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    All fuel tubing replacement.

    Yep that's what I want to do. Plenty of tubes on and around the Carbs/Tank/Pump. Anyone done this? And with what?...Regards

    #2
    I replaced all of mine with lawn mower fuel hose.
    Brian - Richland, WA
    1991 Hawk GT
    1997 VFR

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      #3
      Originally Posted by ekspatriat View Post
      Yep that's what I want to do. Plenty of tubes on and around the Carbs/Tank/Pump. Anyone done this? And with what?...Regards
      Ya, lots of people do it. Most when they do a vacuum pump mod but I've done with the electric pump too.

      Chuck and I usually use tygon. 69Falcon can give you more info.
      Don't spend money and buy, spend time and learn.

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        #4
        I really love the OEM stuff but it's expensive. Metric tubing would be awesome (especially to the petcock), but it seems 99% is SAE in the US and it's a tight, tight fit.
        Hawk with many differently shaped fuel tanks.

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          #5
          Originally Posted by Henway View Post
          I really love the OEM stuff but it's expensive. Metric tubing would be awesome (especially to the petcock), but it seems 99% is SAE in the US and it's a tight, tight fit.
          Isn’t 5/16 ID tubing a straightforward substitute for 8mm? You want a tight fit - usually a quick squirt of WD40 or similar will get it on.

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            #6
            Warm the end of the hose with a heat gun
            I always try to use at least some clear hose, just before the carb is best, so that you can quickly troubleshoot fuel problems. On my Hawk there is clear fuel line between the fuel pump and the carb that runs down the top of the left frame rail, that way when I run out of gas I can quickly look down and see the fuel line is empty and I'm an idiot.

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              #7
              do yourself a favor and make it a tight fit and not rely on the clamp to do it for you. you'll be chasing leaks!
              Gino
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                #8
                Originally Posted by nt650hawk View Post
                do yourself a favor and make it a tight fit and not rely on the clamp to do it for you. you'll be chasing leaks!
                Also don't have a loose fit, yet not use a clamp. You may be on the grid and have the rider next to you frantically pointing at your bike, you look down to see methanol pouring out, then have to hold everyone up and go fix it.
                Don't spend money and buy, spend time and learn.

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                  #9
                  Bought a full spool of 1/4" and 3/8" Gates or Goodrich fuel line and have been using that over the years. I don't like to use the tygon stuff as much, as it can tear from the hoseclamp pressure.
                  Also bought a bag of nice hoseclamps that have rolled edges and don't destroy the hose like normal ones do.

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