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hitch44
04-23-2012, 10:26 PM
I want a custom gas cap and I was thinking about using a water hydrant turn like some people do on petcocks. Anyone ever made their on cap?

ThePete
04-23-2012, 10:58 PM
Check this guy's bike out. I know its not what you may have in mind but its about the closest thing I can think of that I have seen resembling a fire plug cap.

http://www.chopcult.com/forum/showthread.php?p=293647



Sent from the glory hole.

BIGHYDRO
04-24-2012, 8:36 PM
Just turned this one out a couple of days ago. Welding it into a backbone fuel tank tomorrow.


http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x296/BIG_HYDRO/gascap1.jpg

selectedgrub
04-24-2012, 8:53 PM
Gas cap idea thread:
http://www.chopcult.com/forum/showthread.php?t=11785

Revelator
04-25-2012, 8:25 AM
Bighydro..................Nice cap...... Is that a small vent hole on the end or is that your centering hole
when you turned it? I am wondering how you are venting the cap.
A buddy of mine has a cap real similar to yours with a very small vent hole on top center, & His tank is always
spraying a mist of fuel out the top, even when the tank is only 3/4 full.
any thoughts on venting a cap like the one you made?

BIGHYDRO
04-25-2012, 3:41 PM
Bighydro..................Nice cap...... Is that a small vent hole on the end or is that your centering hole
when you turned it? I am wondering how you are venting the cap.
A buddy of mine has a cap real similar to yours with a very small vent hole on top center, & His tank is always
spraying a mist of fuel out the top, even when the tank is only 3/4 full.
any thoughts on venting a cap like the one you made?


Thanks. It's a vent hole. The cap is going on a backbone fuel tank for a drag bike. I've seen a few of them with just a simple hose coming off the top as well. If it is a flat top and the hole is already there, you could always tap a small thread through it and add a nipple and hose I guess.

Hubbard
04-25-2012, 3:58 PM
I want a custom gas cap and I was thinking about using a water hydrant turn like some people do on petcocks. Anyone ever made their on cap?

Afew I made

kps
04-25-2012, 4:26 PM
I would drill a hole from just undercap to connect with main hole, & then plug the one in center. always do something like some chainsaws have, a buttery fly flapper valve, that normally seals, but can allow air to enter as well as pressure to escape.

for unusual caps, I was around a chopper guy a few years ago & he was a orthodontist, & made one, using some casting dental material. I just remember it being unusual, & no I didnt have a camera. but he just molded around filler hole, & completely made his own cap.

BIGHYDRO
04-25-2012, 5:10 PM
Awesome work, Hubbard.

Hubbard
04-25-2012, 5:34 PM
Awesome work, Hubbard.

We try

Chopaweeza
04-25-2012, 9:37 PM
I had a Chrysler VK Valiant with a tree growing through it in my yard . So , the gas cap and part of the neck were recessed into the heavily modified 32' Norton tank that was buried for over 55 years to make this . Currently off being painted . Actually look good .

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a130/chopaweeza/BBO-11/30Cap001.jpg

OhioFlameThrower
04-26-2012, 8:44 AM
I made this cap and a few more for some of my boys....

www.flamethrowercustoms.com
www.flamethrowercustoms.blogspot.com

Hubbard
04-26-2012, 6:09 PM
Just brought this out of mothballs

blackout
04-27-2012, 7:45 AM
Just got this one in yesterday.

Speed dealer customs.
http://img.tapatalk.com/a6934893-a2eb-d89f.jpg

BIGHYDRO
04-29-2012, 6:41 PM
Just brought this out of mothballs


Not hating that one for sure. I'm gonna have to borrow your idea and give it a try.




Here's a couple more plain janes.

http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x296/BIG_HYDRO/gascap3.jpg

http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x296/BIG_HYDRO/gascap4.jpg

homewrecker
04-29-2012, 8:18 PM
Shot anyone???

http://i236.photobucket.com/albums/ff41/asasial/100_2037.jpg

NoQueNO
05-10-2012, 11:43 AM
Hitch 44 / Great minds think alike. T

hinking the same thing! When you finish it up post a pic would like 2 see how it came out!

NHMike
05-10-2012, 11:47 AM
Mine. Inspired by some of the ones here. Just a regular, Bung King cap with a sterling silver Crown epoxied to it.

http://img.tapatalk.com/1880e38e-ff33-da9f.jpg


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