I love to teach my son how to ride and repair stuffs the old fashion way. Here I will share some of our cheap DIY projects and repairs. I will also share some of my experience as a biker and as a pro mechanic. I am not a mechanic anymore but I still do repairs but mostly for my own machineries and this is why I try to keep everything easy and cheap. I also don't race anymore but I still love riding up the mountains where there is little or no help and all I can rely on is my small tool pouch and my monkey repair skills to bring me home whenever my bike or my friends bike breaks down.

If you are a tech-wiz or some kind of high-tech repair guru who likes spending too much $$$s buying stuffs and spends most of your time at a coffee shop posing your best biker battle gear clown costume and talking how great a biker you are then THIS IS NOT FOR YOU... Here we seriously ride our bikes and we try to keep everything simple, easy and cheap. Most of what I will share here are intended for riders who usually break their bikes to peices and may not be needed by other bikers.

I will also be sharing some cheap ways how I repaired my cars and computers. And for laughs, I will also add some weird / funny / odd stuffs that I or we did that worked and didn't work. Sorry about this blog's style, set-up or whatever you may call it, I'm an old school biker and its easier for me wrenching cars and bikes than typing on my keyboard...

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Loose Two Stroke Oil Tank Cap

A few months ago I crashed my dirtbike on the trails while I was lazily enjoying the view. My bike's oil cap flew several meters away. I was riding on a small stream and the rocks gave me a hard time finding the oil cap. Most of my two stroke oil was dumped on the dirt but was enough for me to ride it back for a re-fill. I knew that my bike has a lose oil cap but was too lazy to get a replacement. I was lucky to have brought a pocket tissue paper with me and used it's plastic wrapper for the cap. Months have passed and I am still using plastic wrapper and it never failed me. I know that I should get a new replacement but since the plastic wrapper works perfectly, I think that I'll just keep it as is... hahaha!
This is a no-brainer fix for lose two stroke oil tank caps. The photos says it all...

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