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Brass "T" ?
Written by gibinmich on 10/5/2010 at 08:07 pm

The T is a 5/16. I got mine at NAPA part no. 730-2948 for $6.50. The same thing
at Auto Zone is about five bucks. NAPA was closer so I spent the big $$$
--- In ipcrc@yahoogroups.com, "Bobb Todd" <bobbtodd@...> wrote:
>
> You have to take the side plastic off to get the fake tank cover off. The
petcock is right
> there at the back of the fake tank cover. There is the main gas line coming in
and two gas
> lines going out to the two carbs. There is also a small vacuum line that is
used to open
> the petcock when the bike is running. This vacuum line isn't needed when you
go to the
> brass T so it has to be plugged with a small screw or something or the bike
will run like
> crap. I bought three mini hose clamps to replace the factory clamps."
> ....................
> This seems pretty straight forward. Any Idea what size "T"is used ?
>
> Any issue removing the petcock and vacuum shut off ? I had one of the very
first GL1500s
> and it didn't have a vacuum shutoff. If shut down when hot it would leach fuel
into the #1
> cylinder which made it kind of hard to start.
>
> Bobb Todd
>

Message Thread for message #97644

bobb_todd
10/5/2010, 03:31 pm
Brass "T" ?
I looked through the files but couldn't find this. I gather it's a replacement part instead of repairing the fuel petcock. Can some one point me in the right direction or give me the instructions ? TIA Bobb Todd

    c172myp51
    10/5/2010, 03:43 pm
    Brass "T" ?
    I've asked for, and received some helpful emails that sort of detail what to do here. I'm trying to get up the courage to do it on my own bike, but I'm waiting on some photos, or at least a sketch of "what's up with that". In th

      c172myp51
      10/5/2010, 03:48 pm
      Brass "T" ?
      As for the brass T's themselves, I picked up a 3 pack (1 each of 3 different sizes) at the local Auto Zone or some such place. The brand is "Dorman HELP!" with a UPC of 37495 55109 & a manufacturing country of ....get this.... Chi

    bobb_todd
    10/5/2010, 07:39 pm
    Brass "T" ?
    You have to take the side plastic off to get the fake tank cover off. The petcock is right there at the back of the fake tank cover. There is the main gas line coming in and two gas lines going out to the two carbs. There is also a small v

      gibinmich
      10/5/2010, 08:07 pm
      Brass "T" ?
      The T is a 5/16. I got mine at NAPA part no. 730-2948 for $6.50. The same thing at Auto Zone is about five bucks. NAPA was closer so I spent the big $$$ --- In