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Time to change fuel lines

Yesterday I installed the fuel cooler and today we pulled the fuel tank now come the hard work.
1999 36ft. U320 Foretravel
Build # 5436
1998 Suzuki Sidekick Sport

Re: Time to change fuel lines

Reply #1
Not fun! Generator is a real PITA.
Bruce, Linda, and Macy
Zoey RIP 1/20/19
1999 U295 40' build #5400
2017 silver Jeep Wrangler, 840 watts of solar on top
Moving around the country

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Reply #2
Actually I didn't find the generator to be that big of a pain in the butt or the aqua hot although I did have a kink in my generator line so be careful of that. The hardest part I found was removing the covers for the hose in line and wire races that run down the center of the coach in The bays pulling the lines through that was a nasty dirty job. Also getting those back on proved to be extremely difficult for me. But I did it and I did it myself so it's definitely doable.
'99 U320 40 WTFE
Build #5462,
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Reply #3
Just finished mine recently. Gen and Aquahot was the hardest part for me.Dirty job all around putting cover back on large bay was real pain. Glad I won't be around in 20 to do it again
2001 4010 U320
Build 5875

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Reply #4
Got 3 lines pulled today and would have pulled the last one to the generator but I screwed up on the hose length. I put a connector
between the old and the new line and pull the old one out and the new one in. I thought the generator was going to be a horrible
job but it just pull though and the other one is moving so should be easy. The Aqua-hot lines were replaced last year so
they are good.



























 
1999 36ft. U320 Foretravel
Build # 5436
1998 Suzuki Sidekick Sport

Re: Time to change fuel lines

Reply #5
Pouring with rain this morning so only worked this afternoon. Got all the lines done at the rear.
1999 36ft. U320 Foretravel
Build # 5436
1998 Suzuki Sidekick Sport

Re: Time to change fuel lines

Reply #6
What fuel line did you use
Bruce, Linda, and Macy
Zoey RIP 1/20/19
1999 U295 40' build #5400
2017 silver Jeep Wrangler, 840 watts of solar on top
Moving around the country

Re: Time to change fuel lines

Reply #7
When you have your tank out Great time to reseal the fuel tank drain hole in the lower floor to stop and water getting between the lower floor structure. Also installed membrane tape to corners to seal up tight.
Scott
If your going to be dumb, you got to be tough.
June 30, 2020
2001 U320 3610 Barn find
Build 5834

Re: Time to change fuel lines

Reply #8
Got the tank back in today and started up the Cummins. Pulled the last generator line in and will hook them up tomorrow. Needed
to pull a wire from from the cab to the Allison computer so I pulled 4 wires to that bay. Also I pulled a string though to the rear
just incase I ever need to  pull a wire to the rear.
1999 36ft. U320 Foretravel
Build # 5436
1998 Suzuki Sidekick Sport

Re: Time to change fuel lines

Reply #9
There are extra wires already in place by Foretravel that ho front to engine . Different gauges as well.
Johnh
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Re: Time to change fuel lines

Reply #10
Thanks John I know of the wires from the front to the back but none to the middle and as I needed one to the Allison computer it
was just as easy to pull extra wires.
1999 36ft. U320 Foretravel
Build # 5436
1998 Suzuki Sidekick Sport

Re: Time to change fuel lines

Reply #11
Bruce the fuel lines are Continental
1999 36ft. U320 Foretravel
Build # 5436
1998 Suzuki Sidekick Sport

Re: Time to change fuel lines

Reply #12
I used to buy rolls of Continental fuel hose. The kind with all the little ribs on the outside. It was great stuff and never cracked, etc.

Pierce
Pierce,  Gaylie and Koda
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Re: Time to change fuel lines

Reply #13
Well I got the generator finished and it started right up and started the Aqua-hot it started right up both fuel pumps worked great.
1999 36ft. U320 Foretravel
Build # 5436
1998 Suzuki Sidekick Sport

Re: Time to change fuel lines

Reply #14
Where did you buy the continental hose from?  I'm having a lot of trouble sourcing parker HTFL

Re: Time to change fuel lines

Reply #15
I went to a local hose and fitting place near me called Newline and that was the fuel hose that they sell. I'm on the west coast in
Canada
1999 36ft. U320 Foretravel
Build # 5436
1998 Suzuki Sidekick Sport

Re: Time to change fuel lines

Reply #16
Thanks.  I might try the same strategy.  I'd really like to find the HTFL though.

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Reply #17
What do HTLf mean
1999 36ft. U320 Foretravel
Build # 5436
1998 Suzuki Sidekick Sport

Re: Time to change fuel lines

Reply #18
What do HTLf mean
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Reply #19
HTFL is the name of a Parker brand fuel line.  "High Temperature Fuel Line".  Compatible with the existing fittings so you can reuse them.

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Reply #20
Where did you buy the continental hose from?  I'm having a lot of trouble sourcing parker HTFL
When I lived in corpus Christi which is surrounded by trucks for the oil industry I couldn't find the right hose in the quantities that I needed. Oh I could get it if I bought a whole box but I didn't need a whole box. So I went with marine grade Trident hose. I'm sure it will work for the next 20 years. I got it from a Marine store at a good price. And most of my fittings worked. I did have to buy some at a local hose store.remember 90% of the fuel lines in the coach are protected in races or behind spaces. There's only a little bit that is exposed to the elements going up to the generator and coming out of the rear race and going into the engine compartment. I felt the marine grade hose was more than sufficient and if I was really concerned about it I would put something around it to protect it further. Anyway that's what I did.
'99 U320 40 WTFE
Build #5462,
1500 Watts Solar 600 amp Victron lithium
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland Hemi
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