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I've got three on mounted on my TW to my rear cyclerack
Don't forget that the 1qt msr fuel bottle will fit inside the tube for some spare gas.



I used stainless cushion clamps to mount mine LINK









http://tw200forum.co...8/ShowPost.aspx

























http://www.agrisuppl...p/70111/c2p/cs/



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http://www.agrisuppl...67670&sid=&eid=



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http://www.gtmoto.com/



http://www.thetooltube.com/Home.html (HOME OF THE MEGA TUBE) But their agrisupply clone is 17.00



Saw this today




 

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Home depot carries something very similar in their welding section. Little more money - 9.97 at mine. Used to hold welding rods
 

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Well, mine are in place. I bought them from the local John Deer dealer. Price was a bit over $10 per, and for the life of me, after trying every solvent I know of, can't seem to remove the graphics. One currently has a fire extinguisher and some chain lube, and the other 28oz of engine oil and a small roll of duct tape. Gerry

 

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One on each side of the Cyclerack:







Universal adhesive remover takes the yellow print off without damage to the plastic.
 

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One on each side of the Cyclerack:







Universal adhesive remover takes the yellow print off without damage to the plastic.






You need to put some LEDs on the back of those storage tubes- JATO Bottles man.



Looks Good



Mike
 

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Just a note: "Goof-Off" is the best chemical to remove the yellow paint from the tubes. It works on contact with little rubbing required.
 

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#2 for Goof-off took the graphics off in less than a minute if memory serves.

HenryJ how did you attach your tubes to the cyclerack? Your install looks pretty clean.

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From the smell of goof-off, I believe the primary solvents are Toluene and xylene.
 

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I'm guessing that "Goof Off" and "Goo Gone" are different? I've used "Goo Gone" and it is more of an oily, citrus-smelling stuff. Would it work? If not, where does one find "Goof Off?"
 

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I'm guessing that "Goof Off" and "Goo Gone" are different? I've used "Goo Gone" and it is more of an oily, citrus-smelling stuff. Would it work? If not, where does one find "Goof Off?"
I know WallyWorld doesn't carry "Goof Off" but give Lowes or Home Depot a try. As I remember it's a little more expensive than "Goo Gone". I've got them both and seem to use the "Goof Off" first.
 

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Here's my setup... mounting via zipties front and rear (6 in total). I did install a hose clamp on the frame at the front of thet canister to give it something to snug-up agains and keep it from migrating towards the tire...

I used a blend of mineral spirits and butyl acetate (from my parts-cleaner tank) to take off the yellow print - worked great.











 

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If it smells like tolulene, and removes stuff like tolulene, then yes it is carcinogenic as hell. Sniff it carefully and as infrequently as possible. Tom
 

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If it smells like tolulene, and removes stuff like tolulene, then yes it is carcinogenic as hell. Sniff it carefully and as infrequently as possible. Tom


I'm a paint chemist and formulate with Toluene from time to time... while it is a fairly nasty solvent, it's not classified as carcinogenic.



"The International Agency for Research on Cancer has placed toluene in Group 3: Not classifiable as a carcinogen (IARC, 1989b). "

see: http://www.scorecard.org/chemical-profiles/html/toluene.html



However, it has been shown to have a developmental / reproductive toxicity.

see: http://www.epa.gov/chemfact/s_toluen.txt



So yeah, be careful with the stuff...
 

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I'm a paint chemist and formulate with Toluene from time to time... while it is a fairly nasty solvent, it's not classified as carcinogenic.



"The International Agency for Research on Cancer has placed toluene in Group 3: Not classifiable as a carcinogen (IARC, 1989b). "

see: http://www.scorecard.org/chemical-profiles/html/toluene.html



However, it has been shown to have a developmental / reproductive toxicity.

see: http://www.epa.gov/chemfact/s_toluen.txt



So yeah, be careful with the stuff...


Whoops, Poor choice of words on my part. I knew it was bad. I used to live in New Orleans and I seem to recall we had more sources of toluene and xylene contamination than anywhere else in the country and it was bad "forya". In grad school I had to use the stuff in histology and other lab processes (sort of nice smelling, but not to be fooled with). Thanks for the clarification. BTW I don't have any kids but no connection with toluene. Tom



Edit: I don't want to turn this into a chemical pxxxing match, but I stumbled on the following cautionary note:

"While only limited evidence of benzene carcinogenicity in experimental animals exists, the recent findings of the National Toxicology Program (NTP, 1984) in the U.S.A. and Maltoni et al. (1985) strongly indicate that benzene is an experimental carcinogen. Toluene and xylene. While no direct human evidence is available, there is recent evidence of carcinogenicity of toluene and xylene at high concentrations in experimental animals. It should also be noted that any future epidemiological observations of cancer risks associated with toluene or xylene would have to take account of the suspected effects of benzene impurities." . . . Here is the link if you want to read the entire abstract.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3053447 -- Lets just say all of these dudes are potentially nasty. Tom
 

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great thread! I really like the symmetry of the tube and the exhaust pipe.
 

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Home depot carries something very similar in their welding section. Little more money - 9.97 at mine. Used to hold welding rods


I looked at my local Home Depot and they had the welding rod carrier for $9.95. Only problem was that it was bright red. My '93 TW is gaudy enough thanks to Yamaha's idea of flashy "design" during that era without adding two bright red canisters to it. I opted to order the black ones from AgriSupply.
 

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I opted for the top of the rack install, because I wanted two tubes. Your method works great on the left side of the bike, but on the right side the plastic and muffler get in the way.
 
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