Thread: Vented Gas Cap
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Old 12-18-2010, 05:29 AM
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Default Re: Vented Gas Cap

Originally Posted by BarelyAWake View Post
Defo nice, works well and lookin' good

Another tip for helping to prevent cap seep is to make a simple baffle, take an aluminum can & cut he top & bottom ofn' it - then slit it up the side. Roll it up to fit in the fill & trim the excess height off. When it unrolls it'll hold itself in place against the sides of the threaded part of the filler neck w/o even fasteners - tho you may need to take it back out & cut a small triangle of aluminum off the bottom to allow it to flow faster when filling.
What happens if the sloshing gas and vibrating engine works the "baffle" away from the fill?
You have a half rolled up sheet of beer can rattling around in your tank!
Your gonna halfta empty several other beer cans before you get that sucker out!!
And the more you empty the harder it will be to get it out!! Kip.

Last edited by kipharley; 12-18-2010 at 05:34 AM.
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