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The elbow on the tank vent line was missing when I got this 1996 1200, dealership says it's a discontinued part and I have not been able to find one elsewhere.
would 1/4 fuel line routed i straight down beside carb work ?
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If it's not in line with the drawing below, then yes more info needed.
The oil tank vent fitting at the cam cover (shown straight on the drawing below) is a 90 deg 1/8" NPT to 1/4" hose barb.
Should be an upgraded part number at HD.
Here's the fittings page in Sportsterpedia.
http://www.sportsterpedia.com/doku.p...ls804#fittings
I used fuel line on most of my rubbers hoses.

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The elbow on the tank vent line was missing when I got this 1996 1200...
Fuel tank or oil tank vent line?
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My bad, probably fuel tank.
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The elbow on the tank vent line was missing when I got this 1996 1200, dealership says it's a discontinued part and I have not been able to find one elsewhere.
would 1/4 fuel line routed i straight down beside carb work ?
Gonna try to figure out how to post pics to make it clearer on what I am asking.
Sure it would. Just for peace of mind, you can run a short section of that 1/4" line, then brass/ABS 90 degree elbow and follow up with longer line to wherever you want it to drip, away from hot exhaust pipes and engine.
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Ronnie's MicroFiche Parts Diagram - 1996 1200S:
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That's your fuel tank vent. Use appropriate id (auto parts store) vacuum hose (it's more flexible and smaller od) and run it down behind the transmission below the frame rails.
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