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Old 06-09-2011, 05:45 AM
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Trying to make a decision on the type of fuel lines to get for the vo system.
Truck is a 2000 7.3. I can get the r9 injection line for about 6.00 a ft. (3/8)
I can get the one wvodesigns suggests for about the same. They suggest using SAE 100R14A Teflon Hose from discount Hydraulic hose.

Don't know much about these hoses. I know the injection line r9 is for bio as well as vo.

Don't know much about the teflon.

Can anyone compare the two?
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remember its not just fuel injection but High Pressure Fuel Injection. Im not sure what I have off hand but I think its Goodyear. Its a black hose with a blue lining and its rated for bio and high pressure and Greasecar sells it for cheap.
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check out HFI Fluid Power Products Hydraulic Fittings, Metric Adapters, Tube and Hose Assemblies

they had both goodyear and Eaton. both rated the same iirc. i got the Eaton as it was cheaper and the guy said there isnt much difference, if any. the Eaton was about .85 c a foot at the time. 300PSI, Bio safe and threaded/fiber reinforced.
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Are you doing HIH, HOH?? I would suggest TIH. Use black iron tee's & fittings & aircraft grade aluminum tubing. The TIH design with aluminum tubing as the fuel line offers the best heat transfer & is the cleanest looking install IMHO. Use SS braided hose for the fuel lines to the heads. This what was suggested to be by Skyskijason when I did my conversion & I am very happy with it.

Alot of guys have gotten their hose & fittings from here:Discount Hydraulic Hose.com
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Are you doing HIH, HOH?? I would suggest TIH. Use black iron tee's & fittings & aircraft grade aluminum tubing. The TIH design with aluminum tubing as the fuel line offers the best heat transfer & is the cleanest looking install IMHO. Use SS braided hose for the fuel lines to the heads. This what was suggested to be by Skyskijason when I did my conversion & I am very happy with it.

Alot of guys have gotten their hose & fittings from here:Discount Hydraulic Hose.com
I am using TIH. Disc. Hyd. Hose is where I found the second hose listed in my orriginal post.
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