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Old 01-10-2013, 07:04 PM
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I don't need emissions, so can I remove the cannister? Will check with Chip.
The canister keeps the tank from venting fumes into the cabin/under the car/in that sealed space above the tank.... at the hope of preventing Donnie flambee over a charred corvette - perhaps leave it in place? (I suppose it could also be to prevent a Donnie launch into low orbit)..
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Old 01-10-2013, 07:17 PM
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I don't need emissions, so can I remove the cannister? Will check with Chip.
The canister keeps the tank from venting fumes into the cabin/under the car/in that sealed space above the tank.... at the hope of preventing Donnie flambee over a charred corvette - perhaps leave it in place? (I suppose it could also be to prevent a Donnie launch into low orbit)..
For what ever reason, and honestly I could care less, my Charcoal canister valve was stuck open....it's only supposed to open when engine is running, via direct shot at manifold vac.....the vapor suck was done by ported vac, from above the throttle blades....so I left the control line off, and hooked it to the same line the valve cover line went to....been fine for years now....

I have a vented cap, so my tank runs at atmosphere all the time, used to have a sealed cap and found my tank running at BOTH vacuum or pressure at different times, that is how I finally figgered out the mess, and settled on my present solution....

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Old 01-11-2013, 03:44 AM
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Yeah, kinda have a feeling after 40 years, those charcoal canisters might not work too well. On my 72 442, I found a different solution to fuel vapors. They put in a condensation tank where fuel tank vapors would condense and flow back into the fuel tank. Here's the good part....it's part of the back seat in the passenger compartment!
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Old 01-11-2013, 11:54 AM
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My canister had 3 hoses just cut off at the fender well. Can't I just drill a couple small holes in the gas cap?

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Old 01-11-2013, 03:00 PM
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Your tank already has a vent, although you could swap out for a vented gas cap and plug the vent. Otherwise just put an inline fuel fiter on the hose to the tank vent to keep stuff out.
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Old 01-12-2013, 10:37 PM
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Made some progress this week. Scored a batwing oil pan, LS6 intake, water pump, Vintage Air system. Engine bay got a couple coats of paint today.
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Old 01-16-2013, 01:17 AM
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Made a little progress today. Fit the Vintage Air in the passenger compartment. Painted about 1/2 the firewall. Found the orange box that controls the dome lights. Going to jump this out so the dome lights don't drain the battery by staying on all the time.
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A Arms back on the frame and Vintage is leveled and temporary in the passenger compartment.
Ran into a small problem the jeep box retro. The universal I ordered from Borgeson was two small to fit my steering column shaft. U joint is about .020 to small. Returning to Summit. May try another universal or just go back to a rag joint.
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Old 01-20-2013, 05:07 PM
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Got the coil springs and spindles installed yesterday. New bearings installed and will try and get the jeep box installed after the new Borgeson U joint gets here.
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A Arms back on the frame and Vintage is leveled and temporary in the passenger compartment.
Ran into a small problem the jeep box retro. The universal I ordered from Borgeson was two small to fit my steering column shaft. U joint is about .020 to small. Returning to Summit. May try another universal or just go back to a rag joint.
When doing my rack install ten years ago, I just pulled a ton of Ujoints out of a local junkyard, so as to mix/match and restake the bearings....works like a charm....
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