fuel lines

Old 09-08-2008, 02:45 PM
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ok so i am putting in my fuel lines at the momment.

my question is whats the best way to cut steel braid line? i was told to get a hack saw with a 32 or high tooth count and that would work fine but it seem that i get all the way threw just fine and at the end it always screws up. i use eletrical tape were i want to cut also.

the other question is any tips of tricks to get them to go into the actual fitting?

thanks justin
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Old 09-08-2008, 03:32 PM
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Default Line CUTTER!

I Make these LINES Daily!

CUT-OFF Wheel with a 4 or 5" Wheel!
I have Used every Type of Cutter Made,this works the BEST!!
Later
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Use as MUCH Lube as Possible,and i have some Super Thin Electrical Tape.
Also,Use ANTI-SEEZE on the Fittings!!!
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Old 09-08-2008, 04:51 PM
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I also use some big cable cutters works great, just need to keep sharp.
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Old 09-09-2008, 09:39 AM
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The little cut off wheels on a 1/8 die grinder, cheap and easy.
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Old 09-09-2008, 09:54 AM
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I never had no trouble with a hack saw but you gota tape it good...I use masking tape wrapped several times around. Also get a set of aluminum safe jaws for your vise that are made for the AN fittings...makes it easier.
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Old 09-09-2008, 02:05 PM
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4.5" angle grinder with a cut off wheel!
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Old 09-09-2008, 02:12 PM
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Spent the $4 and buy a tubing cutter
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Old 09-09-2008, 04:36 PM
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I'm a cutoff wheel guy.
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Old 09-09-2008, 04:45 PM
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Cutoff wheel here too....
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Old 09-09-2008, 08:43 PM
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Originally Posted by ARUSSELL
Spent the $4 and buy a tubing cutter
Be hard to cut braided hose with a tubing cutter...............be kinda mushy/squishy/messy.
Best way is the thinnest cut-off wheel possible. I use a .045" thick wheel all the time after giving it a couple wraps of electrical tape. Really wouldn't even need the tape it cuts so neat.
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