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Re: Vapor seporator hoses

To: Larry Dickstein <>
Subject: Re: Vapor seporator hoses
Date: Sun, 02 May 1999 22:29:19 -0500
The fittings that are on the hoses now are more like brake line fittings.
The nut is part of the hose and screws onto the seporator and tank.  I
guess more like garden hose type ends.  will this cause problems?


Larry Dickstein wrote:

> wrote:
> > I have had a strong gas smell in my 73 BGT  when the tank is
> > full for some time now.  Today it happened an I wnt right
> > away to the back thinking it was the top of the fuel tank
> > rusted away and leaking but to my surprise it was the hoses
> > that runto the vapor seperator inthe right rear fender.  I
> > quickly went in to look up the part in my moss cat but much
> > to my dissapointment it says NA.  Same for VB.  Any
> > suggestions?  has anyone changed thees before?  What about
> > the fittings?
> >
> >
> > David Stecher
> > Urbandale IA
>     Any fuel rated line will work.  The clamps are nothing cosmic-screw
> type from the local auto parts store work fine.  Make sure the
> tubing/line you use is fuel rated.  Some of the stuff dissolves in
> solvents such as gasoline.
> --
> Larry Dickstein
> Lone Jack, MO

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