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Classiccars
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Fuel line

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Hi looking to renew a small fuel line.However there is nothing written on it and I have no idea of its size so unsure what to buy.
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Re: Fuel line

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You haven’t given much info to go on, maybe location of the item?

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Re: Fuel line

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From memory the fuel line is 1/4" on all standard Minors,

The steel line should be available from all the usual Minor suppliers and should be supplied with the correct ends to fit the tank and pump.

The soft line from the pump to the carb is 1/4" bore and originally braided, so get braided if you want original,
Most modern motor Factors will have metric easily available but it’s not a good idea to use 6mm,

You should be able to get plain 1/4" rubber hose (or possibly braided) off the roll from any good motor factors, it doesn’t need to be pressure rated like modern fuel injection hose but does need to be suitable for petrol, personally I always use gates "Gates" rubber as its top quality, it’s probably worth getting new hose clips as well while you’re buying,

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Re: Fuel line

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Steve Phillips wrote: Mon Apr 18, 2022 10:26 am .... but does need to be suitable for petrol ...
Specifically E10 petrol, just in case.

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Re: Fuel line

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looking to renew a small fuel line

Measure the one you are taking off? It will (should) be imperial. It is only the ID that might be important, I expect - apart from being appropriate for fuel.
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Re: Fuel line

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Thanks for the useful info.I now have an idea of what to get.May remove and take with me to be sure
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Re: Fuel line

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Hi here is a picture of the fuel line I need.Does it give an idea of which size it is please
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Re: Fuel line

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As you mentioned earlier, take the sample with you, or simply measure the ID, and give the specification to the supplier of your choice.
Btw, you might want to alleviate that rather tight bend in the rubber pipe.

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Re: Fuel line

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Will do thank you Les
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Re: Fuel line

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There is a metal fuel pipe in your pic? Pipe will need to fit that. Easy to measure. Its diameter? I would also do away with that filter in the line. Simply not needed.
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Re: Fuel line

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Thank you
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