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Old Mar 18, 2010, 10:22 PM
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Gasoline fuel tank ventilation

Hello All..

Any one can help me, How to provide ventilation in the fuel tank for gasoline engine? or How the scheme for gasoline vent hose??

tq..
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Old Mar 19, 2010, 04:51 AM
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I run a couple of loops of fuel line on top of the tank, straped down against the tank, then run it out the fuse.
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Old Mar 19, 2010, 06:21 AM
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What edwin said, plus some guys will put a felt filter on the vent too.
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Old Mar 22, 2010, 08:51 PM
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I run a couple of loops of fuel line on top of the tank, straped down against the tank, then run it out the fuse.
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very simple, I think there is a kind of air valve from the outside air can enter but can not remove the air or gas.

does not drip out of gas?
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Old Mar 22, 2010, 09:19 PM
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The extra loops give the fuel extra travel distance. I havent noticed any fuel dripping out when I held it inverted. I usually do 2 or 3 loops on top of the tank.
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Old Mar 22, 2010, 10:51 PM
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chainsaw and weed whacker gas caps have a one way air inlet valve .
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Old Mar 22, 2010, 11:46 PM
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Not taking credit for these found on another site. Setup showing both 2 and 3 line systems. cheers
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Old Mar 23, 2010, 07:56 AM
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And there you have it. I use the three line system for gas and glow.
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Old Mar 24, 2010, 01:37 AM
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Not taking credit for these found on another site. Setup showing both 2 and 3 line systems. cheers
of explanation from you all I've got a sense, with pictures like this that becomes more convincing thank you very much...
thanks IEATSRT for the picture
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Old Mar 24, 2010, 10:33 AM
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of explanation from you all I've got a sense, with pictures like this that becomes more convincing thank you very much...
thanks IEATSRT for the picture
No problem, I too was researching this just a couple weeks ago and in this case pictures really do speak a thousand words. Again can't take credit for the work, found on a forum somewhere (might have even been here) but worth sharing. Think the pics have a name on there just hard to make out.
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Buy a quality fuel dot and stick with the two line system. No need to overcomplicate it with three lines.
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