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Old 01 August 2013, 13:47   #1
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Barrus Fuel Tanks

I have just acquired an Avon Searider 5.4M which has come with three 22ltr Barrus plastic fuel tanks (ex navy). Can anyone tell me if they are self venting or do you have to manually vent them when used, if so which screw is the vent?
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They should have a permanent vent in the cap. If they have screws in the caps, they may have been modified.

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They should have a permanent vent in the cap. If they have screws in the caps, they may have been modified.

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Thanks - I think the screws are actually fixings for securing a fuel line etc.
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Make sure that the pick up pipes are in good condition
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The vent should be in the black cap?

The brass insert nuts are for warning signs
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Put 20 litres in and give them a shake, you will soon find out where the breather is, for such a well built tank the breather is a complete after thought.

I will say that they are one of the few tanks I've used that manage to use EVERY drop of petrol you put in.
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