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<x-flowed>I changed my mind again and fabricated the Bob Hoover lamp parts bulkhead fitting. It was easy to solder with a propane torch, and went in well. I had to keep the protruding pipe short on the engine side to keep it from getting bashed when removing the engine. I used a longer tube on the body side to help the flex line clear the z-bar. Bonus points to anyone who can declare what is wrong with the z-bar.
As much as I would have liked to have the shut-off valve on the engine side, the amount of extra potential leak points in the engine area drove me to put it on the body side. Upside is that I have a manual shut off valve that I can use to disable the Sqbk when parked in risky areas that can't be seen. Downside is that more fuel will leak when disconnecting the fitting to take out the engine.
Pictures on thesamba: http://thesamba.com/vw/forum/album_search.php?search_keywords=Bulkhead+Fuel+Fitting&search_terms=all
Jeff '67 Sqbk
I ended up finding a rubber electrical bushing with a 1/4" ID and running a piece of tubing through it. With a short piece (just the width of the hose clamp) of tubing on either side clamped in place, I have a fitting that is flexible, yet won't rub against any metal. I put another in-line shut-off valve on the body side as well.
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