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Old 08-07-2004, 01:31 AM   #1
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Default Fuel line on 1/8th buggy


Just after peoples opponions on how to run fuel line on a 1/8th buggy.

Is it ok to run both the fuel line and pressure line around the back of the motor (just above where header pipe joins engine) or is it not a good idea to run the fuel line there due to how hot it may get ?

I am lengthening fuel line and would prefer to run both around back of engineso one joins straight to carb and one goes to nipple on pipe.

Maybe people can post pics of how they have theres set up ? i run a kanai 3 also if anyone needs to know

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Old 08-07-2004, 05:43 PM   #2
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mine runs from the tank outlet to the filter mounted to the center diff then around the front of the tank next to the tank and up to the carb the fuel line lays on the chassis between the tank and the pipe so as not to attract too much heat

the pressure line follows it along the way and it looks neat and tidy IMO

ive also seen guys run it like you say around the back of the head but i dont think it looks as nice

sorry i dont have any pictures
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is there anyting wrong with this?

from the tank then under the carb then to a fuel filter thats next to the tank then other end is near the front of the tank then bak under the fuel filter in to the carb?
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IMO the methanol acts as an air cooler when it is mixed with air, if the fuel line goes near the manifold, enough to warm the fuel, you might lose a small amount of power....

This is my theory, pros, correct me if i'm wrong..
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