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Old 09-09-2013, 10:42 PM
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I noticed that most every recently new car, truck and motorcycle now has the new evaporative emission (EVAP) easy fuel filler neck. There is no cap to screw off and back on.

However, my new Ram has the old fashioned conventional twist off-twist on fuel neck cap. How can Ram not be compliant? How is that possible? I thought the EVAP was mandated since 2012?

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Old 09-09-2013, 10:44 PM
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damn good question.....used to be "trucks" were exempt..from alot of things....but not anymore....
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I blame Obama
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Come on now, Obama hasn't screwed up everything... Oh crap! Yeah he has... Wait, this just it... It's Bush's fault.
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Come on now, Obama hasn't screwed up everything... Oh crap! Yeah he has... Wait, this just it... It's Bush's fault.
I voted for both of them, so maybe it's MY fault.
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the diesels don't have the CAP
the gas tanks do

i guess that hoodlums & ex's don't put sugar in diesels
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No-cap is a just a convenience factor. It isn't a requirement. All fuel systems are compliant, capped or not, with the EVAP regs.
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I hate no cap!! Seems like a great idea, but on a truck that gets used around dust and dirt... I don't want it... But I'm stuck with it, since I'm getting a diesel.

BTW, lots of folks with the no cap, on the Cummins Ram, are reporting problems filling with it.
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I hate no cap!! Seems like a great idea, but on a truck that gets used around dust and dirt... I don't want it... But I'm stuck with it, since I'm getting a diesel.

BTW, lots of folks with the no cap, on the Cummins Ram, are reporting problems filling with it.
Yep, me too. Did you see the thread on CF where they were cutting down fernco sewer plugs to fit over the easy fill? I'll be doing that one myself.
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Yep, me too. Did you see the thread on CF where they were cutting down fernco sewer plugs to fit over the easy fill? I'll be doing that one myself.
I plan on doing the same...
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