Petcock rebuild- order of parts


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Dubdenny
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Petcock rebuild- order of parts

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Apologies in advance if this has been covered, but I searched and came up with squat…

I’m trying to finish rebuilding my ‘81 GL1100i nonrebuildable fuel petcock. I’ve done this once before on my ‘80 CBX but it was years ago and I don’t remember if it had the same parts inside. The question is a simple one:

Does the white nylon (or teflon?) plastic washer go underneath or overtop the wave spring washer? I realize that both of these parts go between the front side of the lever and the cover plate, but the entire assembly went “ping!” onto the floor when I removed the front cover last night after drilling the swaged stakes holding it together. This is the first time I’ve encountered a white plastic washer in a petcock build.

TIA for your knowledgable and experience based replies.


Bill in Yardley, PA
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Location: Milford NH summer/fall & Oceanside, CA winters(N San Diego) with lots of miles riden between
Motorcycle: 2008 Cabernet Red. Level 4

1983 GL1100A Wineberry 36,000 miles

1975 CB750 K5 Planet Blue 7,800 miles

1976 CB750 K6 Anterris Red 25,000 miles

Past rides
1999A Restored from PO neglect & sold at 19,000 miles

1999SE Totaled by cager at 105,000 miles

Re: Petcock rebuild- order of parts

Post by newday777 »

Randakks has the instructions. Scroll down to the 1100. Sounds like the cbx petcock is the same as the 1100

https://www.randakksblog.com/petcock-re ... ro-update/
Dubdenny
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Re: Petcock rebuild- order of parts

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Thanks for the reference to the Randakks write-up. I had this document in-hand during the rebuild process and unfortunately there is no reference anywhere in the paper to a white plastic washer in the petcock. :(
Bill in Yardley, PA
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Joined: Tue Jan 11, 2011 5:21 pm
Location: Milford NH summer/fall & Oceanside, CA winters(N San Diego) with lots of miles riden between
Motorcycle: 2008 Cabernet Red. Level 4

1983 GL1100A Wineberry 36,000 miles

1975 CB750 K5 Planet Blue 7,800 miles

1976 CB750 K6 Anterris Red 25,000 miles

Past rides
1999A Restored from PO neglect & sold at 19,000 miles

1999SE Totaled by cager at 105,000 miles

Re: Petcock rebuild- order of parts

Post by newday777 »

It's been 12 years since I had my 83 apart to rebuild it it.


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