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Offline Denison636

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Best AN type fuel line to use for E85
« on: September 26, 2016 - 06:29:52 pm »
I ran my car a couple weeks ago at the street car takeover in St. Louis and found out that I have a fuel issue. After looking into it more found my fuel line is breaking down.
What is the best brand to use?
Its just a little 340 with a miss




Offline msbaugh

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Re: Best AN type fuel line to use for E85
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2016 - 07:35:51 pm »
Use as much steel line as you can.  Other than that, It needs to be teflon hose or at least teflon coated on the inside. All of the typical AN hose you see on summit, jegs and what not is not even rated for pump gas with ethanol.  Even it will degrade but everyone still uses it. Why? I don't know, it shouldn't be allowed for gasoline use.

If it's in your budget, try tech afx, conductive, ptfe hose. They've got several kinds that will work and won't degrade.

Offline brads70

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Re: Best AN type fuel line to use for E85
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2016 - 07:53:26 pm »
Ive plumped 3 cars now with PTFE hose and fittings from here. MUCH cheaper and earls, Aeroquip etc.... and will last with alcohol fuel and even EFI . I was told by Aeroquip that if you leave the fuel in the lines over the winter they last 1 year, 3 years if you remove the fuel..... Go with PTFE hose!
 http://www.frozenboost.com/stainless-steel-teflon-fuel-lines/?osCsid=640d221a1131530dc76b69d0ecd8787f
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