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Old 08-02-2014, 08:33 AM   #1
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charcoal canister

hi. thinking of getting a fg hood and losing some more weight. also kicking around the idea of going to a centre-fill tank. looks to be a viable diy but am wondering:

part of the process would be to delete the charcoal canister. without it i presume that the start-up purge process will no longer run - will the ecu throw a code without the canister in place? note that i am running a row tune, for what that's worth.

thanks for any help.

ps, edit to add that i've reviewed everything i can find on the fuel plumbing and related ecu wiring, as well as searched around the forums, but can't find anything definitive. most folks who delete the charcoal canister are building race cars and ignore the cel.


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Old 08-03-2014, 03:04 AM   #2
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I'm wondering about removing the canister, too. Looking forward to hearing from the Spec Box fellas.
TRK- do the hood. It's about a 35# difference. You'll need to corner balance afterwards.
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Old 08-05-2014, 08:33 AM   #3
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I'm starting to leave them in place... because of the corner weights. ALL mid engine cars need weight on the passenger front tire/wheel. This particular weight is mounted as low in the car as you can get (and behind axle centerline) Doesn't get much better than that

However.. I do have a lot of cars built in the past.. they are all gone.

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