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Old 13 January 2021, 15:50   #1
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New Fuel Lines

Iím in the process of changing the fuel lines on my XS600 to ISO spec.

Before I start has anyone done this before? Any tips to get the new line through the ducting?

I already have some string through the ducting that I can pull through with but my thinking was to attach the new line to the old with an inline contractor and pull through with the help of some cooking oil.
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Old 13 January 2021, 16:26   #2
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I did my gear and throttle cables last year, and just taped old to new with Duck tape and pulled them through.
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Old 13 January 2021, 20:43   #3
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As well as tape tying a string from one to the other is important in case the tape comes loose.

There is a special knot used to secure either end and I feature this on my You Tube Video on wiring a boat.

http://www.youtube.com.au/watch?v=PsTjJZ4Au74
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