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Online Billybream

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Tank rubber plug in Grey
« on: 06.08. 2015 07:27 »
My original tank centre bolt rubber plug has just about given up, problem is trying to find replacement in grey, needed to match the new poor fitting knee rubbers. I can find them in black, but wanted to stop grey, any idea,s.
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Re: Tank rubber plug in Grey
« Reply #1 on: 06.08. 2015 09:28 »
don't know anything for certain but wonder if soaking a black one in bleach would have the desired effect (effect/affect - never got those two sorted in me mind).
Did they ever make grey ones or is this a colour co-ordination thing *smile*
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Re: Tank rubber plug in Grey
« Reply #2 on: 06.08. 2015 10:21 »

 Cover it with duct tape..aka ducktape *conf*.... *smile*
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Re: Tank rubber plug in Grey
« Reply #3 on: 06.08. 2015 10:56 »
I haven't seen any made in anything other than black , why not just spray it grey ? won't be permanent but could possibly be a why forward and with such a small area the tin will probably outlast your good self ,     *whistle*Bob
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Re: Tank rubber plug in Grey
« Reply #4 on: 06.08. 2015 10:58 »
Also if yours are like my grey knee pads ,not only don't they fit well but they discolour mine have been on for 3 yrs and look a very grubby colour.
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Re: Tank rubber plug in Grey
« Reply #5 on: 06.08. 2015 12:28 »
I seem to remember that the tank rubber plug on a 1961 C15 I owned in the '60s was grey. So presumably BSA sometimes fitted grey
parts. The knee grips were also grey.
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Re: Tank rubber plug in Grey
« Reply #6 on: 06.08. 2015 16:57 »
Used a rubber colour restorer on mine with a quite good result.
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