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Re: [T3] Fuel Injection Hose Source?


On Sun, 2005-10-02 at 21:55, Doug Brashear wrote:

> 
> This hose was brand new when I installed it, and I
> didn't drive the car all that much in the 7 years I've
> had it...maybe 20K miles (it's always been the spare
> car). The hose was the black braided German stuff,
> which I never thought was for FI but the place I
> bought it from said it was. Now that I have to replace
> this stuff again I want something strong that will
> last a while. 
> 
> Anyone know a good Internet source for strong fuel
> injection fuel hose that is the proper size for the
> Type III fuel fittings (what ID is should I be looking
> for anyway?)?
> 
> I'd also like to find a new set of lower brake show
> return springs for my rear drum brakes, as I
> unwittingly ruined several of mine while using a torch
> to free the frozen brake adjustment "start wheels".
> Anyone out there have a set (4) you don't need? 
> 
I just use 5/16" fuel line. Standard fuel line now days is rated for 250
psi. We do burst tests on it at work, and most will go higher than that.
The parts department will tell you it is not FI rated, but they want to
sell you the $3 a foot stuff.
The external braided stuff is crap now days. You were lucky that it
didn't happen on the freeway. 

-- 
Russ Wolfe
'71 FB AT
'66 FB MT
'64 T34 (not running)
'65 T1 (not running)
'05 KIA Sorento SUV
russw@classicvw.org
http://www.classicvw.org

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