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Unread 06-23-2013, 05:50 PM   #1
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CJ5 Fuel Tank Problem

So I have a 1972 CJ-5 and need to find a new rubber piece to go around the fuel hose. This piece protects the fuel hose from the body. All the rebuild manuals call it a "grommet". I can't find this part in any magazine or online.

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Unread 06-23-2013, 06:09 PM   #2
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A piece of old radiator hose may work in a pinch
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Unread 06-23-2013, 08:12 PM   #3
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Thanks didn't think about that.
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Unread 06-23-2013, 08:58 PM   #4
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#tindlejd...apologize in advance but I am going to hijack your thread with another fuel tank problem.

The PO did a tank relocated to the back with a CJ7 system. The fuel filler hose has a hole for the vent tube. Does anyone make the metal piece which the connects the vent tube from the filler hose? I have been on the major Jeep aftermarket stores but can't locate this part. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
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Unread 06-23-2013, 10:34 PM   #5
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On late model cj's the the vent hose connects to the filler neck where they hook to the tub...
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Unread 06-24-2013, 05:22 AM   #6
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#tindlejd...apologize in advance but I am going to hijack your thread with another fuel tank problem.

The PO did a tank relocated to the back with a CJ7 system. The fuel filler hose has a hole for the vent tube. Does anyone make the metal piece which the connects the vent tube from the filler hose? I have been on the major Jeep aftermarket stores but can't locate this part. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
http://www.jeep4x4center.com/filler-...s-cjfhn-1.html
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Unread 06-24-2013, 05:34 AM   #7
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Thanks....I wasn't sure what the part was called.
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Unread 06-24-2013, 10:25 AM   #8
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tindlejd,

Was bored at work and ran across you while I was reading through. Anyways I found a couple of links here that I believe have what you are looking for...

http://www.the-jeep-guy.com/fuel_&_intake_systems.htm

http://justgastanks.com/product_info...roducts_id=684

Talk to you later.
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Unread 06-24-2013, 10:38 AM   #9
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#tindlejd...apologize in advance but I am going to hijack your thread with another fuel tank problem.

The PO did a tank relocated to the back with a CJ7 system. The fuel filler hose has a hole for the vent tube. Does anyone make the metal piece which the connects the vent tube from the filler hose? I have been on the major Jeep aftermarket stores but can't locate this part. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
Do you need the part that screws directly into the hose?



The HOSE BUNG?



[From wblackm links above...


http://www.the-jeep-guy.com/fuel_&_intake_systems.htm

http://justgastanks.com/product_info...roducts_id=684
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Unread 06-24-2013, 12:10 PM   #10
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The hose bung is what I linked above from Morris. I actually bought mine from the Jeep Guy. The repro part is identical to the original and USA made.
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Unread 06-24-2013, 12:27 PM   #11
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The hose bung is what I linked above from Morris. I actually bought mine from the Jeep Guy. The repro part is identical to the original and USA made.

Ah yes, i see it now. Just viewed from a different angle...
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Unread 06-24-2013, 06:30 PM   #12
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Yes...that is it. I can assure you I wouldn't have Google searched for a "hose bung" for fear of what the results would have been.

I am new to the Jeep world and appreciate all the help and links.
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Unread 06-25-2013, 07:31 AM   #13
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to this day I still call Alligator clamps, roach clips.
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Unread 06-27-2013, 01:45 AM   #14
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to this day I still call Alligator clamps, roach clips.
Interestingly enough, I have never clamped an alligator with one. You learn something new all the time here on JF. LOL

I just put in a new tank/sender/hold down ring from Morris and used the short fill neck version in hopes it would be less likely to crack around the base, it also fills WAY better at the pump.





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