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Old 07-26-2013, 11:13 AM
SteveH SteveH is offline
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I've fixed a lot of lawn mowers that use un-rated fuel line - it's not even SAE 30R7 rated. It's typically brittle and full of cracks. Leave it to lawn mower makers to use a fuel hose that barely even qualifies as fuel hose.

To me, this stuff is a fire risk when the hose rots through after 5-10 years and fuel placed in the mower simply runs out on the ground.

Pep Boys sells 'R7' and 'R9' by the foot and the R9 is a lot more expensive, but it's diesel compliant and obviously better stuff for any gas application.
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