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cleaning old fuel from fuel lines?

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anyone have a solution for getting old syrup like fuel out of metal fuel lines? I tried compressed air with no luck. The fuel line is about 3.5ft long with a few loops/bends in it.

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quote:Originally posted by fishnwiz

I cannot get any air thru the lines at this time...kind of long to submerge.

id="quote">In that case take an old piece of garden hose, plug one end and use that as your soaking tank. An old washer hose would do also.I use it to soak control cables (choke, etc.)W

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Along with soaking as stated above, I've striped a length of 14 or 12 gauge copper romex house wiring and used it as a snake. The copper is flexible enough to turn bends. I use a pair of visegrips to hold the wire close to the gas line opening as I push it in. The mechanical "cleaning" speeds up the task.

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