[urq] Leaking Fuel Lines

Daniel Jones captaudi at bellatlantic.net
Mon Nov 15 18:44:57 EST 2004

Actually 5/16" fuel line is the better bet. The original is 8mm or 0.314"
5/16 being 0.312 is close enough to allow the reuse of the ends with a
bubble flaring tool. As well as standard compression unions as a repair in a


Daniel Jones

p.s. Mike, you have way too many cool toys

-----Original Message-----
From: urq-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:urq-bounces at audifans.com]On
Behalf Of Bob
Sent: Monday, November 15, 2004 11:33 AM
To: Michael Hopton
Cc: urq at audifans.com
Subject: Re: [urq] Leaking Fuel Lines

Its not even worth getting the prebent ones. Replacing them on the UrQ
is a piece of cake. Im doing it as we speak (?!)  Just get a reel of
stainless line from summit (3/8", $32 for 20 feet).  Use a bubble flare
tool and youre done.  Plus being stainless you will never have to worry
about them again.

Michael Hopton wrote:

>I pulled the leaking fuel lines off my 1983 80 quattro yesteday.
>Are they available outside the dealer netowork? The last set I
>bought came pre-bent which makes installation much easier.
>Thoughts on alternatives appreciated. Also, what is the right
>flaring tool for the ends at the fuel distributor?
>Thanks, Mike
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