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High pressure fuel line, in aluminum

I'm trying to source out some aluminum fuel line so I can redo my OBS

I'm running a high pressure electric fuel system and had my heart set on redoing the whole truck and using aluminum lines, along with -6AN fittings and tube nuts.

My problem is that the fuel lines I keep finding are rated to 25psi.

Will it work? I'm not into steel lines, and don't want rubber lines.


Any one have some thoughts on this?

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i saw some aluminum tube on amazon when I was looking at doing mine.....

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What was the pressure rating?

I've been looking at 3/8 thin wall.

Maybe moving up to a thicker wall, or going 1/2" might help.

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Found it, rated to 250psi

Now to double check the compatibility and validity of their claims.

Aluminum Fuel Line

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are you going with aluminum because of the WVO?

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Yep, u got it.

Hot WVO and steel don't mix well in the long haul.

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215amp Ambulance Alt.
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Talk to a local hose/hydraulic shop. Usually they have knowledgeable guys and everything in one stop.

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