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Fuel pipe size

Postby Whitevanman » 27 Feb 2020, 07:09

I ordered some 8mm 100% ethanol fuel hose for a DG but have found the connector on the tank to be much larger diameter. I've also fitted an electric fuel pump with a 8mm inlet prefilter.
I need a reducer hose from the larger tank outlet (14mm I think) to 8mm.

Something doesn't seem right as what I'm looking isn't readily available. Could be a DJ tank (it's a new replacement)

Thanks for any help

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Re: Fuel pipe size

Postby itchyfeet » 27 Feb 2020, 07:50

yes injection tank has a hose pipe sized outlet and DG tank has the much smaller size.

The large pipe is available from brickwerks in 0.5m increments but its expensive
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Re: Fuel pipe size

Postby Mocki » 27 Feb 2020, 08:21

no you need a reducer for the outlet of the pump to the smaller size, keep the larger hose from the tank to the pump as you need only 6 inches
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Re: Fuel pipe size

Postby Whitevanman » 27 Feb 2020, 20:09

Thanks for all the info. I've put the pump about 100mm from the tank so may have to move it along a bit to get the adaptor in.

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Re: Fuel pipe size

Postby Oldiebut goodie » 27 Feb 2020, 20:30

Yes, that is what I had to do to get a Tee-piece in easily before a pump when fitting a heater
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