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post #1 of (permalink) Old 03-02-2004, 10:50 AM Thread Starter
 
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Braided fuel line leaks

The fuel line on my 87 K30, the braided stainless steel one between the hard line on the frame and the TBI (feed line) sprung a leak right in the line itself (i.e. not at the fitting). GM has discontinued this part. Does anyone know if it's just a rubber line with a stainless sleeve and clamps? If so, I will make a new one. If one can't be made, who sells them? I could go used, but their a real pain to get out.
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Re: Braided fuel line leaks

I think that because it is TBI, the fuel line must be able to hold a higher pressure than a carbuerated system. You may want to try russellperformance.com or something similar.
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Re: Braided fuel line leaks

TBI pressures are rather low. something like 15-20PSI perhaps a bit lower even. its wasnt until the CSFI in 96 that they went up @ around 60 PSI
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