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I have a 2001 HD Sportster with a vacuum line to the fuel tank. I want to replace the peanut tank for a porkster tank (4.2 gal). Will this be a issue because the new tank is not equiped with a vacuum line.

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Hi anonymous, No problemo, just make sure your gas cap is a vented one. Good luck

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get a J&P Cycle Catalog. They have the kits in there.

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3.3 To 4.0 gal. tanks.

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