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Fuel Hose Kit
#1
runninpony 
Hi All, I purchased a fuel hose kit with correct clamps but I'm not so sure if it will be enough hose from tank to line, by the LH apron and from the short line to the fuel pump. In the kit there's one piece of hose about 20" long and a short piece 5" long. 

I am aware of needing more fuel hose from tank vent to vapor line and another hose from vent line to fuel vapor canister. What would be a good hose?

Old Mustangs never die, they just go faster!
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#2
My 'correct' fuel line hose I got from Marti Auto Works had an inside diameter too large to fit snug on the 4300D fuel filter nipple.
I ended up using some regular Autozone fuel line and cutting to fit. Ended up not using correct clamps either and went with worm gear clamps! No question they are tight.

Ray

1971 Boss 351  
1972 Q code 4 speed convertible 
1971 Mustang Sportsroof  351-2V FMX 
1973 Mach 1 (parts car)
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#3
I agree with Ray. Buy some good hose from your favorite auto parts store. Make sure it's OK for alcohol in the fuel.

Get gear clamps or spring clamps. I've been using the spring clamps lately, as the temperatures change and the rubber shrinks the spring clamps keep pressure on the hose. Easier to put on and take off the round ones with pliers designed for them, or grind notches in regular pliers.



“If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.”
--Albert Einstein
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#4
runninpony 
Thanks guys, I'll look into that.

Old Mustangs never die, they just go faster!
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#5
Use the fuel lines for fuel injection. It's alcohol resistant and it won't collapse.

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John 72 Q Code
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#6
I looked at some steel lines at the Auto parts store today and they weren't gonna work very well. Next up, I saw the copper nickel 3/8 inch tubing on ebay, 25' for $50. It looked good, but then I found the factory replacement 2 piece steel line by ss_tubes for $65 and free shipping. I ordered that. I think replacing old line with new line with factory bends will be best. Will update in few days once I get it installed.
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#7
runninpony 
I purchased alcohol resistant fuel hose (for fuel injection) for $6 a foot! Got a little fuel on the outside of the hose and the lettering rubbed right off, alcohol resistant my A$$. $35 total for a non returnable item, thanks a lot NAPA!  Angry

Old Mustangs never die, they just go faster!
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#8
Lettering ink on the hose != hose
You are not supposed to use fuel on the outside Smile

73 modified Grandé 351C. Almost done. 
71 429CJ. In progress
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#9
I found when I was replacing my rubber fuel/vapor lines that Gates has a hose specifically for fuel vapor use, it was a little less expensive than the alcohol resistant fuel hose but not by much. As expensive as the hoses are I was glad to save whatever I could...

1973 Mustang convertible, F code w/ C4, stock survivor with refresh in progress. Blue glow w/ Blue Comfortweave interior.
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(09-16-2018, 10:27 AM)NOT A T5 Wrote: Hi All, I purchased a fuel hose kit with correct clamps but I'm not so sure if it will be enough hose from tank to line, by the LH apron and from the short line to the fuel pump. In the kit there's one piece of hose about 20" long and a short piece 5" long. 

I am aware of needing more fuel hose from tank vent to vapor line and another hose from vent line to fuel vapor canister. What would be a good hose?

There is also a rubber fuel line in the engine bay below the master cylinder, don't know if you knew that, I didn't, but found it thanks to this site...…………...
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