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I started rebuilding my the carbs on my 350 today with the rebuild kit I got from local Honda Dealer. I have a piece or two in the kit that I didn't see when taking apart the carbs but I'll post those pictures later.

I need/want to replace all the fuel lines and they are avaliable from the dealer along with the clips but the online web site wants $15/each for the two lines to the carbs and the one line between each side.

My local auto supply doesn't have any thin wall rubber tubing and I don't want to use any of the clear stuff since that hardens up pretty quickly.

Does anyone have a suggestion/recommendation when replacing these fuel lines?
 

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Mike -

The thin-wall stock type stuff is very hard to find - that's why it sells for so much on EBay.
You might have to settle for the thick wall stuff from the auto part store (I did).
 

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Mike -

The thin-wall stock type stuff is very hard to find - that's why it sells for so much on EBay.
You might have to settle for the thick wall stuff from the auto part store (I did).

check out tractor supply store. I was able to find some thinner walled stuff there rated for chemical transfer. I believe it was designed for fertilizer spreading devices and the like. 10' for like 5 bucks or something? Comes in black or clear.
 

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I run automotive 3/16 fuel line....You have to dip it in scalding water to soften to get it on, but NO clamps needed once it cools... Has to be cut off (sliced lengthwise) to remove......about a buck a foot....
 

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i've been using safety wire on my hoses just for extra insurance. the honda brand c-clamp spring loaded stuff don't work after market and hose clamps are too big.


there is a risk of ripping though.
 

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I like the Honda stuff, it outlasts anything else I've ever used.
You only do it about every 15 yrs (even though manual says 4yrs)
There is an aftermarket fuel line available which looks exactly like the Honda stuff but as far as I know its 'dealer only' and comes in 50ft rolls (too pricey for me to get one, would take too long to get money back)
PJ
 

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Thanks for the ideas everyone. I'm stuck in the ice right now in Lexington, KY but when I get back to TX I'll try and source something that looks original and will do the trick.
 

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my honda motorcycle dealer just cut me some from their supply, (thanks Glendale Honda). maybe you could just try them, if there is one close by...? they didn't even charge me for it, i don't think it is that expensive, they prolly have the clips too...
 

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I bought a bulk fuel line, 4.5mm x 3000mm (9 feet?), Honda part number 95001-4500360M from Temecula Motorsports. I paid $25 or $30 for it. There's plenty for at least a couple of fuel systems.
 

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I posted in another link that I got some from my local Honda dealer as well. I got about 3 feet of it for about $1.90/ft 3/16" was the size.
 

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Another cool thing... and what I did on my 350 was to goto the VW buggy shop and get some of the fuel line with the braided cloth over it. It looks sweet, really vintage... he said a lot of the BMW motorcycle guys use it. I think I got 5mm.

- Woody
 
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