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Old 12-31-2012, 06:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Fuel lines breaking

I'm having issues with my 7.3L IDI turbo setup breaking fuel lines. Do you all run fuel line supports to keep this from happening?

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Do you have the line clamps on?
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Something like this:


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Yeah. Go to Midwest Fuel Injection, on-line (site sponsor) and you can get the ones meant for the 7.3 Navistar engine. I can take a pic of mine so you know where they go and how many you need.

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Awesome guys I would love to see a picture so I know it's done right.

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Does anyone have pictures of their fuel lines with the supports? Or is there a diagram online? I have not seen anything through those links. I assume clamp location would be important.
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Sorry, got caught up with some reloading. It's dark when I leave for work and dark when I get home. If you can remind me this weekend, I can post pics Sorry again.


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Sorry, got caught up with some reloading. It's dark when I leave for work and dark when I get home. If you can remind me this weekend, I can post pics Sorry again.


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No worries, you have been more then helpful each time I'm on the forum. Thank you,
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Your welcome. I just looked at my photobucket albums and found a couple of pics that show the D/S clamps. Just click on any of my links in my sig, and then look for the "powdercoating" album. I will take better pics this W/E.


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they are nuts what they want from injector lines. the dieselstore.com is not midwest fuel injection is it? I got a line from them when my number 1 went bad for like $22.
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What is the most popular fuel line to break? And why does it break?
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I had pitting on the flared fitting that connects to the injector causing it to leak
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