Who is everyone's "go to" company for fuel hose and fittings?


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Going to be shopping soon for fuel hose to run on the car, and wanted to see if anyone had any brands they liked or didnt like?

I currently have an Aeromotive Stealth tank setup with the 03-04 Cobra A1000 pump in it and one of their FPR's, and was going to be running their fuel filter as well.

One of my next purchases is going to be the hose and all the fittings though and was curious what some of you have used with success.

The only "must haves" are:
  • The lines will be -08 in size (both feed and return)
  • The lines must be black
  • The lines must be e85 compatible

Is anyone using PTFE lines? Is that necessary with e85 or are there other options that might be better suited for my build?

Anyone with a Coyote have fuel rail recommendations, or will the stock rail setup be good for a NA build for the time being?
 

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I used all summit racing lines and fittings on my car with ptfe lines. No problems, no leaks. Easy to use.
 

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I used all Fragola lines and AN fittings. -10 feed and -8 return I believe. It all came with the complete BBRC fuel system I purchased when building the car. Good stuff.
 

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Fragola lines and fittings from racepartsolutions.com and summit
 

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I can certainly check if you have someone in mind tho. I'm not familiar with this subject matter.
 

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Fragola, for example, I cannot get...so....thats helpful.
 

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I have used Earls and Vibrant in the past. I just put an order in for Vibrant PTFE lines from Summit to finish up the fuel system on the Datsun.
 
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I have used Earls and Vibrant in the past. I just put an order in for Vibrant PTFE lines from Summit to finish up the fuel system on the Datsun.
Is PTFE the recommended hose to use for e85 stuff? Some of it is crazy expensive but if that's whats needed, then I'll go with it.
 

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Is PTFE the recommended hose to use for e85 stuff? Some of it is crazy expensive but if that's whats needed, then I'll go with it.
The big plus is less permeability than rubber lines and compatible with E100/Methanol. There are plenty of rubber lines that are compatible with E85 but I would honestly flush them out with gas when storing over winter. I am only using about 4 feet total between bulkhead/engine as the rest of my system is hard stainless steel lines because I am a glutton for punishment.
 

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Ive used the stuff from MMR with success
 

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Also to answer your question, PTFE is E85 friendly. The other pro is that you won't get any fuel odor permeating like you may with standard rubber hose lining. Even if you just use regular 93 octane, the PTFE hoses will last longer. Rubber linings eventually break down.
 
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Also to answer your question, PTFE is E85 friendly. The other pro is that you won't get any fuel odor permeating like you may with standard rubber hose lining. Even if you just use regular 93 octane, the PTFE hoses will last longer. Rubber linings eventually break down.
So buy once cry once and go with the PTFE from the start. (y)
 

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Yup. I'm kicking myself for not using PTFE in my fuel system. At the time, I didn't do any research and just bought standard stainless braided hose.
 

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Earls is a great cheaper option. Fragola is great.

Most brands have low, mid, and high-end hose and fittings. So shop based on your budget. AN stuff can get pricey quickly.

A good tip is to buy swivel hose ends. Worth the extra money for sure.
 
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Anyone heard of these guys before?

Their prices are a ton cheaper and appears to have a ton of great reviews? :dunno:
 

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