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Old 26-07-2016, 08:52   #1
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PVC pipe for diesel fill pipe

Has any one had experience using pvc pipe with diesel fuel, ie as a fill pipe?
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Re: PVC pipe for diesel fill pipe

It gets brittle. even with age. Why would you not use fuel filler hose?
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Re: PVC pipe for diesel fill pipe

Not recommended ➥ PVC and DIESEL compatability
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Re: PVC pipe for diesel fill pipe

Thanks Denise030, the height of the tank and offset of the thru deck filler hole make the hose into too thight 90s and leaves the center with a valley. I will probably go with metal tubbing.
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