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Here is a pic of a fuel tank breather set up. The filler pipe obviously is where you stick the bowser nozzle in & fuel goes to the tank. The rubber hose runs from a secondary pipe ( a nipple if you will) up as close as practical to the outer end of the main pipe. This runs down to a nipple (theres that word again Very Happy ) in the fuel tank. Set up properly this will eliminate blowback provided the main fuel delivery pipe is free of kinks & obstructions. Not standard in early Mustangs but easy to set up. The filler pictured is from an Rx3 sedan. Some welding is required & if you are using a tank that has had fuel in it EVER then a radiator repair place is probably the best place to take your tank to, to carry out any welding. I wont explain what you need to do to safely weld it yourself because if you ozbilt it up, well it wont be pretty. This thread is from a discussion on Ricks "Well Why Not" thread.


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Steve,
Is this purely a filling the tank thing, or operation as well?
And is it relevant to just EFI setups, or both?

I only ask as I've read about EFI setups have a beather requirement, but not carb.. And I've not had a problem filling up. (Yet)


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This one is just for filling up to stop blowback. For EFI you need a return line from the fuel rail back to the tank as well. Then you can add swirl pots as well depending on your application.


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I had heard that if you hook the fuel return line up to your exhaust you get real preedddy flames out your tail pipes...


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stu67 wrote
I had heard that if you hook the fuel return line up to your exhaust you get real preedddy flames out your tail pipes...

Any pics???


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