New Fuel Lines

Discussion in 'Materials' started by rich99uk, Apr 28, 2011.

  1. rich99uk
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    rich99uk Junior Member

    Hi I am installing a new desiel engine in my boat and need to put in some fuel lines from the tank to the engine.
    I want to make sure i use the right type of hoses to meet any regulations for when i get my boat surveyed bearing in mind i am in the UK, and that wont disintergrate.
    Any helpwill be great
    Cheer
    Rich
     
  2. Landlubber
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    Landlubber Senior Member

    ...ask any surveyor in your local area what is the hose they prefer to see....simple really...

    I can recommend hoses we use here, but that will be useless unless you can get them, they are local made and USA made, but I am sure the local fella will be the best bet.
     
  3. CDK
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    CDK retired engineer

    Go to www.marineparts24.com and look at their collection of fuel lines and accessories. They have (almost) everything for inboard diesel installations.
     
  4. Katoh
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    Katoh Senior Member

    Basically asked the same question not even a couple of weeks ago,
    http://www.boatdesign.net/forums/boat-design/aluminum-fuel-lines-37694.html
    have not done mine yet but I am leading towards stainless to the primary fuel filter than just flexible rubber from there, like my problem I don't want to worry about those lines under the floor were there hard to get too.
    I have not look into fully at the braided stainless hose yet, need to contact the manufacturer and see how it goes in a salt water hard environment.
     

  5. Frosty

    Frosty Previous Member

    Im sure Lancing marine will know, just a local call away.
     
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