[Es2] DYI fuel line replacement BTDTs?

quattro at subvertdesign.com quattro at subvertdesign.com
Wed Jul 6 21:07:39 EDT 2005

I got a coil of stainless line from Summit racing (~$30), and I bought 
an AN flaring tool, made by Ridgid. The cheaper ones may not work on 
stainless.. You can get adapters for AN to the metric fittings, or AN to 
banjo. I figure the AN lines will be good for any future upgrades.


Peter Schulz wrote:

> Gents (Any Ladies lurking?)
> Spending time this past weekend under the Mrs' Avant and my 90 have 
> led me to the conclusion that I will have to replace fuel lines and 
> likely some brake lines in the not too distant future.
> For laughs I called Mac at Clair Parts and he said that the factory 
> lines are about $240 EACH for the supply and return lines on the CQ.
> For that money I can buy a really good bubble flare tool and lots of 
> hard line.
> So, any recommendations, BTDT for the tools and the line material?
> -Peter
> 1991 200 20v Q Avant Titan Grey
> 1991 200 20v Q Avant Indigo Mica
> 1991 90 20v Q Red
> 1990 CQ silver (awaiting S2 engine transplant)
> Chelmsford Ma, USA
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