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Non-leak fuel cap wanted

I have an acerbis fuel cap on my petrol tank (standard with the bike). It has a breather hole in the top (where you can have a breather hose).

Obviously if (okay when) I drop the bike or fall over, the petrol pours out. I'm sure you can get one with a value in it to let air in and keep the petrol in too. I can't find one though. I've checked the Acerbis site and Googled it but I can't see anything.

Could someone point me in the right direction please?

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well just see a local scrambler bike shop, the have cheap plastic pipes with a build-in valve.... they call "FREEflo" (THE NO SLOP HOSE) they are the best solution I could find so far cost about £5 quit and available all over the UK
FREEflo Coloured Hoses and one more source is Products

Hein Gericke in Gloucester used to sale this type.... but others keep this pipes in stock as well in all sorts of colours.
or you buy a aly-valve for inline pipes... get a proper fuel pipe not the cheap clear one.... you need a fuel resisted pipe

on the other hand show up in a KTM dealer shop, they sale a valve-top but not cheap... they are like the one shown at this link... will fit any acerbis fuel cap.

SXS KTM ORANGE GAS CAP VENT HOSE
One way valve vent head to compliment your new billet gas cap.
Price: £6.59 (Includes VAT at 17.5%)

PULSE FUEL CAP VENT HOSE
One way valve vent head to compliment your new Pulse gas cap.
Price: £6.49 (Includes VAT at 17.5%)

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Ahh thanks Spooky. I was searching for the wrong name but thanks to your link tried 'vent cap' and got a few results on eBay

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