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Old 10-26-2014, 08:14 PM   #1
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Default verifying new fuel tank and line

My fuel tank never had fuel in it and was installed by previous owner along with the fuel line. What is the best way to verify that the tank and line are installed properly?
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Old 10-26-2014, 09:34 PM   #2
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Default Re: verifying new fuel tank and line

Put gas in it and check for leaks. There is not much to the fuel system. I would visually inspect the lines and then put some gas in it. It is operating on suction between the tank and pump and if it has a leak it won't spray everywhere but it will start leaking when shut off after getting some fuel in the lines. The critical point is between the pump and the carb and that's easy to inspect.
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Old 10-26-2014, 11:09 PM   #3
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Default Re: verifying new fuel tank and line

It might pay to put an inline filter in there somewhere. Check all is good and you have no leaks its just in case some rust has formed in the tank.
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