How to fix tank overflow tube

zoran zv30 at
Mon Aug 4 14:00:32 PDT 2008

inlarge hole where it broke off,pull pipe up through it,fill it with JB weld 
around and stick pipe in JB weld.
you can also close hole all together and plug pipe on bottom of 
tank.eliminate pipe all together.
only reason it is there is for fuel to drain out of area around cap if you 
spill it.use towel in such case :)

Zoran Vujasinovic
Twin Works Factory
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Wendell Crain" <wendell_crain at>
To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at>
Sent: Saturday, August 02, 2008 3:14 PM
Subject: RE: How to fix tank overflow tube

I know I have seen this somewhere, either here or on but cannot 
remember. I have done some searches, but must not be using the right 
keywords to pick it up. Or not recognizing it. Anyway, I found today in 
changing my gas cap that the drainage tube that is welded to recess of the 
area the cap sits in has broken off the top of the tank. Can anyone point me 
in the direction of fixing this quickly? We have an endurance race next 
Saturday, the 9th, and the kids are doing sprints on the next day. If it is 
not an easy or quick fix, my thought was to get a small bolt and nut with a 
couple rubber washers to seal off the opening. Then pinch closed the tube 
inside the tank. This could cause an issue with water around the cap because 
it would have no where to go, but I am kind of limited in options. The only 
other thing would be if someone had an extra tank they wanted to get rid of 
and could ship out quickly.



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