Rigid fuel line from pump to Filter

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AECS

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I had to replace the lift pump yesterday, and it was so corroded from years of service that the nut was seized, took 2 hours of break free, vice grips, and a hammer to get it off. I boogered up the nit pretty good, and while I was able to get it back on with no leaks, I would like to replace it sooner rather than later.

The problem is I can not find a source for one. I have done at least 10 searches of this site, and a couple at the CK5 site too, but cant find anything.

I found the PN in the -P, but Napa, Auto Zone, and Orielys don't have it. LMC has nothing either. Does anyone here know a source for it, or do I need to have it custom bent? I have access to a tubing shop that will do it for me, but I have no idea what the specs are for the nut.


Thanks in advance.
 

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What is the nsn#?
 

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The nut should be a standard flare(inverted) nut.
 

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It's simply a 3/8" inverted flare nut, commonly used on brake lines.
 

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3/8 steel line is available and most parts houses. Just need to bend it up. The black stuff NAPA sells is a premium grade and bends nicer than the Walmart stuff from Advance Auto.
 

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Going electric would have been much easier and less aggravating,and easy to run all new rubber fuel line eliminating a chance of sucking air from nearly 30 year old hard lines.
 

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Here it comes. My opinion again. If its not broke (leaking) why replace it. And do not convert it to electric. Why would you? I say if it ain't broke don't fix it. And keep it stock. I have changed several of these back to stock pumps from electric. That is my opinion and I have years of experience driving and owning these things.
 

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When ihad to replace my lift pump. The nut at the pump rounded off. So I found a fitting for the pump, cut the steel line and rand a few inches of rubber fuel line from the pump to the steel line.
 

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Going electric would have been much easier and less aggravating,and easy to run all new rubber fuel line eliminating a chance of sucking air from nearly 30 year old hard lines.
I had no business butting into this thread and apologize for doing so,lets not turn it into a mech./elect. debate,my fault..
 

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Way to hijack the thread.

The question at hand was answered.

Start your own threads to state your opinions on other topics.
 
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