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Fuel Line question

Daniel Iversen May 21, 2018

  1. Daniel Iversen

    Daniel Iversen Member

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    so a couple days ago i came to damage one of my underbody fuel Line (feed) while doing my front suspension.
    My question is then, Can i just cut away the damaged section and replace it with a piece of rubber hose until i Can get a complete replacement line?

    Thanks
     
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  3. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    you could, but the main problem is the pressure requires a barb on the end of the line to stop the hose popping off.

    On my old car i had a similar issue, and i used a pipe flaring tool to put a gentle flare on the end of the pipe, to hold it in place. Not ideal, but it seemed to work fine.
     
  4. Daniel Iversen

    Daniel Iversen Member

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    I cut the damaged piece off using an air Saw, then repaired with a piece of fuel rubber hose and Two clamps on each side to hold it in place. Though rhis Will only be a temporary fix.
     

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