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post #1 of 6 Old 03-12-2013, 07:26 AM Thread Starter
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gas tank problems

Just recently purchased a 78 cj5. Dropped the tank to clean and I noticed to smaller lines coming off the driver side. I know these are vent and are suppose to go to the check valve and canister. Problem is all of that is gone. Question is I don't want to put all that back in. What other options do I have? Thanks for any help.

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post #2 of 6 Old 03-12-2013, 08:05 AM
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I'd be interested in an answer to this one as well. When I dropped the tank in mine, those two lines were connected to a AMC V8 fuel filter with the "In" side of the filter connected to the canister.
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post #3 of 6 Old 03-12-2013, 11:35 AM
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I ran a line from one to the other.. otherwise you can spend time trying to find parts.

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post #4 of 6 Old 03-12-2013, 12:13 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks very much. You haven't had any issues with having no vent.
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post #5 of 6 Old 03-12-2013, 01:46 PM
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You need a vent. Most people would use a vented gas cap. Then you can cap the vapor lines, or tie them together as suggested.

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post #6 of 6 Old 03-13-2013, 06:10 AM Thread Starter
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Thank you. That sounds like the right way to go.
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