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Unread 12-29-2013, 06:17 PM   #1
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Ford swap, roll over valve, charcoal cannister question

Hey Guys,

I'm new member to the forum but have used it for a while now to get a ton of information. My project is a 82 CJ7 with a fiberglass body. It's a project that the PO gave up on. So far i have the drive train is in as well as the carburated Ford 351W. The suspension is OME and this forum was my saving grace. It was a really easy swap after reading what everyone else discovered. I used the search function but cant seem to get an answer to this....
I'm about to start running all new fuel lines. With this swap, do I need to keep the roll over valve and charcoal canister? It may be a stupid question but I can't figure it out. Any assistance will be greatly appreciated. I have a million other questions but this is the next part I'm going to tackle. Thanks!!

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Unread 12-29-2013, 06:34 PM   #2
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With this swap, do I need to keep the roll over valve and charcoal canister?
I would. You can use the Ford canister if you prefer.
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Unread 12-30-2013, 08:19 AM   #3
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x2, keep it in place. The need to vent the tank has nothing to do with the engine.
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Unread 12-30-2013, 12:05 PM   #4
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thanks for the replies. So if I'm understanding this right, I should just run the vent line up to the canister and plug the other ports on the canister?
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Unread 12-30-2013, 12:41 PM   #5
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thanks for the replies. So if I'm understanding this right, I should just run the vent line up to the canister and plug the other ports on the canister?
No, you'll still need a purge signal line and purge line for the canister to function properly.

If you're running a carb, you may want to connect the bowl vent, as well.

Good luck,

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Unread 12-30-2013, 12:48 PM   #6
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Thanks Matt! That's exactly what I needed. I appreciate the reply.
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