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New Fuel Lines Without Removing Fuel Tank
I just finished putting all new fuel lines in our FT without removing the fuel tank.  Originally we (me and my friend Fred) had planned to remove the tank but it didn't appear to be easy so we merely cut the push-lock fittings off one end of the...

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  • John44
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Sounds like a good job.

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I just finished putting all new fuel lines in our FT without removing the fuel tank.  Originally we (me and my friend Fred) had planned to remove the tank but it didn't appear to be easy so...


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Do you have a Parts list perhaps?  I'll need 4' more line, of course, but I must getter' done, I am sure that will be my next, Oops, if I don't! Thanks!

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5/8"..................30 feet
3/8"..................70 feet
1/2"..................37 feet
1/4"....................3 feet (aquahot burner)

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Tom, T-mans is a 36' and yours is a 40' do a search for a 40' before you buy.

  • John Haygarth
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T man, trying to really understand what you did with the tank end. Did you leave a piece of the old hoses on that are connected to tank then splice into them ( a short piece of old line)?
If so I was under the impression that most cracks in lines...

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John,

I connected the new hoses onto the old ones and pulled them through, one at a time.

For illustrative purposes;  I cut the fitting off the 5/8" fuel line at the primary filter,
then attached that fitting to the new hose. Then using a male...

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John,
I connected the new hoses onto the old ones and pulled them through, one at a time.

All the hoses have been replaced in their entirety, using all the original fittings.

I did mine like...

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Glad it worked out for you. I  didn't find pulling the tank was a problem or particularly hard, but mine was pretty much empty anyway.

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Humm T-Man ....  so is this a must do for a 2003 295 or just a pice of mind?

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Look for small cracks at the fuel line fittings.  The lines closest to the engine are most vulnerable.  You decide. 

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Humm T-Man ....  so is this a must do for a 2003 295 or just a pice of mind?

When I got my new air bags they were only $62.00 each, so I guess cheap piece of mind was the motivating factor.

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