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Old 06-30-2011, 12:12 AM
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Default Re: Newbie Question: Please Don't Laugh

The hole on the bottom of the tank is for the petcock to screw into. It's your little fuel shut-off valve. They're often aluminum or sometimes brass. One end is threaded with the same pitch of threads as the outlet on your tank. You should also be provided with a little red fuel-proof washer that goes on between the petcock and the outlet. It's a good idea to use that, but if it doesn't work so great use teflon plumber's sealing tape.
The other end of the petcock should be just the right size for a 4.8mm fuel line. I would also find an inline fuel filter to put in there between tank and carb somewhere.

UPDATE: I see, in the time it took me to write that, ya'all figured it out. Cool beans.

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