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91AOD5.0LX

I have a slight sag in my rear
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So check this nonsense out guys.....
A few days ago I posted a screenshot from the FoxResto websight showing the charcoal canister caps selling for 9.95 each in relation to this thread.
So yesterday I went to order one for myself and guess what, they DOUBLED the price! Yes, they are 19.95 each now! That’s 40 bucks for the 2 caps! Wtf! 10 bucks was bad enough for a piece of plastic but 20 is outrageous. I asked FoxResto if this was a typo and their response was NO and explained that because of the supply and demand the price is now double. Wow!
I’m done with FoxResto. Disgraceful
 

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91AOD5.0LX

I have a slight sag in my rear
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In regards to the canister cap, here is a .60 cent fix.
Home Depot sells a 5/8” nylon locking hole plug part 759 425 by everbilt for 60 cents. The plug is found in the pull out draws in the isle that stocks nuts, bolts, nails and screws.
this plug fits perfect and snug inside the charcoal canister holes that are supposed to be plugged. It also pops out with your nail so it’s not permanently stuck in there either. Nice cheap easy quick fix for anyone who’s looking to cap their canister and can’t find the OEM plugs for now. It won’t be as air tight as the OEM part but not sure if it has to be anyway? I don’t see why it would anyway being that it doesn’t even come brand new with the caps. Definitely better than leaving it uncapped though. Quick coat of black paint and you won’t even notice it.
 

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Rdub6

So while I wait to figure out my rear end issues
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In regards to the canister cap, here is a .60 cent fix.
Home Depot sells a 5/8” nylon locking hole plug part 759 425 by everbilt for 60 cents. The plug is found in the pull out draws in the isle that stocks nuts, bolts, nails and screws.
this plug fits perfect and snug inside the charcoal canister holes that are supposed to be plugged. It also pops out with your nail so it’s not permanently stuck in there either. Nice cheap easy quick fix for anyone who’s looking to cap their canister and can’t find the OEM plugs for now. It won’t be as air tight as the OEM part but not sure if it has to be anyway? I don’t see why it would anyway being that it doesn’t even come brand new with the caps. Definitely better than leaving it uncapped though. Quick coat of black paint and you won’t even notice it.
I thought of something like that for those looking for caps, but then I took a look at mine. It has these fins that probably let air in or out of the canister. I’m not sure what completely sealing it would do to the functionality, but I would keep an eye on it.
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91AOD5.0LX

I have a slight sag in my rear
Feb 20, 2021
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North East
I thought of something like that for those looking for caps, but then I took a look at mine. It has these fins that probably let air in or out of the canister. I’m not sure what completely sealing it would do to the functionality, but I would keep an eye on it.
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Yep I noticed the same on mine. The fins. I thought of that as well that the cap may need to breath but then figured it’s probably one in the same with the boot leg fix because once those fins slide down into the opening, the perimeter of the cap seals around the outter part of the canister nipple so I think it’s the same effect. In other words, even with the fins I think the factory cap is air tight. But yes, always need to watch when something is “rigged” lol.
 

Mustang5L5

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The canister is meant to be vented.

technically the charcoal should also be replaced at some point in its life. But that’s an entirely different can of worms I’ll leave alone.
 

Rdub6

So while I wait to figure out my rear end issues
Dec 29, 2017
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The canister is meant to be vented.

technically the charcoal should also be replaced at some point in its life. But that’s an entirely different can of worms I’ll leave alone.
Lol....... I always thought that too, especially when I change the filter in my fish tank...... I think..... that charcoal in the car is probably useless after 30 something years.
 

91AOD5.0LX

I have a slight sag in my rear
Feb 20, 2021
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North East
Lol....... I always thought that too, especially when I change the filter in my fish tank...... I think..... that charcoal in the car is probably useless after 30 something years.
Humm after 30 years maybe it’s time to replace that also. Damn, the list keeps growing! Lol