[DML] Re: Fuel Line Problem
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[DML] Re: Fuel Line Problem



A couple of assumptions - that this is the teflon-core hose like the 
original, and we're still talking about the hoses that go to the fuel 
pump, I have sucessfully used both boiling motor oil (Synthetic is 
best!) and my trusty $9 Harbor Freight heat gun to get the hose 
softened enough to press on the barbs. If done correctly, no clamps 
are necessary (also like the original). 

Boiling oil is a PITA and at this point I use the heat gun. Boiling 
water or a hair dryer is not hot enough. 

Dave S


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "marv2020" <marv2020@...> wrote:
>
> What's the answer to getting the hose over the barbs, do I need a
> special tool?
> 
> Thanks
> Marv
> vin 10813
> 
> 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Scot Stern" <Scotstern@> wrote:
> >
> > For the second time in less than 5 years, I seem to have split the
> > high pressure line from the fuel pump to the engine.
> >
> > Anyway, I bought a piece of high-pressure fuel injector hose from
> the
> > local auto parts store and, just like the original DMC version, I
> > having extreme difficulty getting it on all of the way on the
> barbs.
>






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