[TR] Fuel Line
ptegler at verizon.net
Fri Aug 11 22:30:04 MDT 2017
...that's why I said I used steel brake lines...the kind with the
coating on the outside...flaring the steel was not an issue with such a
Are you going tank to engine? Many times you can get 'joiners' that will
let you directly connect multiple lines together. Simply cutting ends
off let you convert to hose as needed for final connections.
Paul Tegler ptegler at verizon.net www.teglerizer.com
On 8/11/2017 9:53 PM, David Friedlander wrote:
> Hmmmm.... For the man who has [about] everything.... A $279 hydraulic
> flaring tool! Sorry, Paul but that's outta my price range... but it
> /looks /nice. If I planned on making many flares over time, I might
> think about it but.... Right now, I just want to see if there's
> consensus on type of tubing and how to best form it. Not a lot of
> consensus so far...
> Thanks, Paul..
> On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 9:41 PM, Paul Tegler <ptegler at verizon.net
> <mailto:ptegler at verizon.net>> wrote:
> i'm sure you'll get a zillion variations in responses, but I've
> simplified my rebuilds.... I simply pick up coated steel brake
> lines at my local FLAPS.
> Cut the ends off (to remove the pre-crimped nuts) Now I DO have
> a nice hand powered hydraulic flanger. so bubbles, doubles, single
> flairs are dirt simple. The beauty of this flare tool is I can do
> it on the car in tight places and get near perfect flairs in
> seconds. So many will tell you to only use 'conifer' (a copper
> alloy?) which is easier to bend. But even the little cheap FLAPS
> nut cracker looking benders do a decent enough job...is all I use.
> holy crap!...just did a quick google... man they have gone up in
> price! I only paid around $125 6-8 years ago
> ...anyway....if you can afford it... a GREAT tool ...NFI...just
> very glad I bought it!
> That is the all up kit...does 7-10 differnt types amd multiple
> sizes of each. They do make a small kit
> Paul Tegler ptegler at verizon.net <mailto:ptegler at verizon.net>
> www.teglerizer.com <http://www.teglerizer.com>
> On 8/11/2017 6:17 PM, David Friedlander wrote:
>> Hey List ~
>> Hope you're all having a great driving season!
>> I am at the point in my rebuild where I have to install new fuel
>> line in
>> my '59 TR3. Some folks say to use copper line (5/16") because it's
>> easier to form. Others say to only use steel tubing. I have seen the
>> steel Poly Armor fuel line and wonder if anyone here has used it and
>> what the lists' consensus on tube type and material is. Steel
>> more effort to bend and flare, of course.....
>> Thanks in advance for your feedback.
>> Dave Friedlander
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