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Unread 04-16-2013, 10:03 PM   #1
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good idea or bad idea?

I wanted to protect the rubber fuel line in my 88 yj by sliding over flexable metal conduit they sell for electrical lines.

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Unread 04-16-2013, 10:05 PM   #2
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So you want to protect something flammable by adding something electrically conductive?
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Unread 04-16-2013, 10:14 PM   #3
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Yer right.plastic conduit better.
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Unread 04-16-2013, 10:20 PM   #4
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I'm just messing with you. What about the hose is so vulnerable?
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Unread 04-16-2013, 10:22 PM   #5
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I used some left over C4 to mold a protective sleeve around my fuel lines and plug wires. No problems yet....
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Unread 04-16-2013, 10:26 PM   #6
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I used some left over C4 to mold a protective sleeve around my fuel lines and plug wires. No problems yet....
Left over from what? How was Boston?
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Left over from what? How was Boston?
I had a blast!
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Oh my goodness. You're KILLING me here!!
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That wasn't a jeep. That was a HMMWV. Its not funny when they blow up.
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That wasn't a jeep. That was a HMMWV. Its not funny when they blow up.
Believe me, I know. Twas the only video I could find...
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I know you guys are just kidding around but some of us here may be still sensitive about the bombing.. Please keep this in mind when making comments. Thanks
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Unread 04-17-2013, 05:37 AM   #14
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Back to the original question.

I would say some spiral wrap would be a good for protecting those lines from cuts.

we used it in the Air Force on fuel and hydraulic lines. tough stuff.

http://www.cabletiesandmore.com/Spir...FcFAMgod4HwAfw

Mind you, it can be tedious to install lol but it works.
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Unread 04-17-2013, 07:39 AM   #15
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I know you guys are just kidding around but some of us here may be still sensitive about the bombing.. Please keep this in mind when making comments. Thanks
Some of us are still sensitive about HMMWV's blowing up too. We use humor to help us deal with traumatic situations. Show me your shrapnel scars and I will be happy to show you mine.
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