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bradnree
12-29-2006, 10:26 PM
I am redoing a '52 Commander and I need to clean or replace the fuel line. What is the best method for really cleaning an old fuel line ??......Brad

Roscomacaw
12-29-2006, 10:37 PM
Personally, if there's any doubt (that is you can see it's crushed, worn or crusty-rusty) I'd replace it. If it looks faily decent, compressed air's about as good as anything. Then use an in-line filter, just before the fuel pump.:)

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1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

Rosstude
12-29-2006, 10:47 PM
Shoot carb cleaner through, let it sit, repeat several times, follow with compressed air.

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Ross.
Riverside, Ca.
1957 Provincial X2
1958 Transtar

whacker
12-30-2006, 12:14 AM
For as much trouble as it is, you should just replace the line. Saves a lot of headaches later, doesn't cost much, and isn't hard to do.