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I would like to know the best solution for a new fuel line setup from the pump to carb. I recently went from stock to an edelbrock intake and carb setup. The fuel line now enters on the right side of the carb and the filter must be attched inline instead of on the carb. Please give me some suggestions for a nice clean look and a way to keep the fuel cool at is now takes a longers trip over the intake. Is it easy to bend my own lines or should I use the existing line and connect to it somehow?


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on mine, we bought a few feet of line from autozone and bent it with a tubing bender. then added a hose to filter to hose to carb right before the carb. not too hard to do. or get some of that stainless steel flex line stuff for race cars and what not from summit or jegs. pretty expensive though, but itll look nice.

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Personally I bought a new fuel bowl fitting to come out of the carb with double flare tubing, bought some stainless tubing from Summit and mounted a fuel filter on the pump that was also double flare. This eliminates all hose in the system and cleans it up. Pics below.

http://www.blueriver.net/~finite/DSC20305.JPG

The pump and fiter looks like so:

http://www.blueriver.net/~finite/DSC20306.JPG


for full details see the morepower project page at:

http://www.blueriver.net/~finite/mopower.htm

Good luck. And bear in mind that stainless is a Bi*ch to double flare. If I was going to do it again, I'd consider aluminum. Summit sells that too.

Phil

'65 Convertible (with many mods.)
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The Aluminum line that Summit sells is cheap and very easy to bend up in any path you want. And you can get it in larger sizes to complement your system better (of course your sender will be a bottleneck unless you upgrade that too).

I ended up running 8AN braided line from tank to carb after I installed the Fuel Cell ... excellent stuff but the fittings alone will break some people's budgets.

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I ended up running the braided as well. Looks real nice. Just took it off this weekend, because I was getting vapor lock, after the engine would get hot, I would loose fuel pressure, or fuel to the carb. I had the filter in front of the carb and it sat off the intake by about 3". I believe the placement of the metal case filter along with the heat absorbing stainless casued my problem.

For now I removed all that, used rubber gas line, and put a clear fuel filter near the electric fuel pump. works fine, but doesn't look that great. Using to troubleshoot. so far, so good!!/forums/images/icons/smile.gif

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