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Old 08-02-2019, 06:10 PM
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Can you elaborate on how the rocket guys do the vent line? Iím installing fuel lines now and I have the one piece grove gear. I was thinking Iíd just drill an additional hole forward of the Vanís vent hole.

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Jeff
The "rocket" vent line technique, as I recall, is to simply form several coils in the vent line, right against the inboard portion of the tank, and then have the vent exit through the wing root fairing. I have the Grove airfoil gear for my plane (not the one-piece), and my intent is to use this vent line setup.
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Old 08-02-2019, 07:10 PM
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Thank you for the info!
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Old 08-03-2019, 06:36 AM
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Jeff, I fabbed a coiled vent line for my -8 with Grove Airfoil gear. This was so much easier than the vent as shown in the plans. Some have reported fuel burping out the vent on hot days with full tanks. To date, I have not had any such issues. You can see pics of my setup on 12/5/2015 of my kitlog. Good luck with your build.
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Old 08-03-2019, 01:45 PM
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Thanks Steve,

That looks good and easy!

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Old 08-04-2019, 08:42 AM
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I have coil vent as well. Yes, if you fill to the skin during cool temps and leave it...you're going to get some expansion fuel dump but that is pretty rare since I only fill to the neck. 5 years in I don't regret the coil vent.
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