Stupid factory fuel hose.... - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Tech Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 03-10-2012, 08:36 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: San Antonio
Posts: 124
Stupid factory fuel hose....

So, I was running the Jeep after I had completed fluid change(s) and basic maintenance. So, in typical YJ fashion, something else had to go wrong. It started puking fuel out of the skid place. While I haven't figured out the exact issue, I decided to replace all of the hoses after dropping the tank and skid plate.

I noticed that one of the little lines on top of the tank was larger than the other. I thought it was curious, but decided it didn't affect me. I was wrong.

Apparently the hose that connects the send hose to the fuel line was a 5/16" to 3/8" hose that is a dealer-only item. So, I looked for an adapter of some sort. I only found one.

It's a Jeg's item:

JEGS Performance Products 15946 JEGS Brass Hose Barb Reducer/Adapters

So, what I'm gonna do is order one and use two different sizes of hose. I am aware that this creates two more failure points, but I don't like paying $20+ for a hose. It's gonna just cost a bit less, but I don't wanna have to look for a dealer hose if and/or when something goes wrong in the future.

I just post this in case you're looking for an alternative to buying the dealer fuel hose for the sending unit. If I'm out of my mind, let me know. If not, it's worth considering.

Dassquatch is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-10-2012, 09:43 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
Master4th's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 341

Master4th is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-10-2012, 10:55 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: San Antonio
Posts: 124
I've got a '93 with a 2.5l and a 20-gal. tank. Will the hoses outlined there match up?
Dassquatch is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-11-2012, 04:03 AM   #4
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: San Antonio
Posts: 124
Never mind. It's there. $24 bucks or so. Given that brass has no reaction with gasoline, the reduction adapter will work. So both options are viable. Using 2 different types of hose and the adapter costs about $20 total. I think I'll try it. Thanks for the link Master4th.
Dassquatch is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Tags
adapter , fuel , hose , jeg's

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fuel mileage took a big dive!!!! Moparnut TJ General Discussion Forum 12 08-21-2013 10:30 PM
Do I Need a New Fuel Pump? I'm stumped!!!! stevekaz99 TJ General Discussion Forum 12 03-26-2012 04:01 PM
leaking fuel by gas tank 91renagade YJ Tech Forum 8 03-17-2012 07:40 AM
88 yj..after driving 2 or 3 miles it bogs down like its starving for fuel any idea? russell deaton YJ Tech Forum 9 03-12-2012 10:15 PM
Oem Fuel Line Size Master4th YJ Tech Forum 0 03-10-2012 12:51 PM



Download our Mobile App

» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:36 AM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC