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#1 madaboutcherry

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Posted 30 November 2019 - 11:31 AM

i've taken delivery of a specialist components rotrax crate engine so in the coming weeks or months i'm going to be asking a lot of questions.

firstly, i've already fitted an mpi tank and pump. any recommendations about what fuel hose should i use and do i run then inside or underneath the car?

secondly i'll have to source an intercooler and pipes. the block is an mpi block so there's room for the cooler to go behind the grill.

any tips about the install will be very welcome as i'm a forced induction virgin.



#2 MrE812

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Posted 04 December 2019 - 10:35 PM

Sounds like a lot of fun to be had once this is all installed. I too have wrestled with the fuel line issue. 

I decided to run -6 (dash six) solid pipe inside the cabin with small lengths of 5/16" fuel hose each end.

I've fitted an electric fuel pump near the tank and pressure regulator/filter in the engine bay.  

From what I've learned you must not have any joints inside the car, it's been a challenge to route it properly - my car is more rally style than luxury though.

If you want to avoid any doubt (about legality/Inspection) and don't intend to have the car too low / rally it about in the scrub you might find it easier to follow the OEM path under the car.

Check out "Project Binky" on YouTube for some ideas about running lines (not sure which episode number, sorry).



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Posted Yesterday, 11:22 AM

what does -6 mean?



#4 DeadSquare

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Posted Yesterday, 11:59 AM

what does -6 mean?

 Pass Go, and do not collect £2,000-00 ?


Edited by DeadSquare, Yesterday, 11:59 AM.


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Posted Yesterday, 01:45 PM

-6 ferers to  oil/fuel hosing, usually stainless braided.

 

https://www.ebay.co....6 hose&_sacat=0

 



#6 nicklouse

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Posted Yesterday, 01:57 PM

-6 ferers to  oil/fuel hosing, usually stainless braided.

 

https://www.ebay.co....6 hose&_sacat=0

mmm it actually refers to the size of the fitting and therefor the hose etc that will be attached.



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Posted Yesterday, 03:36 PM

hes right you know, but I dont want to get into explaining it, basically its expensive pretty fittings and good hoses
 






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