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Old January 12th, 2014, 09:38 AM   #1
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I am building my first fuel tank and was wondering if it needs to be vented into the tank or out of the tank. Motor is carbureted. It will not have a vented cap.
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Old January 12th, 2014, 01:08 PM   #2
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Usually you'd mimic whatever set up the factory fuel system your using had. If it had a vented cap or a hose running up to the cap area to vent, then you'd make something similar. I pretty sure every type of system has some sort of vent or the pump will not be able to work.
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Old January 12th, 2014, 01:21 PM   #3
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I'm not sure what you mean by vented in or out, but a roll over valve with a filter routed up high should vent your tank well.
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ok thanks guys
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