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Hi i am looking for a tap for a petrol tank for a Kawasaki vulcan 750 1986 can anyone help? Regards Bill

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  • billcarton Jun 28, 2009

    Thanks for the advice, unfortunately I had already ordered the tap assembly from babbits but it is discontinued and out of stock was the babbit reply

    Regards ..... Bill

  • billcarton Jun 28, 2009

    Thanks again, I will pursue your advice and try get a yamaha or suzuki petcock.

    Regards .... Bill


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Go to the site below where you can see a parts diagram for your specific bike. You will select the actual brand, year, model, etc., once you go to the site. Part numbers and prices are also shown. You can order parts from this site. In the event no price is shown on a particular part, the part is not in stock.

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  • tombones Jun 28, 2009

    I thought Babbit's deleted the price if none are in stock. Also, the checkout screen won't accept the order. Damn! Okay, then go for a used one. Google " motorcycle salvage yamaha " and see if you can find one there. If you can't get a fuel petcock there, would Babbit's have the parts needed to rebuild the old petcock? I did some research and found that Suzuki and Yamaha used the same petcock. In both cases it was on a 1986 750cc bike. I also found that neither of them have one in stock at Babbi'tt's.

    Knowing that Suzuki and Yamaha used the same one might help in your search. Take a few really close up digital photos of the petcock and have them ready to email to salvage yards. Worst case scenario, you buy a 2008 petcock then take it and the gas tank to a machine shop and have them put the two together. You will likely need to repaint the tank but you can ride your bike to the the paint store.

  • tombones Jun 28, 2009

    You say petrol tank and I say gas tank. Where in Europe are you? I am in Dallas, Texas, USA


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