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Missing Fuel Lines

G day all,i have recently purchased a 1983 XJ900 in pieces, i am trying to get it back together but cant work out the fuel lines, i know where the main line goes in and the vacuum to the manifold but there are 2 more outlet/inlets between the outside 2 carbies, i dont know if they are breethers(i have got the 4 breethers coming out the bottom) or inlets or what if any one can help that would be great thanks Damien.

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  • Damien McCaLL Feb 18, 2009

    Thanks gpmoto, by saying they are vent hoses should i just put a bit fuel line out under the motor the same as the overflow pipes.Thanks for your help Damien.

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The 2 spigots between the 1st & 2nd carbs are for the 2 vent hoses.the 4 skinny hoses on the bottom of each carb. are for carb. bowl overflow.

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  • gpmoto Feb 19, 2009

    the vent hoses usually arent quite as long as the overflow hoses, its not critical just route them away from hot exhaust.

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