[V8] Fuel Line Replacement
audi at humanspeakers.com
Sat May 19 15:46:23 EDT 2007
> I want to replace the fuel lines on my 200q20v. Already used the
> high-pressure injection hose type patch. Now I want to do a "real"
> replacement with a good hard line. I can't seem to find a source for
> stainless or for the OEM "nonrust" types in metric sizes. Anyone
> done this? Got sources? Suggestions?
Try a good dealer first. They used to be able to get new pre-bent
lines, at least for the type 85.
Otherwise, you're stuck with new line, fittings, a bender and a double
flare tool. Any decent auto repair place should have a wide assortment
of stuff like this they work with (next door is moving away from
pre-flared and fitted lines to bulk line, fittings, and tools, due to
the increasing number of different fittings).
What I don't know is where you could go easily to get your fuel line and
metric fittings, but they have to be out there. Got a good FLAPS
nearby? You know, the kind of place repair shops get their stuff? Ask
a good repair shop who they buy from?
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