Steel Fuel line?

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  1. MOPARJ

    MOPARJ What can I upgrade now?

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    Currently running a 600 cfm 1405 Edelbrock carb on top of a Performer intake on a 318 with no ac on a 73 Duster. I would like to at least run mostly steel fuel line from pump to carb, with the steel filter midway online as it is currently. As of now, I'm running all rubber hose but I'm tired of replacing the hose as a precaution from cracking every year.

    Is there a ready to go setup that can be bought from classic industries or the like and is there a part number? Or is there a better setup?
     
  2. dukeboy_318

    dukeboy_318 Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor. FABO Gold Member

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    Im not sure if they sell a steel kit ready to go. However, any auto parts store would have the line, fitting and the correct flaring tool as well as a bender to do it. This is what I did on my 408
     
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    diymirage HP@idle > hondaHP@redline

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    i dont know if you intend to race this car, but most tracks have a maximum allowance of flexible fuel line, which means with the line the way it is now, they probably wont let you race
    on top of that, AN-6 or AN-8 is really easy to make and looks great in steel braided version and would not be considered flex line

    but, dukeboys suggestion is a cheap and easy way to go aswell, I did that when I installed my 360, and my biggest hurdle was clearing the AC...which you don't have
     
  4. dart4forte

    dart4forte FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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    Pump to carb steel fuel line kit, probably 5/16" line

    Classic Industries
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    You'll need a inlet fitting off an OE carb in order to bolt up.
     
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    • MOPARJ

      MOPARJ What can I upgrade now?

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      RustyRatRod 30 Degrees Outta Whack FABO Gold Member

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      Why not buy a straight section of steel line for a dollar two ninety eight and bend your own?
       
    • 89on35s

      89on35s Inferno Red Duster FABO Gold Member

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      I like the suggestion of doing it in AN line. I just plumbed my whole fuel line in it and it is great to work with. The finished product is very nice.

      Cley
       
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      dart4forte FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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      Checked that old photo. I can see my old 71 Charger. Looks like the FF cruise where the lower radiator hose blew off.
       
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      Why do the pre-bent ones have the filter up near the intake manifold instead of under the alternator? Fuel quality these days is pretty good so it's not like you need to check the filter every week. I remember growing up living overseas in Asia, my Dad would need to replace the fuel filter in his Malibu every few weeks.
       
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