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post #1 of (permalink) Old 09-03-2002, 04:41 PM Thread Starter
 
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258 vacuum plug

Okay, I know I'm asking a million different questions, but here's another one. I just got my Weber carb and will be putting it in sometime in the next month. I'm gathering as much info as I can regarding the switch as the instructions that came with the carb are about as clear as mud. I've got most everything figured out, I think, except for one small detail. What is the best way to plug the unused lines that will be created with the switchover. Specifically, the pulse air lines (Can't and won't drill holes in that shiny new filter cover). I've done a search here and found out quite a bit of info, including the need for a fuel pressure regulator, but no info on plugging lines. ? Thanks, oh wise ones, for any advice.

BTW, where I live, we don't have emissions tests (yet!) but I plan on keeping the PCV, EGR, and canister.
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Re: 258 vacuum plug

I think I saw some vacuum line plugs in the JCW catalog, or maybe a Jeep parts catalog. I forget. I know they do make specifc plugs for your application.
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Re: 258 vacuum plug

buy a bag of golf tees, and cut em down to about 3/4" length. stick it in the line, and as the vacuum pulls it, it seals tighter. and if ya have to ask which end, its the the fat end that gets used
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Re: 258 vacuum plug

Thanks for the info.... After looking around some more, I found a set on Napa. Don't know if any of them are big enough for the pulse air lines. I'll call them tomorrow...

As for the golf tees, I think I'd have better luck with silly putty...
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Re: 258 vacuum plug

I pulled the pulse air lines/check valves all the way down to the metal tubes coming off the CAT. You can use a 3/4" rubber cap to cover the end of the metal pulse air tubes.

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