[T3] Generator and Fuel Line Problems

Dave Hall dave at hallvw.clara.co.uk
Thu Dec 29 08:03:45 PST 2011

I don't think much of that braided stuff in recent years ever saw Germany!
Not for some years have I trusted the braided stuff - shame.

UK VW Type 3&4 Club

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[mailto:type3-vwtype3.org-bounces at lists.vwtype3.org] On Behalf Of Aaron Clow
Sent: 29 December 2011 01:21
To: type3 at vwtype3.org; type3 at vwtype3.org
Subject: Re: [T3] Generator and Fuel Line Problems

Two years after I replaced all the fuel lines on my Type III with the
braided stuff, it was cracking and leaking. 

Never again. It looks classy and clean, but I've been steering people away
from that stuff ever since.

On Wed, Dec 28, 2011, at 02:24 PM, Mike Fisher wrote:
> Russ Wolfe had a big roll of the German braided, that he refused to 
> sell us as he said it was defective.  He told us to use the standard 
> 5/16" reinforced rubber hose with a little bigger clamp.
> On Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 2:15 PM, Chris Sheridan 
> <cscsheridan at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>>5/16" rubber gas hose should seal.
> >
> > hmmm I just ordered the 7mm Fuel Injected hose. Is this not correct?
> > My assumption was I had the hose size right, but the hose clamp 
> > wouldn't tighten enough. What fuel line sizes do people use?
> >
> > 30 foot pound german braided? do 7mm braided and 5/16 rubber fit
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