CARB requires an evap control system, so all bikes Kawasaki ships to California or the dozen or so other states that follow CARB standards do have it. Other US states do not require it.Fly-Sig, yes you are right. the upper nipple is for vapour pressure release and the lower for fuel overflow. this can be clearly seen from the diagrams I attached. unfortunately, in Thailand they do not have the 14069 breather, so I just ordered some plastic T-nipples; even though I suppose there is no harm in two lines hanging separately.
What puzzles me is that most the members here seem to be from US, and the US models come without the evaporative emission box. So are you guys just removing the box that isn't there? . I assume that US does not follow the Euro's annoying restrictions just out principle... . Maybe it is different in California though.
Read this thread - it talks about 14069 as well, and what to do without it:
My '09 is a California one with the carbon canister on the left side. As I'm NOT in California, and I hate that big blob sitting there, I removed it and tied the 3 lines together as per some posts here, back in December. Wasn't venting properly so it was very hard to 'beat the suction' when...