Saturday, 19 November 2016

Aprilia RS 125 how to remove tank to get to engine bay ( tank removal )

Aprilia RS 125 how to remove tank to get to engine bay ( tank removal )

Very basic job but one you will do many times on the RS125 to make it easy to access Carb , barrel spark plug etc .


You can buy a New fuel tanks from here

or a new Tank lock from here


Aprilia RS 125 parts in the USA 



So to being with undo the front nut just behind the yokes it usually an allen key bolt undo this and the tank will lift up .


Now find the fuel pipe going to carb it should be attached to carb with 
jubilee clamp 

and if its fitted the right way you can gain access to it via the side 


Turn fuel off 


You can gain access to the jubilee clamp with flat bladed 
screwdriver via the side panel 


refit the jubilee this way to make it easy to do up and take of later 


feed the fuel pipe out of the side of bike 


loads of access to bike now 


Drain fuel into suitable container 


Now undo rear mount this one is a bit of a bodge 
some are but usually just a bolt throught that aloow the
tank to be lifted on a hinge 



Load of access now to work on what ever you need to do 






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