VW suppliers selling poor qaulity fuel line, Petition

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Re: VW suppliers selling poor qaulity fuel line, Petition

Post by JonnyCJ » Wed Mar 19, 2014 4:27 pm

Anyone know if the insurers give a discount for having a fire suppression system fitted ? Maybe we need a petition to them ?

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Post by HairyYeti » Mon Apr 07, 2014 2:47 pm

I came across this a little while ago courtesy of my Rover V8 crowd :

http://www.v8register.net/a35/v8annidayreport1.htm

If you take the time to go through the downloads there is some very good research and insight into the effect E10 fuel may have on older cars.
Interesting they say only to stick with clearly established and marked-up brands ; avoid "unbranded" fuel hose.
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Post by Ebeneezer » Tue Apr 29, 2014 8:45 am

I bought this R9 rated fuel line from Codan and it was significantly cheaper than anywhere else :-

http://www.flexiducting.co.uk/automotive_hoses_26.html

Wouldn't something like this be an ideal addition to the SSVC shop?
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VW suppliers selling poor qaulity fuel line, Petition

Post by Evil Sid » Wed Apr 30, 2014 11:35 am

In addition to the Rover V8 stuff it's worth being aware that adjustable fuel pressure regulators are also susceptible to the same problems. I was speaking to someone yesterday who had this problem causing a leak under the adjuster

I guess that is an argument for running a fuel pump that doesn't require one as their internals are a completely sealed


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Post by e m p i » Thu May 08, 2014 9:55 pm

Evil Sid wrote:In addition to the Rover V8 stuff it's worth being aware that adjustable fuel pressure regulators are also susceptible to the same problems. I was speaking to someone yesterday who had this problem causing a leak under the adjuster

I guess that is an argument for running a fuel pump that doesn't require one as their internals are a completely sealed


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Yup I can vouch for that. I had a sytech regulator on mine and after a nice mellow drive home from Santa pod I started the bus up to pop out again and saw the trail of petrol I was leaving on the floor 8O Had a look and the diaphragm had split and the regulator was spraying fuel all over my nice hot engine. Had this happened whilst I was sat at 70mph on the motorway I probably wouldn't have noticed until it was too late.
I've since replace the sh!tty sytech one with a fuel king regulator and filter.

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Re: VW suppliers selling poor qaulity fuel line, Petition

Post by Sisu » Thu Jul 10, 2014 3:55 pm

Noted that the kits sold by Machine7 and alot of you are running with jubilee clips or screw metal clamps for the fuel lines.
New cars have spring clips rather than jubilee clips for the fuel lines as unlike jubilee clips they have a constant pressure regardless of temperature.
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Re: VW suppliers selling poor qaulity fuel line, Petition

Post by srfndoc » Thu Mar 05, 2015 3:33 pm

Have you guys look at the metric fuel line from Belmetric.com:

https://www.belmetric.com/rhm5-flennor- ... ath=14_662

It comes in 5mm size which is very close to OG and has held up well for me in the last year. Many others are using
it as well.

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Post by Le Counte de JAYFOR » Sun Mar 29, 2015 10:55 am

Chunksta wrote:I wasn't aware of the ethanol issue until we went to the Breeze.

Something needs doing quickly to save anyone else losing their pride and joy.

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