a flash try it before you by a new cannister i think the area around the seating for this o ring may be damaged so the bigger o ring has helped. am thinking of making a second o ring grove on the cannister bolt and fitting two o rings but need to get a good look in the cannister first to place the second ring in the right place any thoughts on this ??

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