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Offline Steverat

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wanted a small fibre washer SORTED
« on: 14.03. 2019 21:26 »
Its the 2BA sized washer that goes on the drain plugs for the front fork legs. Since the plug screws into a litle recess the o.d. of the washer has to be about 8mm or less. According to Ebay this animal does not exist in nature but I need one nevertheless to stop Josef's legs anointing the road.

Where can I get one please (or even two??)

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Re: wanted a small fibre washer
« Reply #1 on: 14.03. 2019 21:35 »
I cut my own with a Dremel from a large washer ...   *wink2*
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Re: wanted a small fibre washer
« Reply #2 on: 14.03. 2019 21:36 »
Folded copper washers work well. At least on mine they do.
Bought a box of metric sizes a long time ago and it still serves me well on various drain screws.
Can be used only once though.
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Re: wanted a small fibre washer
« Reply #3 on: 14.03. 2019 22:05 »
I had some small fibre washers in a kit, and just Dremel'd the hole a bit bigger.

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Re: wanted a small fibre washer
« Reply #4 on: 14.03. 2019 22:36 »
I got mine from Draganfly

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Re: wanted a small fibre washer
« Reply #5 on: 14.03. 2019 22:43 »
Barleycorn Engineering sell a pair of stainless steel screws, complete with washers

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Re: wanted a small fibre washer
« Reply #6 on: 15.03. 2019 10:23 »
If you have a washer with the right ID, put it on a small screwdriver and hold the washer lightly spinning against the bench grinder.

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Re: wanted a small fibre washer SORTED
« Reply #7 on: 15.03. 2019 16:27 »
I used Gereybeards method.
Very successful no leak fingers crossed!
thanks

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Re: wanted a small fibre washer SORTED
« Reply #8 on: 15.03. 2019 20:14 »
I used Gereybeards method.
Very successful no leak fingers crossed!
thanks
And hopefully no leaking fingers!

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Re: wanted a small fibre washer SORTED
« Reply #9 on: 15.03. 2019 20:19 »
Did get a bit close to the wheel  *sad2*

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