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Old 08-08-2017, 01:59 PM
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Hard line routing

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Im running 1/2 inch hard line feed and return and need to run them from the inside to the outside of the frame rails at the original position. But now with the DSE frame connectors, I have to bend them over the connectors, which leaves them a bit too exposed for my liking. I'm thinking of making a 3 mm plate to shield them where they pass across this area to avoid crushing them (which would be a pretty rare event, but covering all bases). I'm also thinking of mounting the fuel filter on the inside of the frame rail, and then run Nylon braided line from there to the tank. I'm just trying to find the best place away from exhaust heat, but inside the rail may be too close to the Exhaust. Keen to know what other people are doing.

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Old 08-08-2017, 06:32 PM
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Not sure how far down that is in your pic.
I used the original route too and had some stainless spring made into OE style gravel guard for 1/2" line.
It's plenty strong.

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Old 08-08-2017, 08:27 PM
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Not sure how far down that is in your pic.
I used the original route too and had some stainless spring made into OE style gravel guard for 1/2" line.
It's plenty strong.

They will hang about an inch lower than stock to get over the connectors, which means they hang lower than anything else in that area. I can't tuck them into that dip in the floor pan anymore, so maybe making a cover plate is the only option. Same with the brake line on the other side too.
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Old 08-08-2017, 08:36 PM
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Here's another pic, this is a Nova, but the same deal. Don't like the idea of fuel and brake lines running below the chassis rail.

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I ran mine on the inside of the frame rail and ran heat insulation cover where it got close to the exhaust. Its a ford but same principle. Braided PTFE.
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Old 08-08-2017, 09:05 PM
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I ran mine on the inside of the frame rail and ran heat insulation cover where it got close to the exhaust. Its a ford but same principle. Braided PTFE.
I grabbed some heat insulation as a 'just in case' when I bought the line. Are you having any fuel overheating issues?
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how do DSE do it ????....dont they cut a small notch in it....

Personally Id pass em under the connectors just before they disappear into the floor n then come down the inside in the connectors,...run some of theat trick heat insulation on en n keep me hard up against the connector rails...



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I grabbed some heat insulation as a 'just in case' when I bought the line. Are you having any fuel overheating issues?
No issues, all good
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Old 09-08-2017, 02:18 PM
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Thanks guys.

Think I'm going to run them on the inside of the rail and make a couple of heat shields for the lines and filter.
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