Fuel vent

Tunascapes

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Going to the well of knowledge here again. Anyone have a fuel vent suggestion for 1 1/8" hull thickness? I could have sworn I had this figured out but the two vents I have now don't work. There was already an existing hole in the hull so can't be a vented fill.
 

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Enter: Hole Saw

Use a plug with the arbor already drilled in the existing hole, on the back side of your hull use the proper sized hole saw so that you can tighten the nut properly and cut into the fiberglass to the correct depth (some electrical tape on the outside of the hole saw works well, or even just a magic marker line on the blade), slide a screw driver in the brand new kerf, apply pressure and viola! Problem solved.
 

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I was trying to avoid that. Almost did it earlier. Does anyone make one for hulls over an inch or is this my only option.
 

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Closest you're going to get will be a Perko product

PERKO Vent at West Marine

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Only 1 inch though max hull thickness, so hole saw would still apply. If you were going to go that direction I would suggest an Attwood product instead.

ATTWOOD Vent at West Marine

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Vent it into the cockpit instead of overboard. Makes It a lot easier to clean up a spill and better on he environment. I believe in the great lakes it's the law. Only thing that vents overboard on my boat is the crapper.
 

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