i ditched mine, no effects at all on anything, cant even tell its gone.
Bought my LX about 7 months ago and all that #### was disconnected. I didnt even have the canister on the car when i got it. Runs fine to me
'89 LX Hatchback - 306, GT40 intake, 65mm TB, TFS Fast As Cast 190cc, stock cam, 1.6 RR's, K&N, UD pullies, 3.73's, shorties, o/r H pipe, Flowmaster 44's, 130amp alt., aluminum d/s, Stage 2 clutch, Hurst shifter, tubular k, coilovers, U&LCA's, 5-lug'd, 13'' Cobra front brakes, '01 Bullitts, 555's.