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Hello All, Could someone please help me with a recommendation for the best replacement fuel line? My '94 is in need of new lines and I wanted to see what works well for others.I found some neoprene at Bikebandit.com in bulk. I sprung a leak Monday coming home and I'm really happy that I didn't cath fire.... Also, it looks to be about 1/4" ID is that correct? Thanks much in advance.
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1/4" ID works well, but the typical fuel line from the auto parts store is too rigid for my taste. It tries to kink, etc when installed in the tight spaces we need it to.

The line that comes on our bike looks more like vacuum hose, but I dunno if vac hose is compatible with fuel, so I didn't try it and won't recommend it.

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I used the auto store fuel line. Advanced here had two options though both were kind of stiff. But I was in a bind so it had to work.
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http://www.bikebandit.com/houseofmot...m4555#sch49629
Man those little hoses are expensive.
It appears the fuel hoses are 7.3 mm ID and 12.5 mm OD.

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Last fuel line I used was the Tusk stuff from rockymountainatvmc.com. Cheap enough and plenty pliable.

They have some opaque lines as well so you can see fuel flow if you want, even color coordinating options!

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Last fuel line I used was the Tusk stuff from rockymountainatvmc.com. Cheap enough and plenty pliable.

They have some opaque lines as well so you can see fuel flow if you want, even color coordinating options!
I think you mean transparent lines.

Found link to top grade rubber fuel line:
How much do you have to buy?
I know I saw some on Ebay a couple of years ago, and it seems like you could buy it in lengths anywhere from 3 or 5 feet up to bulk rolls of 50 or 100 feet.

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I think you mean transparent lines.

Do you have a link to the transparent hose?
How much do you have to buy?
I know I saw some on Ebay a couple of years ago, and it seems like you could buy it in lengths anywhere from 3 or 5 feet up to bulk rolls of 50 or 100 feet.
Hey, transparent IS opaque...you just have to leave gas in it for 6 months first... :P

I think the word I was looking for was translucent, but it appears the day is wearing on me faster than usual.

$6 for 3' of the "transparent" stuff, $5 for the black:

http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/pr...dFamilyId=3093

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Far more reasonably priced than Ma Kaw`s precut hoses.

I was looking for "translucent" too, but it eluded my recall as well.

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Thanks for your replies. I've ordered a roll from Bike Bandit of the 1/4 in. Looks like it might take a while....
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Has anyone use neoprene on our bikes? I think the brand was Bikers Chioce. They had been replaced prior to my getting the bike so I didn't mess with them when I replaced the vacuum lines. Bad idea on my part. On blew out on me Memorial Day....
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