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Old 09-26-2016, 01:45 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by hornetball
They make eyebolts with metric thread.
Definitely good call on safety concerns.

Essentially all seat belts are 7/16-20, even in a Miata and other Japanese cars due to SAE standards. 'Merica.
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Old 09-26-2016, 10:37 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by whitrzac View Post
Your dad's buddy is also making $$$ off your situation.

You could cut the lines, flair them, use a repair section, etc. It would work, it would cost more. It may last longer.

Fuel line + clamps. Get actual fuel line clamps, they are different than normal hose clamps.
He's actually not, he was giving me advice and told me where he has all his custom lines made. I ended up cutting the lines with a tube cutter, flaired them with a flairing kit, then I slipped some 350psi fuel line on them and used two high pressure fuel hose clamps on each end of the hoses.
Originally Posted by MartinezA92 View Post
I don't see how its any more likely to start a fire than the fuel hoses under the hood.
Yeah that's what I told him and he eventually agreed after I sent him a picture of the hoses under the hood.
Originally Posted by Last man standing View Post
Im new here and my opinion probably wont matter much to anyone but theres no reason fixing it with the rubber fuel line shouldnt work. Its also very cost and time efficient.
Truth, I ended up going this route.
Originally Posted by DNMakinson View Post
You have to have beads to keep the clamped hoses in place. You must also make sure to use proper fuel hose in this age of ethanol blend. Lastly, as was mentioned, use fuel line clamps.
Yeah I ended up using two high pressure fuel clamps on each end of the hoses.
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Old 09-26-2016, 10:37 PM   #23
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