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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 04-15-2013, 11:26 PM Thread Starter
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While doing Coasters I removed 2 large hoses going to each reed valve. I removed and plugged small vacume hose going to right side of carb. Under the seat. I found a brass emissions valve that still has one fairly large hose attached to it. I removed the valve assy but still have a large hose hanging there. I looked in the manual I downloaded found a picture with no description except "US Emissions" Can this hose be removed, plugged or does a breather need to be attached.

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Sounds like you're talking about the hose that runs from the valve to the bottom rear of the surge tank (or air box), you can just plug it so no dirt gets pulled into the the intake.
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I capped the reed valves with 5/8" rubber caps from Ace hardware prior to fabbing some aluminum coasters. The pack came with 4 caps. One for the rear hose, one for each reed valve assembly and one spare. When I finished the earshave, all that came off.
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I used a round handy box plug and siliconed it in where the hose went into the bottom of the surge tank.

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I traced hose and it did go to surge tank which I plugged for now. I plan on ear shave in near future. Thanks to all who replied!

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I connected my two reed valves together with a small piece of radiator hose.

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I connected my two reed valves together with a small piece of radiator hose.

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You can put small caps on them. Caps can be bought at the local parts store.

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You can put small caps on them. Caps can be bought at the local parts store.
That's what I intend to do later since actual blanks can't be had anymore unless you make them yourself.
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