Fuel lines: Hard VS Braided Steel

Discussion in 'High Tech Retrofits' started by Aceshigh, May 16, 2011.

Fuel Injection up to 500hp which is better ??

  1. Steel lines

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  2. Braided steel rubber lines

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  1. 7T3LS1

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    I went with new steel fuel lines, mainly because of the possibility that road debris could hit and damage the fuel line. At 58PSI, it would spray lots of fuel real fast. I used a tool made by Mastercool to put quick connect flares on the steel lines and a kit made by Dorman to make factory type fuel hoses. The whole setup looks like stock GM.
     
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    Yeah I priced out that GM Mastercool fuel line setup.
    http://www.toolsource.com/fuel-line-flaring-p-91005.html?sourceid=googleps
    $200 for a kit to use once.....not too desirable. :D

    I gotta find someone that has a kit I can borrow. :)
    What exactly are you referring to ?? I am not sure....
     
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    <<<<<<------never used it

    **2nd hand advice warning** :)

    http://brakequip.com/tubes.html

    on chat one night frank @ prodigy customs was talking about this stuff. to paraphrase him "easy bend, none corrosive line that wont rust, and you bend it with your thumbs,double flares like butter". Says he uses it on all his cars now. "It is not soft like you would think, just pliable. They use it on big trucks, DOT approved"

    http://brakequip.com/tools_video_gallery.html

    YMMV
     
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    Okay, that sounds like he's talking about a specific line type thats pliable......
    But you linked to a bending tool....

    ? ? ?
     
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    Sounds like it's aluminum ??

    Thanks, going to call them and price them out. :cool: :bowtie:
     
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    maybe drop frank a PM at PT and make sure I linked the right product.
     
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    I'll hit him up to find out. Thanks B.
     

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