At 06:24 AM 9/11/02 -0400, Douglas Braun wrote:
>I have heard that pure copper an react with something in gasoline, so it
>is not such a good idea.
>Also, it is sort of weak.
Copper is a perfectly fine material for fuel lines (has been in use for
decades on some models), but it is more expensive than steel lines to
manufacture so it isn't seen in use as much. It is also much easier to
damage/bend which isn't always the best thing for an engine compartment.
Where it does shine though is trying out new fuel line routings. Try
different arrangements to see if this or that way works better for you, and
once you finalize your design, you can duplicated it in steel for the
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